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Office Manager



Munich, Germany
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024
About Recogni
Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming our world. It can perform cognitive functions that previously only humans could do, such as perceiving interactions across different environments with the ability to quickly learn and then solve complex problems. Recogni is a system solution company that specializes in the design of industry-leading high-performance, low-power AI inferencing. Our mission is to enable multimodal Generative AI inference acceleration at scale by providing safe, sustainable, high-performance AI-driven solutions for many markets. We are at the leading edge of advancing the latest research and product improvements for Al inference solutions that will make Al even more advantageous for compelling new applications. Recogni is a well funded, fast-paced startup company with headquarters in both San Jose, CA, and Munich, Germany. We also have many talented team members working remotely. We prioritize our employees' well-being and their families, aiming for a healthier, happier life inside and outside work. We value their contributions and offer tailored benefits for health and financial security, catering to different life stages. Our comprehensive benefits and competitive compensation, including flexible spending and Bonusly awards, reflect our commitment to a supportive and inspiring work environment.

The Opportunity:

Recogni is seeking an Office Manager to look after the day to day operations and facilities of their Munich office to ensure the workplace is operating to its optimum level for employees and guests. We have an incredibly inclusive global culture, and you will work closely with our Team in San Jose, California.

What You'll Do:

The key duties will include but are by no means limited to the following;

  • Events and organization of company off-sites
  • Be the central point of contact to Munich Office
  • Oversee daily office operations in Munich to ensure a well-organized and efficient workplace.
  • Manage office supplies, equipment, and vendor relationships.
  • Coordinate maintenance and repairs for office facilities.
  • Organize and maintain office files and records.
  • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Act as a liaison between the Munich office and remote employees to ensure seamless communication and support.
  • Assist remote employees with access to company resources and information.
  • Manage the distribution and tracking of company equipment to remote employees.
  • Assist with onboarding new employees, both in-office and remote.
  • Maintain employee records.
  • Support the implementation of company policies and procedures.

What You'll Bring:

  • Experience of being a strong Office Manager, ideally with some leadership responsibility.
  • Great communication skills - fluent German and English
  • Proactive and a ‘can do attitude’
  • Emotional intelligence, active listening skills and a warm credible style
  • An innovative approach
  • Experience with remote work tools and technologies (e.g., Slack, Zoom, Trello).
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality.

Recogni's culture was built on the following values that are equally important to us as business:

  • Put people first. We only succeed when our people succeed.
  • Ethics and integrity always; Being open, honest, and respectful of everyone.
  • Think Big. Be ambitious and have audacious goals.
  • Aim for excellence. Quality and excellence count in everything we do.
  • Own it and get it done. Results matter!
  • Make Each Person Better together than they would be as an individual.
  • Embrace each others’ differences.
  • Embrace that there will be differences.

Recogni is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that a diverse team is better at tackling complex problems and coming up with innovative solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, race, religion, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

A note to Recruitment Agencies: Please don’t reach out to Recogni employees or leaders about our roles -- we’ve got it covered. We don’t accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Thank you for your understanding.