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Chief Operating Officer - London & REMOTE

Chief Operating Officer - London & REMOTE

Posted 19 December 2019 by Profile 29
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Job; Chief Operating Officer - London & REMOTE

This company partners with ambitious non-technical founders and supports them with tools, expertise and scale to build highly successful technology companies. In the last 4 years with their unique part cash, part equity model they have built 22 companies with a combined value of £130 million. They are creating an entirely new category of company that is part agency, part accelerator, part VC and part incubator. As part of this exciting stage they are looking for an ambitious, experienced COO to implement operations to take their portfolio towards 200+.


  • Own overall company operations and team productivity ensuring outcomes and deliverables are met,
  • Collaborate with their CEO in setting and driving organisational vision, operational strategy and hiring needs,
  • Work with their CEO to translate top-level company strategy into actionable goals for performance and growth,
  • Implement a consistent rhythm to organisational goal setting, performance management and an annual operating plan,
  • Working with their leadership group and HR to ensure effective recruitment, on boarding, professional development, performance management and retention,
  • Ensure company is fully compliant with its legal, compliance and security requirements,


  • Day to day responsibility for operations, recruitment, HR, Finance and delivery functions,
  • Define and manage key processes including project delivery,
  • Management and monitoring of company's internal operations to identify key areas of process enhancement (from recruitment, finance and HR right through to sales),
  • Develop company-wide dashboard aligned to short- and long-term objectives developed in tandem with their CEO,
  • Regular reporting along with accurate business and cash flow forecasting,
  • Partner with their CEO on sales management to ensure suitable investment is deployed to hit their growth targets,
  • Own delivery lifecycle of projects,
  • Oversee production of board packs and updates,
  • Build and maintain relationships with key customers, partners and stakeholders,

You will;

  • Have ran operations for a large company (ideally an agency) through its up-scale phase,
  • Be incredibly detail orientated with an ability to take top levels vision and turn into actionable goals,
  • Be a confident public speaker and communicator,
  • Be very familiar with lifecycles of a start-ups,

Other Stuff;

  • £’s; fully DoE up to approx. £90k-£120k (neg.) + a healthy incentives package (possible share options),
  • Location; Old Street, London (EC1) with a flexible option to work from home on Mondays/Fridays,
  • Interested? Please send your (Word) CV,
  • Not for you but you know someone suitable? - Profile 29 can pay a referral fee,
  • Please only apply if you are already eligible to work in the UK (indefinitely & without sponsorship),

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