Strategic Operations Manager | Series B Marketplace

Change & Transformation Jobs

Greater London Permanent £50000.00 - £100000.00 per annum

I’m working with a hyper-growth marketplace startup to build out their strategic operations team…

They are looking for the brightest minds to propel them to unicorn status!

Fast facts:

– Founded in 2015, with a current team of 85

– Currently processing over 9 million monthly bookings, with an annual value over $5bn

– Raised $33m in VC funding, including a $20m Series B round in 2019

– Software built from the ground up using in-house engineering team


  • Working closely with the Global Operations team to assess data and reporting needs, develop business performance reports and dashboards to streamline the decision-making process
  • Prepare internal market reports on market and industry trends to present with senior executives and directors
  • Build operating and financial models to simulate different strategic opportunities for the company, and report on the results of these analyses to senior stakeholders
  • Distill complex financial data from multiple data sources into simple unit economics models, and report on key unit economics metrics such as CAC, LTV, and PBP
  • Drive and automate reports on user retention and behaviour, including cohort analyses and segmentation
  • Identify and reconcile data discrepancies from disparate data sources, and work closely with relevant stakeholders (finance, product) to drive improved data architecture throughout the company
  • Drive continuous improvement and automation in all finance operations within the company, including sales, account management, purchasing, and reporting


Your Background:

  • 4+ years of experience working in operations, consultancy, budgeting, or modelling
  • Ability to build complex models off of simple, standard assumptions
  • Strong attention to detail, including an ability to reconcile data
  • Experience building models for growth-stage companies and understanding major revenue / cost drivers and sensitivity analyses
  • Organised and professional demeanour and comfort working directly with senior stakeholders (executive and director level)
  • Analytical mind and business acumen, including ability to digest complex data into simple reports and present findings clearly and succinctly to senior stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organise, mine, analyse, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a quantitative field (e.g. Finance, Accounting, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics, Information Systems, etc.), or equivalent experience

Nice to Have:

  • Experience working in a Big 4 accounting firm, investment banking, venture capital, private equity, or management consulting is a huge plus
  • Previous experience in the internet, software or e-commerce sectors


What We Offer:

  • Career advancement opportunities at our fast-growing business
  • Working with a talented, passionate, young and creative team in a fun work environment
  • Opportunities for travel through our global offices
  • Nourishing snacks, free soft drinks, and hot beverages, and daily fruits, veggies, and cakes

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Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2001-156462
Salary: £50000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Salary per: annum
Job Duration:
Job Start Date: ASAP
Job Industries: Change & Transformation Jobs
Job Locations: Greater London
Job Types: Permanent

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