We are currently seeking a highly skilled and dynamic Chief Operating Officer (COO) to join our rapidly growing software company located in the vibrant heart of Copenhagen.
As the COO, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our strategic vision and driving operational excellence throughout our organization. This is an exceptional opportunity to lead a talented team and steer the success of our cutting-edge software products.
- Collaborate with the CEO and executive team to develop and execute the company’s strategic vision, goals, and initiatives.
- Oversee and optimize the day-to-day operations of the organization, ensuring smooth and efficient processes across all departments.
- Provide leadership and guidance to department heads, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture.
- Develop and implement operational policies, procedures, and standards to enhance productivity and quality throughout the company.
- Manage and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to track the company’s performance and identify areas for improvement.
- Work closely with the technology team to align IT strategies with business objectives and ensure the efficient delivery of software products.
- Collaborate with the sales and marketing teams to develop and implement effective strategies to drive revenue growth and market expansion.
- Monitor industry trends and market conditions to identify new business opportunities and potential risks.
- You will also be doing hands-on tasks as technical project management and ensuring client deliveries of high quality.
- You will have one line manager referring directly to you, but also direct management of 7 employees where 4 are placed in Serbia.
- You will join a team with operational responsibilities, which means taking an active part in maintenance tasks.
- Fluent in English.
- Master’s degree in engineering, natural science, computer science, Information Technology, or a related field.
- Proven experience (minimum 3-5 years) in a senior management role, preferably as a COO or in a similar capacity within a software company.
- Strong understanding of software development processes, technologies, and best practices.
- Excellent leadership and managerial skills, with a track record of effectively leading and motivating teams.
- Solid business acumen and strategic thinking abilities, with the capability to align operational initiatives with overall business goals.
- Demonstrated experience in driving operational efficiency and implementing process improvements.
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
- Project management experience and experience in delivering technical solutions to clients.
- Experienced in cloud computing like Azure or AWS
- You are motivated by teamwork; you have a pragmatic approach and a can-do attitude
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a focus on data-driven decision-making.
- Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.
- If you are a results-oriented, strategic thinker with a strong IT background and a passion for driving operational excellence in a software company, we invite you to join our team. Help us shape the future of our organization and make a significant impact in the software industry.
What do we offer?
- An exciting and challenging workday, with skilled and committed colleagues.
- Good development opportunities with a clear focus on the individual.
- Also, you will become part of an international company with activities around the world, and associated possibilities for future jobs abroad. In addition to this, you will be given a high degree of freedom and flexibility.
- Approximately 25 travel days per year should be expected.
ConWX at a glance
ConWX is a successful IT company placed in the center of Copenhagen and the team consists of a mix of young and experienced colleagues. We have a flat organization, which ensures your influence, participation, and responsibility.
Our primary solutions are servicing clients worldwide within the renewable energy industry with our energy production forecasts and weather forecasts. We are experiencing growth and reaching out to new markets. We are constantly improving our software and algorithms to stay ahead of the competition, so you will join a busy organization.
We work closely with our clients, and innovation and improvements are often done in collaboration with them. Our forecasting systems are based on in-house developed algorithms and extensive data from weather models, some of which are running in-house. We use domain knowledge, machine learning, and a pragmatic approach when building our forecasting systems.
We deliver forecasts 24/7 to our clients, and we rely on stable software and colleagues who are willing to step in and provide a helping hand on urgent issues.
ConWX is a part of the Volaris Group, which consists of software companies in various industries spread throughout the world. Volaris is owned by Constellation Inc., which is listed on the Canadian Stock Exchange. You will have colleagues all over the world and you will be part of a larger network across countries and nationalities, where you will have ample opportunity to share best-practice and give and receive sparring/feedback in your daily work. To facilitate the network, and to ensure continuous professional development, Summits and events are held where you and all your colleagues come together for joint professional events.
You will experience a suitably busy and challenging daily routine, and you will have a wide range of contacts with the rest of the organization in an informal culture characterized by commitment and good humor.
How to apply?
If you are interested in the position at ConWX, then please send your CV as soon as possible. CVs will then be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the right candidate is found.
Due to the holidays, we expect to review the incoming applications at the beginning of August.
Please send your CV to email@example.com.
You are also welcome to send questions about the position to this email or contact General Manager Jesper Thiesen, firstname.lastname@example.org