Title: Business Operations Manager Location: Headquartered East Coast – 100% Remote USA Terms: Direct Hire / Perm Salary: 110-150K – Plus equity stock options/incentives. Level of Experience: 5 years in Operations or Business Process Improvement Industry: Consumer Goods and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology Status: Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Start Time: Immediate Reports to: CEO
Consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies all over the world – including names you already have in your fridge, toiletries bag, make-up case, and pantry – rely on our client’s AI technology to create new products faster, safer, smarter, and leaner. With our industry-leading platform, we leverage data and combine industry-specific AI technology to create new products 10x faster than the existing physical trial-and-error process.
Our client, is a Series A funded company backed by Insight Partners, Y-combinator, Moment Ventures, and several industry leaders.
This team has decades worth of experience and passion for creating the next generation of products. Today, they employ some of the world’s best machine learning algorithms – and the people who create them – to help drive product innovation that impacts billions of people’s lives.
You can learn more about their journey and where they are going on TechCrunch, VentureBeat, The Wall Street Journal, Business Insider, and Forbes.
Join one of the fastest-growing SaaS on the path of becoming the default platform for product development.
A position that matches your talent, hunger, and ambition. Work directly with our CEO to clear away every operational bottleneck to our growth. Earn a stake in a hyper-growth startup composed of top 1% performers, and make a difference for the 8 billion people who consume the products this platform touches.
We are looking for a Business Operation champion who can keep the trains on their tracks while moving as fast as possible. Our client is rapidly scaling, and need to maintain their rate of growth with the help of someone that wants to wear multiple hats, be a highly visible player in business operations, human resources, finance, analytics and technology. Someone who improves processes and bridges gaps between these departments. You will identify problems across every division and component of the company, and clear anything that bottlenecks operations. You will do whatever it takes to help them run as efficiently and effectively as possible working from a strategic and tactical mindset on operational projects. Responsibilities
Refine strategic priorities with our executive team. Convert priorities into annual and quarterly goals, keep each team aligned towards their goals, and proactively monitor & drive each goal’s progress.
Design, implement, and maintain processes to ensure our CEO’s and company’s priorities are managed, tracked, and achieved.
Identify and fix any and all operational problems.
Identify and recommend areas for continuous improvement by creating weekly progress reports for every department in the company.
Define, delegate, and deliver on tasks and projects created by our CEO — across the entire organization. Own and execute special projects
Work hand-in-hand with our CEO to manage investor relationships, prepare updates, create material for board meetings, and strengthen our network of current and potential investors.
Own employee hiring, end-to-end. Monitor hiring progress, manage recruiters, reach out to candidates on behalf of our CEO, onboard new employees, and establish processes to set them up for success.
Manage and improve company culture among existing and new employees. Break silos.
Make an impact, get things done, and deliver all communications with excellent verbal, written, and storytelling skills.
Our Ideal Candidate: Basic Requirements
Let’s be clear — there’s no blueprint for the right person for this role. By its very nature we are looking for someone who doesn’t fit the mold, who can wear a wide range of hats, and who brings a rare combination of skills, attributes, and experiences to the table. That being said, we suspect the following are needed to do this job properly.
Outlier in IQ, EQ, and problem-solving skills
98th percentile energy, 2nd percentile ego.
Impeccable written English skills, including in technical English
Strategic thinking and a mastery of tactical details
Willingness to challenge, change, coach, and be coached
Experience at a strategic consulting firm and a startup environment is a plus
Great project management skills — we need someone who is highly organized, process-driven, and detail-oriented
An entrepreneurial, action-oriented, and independent spirit
Someone who is hungry to learn and willing to make mistakes :)
What You’ll Get: Why You Should Join
You will be one of our most important assets and we’ll treat you accordingly. We are here to win, we can only do that if you bring your best self to work, and we will give you everything you need to show up ready to perform every single day. Practically speaking, that means you’ll get:
A competitive salary with huge upside potential tied to your equity.
The chance to join as an early team member of a rapidly growing startup. We are Y Combinator-backed and received our Series A funding from Insight Partners (the 5th largest investor in the world).
A real role with real responsibility and learning opportunities. We are a small, tight-knit, and intense team, and each of us is among the top 1% of what we do. You will learn a ton. You will be trusted with extreme ownership of your responsibilities. A level of investment in you that you won’t believe.