Store Design Manager

Helsinki, Finland
Global Retail

Are you a retail design professional obsessed with bringing new stores to life?  Do you enjoy working in a fast paced environment and getting your hands dirty? If this sounds like you, then we’d love to chat!

Role background

Wolt is a Finnish technology company and we’re best known for our food delivery platform. Food delivery was just a start, and now we are exploring and expanding our platform with other business verticals in retail and grocery. We’ve grown significantly in the last three years, expanding our operations from just four countries across the Nordics, to 23 countries across Europe and Asia today. And we’re just getting started!

The role you are looking at is a part of Wolt Market - our very own grocery stores that deliver unprecedented convenience and a world leading customer experience. People across our markets can order their groceries and have them delivered to their doorstep at light speed! 

Wolt Market is growing rapidly and we have ambitious goals. We are looking for a Store Design Manager to help create a blueprint for the most efficient store layout, that will maximize the speed of our operations while ensuring all applicable regulations, building codes and safety requirements are met. 

As the Store Design Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the design phase of a store from inception to completion. We expect you to be highly collaborative as this role will interface with real estate, construction, operations, architects and category management to name a few. You will be reviewing existing site conditions and determining the layout that best suits the space and Wolt Market operational specifications. 

In this role, you’ll get a lot of help and support on the way, but are also expected to be an amazing independent leader with an exceptional ability to execute every single day.

What you’ll be doing

  • Lead the conceptualization and creation of optimal Wolt Market store layout.
  • Design store layouts globally.
  • Review potential Wolt Market store locations and determine feasibility, in collaboration with the local real estate and expansion teams.
  • Ensure Wolt Market locations meet all local codes and regulations.
  • Set standards to optimize speed to market.
  • Site visits as needed.

Our humble expectations

  • Experience in store layout optimization from a warehouse setting is a strong plus. 
  • Experience in store design at a regional/global setting, experience in retail/grocery  considered a plus. 
  • Great communicator and ability to collaborate with internal and external parties. 
  • Experience in defining and implementing new processes.
  • The successful candidate must be self-starting and thrive in a high energy environment.
  • Full professional proficiency in English.

Next steps

If you are excited about working in a high-growth environment, taking ownership, and being part of an extremely ambitious team redefining grocery shopping, then click below to apply and get the conversation going! 

We will be reviewing applications on an on-going basis, so if this sounds like an opportunity you want to pursue, apply today!

If you have any further questions about the position before submitting an application, you can turn to:

Salem Mansuri, Talent Acquisition Partner:

Please note that we do not accept applications coming through email due to GDPR. Make sure to apply through our careers page!

About Wolt

Wolt is a technology company that makes it incredibly easy to discover and get the best restaurants, grocery stores and other local shops delivered to your home or office. Wolt works together with around 55,000 restaurant and retail partners as well as with around 125,000 courier partners across 23 countries and over 210 cities.
Our apps (iOS and Android) have the industry’s highest reviews, largely because of our customer-centric approach to how we build our products and operations. For example, our customer service team responds in a matter of seconds, in the customer’s own language.
We’ve raised more than €707M in financing from renowned U.S. and European based investors, such as ICONIQ Capital, Tiger Global, DST, Prosus, KKR, Coatue, 83North, Goldman Sachs, Highland Europe and EQT Ventures & EQT Growth, among others. We’ve also been fortunate enough to receive some appreciation and recognition for our hard work along the way: Apple selected Wolt’s app as their Editors’ Choice, Wired named the company one of the “Hottest Startups in Europe,” Forbes included our CEO Miki Kuusi on its 30-under-30 in Consumer Tech list, and the Nordic Startup Awards named Wolt Company of the Year.
In 2020, the Financial Times named us Europe’s second fastest growing company. We’re still expanding rapidly and are looking for more talented individuals to join us. If you are passionate about cutting-edge technology, great food, and making an impact in your city, then Wolt just might be for you.



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