Key Accounts Customer Service Group Lead (m/f/d)

Date posted:
Company: On
Location: Berlin (BE), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

At a Glance:

Our Customer Service Team (the happiness deliverers) is growing, and with this comes the exciting opportunity to become part of the team!

In this role, you will lead a Customer Service Key Account Team in our Berlin office, looking after 4 – 6 direct reports. Part of your goal is to help us become the best sports retailer in the industry. With each case you handle, you will aim to wow our dealers and sales team and always strive to find a customised solution. Thanks to your experience in Operations you will bring the necessary expertise of working with accounts, their purchase orders and warehousing / logistics teams.

You will deliver the WOW by acting as a role model and spreading the On spirit across your team. You support your team in the daily business where performance and soft skills are keys to success.

Your Team:

Being in direct contact with our Key Account customers means we’re able to consistently surprise them with outstanding service. We see problems as challenges and aim to solve them in the most positive way possible. Communication and enthusiasm are key in Customer Service. Dedicated to delivering the WOW, we are a passionate team that supports each other, questions the status quo and aims to constantly improve the customer experience. That’s why we are called Happiness Deliverers.

Your Mission:

  • Set your team up for success by coaching them on solution-oriented ways of working in a fast paced and highly demanding environment
  • Manage a team of 4 – 6 Key Account Happiness Deliverers that are directly responsible for successfully managing an order book
  • Challenge current processes and practices by providing creative solutions to drive continued enhancements, strengthening relationship between On and key accounts
  • Assist with hiring and onboarding of On’s Key Account Happiness Team for Europe
  • Prioritise and delegate the team’s workload as it relates to order availability, Delivery requirements, credits, shortages, returns, and other general inquiries
  • Conduct weekly check-ins with each direct team member as well as weekly team meetings
  • Communicate with our third-party warehouse and our internal logistics team daily regarding order release, returns, and any order discrepancies 
  • Communicate regular with our key account sales and operations as it relates to order book management
  • Lead and assist on special projects related to key accounts or overall strategies of the Happiness Delivery team or company as a whole

Your Story:

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience within the customer service industry
  • Leadership experience managing a team/direct reports in a customer operation setting; hence experience in developing team members
  • Proven ability to work in a demanding, entrepreneurial, fast changing environment with a lot of freedom and responsibility
  • Analytical and data driven background with the ability to make decisions based off data
  • Knowledge of needs and challenges of sporting goods retail partners and ability to translate them into business actions for On
  • Inspiring team leader personality with a diligent, organised and reliable working method as well as high attention to detail
  • Experience in working with a CRM System as well as Excel Skills on an intermediate level
  • English skills written & spoken (C1 – C2 preferred) and ideally fluent German skills. Ability to effectively communicate across all levels and functions
  • Always keeping the customer needs front of mind and a passion for creative solutions
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a focus on relationship building, listening, and questioning skills
  • Always thinking of ways to improve the dealer experience with a sense of urgency to deliver the WOW 

What we offer:

We offer a dynamic, challenging and sportive environment that has been ranked as the ‘fastest growing sports company’ of its time. With offices across the globe, we are an international team who is hungry to innovate and build something incredible. We foster an active environment where each individual thrives for excellence and can achieve their full potential. This is where your work matters, you’re hands-on and your team members are amongst the very best in their respective disciplines and fields. 

If you are driven to bring On to the next level, curious about the opportunity and want to be part of our growing team send us your application, and join the ONiverse!



On is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that is fair and inclusive, where all decisions related to recruitment, advancement, and retention are free of discrimination. We are requesting that you provide sensitive demographic information such as gender identity and race/ethnicity to help us ensure that we are creating equitable and fair experiences for all potential future team members. You are not required to provide this demographic information and this information will in no way impact your eligibility for hire.