Bike end-of-service project manager (temporary)

Salary Competitive

Donkey Republic is a software and hardware bike-share provider active across Europe with its own operations as well as being a supplier to partners who operate their own fleet.

We are looking for a junior project manager , with bachelor-level or equivalent experience, to set up a process on how best to handle bikes and ebikes when they reach end-of-service. This project is expected to last 6 months. 

The Donkey bikes can serve 4-5 years out on the streets before we replace them with newer models. During the bike replacement, we need a reliable way to pass on, recycle or safely dispose of the 1.000s of bikes that every year reach end-of-service. It has to be reliable in the sense that we need a process that can be repeated year after year. 

It will be your responsibility to investigate different end-of-service options including:

  • Selling bikes B2B to wholesale-buyers that focus on 2nd hand bike-sales.

  • Setup with a bike assembler to disassemble Donkey bikes and use high-value components for new bikes. Other components to be recycled or disposed of in an appropriate way.

  • Upgrade bikes so they can last another 4-5 years out on the streets.

  • Other options that have a social dimension, e.g. institutions or people with special skills to be involved in disassembly or similar.

  • …other options?

Together with the operations team at Donkey Republic, you will develop a business plan to guide the decision process.

Salary:

  • Competitive

Location:

  • Copenhagen, Denmark.

  • You must hold a valid EU work-permit.

Languages:

  • Must be fluent in English (reading/writing/speaking).

Starting date: job starts when we have the right candidate 

For more information or questions please contact us at rune@donkeyrepublic.com or phone number +4551205395

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Social gatherings
Social gatherings

Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.

Free office snacks
Free office snacks

Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

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Working at
Donkey Republic

In 2015, we created an electronic lock and an automated, self-service bike-sharing system in a Copenhagen home basement. Since then, we’ve been taking that system on a ride around the world, while aiming to turn the bicycle into the hero of public transportation and a catalyst for greener, more liveable and less traffic-congested cities. Donkey Republic is a global bike-share service.The Donkey Republic app allows riders to find a bike nearby in many cities around the world, rent it, and unlock with the app 24/7. Donkey Republic aims to turn the bicycle into the hero of urban mobility and a catalyst for more liveable cities, happier people, and a healthier environment. Currently the company has 7000 bikes on the platform in 19 countries which have been ridden by over 160,000 users. We are a group of fierce cycling enthusiasts who work hard, challenge each other and learn fast to come up with innovative ways to solve today’s urban mobility challenges. Join the Donkey Squad.

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