Business Operations and Strategy Director

Job Description

Posted on: 
2023-04-18 09:22

This individual will also be passionate about technology, blockchain, cryptocurrencies and financial markets; and will have leadership experience in both business operations and strategy.

What you’ll work on:

  • Collaborating with senior management in the development of strategic goals and long-term operational plans.
  • Maximizing efficiency and productivity through extensive process analysis and interdepartmental collaboration. Analyze current operational processes and performance, recommending solutions for improvement where necessary.
  • Developing, implementing, and monitoring day-to-day operational systems and processes to provide visibility into the goals, progress, and obstacles of key initiatives;
  • Drawing on relationships with department heads, external partners, and vendors to make decisions in collaboration with senior management regarding operational activity and strategic goals;
  • Planing, monitoring, and analyzing key metrics for day-to-day operations to ensure efficient and timely completion of tasks;
  • Consulting with leadership on all aspects of managing the business, including planning, staffing, and prioritization.

You will aspire to our four core values:

  • Multistakeholder – you have dedication and commitment to our customers, shareholders, employees and families and local communities.
  • Mindful – you seek to be respectful, an active listener and to pay attention to detail.
  • Driven by Excellence – you are driven by our mission and our passion for customer success which means you relentlessly pursue excellence, that you do not tolerate mediocrity and you work intensely to achieve your goals.
  • High Integrity – you seek open and honest communication, and you hold yourself to very high moral and ethical standards. You reject manipulation, dishonesty and intolerance.

What you’ll bring to Circle:

  • 15+ years experience in financial markets, with strong preference for leadership positions in business operations and strategy.
  • 5+ years of experience leading highly performing, highly successful operational teams;
  • Passion for crypto, fintech, and financial markets.
  • Masterful organizational, communication, and leadership skills, backed by previous professional success.
  • Proven ability to plan and manage operational processes for maximum efficiency and productivity.
  • Ability to streamline or implement structures and roles that boost speed and efficiency while supporting rapidly shifting business demands.
  • Degree in Economics, Finance, Computer Science, Mathematics, or another analytic discipline (Preference will be given to candidates with MBA or Masters from recognised institutions).
  • Experience/familiarity with Slack, Apple MacOS and GSuite.

Additional Information:

  • This position is eligible for day-one PERM sponsorship for qualified candidates.
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