Job title: COO for a High Tech Series-B Scale Up
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Information Technology (Network / Storage / Security)
Expertise: Executive Management IT & Telecoms
Location: SG One-North MRT
Job published: 09/12/2020
Job ID: 30047

Job Description


Our client is an award-winning start-up at Series-B stage, focusing on digitising maintenance operations and emergency response solutions. The company is a leading developer of AI/ML, workflow automation, and mobile field robotics technologies. Its government and large enterprise clients cover various industries, including real estate, energy, mining, and security.


Oversee the operational processes to ensure efficient customer experience and certain business functionality to drive extensive and sustainable growth.


  • Design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures
  • Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth
  • Translate company vision in achievable operational strategies and goals
  • Ensure resources are optimised (capital, and people) to achieve goals
  • Establish policies that promote company culture and overall vision
  • Oversee and track the performance of daily operations of the company and the work of executives (R&D/IP, Sales, Marketing, Finance etc.)
  • Develop and track implementation of corporate processes in line with requirements set out by auditors and CFO
  • Lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication
  • Evaluate performance by analysing and interpreting data and metrics – develop real-time KPI tracking system to track performance in quasi-real-time.
  • Write and submit reports to the CEO in all matters of importance, support in board meeting content development
  • Assist the CEO and CFO in fundraising activities
  • Participate in expansion activities (corporate alliances, geographic partnerships etc.)
  • Manage relationships with partners/vendors, optimise sourcing and logistics.
  • Think strategically about the Business and its positioning, understand and navigate the competitive landscape



  • Proven experience as Chief Operating Office or relevant role in a high tech, fast-growing and dynamic environment in with limited resources.
  • Strong cultural understanding of cultural dynamics across APAC and strong local network in Singapore.
  • Understanding of business functions such as HR, Finance, marketing etc. in a high tech and start-up environment.
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development
  • Experience in fundraising at all stages of a venture, merger and acquisitions and public listing experience a plus.
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • Working knowledge of IT/Business infrastructure 
  • Outstanding organisational and leadership abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills
  • Excellent presentation and visualisation / written communication skills
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving
  • MSc/MBA with an engineering background (computer science) a plus


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