Bike fleet manager for Cologne, Germany

Job opening, full-time position

Donkey Republic is looking for a cycling enthusiast to join our team in our expansion to Cologne!

At Donkey Republic we are proud to be part of developing the cycling culture around the world by making riding on two wheels more popular and accessible for everyone. We are growing fast across Europe and now setting up operations in Hamburg.

Your role

You will be based in Cologne and be in charge of managing the operations locally. You will be collaborating with a small team based in Copenhagen through frequent online interaction as well as visits to our HQ in Copenhagen.

Your work will involve keeping the Donkey bikes running in great condition, frequent visits to hubs around the city to make sure everything is in order and rapport and document issues. You will also be spotting good locations for bikes and relocating bikes to be in optimal locations to ensure the Riders get a good experience. Furthermore it is important to manage the bikes so they do not create problems or issues in the public space.

This means a combination of biking around on the streets, fixing bikes, deskwork monitoring the system through our administration interface and preparing new bikes to get on the road.

We expect you to :

  • Be able to do general repairs and maintenance of bicycles
  • Be structured and organized
  • Be a team player
  • Be good at understanding and getting to know new IT solutions
  • Have a good knowledge of the city of Cologne
  • Have a driver’s license
  • Be value driven
  • Be fluent in English and German

We would also like you to :  

  • Want to change the world with bikes.
  • Have experience working with small businesses or startups before
  • Be a bike enthusiast

We can offer you :

  • To be part of an ambitious investor-backed startup
  • Making the world a better place through bikes
  • Freedom to plan and organize your own day

Donkey Republic is a bike share service set out to revolutionize the way we transport ourselves. Our electronic lock is operated through the users smartphones which provide us the flexibility required to change the way bike sharing works. We work all over the world to spread the reach of Donkey Bikes.

The job starts as soon as possible and applications are acted upon immediately.

Please contact Alexander H. Frederiksen ([email protected], +45 2728 0632) with your application (motivation letter & CV) or your questions.