Head of Marketplace / COO

Job description

We are looking for an experienced Head of Marketplace or COO to oversee our organization’s ongoing operations and procedures. You will be the company’s second-in-command and responsible for the efficiency of business.


The Head of Marketplace / COO role is a key member of the senior management team, reporting only to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). You’ll have to maintain control of diverse business operations, so we expect you to be an experienced and efficient leader. If you also have excellent people skills, business acumen and exemplary work ethics, we’d like to meet you.


The goal of the Head of Marketplace / COO position is to secure the functionality of business to drive extensive and sustainable growth.

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures
  • Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth
  • Establish policies that promote company culture and vision
  • Oversee daily operations of the company and the work of executives (Account management, BI, Supply/Demand, Community, Finance etc.)
  • Lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication
  • Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics
  • Write and submit reports to the CEO in all matters of importance
  • Assist CEO in fundraising ventures
  • Participate in expansion activities (investments, acquisitions, corporate alliances etc.)
  • Manage relationships with partners/vendors

Requirements

  • Proven experience as Head of marketplace, Director of Operations, COO or relevant role
  • Understanding of business functions such as Operations, Account Management, Supply & Demand, BI
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development
  • Experience in fundraising will be a plus
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • Working knowledge of IT/Business infrastructure and MS Office
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus

  • The Benefits

    • Basic salary range circa £70k-£80k and £100k-£110k OTE

    • Employee share option plan

    • 20 days holiday increasing to 25 days for each year of service

    • Pension

    • Amazing Perks Via Our Partner Perkbox - Discounted gym, cinema, retail, electronics, learning, healthcare and holidays

    • We offer a creative, inspirational environment with an awesome office, surrounded by highly motivated individuals.

    • You’ll have an education budget each year to spend on conferences, meetups, and anything else that helps you grow as a product manager.

    • A great team with regular social events

    • A fun office in a converted Old Marmite factory in Vauxhall which has a buzzy cafe downstairs, a courtyard and two terraces.

    Join us and apply now!