Intelligent People Ltd

Chief Operating Officer

England, London
£100000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and equity
15 Sep 2016
13 Oct 2016
Marketing Disciplines
Product Marketing
Industry Sector
Mobile Marketing
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Chief Operating Officer
An experienced and entrepreneurial Chief Operating Officer / COO / CEO is required for a fast growing, well-funded mobile app company in West London. The successful candidate will build and lead operations with oversight for the entire supply chain from data collection to data digitisation across multiple countries.
The Chief Operating Officer / COO / CEO will lead and grow the company's operational organisation. The Operations Team is responsible for building their core asset, its structured content, across Europe. The COO role requires extensive experience with logistics, operations, or supply chain management. The role is cross-functional and requires collaboration with technology, sales, and business development.

The Chief Operating Officer / COO / CEO will be responsible for:
* Ensure permanent bridge between strategy and operations
* Deliver operational targets and drive organisational performance
* Lead innovation through cross-team collaborations
* Manage the operations budget and contracts, ensuring compliance

* Day to day management of the operational team
* Build and manage an operational organisation across Europe
* Motivate your team and lead recruitment efforts

Vision & Leadership
* Develop a scaling strategy to expand operations across Europe
* Keep management informed about performance and potential risks
The Chief Operating Officer / COO / CEO will have:
* 10 years' work experience and 5+ years of operational or general management experience
* Track record leading teams and innovating business improvements
* Strong track with hitting and over-delivering milestones and KPIs
* Direct experience with logistics or supply chain management
* Technology or start-up experience, ideally experience at an operations-intensive environment
* Effective and motivational leader balancing big-picture strategic thinking and high-quality detailed execution
* Strong champion of processes and data-driven decision making continuously testing and adjusting
* Hyper organised and structured thinker, planner, and manager
* Energetic, flexible, collaborative, creative, hardworking
* Strong quantitative skills and willing to get your hands dirty with data
* Exceptional written, oral, interpersonal and presentation skills
* Experience in operations, apps, and working with developers / sales teams
* Technical knowledge (maths, engineering, comp sci)
* Fluency in another European language (i.e., French, Italian, Spanish, German, Dutch)

Intelligent People is a specialist COO recruitment agency.

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