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Vice President of Operations Remote

The Mom Project New York, NY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Company Industry: Consumer Goods

Opportunity: The Mom Project is helping to source candidates for the above client who is looking for a Vice President of Operations Remote
Commitment Level:  40 hours per week, 100% remote

 

 

The Mom Project is thrilled to partner with our client, a sustainable linens brand! They are seeking a fully remote VP of Operations to join their team.

 

About the client:
The client is a NYC-based sustainable soft goods brand committed to making products that help people live comfortably—while also being sustainable. With every new and exciting product in development (there are more than a few!), sustainability is top of mind. They are proud of how far they have come—but know there's more to do.

 

About the Role:
They are looking for a VP of Operations to join their team. Reporting to the COO, this role will lead the operations strategy, from the time their products are manufactured to the moment their customers enjoy them. This includes physical product operations (sourcing, supply chain, logistics, freight, fulfillment) and customer experience. The leader in this role is responsible for driving strategy and execution for the core operational units that deliver a customer-centric and brand-aligned experience with a focus on financial & environmental sustainability. This role will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team to achieve the client's near and long-term business and financial goals.

 

The team will be looking to this role to provide operational excellence in amplifying their company’s capabilities and practices, while bringing new and exciting products to market and building their capabilities to onboard new wholesale partnerships. You will have a solid track record of leadership in the DTC (direct to consumer) industry, as well as strong ability of using data and insights to set the vision and strategy for an innovative business and operations roadmap. Just as importantly, you are a humble, effective, and thoughtful leader that models leadership candor, effective collaboration, and enjoys the down and dirty nature of a startup environment full of people looking to bring comfy and sustainable products into the world.

 

Responsibilities:
- Develop strategies, execute and drive results for the client's operations strategy to ensure they are building a world-class operations structure that consistently exceeds the customers’ high expectations as the business grows and scales
- Lead, mentor, and develop the operations team towards outcome and operational excellence in their various business units, which include (i) sourcing & supply chain, (2) logistics & fulfillment, and (3) customer experience
- Plan and own the delivery of quarterly OKRs for the client's Operational units, creating a culture of both quantitative and qualitative accountability
- Own the technology roadmap for operations to ensure they have the systems needed to support the company as it continues to scale
- Lead negotiations and RFP/RFQ processes with suppliers across sourcing, fulfillment, transport, and other value-added services
- Partner with other leaders across the company in developing their forward-looking strategy and practices, including the Chief Marketing Officer to understand the client's near & long term brand and revenue targets
- Incorporate the client's sustainability goals of Closed-Loop Comfort into all of the operational & supply chain practices
- Be a member of the Senior Leadership Team and partner with other leaders regularly to plan and problem solve on business performance and financial health
- Service as voice of leadership around any opportunities that present themselves for brand, operations and financial excellence

 

Qualifications:
- 10+ years of related experience in Operations across production, planning, sourcing and fulfillment, with a deep understanding of strategically thinking through vendor relationships across these areas;
- 7+ years of experience leading teams towards successful outcomes; relevant experience in an e-commerce/DTC environment is a major plus
- You are passionate and deeply aligned with the client's core values of comfort & sustainability
- Be an avid problem solver, and able to execute on today’s challenges while maintaining a forward-thinking mindset that takes proactive steps to discuss and address with stakeholders
- Data driven and goal oriented, you measure success both quantitatively and qualitatively and understand the importance of both
- Ability to hold internal and external stakeholders accountable for results and outcomes, stemmed from building relationships of trust
- You constantly question the status quo and believe there is always a way we can continuously improve
- Ability to be effective, fluid, and fulfilled the shifting nature of a startup environment
- Ability to truly listen to your team and stakeholders, and believe in the importance of hearing multiple perspectives
- You constantly question the status quo and believe there is always a way we can continuously improve

 

Benefits:
- Unlimited PTO
- Equity and Bonus included in total compensation package
- Competitive benefits package
- 100% remote
- Exciting brand with a small, passionate and dedicated team

 

Company Description
The Mom Project is the career destination for moms. Through our digital marketplace and community, we connect professionally accomplished women with world-class companies. The Mom Project is changing the way women work and redefining career structures by providing women with opportunities that are in balance with their personal goals.

The Mom Project

The Mom Project is the career destination for moms. Through our digital marketplace and community, we connect professionally accomplished women with world-class companies. The Mom Project is changing the way women work and redefining career structures by providing women with opportunities that are in balance with their personal goals.

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New York, NY
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