Country Manager @Bucharest

Country manager

Workplace: Bucharest

 

Codecool is a growing network of coding schools in the CEE region. Our mission is to reinvent IT education and solve the ever growing IT talent gap of companies by giving coding carriers for a wide range of people.

Codecool is already present in 4 locations, 2 countries (Hungary, Poland), with a 3,2M EUR revenue in 2018, 5M EUR target revenue in 2019.

We are looking for a Country Manager for Romania who will be responsible for opening our Campus in Bucharest, then scaling up the business for harnessing the potential of the booming local ICT sector. You will be working from Bucharest, but your tasks will exceed the city’s and the country’s borders, you will have training, meetings and company-wide conferences in Hungary and Poland as well. You will work closely with the CEO, CFO, other C-level executives, and subcontractors.

 

Main responsibilities of the Country Manager are:
  • setting up business operation (legal, office, etc.) in a lean way
  • finding the right Go-to-Market strategy
  • building up the team (mentors, marketing, sales, operation, up to 20 people per school at max. capacity)
  • learn and advocate Codecool methodology and culture
  • represent Codecool within the Tech ecosystem
  • overall profitability and business development
  • manage student recruitment processes
  • support sales activities
  • oversee the operations and processes
  • improve team efficiency, resolve conflicts
  • cooperation with other Codecool campuses
  • reporting to management

     

     

Expectations, required skills:
  • native/fluent Romanian
  • fluent English
  • very good communication and interpersonal skills
  • experience at conflict management and team building
  • result oriented and data-driven approach
  • very wide network within Romanian IT/HR market
  • advantage: experience in startups, opening up business units, entering new markets
  • educational background not required
  • desire for working in an international team on high growth and learning path
  • willingness for traveling (app. 10-15% of time)

 

Why work for us?
  • We offer an awesome atmosphere. Our offices are somewhere between a tech start-up and a university hallway, full of budding coding superstars.
  • You can be a part of CEE regions next startup success (5M EUR yearly revenue expectation for our 4th year of operation, ~7M EUR total funding from the region’s leading financial and energy provider and angels)
  • Cool office. Greatly selected colleges with the same values and attitude of work.
  • We teach hard, play hard. At Codecool, you can take as much vacation time as you need.
  • We are a flat organization, if you have an idea and the motivation to make it happen, there is no bureaucracy that stops you, it will happen.
  • Full-time contract with motivating compensation package (incentives in both short and long-term successes)

 

Codecool’s Vision:

We want to revolutionise the way people and organisations learn, grow and connect in our tech-driven world through lifelong learning, career planning, and employee management.

About our culture: we at Codecool are working to reach our Vision based on our Core Values:

  • Courage: You need the courage to explore new things and break conventions.
  • Honesty: Be honest with yourself, with your peers whether it is a good situation or a bad one.
  • Quality: We expect quality and craftsmanship in everything we do.
  • Fun: have fun, because if you enjoy something, you’ll become better at it. It’s that simple.

 

Get in touch with us at [email protected] to apply or for a chat if you have further questions.
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