Chief Operations Officer

Job Description

Volyx needs a Chief Operating Officer (COO) to be the right hand of our thriving CEO. With your experience and talents, you will be able to grow and lead our team of high-performing professionals to be efficient, productive, and effective.

Our ideal candidate has extensive experience within management consulting and an industry vertical such as

  • Energy – Oil & Gas, Utilities, Power, Alternative Energy
  • Manufacturing & Chemicals
  • Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehouse, Transportation
  • Food – Wholesale food suppliers, Frozen Foods, Grocers
  • Health – Health Care, Hospitals, Pharmaceuticals

Perhaps having worked your way up through the ranks to your role as a leader. We believe this trajectory helps develop a unique mix of business and management expertise, plus proficiency with the practices, policies, and procedures of the industry. We have our eye out for a COO with strong leadership skills and the ability to approach business from a creative point of view.

Objectives of this Role

  • Collaborate with the CEO in setting and driving organizational vision, operational strategy, and hiring needs
  • Translate strategy into actionable goals for performance and growth helping to implement organization-wide goal setting, performance management, and annual operating planning
  • Oversee company operations and employee productivity, building a highly inclusive culture ensuring team members thrive and organizational outcomes are met
  • Ensure effective recruiting, onboarding, professional development, performance management, and retention
  • Adhere to company, federal, state, and local business requirements, enforcing compliance and taking action when necessary

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Analyze internal operations and identify areas of process enhancement
  • Develop actionable business strategies and plans that ensure alignment with short-term and long-term objectives developed in tandem with the CEO
  • Directly oversee operations, HR, and accounting, and partner with the CEO on sales management to budget for sufficient investment capital to achieve growth targets over the near term
  • Aggressively manage capital investment and expenses to ensure the company achieves investor targets relative to growth and profitability
  • Monitor performance with tracking and establish corrective measures as needed, and prepare detailed reports, both current and forecasting
  • Maintain and build trusted relationships with key customers, clients, partners, and stakeholders

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in business administration, or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in leadership positions
  • Leadership skills, with steadfast resolve and personal integrity
  • Understanding of advanced business planning and regulatory issues
  • A solid grasp of data analysis and performance metrics
  • Be able to diagnose problems quickly and have foresight into potential issues

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree in business or related field
  • Fundraising and/or Sales experience
  • International business experience