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Strategy & Operations Associate Principal

Berlin, Germany

Via is using technology to transform transportation around the world. From changing a single person’s daily commute to reducing humanity’s collective environmental footprint — we’ve got huge goals.

We are looking for a Strategy & Operations Associate Principal to oversee one of our most impactful partnerships in the DACH region. Via’s technology platform powers WirMobil, the transport service for those with special mobility needs in Berlin. This is an individual contributor role for someone who is eager to roll-up their sleeves and get into the nitty gritty while truly shaping strategy, P&L and our long-term relationship with our partner.

Please note this role is also posted as Associate General Manager.

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What You'll Do:

  • Own the P&L for our service and deliver on financial goals while meeting SLAs
  • Define strategies with the Operations team to balance service quality and operational excellence 
  • Drive strategic conversations with the partner and other external stakeholders to shape the future of our service
  • Work closely with teams across Via (e.g. Strategy, Operations, Algorithm and Product) to increase scalability and bring our service to the next level
  • Support special projects in different areas as needed to address current challenges
  • Lead and mentor your colleagues and foster a collaborative culture across the organization

Who You Are:

  • An exceptional leader: people love working with you and for you
  • A strong generalist: you don’t hesitate to roll up your sleeves and can support strategic initiatives in different fields as needed
  • A great communicator in English and German: you can lead discussions in both languages at C1 level and have the ability to explain technical concepts to a non-technical audience
  • A data-driven operator:  you will uncover trends and use data to improve our business
  • Keen to take ownership: you want to have full responsibility for a service and work to make it better every day
  • Informed by experience: you have 4+ years of experience to guide you, ideally in a partner facing role

What We Offer:

  • Trust and autonomy: we know which challenges we want to tackle but we will let you decide how to approach them – and be ready to support you along the way
  • Long-term career opportunities: whether you grow your expertise by tackling new issues or decide to explore a new career path, we’re in it for the long run
  • Joining a global employer with over 600 mobility deployments in 35+ countries
  • Becoming part of a company that was awarded for its commitment to social good
  • Salary range: €70,000 to €80,000 a year plus stock options. Final salary will be determined by the candidate’s experience, knowledge, and skills.
  • 30 vacation days a year
  • Urban Sports Club membership

We’re Via, and we build technology that changes the way the world moves. We pioneered the TransitTech category to ensure that the future of transportation is shared, dynamic public mobility — the kind that reduces carbon emissions across congested cities, minimizes reliance on private cars, and provides everyone with accessible, efficient, and affordable ways of getting around. 

We created the first end-to-end TransitTech solution for cities and transit agencies, offering world-class software, service design, and operational expertise to fundamentally improve the way the world moves.

Via was founded with the guiding principle that we go further when we go together. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace. If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles. All backgrounds, identities, and voices are welcomed and celebrated at Via.

Ready to join the ride? 

Via is an equal opportunity employer.



Client-provided location(s): Berlin, Germany
Job ID: 7249945002
Employment Type: Other