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Operations Manager

  • Gorillas
  • Danmark
  • 19/06/2022


Hi. We are Gorillas. We do on-demand grocery delivery in minutes. Since our initial launch in May 2020 we have built over 200 warehouses and expanded to more than 60 cities across 9 countries. Today our diverse crew of 12,000 employees are spreading true change in the communities we serve. True to our need for speed, in March 2021 we became Europe’s fastest-ever unicorn company. And with $1.3B total funding raised to date, we’re just getting started.

About the opportunity

We are currently looking for an Operations Manager to oversee and develop our Operations in the UK and get our UK Team to the next level. The Ops teams focus on the very core of our business which is responsible for our 10-minute deliveries. This role will provide significant operational knowledge and in-depth knowledge to the local teams to ensure successful performance and excelled customer and client experience in the final mile.


  • Hire, lead, develop and motivate a team of warehouse managers within the UK, mainly focused in London
  • Full responsibility for the operational performance of all warehouses in your sub-region, analysing data around sales, customers, and delivery to make informed decisions on how to drive sales while ensuring customer satisfaction
  • Ensure the Gorillas spirit is always up and spread around the warehouses
  • Balancing the day-to-day warehouse operations with an analytical mindset to understand how we can grow the market. This means that one day you will work on an analytical framework but the next day you are at the warehouse building up new equipment or helping pack orders because extra pairs of hands are needed
  • Support the expansion team in launching new warehouses and help us to increase our coverage across the region
  • Be the main point of contact for your sub-region and communicate with many different stakeholders across operations, commercial, legal, marketing, and the country management
  • Pursue continuous operational improvements in your sub-region
  • Be the spokesperson for all the warehouses in your sub-region


  • 4-6 years of experience in a fast-paced environment, as well as relevant experience in leading large teams
  • Hands-on mentality and are willing to get your hands dirty
  • Know how to fix problems and you always find a way to make them work
  • A numbers-driven person and derive insights from data
  • A great team player with empathy that has the ability to combine different perspectives
  • Good communication skills
  • Although not required, experience in retail as a warehouse/store manager, or, an area/regional manager are big plusses


What it is to be a part of our journey:

  • Incredibly steep learning curve from day one
  • Great opportunity to build something you are proud of, we are growing super fast, which means that the opportunities at Gorillas are virtually limitless
  • An awesome team spirit and an exciting workplace with a dynamic and international environment
  • A transparent company culture with flat hierarchies and a high career growth trajectory at Gorillas


Gorillas is an equal opportunity employer, which means we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.