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General Manager - German market


We are The Mobile Bank.
Our vision is to build a bank the world loves to use.
Technology and design empower everything we do.

N26 is Europe’s first Mobile Bank with a full European banking license. We redesigned the banking experience to be simple, fast and contemporary. Founded in 2013 by Valentin Stalf and Maximilian Tayenthal, N26 has more than 380 employees and more than 1 million customers in 17 countries. N26 has raised more than $215 million from renowned investors including Allianz X, Tencent Holdings Limited, Li Ka-Shing’s Horizons Ventures, Peter Thiel’s Valar Ventures, members of the Zalando management board and Earlybird Venture Capital.

Once here you will?

The General Manager will be responsible for making N26 the leading mobile banking player in Germany. This means  you will grow our customer base in Germany to a couple of million customers over the next years. With an entrepreneurial mindset as well as a very strong network in Germany, you will create excitement and generate fresh ideas targeted to our home market. Together with the founders, you are the main contact for the local press and will create a country wide buzz around the N26 brand!

As part of the role, the General Manager will be responsible for the P+L of the German market and act as the main contact person for our local partners and service providers. You will collaborate with our product teams  expanding existing, creating new features and products while incorporating specific local considerations. You will source, establish, and evaluate strategic co-operations and partnerships in order to ensure our success in the German market. Having insights into consumer trends and competition is key.

Furthermore, in collaboration with our operations team, you support the operational setup and development of N26 in the German market. With your excellent stakeholder management skills, you will work closely with legal, finance and other internal teams to ensure overall product market fit and customer satisfaction.

What you will bring along?

To be considered for this challenging and exciting position, you will need to have several years of  experience in a startup, practical experience in the area of either FinTech, Internet industry, Consulting, and/or Financial services. You have successfully graduated from a renowned university in business administration, economics, business informatics, mathematics, or a related field, MBA is a plus. You are an entrepreneur at heart with strong commercial acumen and inspirational leadership skills. Moreover, you have a thorough understanding of retail banking coupled with a strong analytical and strategic mind.

For this role, work experience in Germany and in-depth knowledge of the financial market is a must. In addition to extensive local market knowledge, you have a very international background.  Lastly, you are a hands-on General Manager who can handle pressure very well.

Fluency in both German and English is a must for this role.

What We Offer

You will have an opportunity to work alongside international,highly engaged as well as high performing peers. You can make this role your own - with high degree of autonomy, you can build the market on the foundation N26 has built in Germany! Great overall package available for the right person. We can talk about this in detail when we speak!

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