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Chief Investment Officer (fulltime or interim)

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Note: this role can be filled as a fulltime or interim position

13% of the city of Amsterdam's space is used for outdoor parking. At ParkBee we are on a mission to make optimal use of space by reducing the need for on-street parking.

We have grown successfully throughout The Netherlands and UK with over 130 ParkBee locations predominantly within the private market. We are expanding our service. Recently partnering with a leading, global real-estate investor to set up a joint venture to grow our portfolio, which will have a stratospheric effect on our growth. We are ready to scale. We plan to expand further in Europe. We do that together with our partners, like BMW-Daimler’s ParkNow, who are the leading cashless parking app in Europe, active in 11 countries, and 1000 cities.

Who we’re looking for:

We are seeking an experienced Chief Investment Officer (CIO) to join our management team to focus on expanding supply. As the CIO you will take a leading role within the company, alongside the CEO. Implementing supply strategies to attract large-scale clients (either through lease agreements or acquisition of assets) and managing these key accounts on the one hand, but being comfortable enough to work alongside tech / data / product team to help shape our product, on the other.

The CIO will be responsible on group level to lead Business Development. You will drive results by creating a supply strategy, managing and executing this plan. Your experience within International real-estate companies will help you guide this plan to work independently. 

What you’ll be doing:

Reporting to the CEO, the CIO will have the following responsibilities:

  • Take total ownership to develop and execute the Business Development Strategy, for the core markets NL and UK.
  • Work independently to approach, manage and ultimately close strategic partnerships with large-scale, real-estate clients.
  • Work closely with the Product Team, to shape the product, based on your insights and validation from the market to maintain our position as market leader.
  • Align business development strategy with our partner company, ParkNow.
  • Support the local acquisitions teams with your network to open-up new opportunities and to accelerate the deal-making process.
  • Work with the CFO to structure longer-term financing agreements on key accounts, and evaluating the associated risks.
  • Join Supervisory Board meetings, and present your strategy and progress to the board of directors.

 Play a key role within the Management Team, working on broader strategic plans, and using business development strategies as a lead for expansion to new European markets.


Who we’re looking for:

We are looking for someone who is hands-on, excited by a disruptive approach, analytical and strategically smart to take decisive action and is a strong peoples person.

  • In depth experience in strategic investments / acquisitions leadership role as part of the management team.
  • Vast experience in real-estate / private equity within a reputable organisation, with ideally exposure to a prop-tech environment.
  • You are solution driven; creative and always think ahead.
  • Proven experience in an analytical field.  
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation analysis.
  • Outstanding organisational and leadership abilities.
  • You are flexible, based in Amsterdam and willing to travel on a regular basis.

Start date: As soon as possible

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Our Culture

ParkBee is a hive of ambition, driven by eagerness to grow. Our headquarters is in Amsterdam, with a second office in London.

We support and motivate each other in order to influence change and make a substantial impact. We strive to be innovative whilst doing what we love and make sure we celebrate all of our successes!

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