Chief Operating Officer (Start-up)

Job Title: Chief Operating Officer (Start-up)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Thailand
Salary: USD 250000 to USD 350000
Contact Name: Nick Lambe
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 20, 2020 16:50

Job Description

Our client is a very well-funded Start-Up in the Payments/Remittance space operating across Asia. As part of the next round of growth, they are looking for a Chief Operating Officer (COO) based in Thailand to plan, direct, and oversee the company’s operational policies, rules, initiatives, and goals. 

The COO will help the execute long-term and short-term plans and directives by working with the CEO and Senior leadership team to ensure smooth operations and implementation of growth plans.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee company operations and employee productivity
  • Translate Group strategy into clear operational goals and ensure follow through
  • Support Sales, HR, IT and other business units on resource planning and implementation 
  • Provide timely, accurate and complete reports as needed to the Group leadership
  • Spearhead the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes
  • Collaborate with the Group Leadership to develop and implement plans for the operational excellence
  • Measures effectiveness and efficiency of operational processes both internally and externally
  • Develop and implement growth strategies
  • Liaise with Legal and Compliance on regulatory matters are resolved

Key Requirements

  • 10 - 15 years of strong operational experience with at least 5 years in a senior management role
  • Proven track record of working as a COO in a Fintech/Payments or Remittance business 
    International mindset and proven ability to support international expansion
  • Problem solver and exceptional communicator
  • Leadership skills with steadfast resolve and personal integrity
  • Experienced in operating in a multijurisdictional business in major countries in ASIA
  • Excellent Written and spoken English with Mandarin Language skills highly desirable

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