Country Manager - Johannesburg

Job Description
As a Country Manager for Cookpad in South Africa, your role will be to build and lead the local operation team in South Africa and work closely with international team to grow together.

More about Cookpad
Our purpose at Cookpad is to make everyday cooking fun. Not just because we like food but because we believe that cooking is key to a happier and healthier life for people, communities and the planet.

Everyday, home cooking has a profound impact on ourselves and the world around us: it makes us healthier, connects us with our friends and family, and makes our environment more sustainable. By solving the problems related to everyday cooking and encouraging more people to cook, we believe we can help build a better world.

We are building a team of diverse, exceptional problem-solvers from around the world. We only hire passionate, smart and innovative people who want to make a difference.

Cookpad started out in Japan and is already the largest recipe sharing community in the world with nearly 4 million recipes created by users active in 60 countries.
But we’re only just getting started.

What You Will Do:

You will focus on delivering the best experience for South African home cooks on Cookpad platform.
You will be responsible for all aspects of Cookpad in South Africa such as user growth and happiness, strategy design and execution, community building initiatives, product and data analysis, business development, and much more.
You will have lots of freedom and room to grow along with big responsibilities. Expect an action-packed adventure with new challenges everyday!
What We Are Looking For:

Fluent in English/local languages
Hungry, passionate to solve problems in cooking/food/lifestyle
Hands-on, entrepreneurial and thrive on problem solving and multi-tasking
Minimum 4 years of business development experience at Internet companies
Proven ability in leading high-performance teams and delivering successful results
Experience working in a multicultural team
Even Better...

Founder/Country manager experience at startups or internet companies
MBA degree or equivalent from top international schools
Experience working in South Africa
Job Type: Full-time

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