Operations Associate – Munich


  • Full Time

Lime is the world’s largest shared electric vehicle company. We’re on a mission to build a future where transportation is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Named a Time 100 Most Influential Company in 2021, Lime has powered 350+ million electric bike and scooter rides in 200+ cities on 5 continents, saving an estimated 75+ million car trips. Learn more about how we help the world #RideGreen at li.me!

We are looking for a data-driven, hands-on, and entrepreneurial individual to join our German Operations team. As an Operations Associate, you will actively support our core business growth in Munich and Nuremberg, Germany, including important markets by participating in various supply-related projects.

This is an initial 6-month placement with a view to permanent. 


What You’ll Do:


  • Supervision of Lime’s daily operations
  • Fleet management
  • Key account management of outsourced partners
  • Maintaining relationships with authorities in Berlin, Dresden and other cities in the region (e.g. Ordnungsamt, Police, public transit companies etc.)
  • Optimize service area, hotspots and deployment strategies to ensure our vehicles are positioned in line with demand patterns
  • Lead a team of Operations Specialists tasked with in-field repairs and asset recovery
  • Define new processes and best practices to drive operational excellence
  • Be involved in cost management efforts
  • Participate in the hiring, training and supervision of the ground team
  • Produce ad-hoc analysis to inform business decisions

    About You:


  • You know Munich/Nuremberg well and are have genuine interest in making mobility in the city more sustainable
  • Some familiarity with the region and ability to anticipate operational challenges Lime may face there
  • Bilingual in both German and English
  • Graduate of an accredited business or engineering school
  • Past experience in a startup, investment banking, consulting, or other demanding fields
  • Project management experience
  • Can-do attitude, no task is below you
  • Ability to navigate and decode data
  • Proficient in Excel and Google Sheets
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Natural leadership
  • Organized individual who can work independently with tight deadlines in a multicultural environment
  • Some people management experience is a plus
  • Some knowledge of geo analytical software (kepler.gl, QGIS, Google Earth) and SQL is a plus




    Why Lime? 
    When you join Lime, you join a global community of smart, caring, talented individuals working together to deliver world-changing results; striving to create an experience that enables Limers to do their best work. Here are some ways we support and invest in our team: 
    Competitive salaries, performance-based annual bonus and pre-IPO equity
    Health and wellness offerings for all team members starting day one including access to top-tier fitness and mindfulness apps
    Flexible vacation policies with ample paid holidays tailored to country of residence
    Fully-paid leave following the birth or adoption of a child and financial, medical and educational support for Limers pursuing parenthood
    Support for retirement and financial goals with unlimited access to financial advisors
    Unlimited, complimentary use of our vehicles in hundreds of cities around the world
    Professional growth opportunities through quarterly learning days and top-tier tools
    Opportunities to connect across teams and locations to network, socialize and volunteer
    Culture of belonging with Employee Resource Groups that engage and promote cultural awareness and DEI training across all functions
    Consistent recognition of great work through meaningful rewards and career advancements
    Benefits and perks vary depending on the nature of your employment and country of residence. Terms and conditions may apply.
    If you want to make an impact, Lime is the place for you. Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? If this role excites you we encourage you to apply. Explore all opportunities on our career page.
    Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s just the start. We believe different perspectives help us grow and achieve more. That’s why we’re dedicated to hiring and developing the most talented and globally diverse team – which includes individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, identities and experiences.