7. Juni 2022

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT CTO (M/F/D)

JOIN THE CANYON CREW!

AT CANYON WE AIM TO BE THE MOST INSPIRING BIKE BRAND IN THE WORLD. AND NOW MORE THAN EVER, WE’RE LOOKING FOR BRIGHT, COMMITTED PIONEERS TO REACH THE PEAK WITH US. OUR CUSTOMERS RIDE TO CONNECT WITH THEIR BODIES, THEIR FRIENDS, AND THE GREAT OUTDOORS. THEY FEEL PART OF AN EVER-GROWING COMMUNITY OF OPTIMISTIC CHANGE-MAKERS – AND THEY STAY WITH US FOR THE SEAMLESS, PROGRESSIVE, PERSONALISED EXPERIENCES THAT WE OFFER THEM. BE IT ON A PERFORMANCE BIKE, E-BIKE OR URBAN BIKE, CANYON RIDERS FEEL CONNECTED AS A CYCLING SOCIETY RESHAPING THE WORLD.

WE INSPIRE TO RIDE – AND WE WANT YOU TO JOIN US IN THAT MISSION.

THE ROLE

This role is about to manage our CTO’s daily operations and to support our departments cross functionally in achieving highest operational efficiency. This role will also be responsible for strategically developing and tactically implementing different topics including communication strategies for the technology vertical in the full organization. By keeping our team informed and aligned around our mission, vision, strategy, and goals, you will empower our employees to take ownership in their roles and make stronger and more efficient decisions. This is a fulltime position with significant responsibility, joining us in our office in Koblenz on a regular basis.

YOUR JOB AS PART OF THE CANYON CREW

  • Cross functional support with interface between our CTO and our departments such as Product Development and Quality Management, including the assistance, preparation and implementation of a large number of projects within Canyon

  • Strategically manage our CTO’s complex and ever-changing calendar and own coordination of the meetings and workshops, focusing on relevant priorities

  • Tactically support the different teams in all topics around research, organization processes and communication inside our departments.In detail:

-   Participate in recurring meetings and ensure their efficiency also by measuring the efficiency of departments with KPIs and defined goals

-   Participate in a variety of projects with high business impact for our partnerships together with our CTO on the topics like: Financial forecasting, Budget utilization, decision making about new projects and other exciting topics

-   Own and continually optimize communications on new and recurring topics for our Senior Management, Management and the respective teams

-   Prepare presentations, reports and communication on different projects including analyses

-   Work on definition of roles, guides, structures, documentation for efficient work of our departments and ensuring that the teams work successfully on overarching issues

HOW YOU BECOME PART OF THE RACE

  • You have a degree in Business, Management, Technology or a related field of studies

  • You have at least three years of experience, working preferably in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

  • Ideally, you also have a passion for bicycles and/or technology

  • You are highly organized and have excellent communication and presentation skills including experience in creating great powerpoint slides with professional content

  • You are a hands-on person with a proactive can-do attitude

  • Experience in cross functional environment and working with technical and non-technical people for achieving smooth collaboration across teams and departments

  • You have advanced project management skills

  • You speak fluent German and English

HIGHLIGHTS ON YOUR CANYON TOUR

  • Fair and performance-related remuneration as well as Christmas and holiday bonuses

  • 30 days holiday per year for a good work-life balance

  • Relocation service

  • Flat hierarchies and the opportunity to be part of a growing and innovative company

  • From a pool of over 170 current Canyon bikes, you can take your current favorite home with you on loan - our test bikes exclusively for employees allow you to literally experience our entire portfolio

  • Canyon Crew Rides (employee tours after work) and employee events (Christmas party and summer party) for an excellent team spirit

  • Bikes and accessories at attractive employee conditions

  • Subsidized meals in our bistros to fortify yourself

  • Individual career and training opportunities for personal and professional development

  • A wide range of tasks, tangible products and a sporty team atmosphere in an exciting environment with nice colleagues await you

  • Very good accessibility by bike or public transport, plus company-owned parking facilities

  • Your benefits can vary slightly depending on where you work

WHAT SETS US APART

Our commitment to riding is contagious – that’s what you notice when you start working at Canyon. It’s essential that our employees feel fully engaged with their work so that together we can achieve the high standards we set for ourselves, our products and our service. A variety of hands-on tasks, true innovation and a dynamic workplace are all a part of our everyday.

Each individual has a key role to play in Canyon’s success. Whether you’re a student, graduate, or have previous leadership experience, we have the right position for you. After all, the jobs we offer have to be as versatile and exciting as the bikes we develop.

Our flat hierarchies enable you to quickly take responsibility and shape where you want your career to go. As an employer, we successfully combine our local roots with an increasingly international approach. Sustainability and integrity core to our values alongside passion, responsibility and excellence. In the end, it all comes down to this: Inspire to ride.

Do you love riding and being part of a close team? Then you're the right candidate for us.We look forward to reading your application including salary expectation and earliest possible start date.