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Operations / Office Manager - Munich

Applied Intuition

Applied Intuition

Munich, Germany
Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2024

About Applied Intuition

Applied Intuition is a Tier 1 vehicle software supplier that accelerates the adoption of safe and intelligent machines worldwide. Founded in 2017, Applied Intuition delivers the definitive ADAS/AD toolchain and a world-class vehicle platform to help customers shorten time to market, build industry-leading products, and create next-generation consumer experiences. 18 of the top 20 global automakers trust Applied Intuition’s solutions to drive the production of modern vehicles. Applied Intuition serves the automotive, trucking, construction, mining, agriculture, and defense industries and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA, with offices in Ann Arbor and Detroit, MI, Washington, D.C., Munich, Stockholm, Seoul, and Tokyo. Learn more at

Please note that we are an in-office company, which means the expectation is that you would come in to your Applied Intuition office 5 days a week.

About the role

As Operations / Office Manager, you will be responsible for supporting various activities in and around our office in Munich. This is an opportunity to help shape local operations, promote our company culture, plan and execute events, and remove logistical hurdles in a fast-growing company. You will also work closely with our application engineering and sales teams to support various customer projects.

This is an exciting opportunity to help shape our administrative and facilities operations, be a champion of our company culture, and help remove logistical roadblocks for the company. You will also work closely with our international people and places team to manage special projects in timezone. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment and wants to have a high impact in the workplace.

This role is based in our modern Munich office (Balanstraße) and will report directly to the Head of People and Places.

At Applied Intuition, you will:

  • Step into the role of office manager in Munich (30+ employees) and oversee all office-related tasks (managing meal and snack programs, ordering office supplies, handling basic IT tasks, mail distribution, etc.)
  • Adapt our office space in Munich to the changing needs of the business to create an attractive and productive work environment
  • Remotely support our growing EMEA team in Stockholm (5+ employees) with their office operations
  • Help to build and invest in the local culture of the company (e.g. by organizing internal events)
  • Plan and organize internal and external events, such as meetings and conference visits
  • Support new team members during their induction and help them to find their way around Applied
  • Support our company leadership during their travels to Europe by arranging travel itineraries and help with logistics
  • Create a welcoming atmosphere for our international employees who rotate to our offices in Europe and assist them in their transition
  • Roll up your sleeves to get things done and cooperate with external suppliers and partners where necessary
  • Work with our teams in the U.S., as well as with our partners in Germany, to complete administrative tasks

We're looking for someone who has:

  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous experience in at least one of the following: hospitality management, events management, real estate team, workplace team, executive assistant, and/or business operations management
  • Strong organizational skills and detail orientation combined with a “can do” attitude
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and has excellent multitasking abilities
  • Technical acumen and IT affinity
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills (English and German)
  • A love for building culture and enjoys injecting energy, creativity, and forward thinking to the workplace

Nice to have:

  • Previous experience from working in a high growth technology startup
  • Experience with the Google suite of tools (e.g., Gmail, Google Docs, Google Drive)
  • Experience using Slack on a professional level
  • German driver's license and car

Don’t meet every single requirement? If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Applicants will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Reasonable accommodations will be considered on a case-by-case basis for exemptions to this requirement in accordance with applicable federal and state law. Applicants should be aware that for external-facing roles that involve close contact with Company employees or other third parties on the Company's premises, accommodations that involve remaining unvaccinated against COVID-19 may not be deemed reasonable. The Company will engage in the interactive process on an individualized basis taking into account the particular position.

Applied Intuition is an equal opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor. Consequently, the parties agree that, as applicable, they will abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and that these laws are incorporated herein by reference. These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. These regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability. The parties also agree that, as applicable, they will abide by the requirements of Executive Order 13496 (29 CFR Part 471, Appendix A to Subpart A), relating to the notice of employee rights under federal labor laws.