Chief Operating Officer

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Job Category: Executive
Type: Full Time
Location: Remote
Level: Executive
Status: Open
Requirements: Business Development Coaching Forecasting Leadership Market Research Operational Excellence Operational Strategy Presentation Skills Strategic Planning Strategy

Our client, a leading global supplier of technology for industries working with soft flexible materials, is a fast-growing company. We are looking for a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to join the client’s team and be the CEO’s right hand. With your experience and talents, you’ll develop and lead a team of high-performing professionals to be efficient, productive, and effective. The ideal candidate has extensive experience, having worked their way up to an executive role. We have our eye open for a COO who has strong leadership skills and the ability to approach business from an agile point of view.

Company’s Head Quarter: Romania, Iasi

Objectives of this role:

  • Collaborate with the CEO in setting and driving an organizational vision, operational strategy, and hiring levels.
  • Translate the strategy into actionable steps for growth, implementing an organization-wide goal setting, performance management, and annual operations planning.
  • Oversee company operations and employee productivity, building a highly inclusive culture that ensures team members can thrive and organizational outcomes are met.
  • Ensure effective recruiting, onboarding, professional development, performance management, and retention.

Responsibilities:

  • Analyze internal operations and identify areas for process enhancement.
  • Design and implement actionable business strategies, plans and procedures that ensure alignment with short-term and long-term objectives.
  • Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth.
  • Directly oversee daily operations of the company and the work of executives (Marketing, Sales, Finance, HR, etc.).
  • Lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication.
  • Build and maintain trusting relationships with key stakeholders.

Skills and qualifications

  • Five or more years of experience in executive leadership positions.
  • Understanding of business functions such as Sales, Marketing, HR, Finance, etc.
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning.
  • Working knowledge of performance/ operation metrics.
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving.
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus.
  • Excellent written and spoken English skills (B2 upwards).
  • PC Skills: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook are a must.

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