Operations Manager

Job description

If operational excellence, project management and getting shit done don’t turn you on, don’t bother reading the rest and close this page.


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Do you want to be our Operations Manager and take responsibility for improving our operational processes and managing our facilities?


If you want to be part of laying the foundation for the skills that everyone’s looking for and develop yourself as the best Operations Manager around while working in a fast-growing company and shaping the future of education, you’ve stumbled upon the right job post!


YOUR DAILY GRIND

  • Track and improve processes across the business to maintain smooth operations while growing and making our work as effective as possible.

  • Take responsibility for making our operations more cost-efficient, by improving processes, working with suppliers, introducing new tools etc.

  • Managing our spaces & facilities, while continuously coming up with ideas to improve the space for both customers and colleagues.

  • Ensure team bonding & effective communication. Our team grows quickly and many colleagues travel a lot for courses. This means that excellent communication and plenty of team activities are crucial for maintaining the family-company culture that we value above anything else.

  • You will be responsible for managing the operations team, consisting of our Office Manager Olga and any other operational hires in the (near) future.

  • Ad hoc operational tasks as part of the operational team deliverables.

YOUR BOUNTY

  • Access to The Netherlands’ fastest growing startup network

  • Lots of room for personal and professional development

  • A training budget of €1.500 per year

  • An international team and lots of banter

  • A great office in the heart of Amsterdam

  • Daily healthy lunch, fruit, snacks & tasty coffee

  • Friday night drinks & lots of team activities

  • A good salary

Requirements


MUST HAVE REQUIREMENTS

  • You’ve hunted down a Bachelor or Master degree

  • You have amazing English skills (Dutch is not required, but a big plus!)

  • You have 2-5 years experience in an operational role a startup or scaleup

  • You are available full-time and live in Amsterdam (or willing to relocate)

YOUR SMARTS & TEXTURE

  • You love working with both processes and people

  • You are a hands-on project manager with a positive can-do mentality

  • You are great at keeping an overview while not missing the details

  • You always see opportunities for improvements and have tons of ideas to elevate each process, space and/or experience from great to exceptional

  • You are extremely organised but understand that processes exist to make life easier and are never the end-goal

  • You are a clear communicator and know how to handle different stakeholders, ranging from colleagues, to customers, to suppliers

  • You are stress resistant and love having a lot of balls in the air

  • When you don’t know something, Google is your answer

  • You are ambitious, analytical and learn super super fast

  • You’re independent, down-to-earth and love getting shit done

Sounds like you? Well… what are you waiting for, apply!

We can’t wait to meet you!