Head of Growth & Operations




Head of Growth & Operations

Full-time from anywhere in Europe or on-premise in Graz (Austria)

As one of the core leaders within our team, you will become a member of the management board and will be the core driver to exponentially grow our company and continuously reinvent our existing processes, build new teams and assume leadership in a variety of projects of strategic importance. Besides being a leader for your teams you take a data-driven and experimentation driven approach to optimizations throughout the marketing and sales funnel. As our Head of Growth & Operations, you'll get the opportunity to shape the growth of our business and impact a whole multi-billion dollar industry


  • Building a data-driven growth department that leverages analytics to evaluate Channel, Sales and Account Management performance
  • Responsibility to scale in DACH home market and lead European expansion
  • Definition of overall marketing and growth strategy to support Schrott24's business growth objectives
  • Develop sales targets and orchestrate the different departments to hit them
  • Driving operational excellence and efficiency by defining flawless processes and relevant tools to operate at scale
  • Leading, mentoring and scaling a team of professionals from different backgrounds (Marketing, Sales, Operations, ...) to achieve quantitative and qualitative KPIs & increase distribution and market share
  • Very close collaboration with other management board members
  • Collaborate closely with product & tech teams to bring user feedback into the product and drive customer satisfaction & growth
  • Balance startup mentality of agility with need for rigor and structure


  • Experience of a minimum of 6-8 years, of which 3+ years in a lead role
  • You have led the growth/sales/marketing team at a fast-growing (B2B) startup
  • Solid track record in international expansion
  • Experience of managing and optimizing large (marketing) budgets
  • Proven track record of managing and developing cross-functional teams (ideal: in a related industry)
  • Proven track record of providing the structure to scale and reach targets effectively in a former company
  • Worked in scrap or similar industry before is a plus


  • Senior appearance
  • Proactive with an agile mindset, hands-on and strategic: You get excited to build things from scratch so they can sustain and scale - but you are also able to shift gears quickly, adjust to new priorities
  • Solution-oriented and highly attentive
  • Strong convincing, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Very ambitious and an entrepreneurial driven mindset
  • Growth mindset, desire to constantly learn, self-coach and grow
  • no to low ego!


  • Strong leadership skills and confidence to lead cross-functional international teams in a big growth organization
  • Excellent analytical and conceptual skills, a data-driven and goal-oriented way of working
  • Well-developed business management, negotiation and stakeholder relationship building skills
  • Fluent in English and favored also in German
  • Strong execution skills and high level of assertiveness
  • Outstanding interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills


  • Super high impact role
  • Competitive compensation package incl. share options (Austrian version)
  • High-level of freedom while being supported by the team
  • A very driven, engaged, and ambitious team
  • Dynamic role development with changing needs and interests
  • Investment into learning
  • 240m² office Loft with a view above Graz
  • Team-Events
  • No bullshit - roll your sleeves up and off we go: http://gyshido.com


We are the digital pioneers of an old and intransparent industry and are in the process of changing it forever. We digitize the scrap metal industry. In Germany and Austria, we operate online platforms to source scrap metal, which is sold to an international network of recyclers. We are agile and fast but have the experience and international network of a medium-sized scrap metal dealer in the background. We are well-financed and have top international investors and business angels on board (Statkraft Ventures, FJ Labs, Gisbert Rühl, Fil Rouge, startup300) who actively support us. The team has a lot of experience in building companies and in the scrap metal industry, at the same time we are international (our team comes from 12 different nations) and move fast.

Some facts:

  • we have completed well over 10.000 transactions
  • we have acquired a competitor with €1 mio monthly revenue
  • we have won numerous national and international awards, to name some: Born Global Champion (WKO), Handelsmerkur, 1st Rank 2019 Vestbee CEE Startup Competition, Rank 29 Trend Startup Ranking
  • we received a highly competitive € 1,2 mio innovation grant from the European Commission
  • we attracted several million in venture capital to change the metal recycling industry for the better