Chief Operating Officer (supply chain financing) Jobs in Dubai at NAOS International

Title: Chief Operating Officer (supply chain financing)

Company: NAOS International

Location: Dubai

NAOS International are working in exclusive partnership with a successful, venture funded Trade Finance fintech.

Supporting their global growth on the back of a recent Series A funding we are assisting their search for a competent Operations Director to join as their Chief Operating Officer.

Having developed a successful trade finance and marketplace platform servicing global SMEs the business is looking for a COO will be a strategic advisor to the CEO and work together to bring operational efficiency in the organisation.

Key Responsibilities

Lead global operations as well as scaling the Company’s global presence.

Work closely with the team heads to understand operations and identify methods to increase efficiencies

Establish metrics and processes for operational excellence.

Lead major initiatives and new product launches.

Identify new market opportunities to accelerate growth

In charge of growth revenue – by bringing in new contacts and partnerships

Create a strategic, actionable plan to improve the efficiency, standardization, quality, and operational agility

Produce annual operation forecasting report and strategy

Oversee and manage the P&L

Execute the business plan, achieving or exceeding planned P&L objectives

Operations/business growth – improve and streamline operations, process, and system growth, improve, and sustain business growth

Direct reports will include Operations, Sales, Risk, Compliance and Legal


Previous working experience in a senior operations role for 8 years, ideally with time spent at a growth stage company

Conversant and passionate about the Fintech landscape

Excellent communication, interpersonal and leadership skills as well as a deep network

Problem solver and critical thinker mindset

Hands-on experience and a proven track record in B2B “as-a-service” FinTech businesses such as the following sectors: BAAS, brokerage, payment preferred.

Languages: Business level English.

This role is ideally suited to a COO / Head of Operations / Operations Director / MD with a track record in the fintech, trade finance, commodities or shipping/maritime industries, has prior experience managing a small team and can work in both a strategic advisory and day-to-day hands on capacity.

Interested candidates can share their CV through the apply function.

EA License: 13S6440.

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