Location: Remote (Ideally based in the West Midlands, UK)
Closing date: 31 Oct 2020
Posted: 3 weeks, 6 days ago
To apply: Please email co-founder and CEO Amrit Chandan via email@example.com with a CV and covering letter.
We are looking for
an experienced Chief Operating Officer to join our leadership team,
to lead our organization’s operational delivery and to drive improved product,
customer and supply chain processes as we scale our company to substantial revenue
in international markets.
This key role, reporting
to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and interfacing daily with all members of
the executive management team, is pivotal to the maturing of the company’s
operations following our latest investment round. You will maintain control of diverse business
operations, so you will be an experienced and driven leader. If you also
have excellent people skills, strong commercial acumen and exemplary work
ethics, we’d like to meet you.
our products reach customers with the right quality, at the right time and at
the optimum cost
and continually improve the business processes such that the business can scale
quickly, efficiently and sustainably
the drive for growth through the business by close collaboration with Sales,
Research and Product Development ensuring measurement and achievements of
on international growth of the team whilst maintaining strong cultural unity
and implement business strategies, plans and procedures?
comprehensive goals for performance and growth
policies that promote company culture and vision
daily operations of the company and the work of executives (Sales, Marketing, Tech,
employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication
and submit reports to the CEO in all matters of importance
CEO in fundraising ventures
in expansion activities (investments, acquisitions, corporate alliances etc.)
relationships with partners/vendors
the HR function to ensure high quality recruitment, objectives management and
and control all operational budgets to ensure that the company has all the
resources required to meet its objectives within agreed financial parameters
and to maintain the financial strength of the company.
supply chain, from contract governance through to logistics.
and maintain all necessary systems and procedures to ensure that company
operations comply with all legal requirements and meet agreed operational
experience as Chief Operating Office or relevant role
knowledge of Far East manufacturing and supply chains
of business functions such as HR, Finance, Marketing etc.
competency in strategic planning and business development
knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
knowledge of IT/Business infrastructure and MS Office
interpersonal and public speaking skills
in decision-making and problem-solving
- Excellent leadership skills,
business acumen and ability to effectively manage, lead and supervise a
- Exceptional communication and
influencing skills with the ability to resolve issues, build consensus among
groups of diverse stakeholders
- Strong conflict management with
proven skill in negotiating and mediating dispute
- A results driven strategic thinker,
open to new perspectives and better ways to do things
- A strong understanding and track
record of successful financial management
- The ability to delegate
- Ability to find creative
solutions to challenges faced – finds ways to change the status quo.