CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER
LOCATION OF POSITION
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
OVERVIEW OF THE POSITION
The successful candidate will be responsible to support the Chief Executive Officer in directing, administering and coordinating the internal operational activities of the organisation in accordance with policies, goals, and objectives established by the Chief Executive Officer and the Board of Directors
It will be expected that the COO will be a strong negotiator and communicator, able to manage relationships, and gain buy-in from all stakeholders.
KEY ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The COO will facilitate the team’s success by ensuring clear goals and accountability, as well as sound alignment of staff resources across the organisation. This includes working with the Head of HR to define staff needs and facilitate hiring of additional team members.
Financial and Administrative Management
The COO will guide financial management and ensure strong fiscal responsibility and accountability. The incumbent will work closely with senior leaders on budget decisions, managing the annual budget, allocating resources and monitoring financial flows throughout the year. The role will also ensure legal and tax compliance and manage outside business services, including vendor relationships and contracts.
The position will rely on wisdom and practical business skills, improve the managerial trenches of RSPO, to inform decisions about teamwork, accountability, managing change, and refining the current infrastructure.
Champion of Corporate Culture.
As an empathetic partner to the Directors and staff, the appointee will take the time to get to know the unique and complimentary strengths of each member of the team, listen to their needs, and build infrastructure that supports and leverages their assets.
As a new senior leader, the COO is in an advantageous position to conduct a fresh assessment of current systems and process improvement opportunities. With input from senior leaders and staff, the COO will identify problems and bottlenecks, and recommend business process change that aligns with strategic objectives.
THE SUCCESSFUL APPLICANT
We are seeking a candidate that has proven experience in scaling a multi-site organization and a demonstrated ability to both lead and build the capabilities of a driven, bright, diverse team.
- Be Result Oriented - proven track record of exceeding goals and a bottom-line orientation; evidence of the ability to consistently make good decisions through a combination of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment.
- Has Strategic Vision and Agility - ability to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends, and incorporate them into the organisational plan.
- Leadership and Organisation - exceptional capacity for managing and leading people; a team builder who has experience in scaling up organisations; ability to connect staff both on an individual level and in large groups
- Is Action Oriented - enjoys working hard and looks for challenges; able to act and react as necessary, even if limited information is available.
Post or Under Graduate degree in Operations Management or Business Administration with more than 10 years’ experience in a senior leadership role
WHAT’S ON OFFER
Your commitment and passion to drive innovation will be rewarded with a highly lucrative remuneration package. Operating within a dynamic and fast-paced environment, you will enjoy functioning within a role which offers the opportunity to broaden your skill set and develop your capabilities.
HOW TO APPLY
Qualified applicants are invited send in their most updated CV giving comprehensive details of education with emphasis on related achievements to firstname.lastname@example.org