General Manager, Finland

Salary Competitive

About Huuva

Huuva Kitchens turn local communities into culinary hotspots by catering the best dishes from the hottest restaurants from all over the world. Lunches, brunches, suppers or dinners. Local favourites and international specials. Pop-ups and fresh drops. With Huuva, there’s always something new that you can mix-and-match to be delivered to your door with superior convenience and quality. In practice, Huuva operates a network of local kitchens that plugin into local and global food scene making those experiences accessible beyond the most central city locations with always something new to discover. As our dishes are made locally, they also come to you faster. Saving time, money and the environment. Our kitchen technology enables our chefs to focus on the most important thing in the kitchen - the quality and joy for making the best dishes. All curated and cooked by people with passion for great food and the appetite for what comes next. This is the power of the most advanced kitchen platform ever created.


About the role

As a Huuva General Manager, you have full ownership of your market - essentially meaning that you are the CEO of a startup within a startup. Your mission is to turn Finnish communities into culinary hotspots one-by-one by becoming a world class operator and driving sustainable growth for the entire industry.

You’ll own the P&L for your market and will be managing the operation and growing the market while maintaining a healthy level of profitability. Your work requires analytical thinking, data-driven decision making, eye for marketing, restaurant partnerships and building a kitchen operation with the support of our world-class technology team.

The Finnish country operation consists currently of 9 kitchens (capital region + Jyväskylä) while being on its way to a nation wide coverage. To succeed, you'll need an ability to operate and execute at the lowest level of detail while being able to zoom out when needed.

While we'll provide you with a lot of help and support, you are also expected to strive as an independent manager and have an exceptional ability to execute every day.


Your responsibilities

  • Become the CEO of the market

  • Manage the Finnish market P&L and take care of profitability and scalability

  • Build a business plan in co-operation with the HQ and lead the country team towards your vision

  • Lead and guide the team to ensure exceptional customer experiences

  • Drive continuous growth through both existing and new locations

  • Ensure we have the best possible partners on board and make sure they’re successful

  • Iron out processes and improve continuously while sharing your learnings with our HQ and other markets.

  • Seek and develop new supplier partnerships.

  • Create and execute viral campaigns for consumers with the marketing team.

  • Work with our comms & PR to make sure that Huuva is regularly noticed in the local press.

  • Recruit exceptional talent to your team


What we expect

  • Humble but damn ambitious: willingness to learn every day while seeking to grow continuously

  • Energetic and resilient: you are constantly seeking ways to build your market and drive towards your vision

  • Commercial drive, previous p&l experience is required

  • Track record of leading a team in a high growth environment

  • Background from a highly dynamic environment e.g. high growth technology company, management consulting or equivalent

  • Ability to recruit top talent

  • Analytical and strategic mindset where you will be able to make data-driven decisions

  • Great communication skills and the ability to work in an organized way

  • Fluency in English and Finnish

  • Passion for food is a big plus!


What we offer

  • Opportunity to grow, take ownership and build things from a scratch

  • A culture of full transparency and ownership

  • Hyper-growth startup environment

  • Smart and easy-going colleagues

  • Competitive salary and option package


About the process

If you want to take part in Huuva’s journey, please start by sending your application via the link and tell us why you could be the best fit to our team.

We will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis. The process will include two interviews, a case assignment, and discussion with the team. 


Some further read about us and the market:

  • https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-06-01/general-catalyst-invests-in-cloud-kitchen-huuva-s...

  • https://www.hs.fi/visio/art-2000008827623.html 

  • https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/technology-media-and-telecommunications/our-insights/ordering-in...

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.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Healthcare insurance
Healthcare insurance

Break a leg! Seriously, we got you covered in our company healthcare plan.

New tech gear
New tech gear

Are you a true Tech Savvy? Macbook, trackpad, you name it, we get you covered.

Central office
Central office

Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

Paid holiday
Paid holiday

Metropolitists, beach boys and mountaineers we salute you and pay you to go and explore the world.

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Working at
Huuva

We believe today’s food delivery market is broken and aim to fix this for all value chain stakeholders by making virtual food courts the new industry standard. Huuva develops a plug-n-play solution for restaurateurs to scale their brands to new markets with healthy unit economics. For consumers, Huuva creates unique virtual food court experiences directly into food delivery applications.

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