Vertical Strategy Manager

Side is hiring!


Side's mission is to change the work experience, offering everyone the opportunity to work in the best companies in a flexible way within 24 hours. Selection, invoicing, payment, contract, insurance: everything happens on our mobile application in a few seconds. More than 100,000 Siders and 3,000 companies (such as Printemps, PSG, The Kooples, Levi's, Michel & Augustin) regularly use Side for temporary missions in 10+ French cities (Paris, Lyon, Lille, Marseille, Aix-en-Provence, Bordeaux, Nantes).
After 4 years of development and several fundraising campaigns with Xavier Niel (Free), Jacques-Antoine Granjon (Veepee), The Family, Aglaé Ventures (Spotify and Airbnb investors), Side is expanding its teams to continue to offer the best experience in the market and accelerate its expansion.

Job Description

The Vertical Strategy Manager will be owning the vertical end to end. Responsible for the Vertical’s P&L, you will be working on the long-term strategy of the Vertical, while leading a cross-functional group of Commercial, Operations and Marketing teams. The ideal candidate should be passionate about our mission, and be thriving in a fast-paced environment.


  • Vision: Setting the 1-3 year vision for the vertical
  • P&L Responsibility: Working with the Commercial teams to set the pricing and promotional strategy. And with the marketing team on acquisition strategies. Making trade-offs between long-term vs short term gains
  • Leading a cross-functional group: consisting of Sales, AMs, Ops, Marketing and Product to execute against the vertical’s vision


  • A highly analytical problem-solver: get a thrill from problem-solving, always looking for the next challenge, with a heavy bias on quantifying all options, to derive the optimal solution
  • A true relationship builder: has demonstrated proficiency in building relationships with multiple stakeholders, across different levels of the organisation
  • Bias for action: enjoy working in an ‘always-on’ environment, where activating the different teams to drive the desired results is a must
  • Great multi-tasker: strong organisation skills that allows you to focus on multiple projects at the same time

Preferred Experience

  • 3-5 years of Category Management or Vendor Management experience
  • Deeply analytical, with a business acumen
  • Strong cross-functional leadership team experience
  • Entrepreneurial approach
  • Thrive in high performing, fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in excel & powerpoint


  • A journey within a team of passionate people that is revolutionizing the temporary work market;
  • A lot of responsibility and autonomy;
  • A daily challenge in one of Europe's most promising startups;
  • An attractive package;
  • Regular events: Monthly drinks, annual offsite in the sun, teambuilding, breakfasts;
  • Comfortable office (coffee, tea and fruit at will) in the heart of Paris (11th arrondissement) with sports lessons.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75011)