Full Time

Chief Operating Officer

Posted 1 year ago
AED 55,000 - AED 65,000 per month

Job Description

You will be empowered to be the chief architect of the organization: recruiting and retaining a high-performing team and putting in place the ideal structures, processes, and technologies to solve critical challenges and enable our success. Partnering with the leadership team, you will help drive cross-functional collaboration and performance across all departments. 

Key Responsibilities

  • A deep-rooted passion for supporting founders on their entrepreneurial journeys
  • A proven track record of managing growing ventures – specifically deep expertise in operationalizing strategy: from defining a vision to building a high-performing team and leading execution (systems, structures, processes, and KPIs)
  • Willingness to serve as external spokesperson and public champion
  • Ability to develop strategic initiatives to drive revenue and achieve financial sustainability
  • A strong network, and an ability to forge partnerships and relationships (locally and internationally) to drive growth
  • Ambition, high energy, and a relentless pursuit of excellence – and a strong desire to use these abilities to build the future and change the world

Skills Required:

  • Prior executive-level experience and 15+ years of career experience in MENA (ideal: including both management consulting experience plus ecosystem experience)
  • Strategic planning and business development experience
  • A leadership style that embodies maturity, inspiration, strategic thinking, and mentorship. You are a supportive leader that will challenge and encourage the leadership team
  • Exceptional communication skills – both written and spoken (ideal: bilingual)
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills