Product Improvement Lead

Job description

We are bloomon! We turn the traditional flower industry on its head with a unique style, ultra fresh flowers, delivered directly from our growers to our customers. The flower sector is huge with over €50 billion in annual turnover but 99% of the sector still operates offline. bloomon is driving the shift to online and is building the first global love brand in the luxury segment. To do this we need you, a rebel like us, to grow the family!


Our company and team are expanding rapidly. With an international team of over 80 highly motivated and ambitious people, we are active in five countries. bloomon has its main office in Amsterdam, but also operates out of Berlin, London and Taiwan. The bloomon team consists of seasoned e-commerce experts (Rocket Internet) as well as strategy-consultants (The Boston Consulting Group, McKinsey, SparkOptimus), and has raised funding from renowned VCs as well as international entrepreneurs.


As per immediately, we are looking for a Product Improvement Lead who will take our product team processes (bouquet design, grower relations and buying) to the next level. Having a best-in-class product team is fundamental to our competitive advantage: delivering happiness to our customers through our top-class designs and high quality flowers.

Responsibilities

  • Own the continuous improvement cycle within the product team to ensure we become a little better and work a little smarter every day, i.e.
    - Set up the structure which the team will follow for continuous improvement
    - Implement continuous improvement meetings in a smart way to balance improvement time versus time the team can work on regular business
    - Create smart ways to monitor progress on week-on-week improvement initiatives
    - Coach team members on how to achieve their improvement objectives
  • Lead and implement improvement projects in the product team, ranging from an IT implementation to improving our business intelligence to perfecting our feedback cycle to growers to optimising our logistical chain from grower to flower bindery
  • Support company-wide projects from the perspective of the product team and at times take the lead in these critical projects for the success of bloomon
  • Find new ways to feed our design team with better information about flower availability and our buying team with accurate price information
  • Develop basic tools (excel, programming, etc.) for the product team to make real impact quickly where possible, and identify requirements for future IT/tech projects where necessary

Requirements

Our product improvement lead is an excellent organizer with strong analytical skills:

  • Outstanding track record both academically and professionally
  • 2-4 years working experience at a top strategy consulting firm, in a project lead / lean / continuous improvement role at a large corporate or exciting startup, or at a high-profile management traineeship
  • Structured approach to work
  • Tech savvy, programming skills are welcomed
  • Pro-active and definite ‘can do’ attitude
  • Get a kick from improving processes and making real impact every day


What we offer

Joining us will be challenging and rewarding. You will gain the broadest experience and will help equip bloomon for further growth and professionalization as we scale up across Europe. A unique opportunity to further develop your skills in a fast growing environment. We offer an attractive compensation package.


Is this your job?

We welcome you to upload your application by sending your CV and cover letter. We are looking forward to meeting you!