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Chief Operating Officer (m/f/d)

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75009)

About

Since 2015, talent.io’s mission is to enable any company to hire the best tech profiles on the market in the simplest possible way. Today, Our selective recruitment platform is the easiest way for start-ups, SMEs and large companies to quickly build a powerful tech team. In January 2020, we joined French Tech 120! 🚀

In 6 years, we raised €10M and grew from 3 people in Paris to a team of almost 130 people across 5 countries and 11 cities and we don't intend to stop here! Our offices are located in Paris, Berlin, London, and Amsterdam, where people from 15+ different nationalities collaborate.

Our vision and daily life are based upon our 3 values:
👯 Think Team: Create trust and dependability to others is key at talent.io
🚀 Make Impact: individual actions DO make a difference in our startup, you have the possibility to have a significant impact
🏅 Take Ownership: Beyond being responsible for your work, your various initiatives will be encouraged

Job Description

We are looking for an entrepreneur-minded and impact-driven professional, to join talent.io as the Chief Operating Officer. Working globally and covering all our operations across Europe, you will report to Nicolas Meunier, Co-founder, and be part of talent.io’s global Executive team.

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Lead our Ops team: you’ll oversee a business team of 50+ people, covering both candidate and client success teams on talent.io’s platform.

  • Ensure the high performance of our leadership team

    • You will be responsible for managing our operational leaders
    • Lead 1:1 meetings and manage business meetings cadence
    • Coach and train leaders on any needed topic
    • Initiate and support operational leaders on needle-moving projects to improve coordination, collaboration, and operational excellence
  • Be responsible for business results

    • Ensure smooth collaboration between people managers, market managers, and support functions
    • Build efficient fulfillment processes across the global organization, from candidate acquisition to client satisfaction
    • Oversee the budget reporting of the business units
  • Work in the strategic context of the executive team

    • Work alongside Executive team to define and build operational vision and roadmap
    • Assist in the preparation of board meetings
    • Assess and identify opportunities for strategic partnerships
    • Engage on topics related to future development (Acquisitions, Expansion…)

Preferred Experience

  • 10 - 15 years professional experience
  • C level experience in a similar position on a fast-growing international tech company with +50p team in different countries.
  • Good knowledge of Marketplaces or 2-sides platforms specificities and challenges.
  • Successful past experience with B2B sales organisations.
  • High level management skills are required specifically turned to operational members and team leaders.
  • Fluent level in English

Note that talent.io embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

This job is open to people with disabilities, we encourage everyone to apply.

Recruitment Process

  1. First round of interviews with the Executive team (Founders + Head of People & Head of Finance)
  2. Second round of interviews with Business leads (your future direct reports + Market managers)
  3. A Business Case presentation to the Executive Team

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 01 August 2021
  • Location: Paris, France (75009)
  • Experience: > 10 years