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Founders Associate (m/f/d)

Founders Associate (m/f/d)

locationMunich, Germany
location Co-Founder / C-Level

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Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

The role

As a Founders Associate, you will be the right hand of the CEO, COO and CTO in order to maximize their output, while being able to work with great independence and ownership. By doing so, you will get deep insights and learn a lot about the dynamic start-up environment and gain a deep understanding of the highly technical product. Next to day-to-day supporting the founders you will also be given an opportunity to take over the responsibility for specialized projects in Fernride.


Tasks & Responsibilities   

  • Participate in how to reach and execute strategic decisions     
  • Support in managing (externally/internally) an organization that grows from 25 to 250 employees in the next 24 months    
  • Participate in investor relations, budget planning and controlling, fundraising, startup operations & legal issues    
  • Managing relationships to many stakeholders (inside and outside of the company)
About you

Hard Skills:

  • Entrepreneurial thinking    
  • Very well organized    
  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience in strategy consulting, investment banking, or a comparable position, preferably in a tech environment/industry
  • Outstanding work ethics    
  • Thirst for learning
  • Speak and write German as well as English on an excellent level

Soft Skills:

  • You are all about attention to details
  • You are well structured and systematic in your day-to-day tasks
  • You have the perseverance in your job and a hands-on mentality 
  • You are able to establish immediate trust relationships with peers, senior leadership and external partners
Recruitment Process
  • 30-minute screen call.
  • 1-hour interview with the CEO
  • 1-hour interview with the COO
  • Case-study in our office (or remote)
  • Reference check.
  • Final interview with the founders.
About us

Fernride offers Logistics customers the end to end integration of driverless vehicles into their processes. Building on 10 years of research, Fernride is developing the leading teleoperation platform which allows humans to safely remote monitor, assist and control vehicles from afar. Thus, Fernride is redefining the job of the driver who will evolve from a 1:1 remote operator to a highly effective fleet manager who assists up to 50 highly automated vehicles from the comfort of an office. Partnering with leading OEMs, Fernride enables the remote operation and full automation of driverless fleets - swap body or trailer trucks, forklifts, shuttles, or other vehicles.

Company Values   

  • Be ambitious: We set ambitious goals that challenge the status-quo and push us of our comfort-zone. We have a shared passion for building extraordinary products. 

  • Take ownership: We actively take ownership of our tasks, products and teams. By being accountable, we know we can fully rely on each other. 

  • Get things done: We get things done without getting hung up on unnecessary details. We know that the simple solution always wins over the complex one. 

  • Be data-driven: We decide based on reliable data, enabling precision and maximum impact. 

  • Strive for improvement: We continuously grow personally and professionally. Our open-minded mentality and love for learning allows us to reflect and progress on a daily basis. 

Equality and Diversity at FERNRIDE

FERNRIDE is built on people and their differences give us strength. We want to provide equal opportunities to people from all walks of life. Join our journey of continuous learning and rapid growth. Help us celebrate equality and diversity! 

Your application

Thank you for your interest in FERNRIDE! Please fill in the application form below. If you are facing any problems uploading your documents, please send your documents via e-mail to [email protected]