Rens' mission is to empower the next generation of world changers; those who break boundaries, follow their dreams, and make a huge impact on generations after them. Come join us on our journey to create the first-ever #CoffeeSneaker! We're offering a senior position, Head of Operations based in Helsinki, Finland (Worry not! We also offer relocation supports). If you would like to be a part of history and build a global leader in Sustainable Fashion from the Nordics, this job is for you.
We’re looking for a Head of Operations to oversee daily activities across different teams. You will be the one to ensure that Rens is well-coordinated and productive by managing our procedures and coaching other team members.
Liaise directly with the CEO, CMO, CTO to make decisions for operational activities and set strategic goals
Plan, monitor the day-to-day operations, and supervise members of different teams (Retail, Logistics, Legal, Operations, and Accounting, etc.)
Evaluate regularly the efficiency of business procedures according to organizational objectives and apply improvements
Oversee customer support processes and organize them to enhance customer experience
Review financial information and adjust operational budgets to maximize growth and increase profitability
Manage relationships/agreements with external partners/vendors when applicable
Evaluate overall performance by gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data and metrics
Ensure that the company runs with legality and conformity to established regulations
Proven experience as Head of Operations/Operations Leader/COO or equivalent position
Excellent organizational and leadership abilities
Outstanding communication and people skills
Knowledge of industry’s legal rules and guidelines
In-depth knowledge of diverse business functions and principles (e.g. supply chain, finance, customer support, etc.)
Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
High fluency in English, no Finnish required
Extremely organized and detail-oriented
Ability to work under a lot of pressure
Adaptability to work in a young, dynamic, and multicultural (7 different nationalities) environment of a fast-growing startup.
Experience in scaling up consumer brands or eCommerce-related startups/scaleups
Experience in Retail, Fashion, and Supply Chain Management
Solid knowledge of data analytics
Experience in multinational operations (i.e. Nordics, USA, East Asia)
A growth mindset with the ability to keep pushing forward despite the chaos!
A unique and global business opportunity
A chance to build the Nordics' first sustainable sneaker brand and a future market leader in global sustainable fashion
Valuable professional experience in the intersection of International Trade, eCommerce, Fashion, and Cleantech
Competitive compensation PLUS stock options.
Opportunity to grow your career as part of Rens' Executive Team
A beautiful and spacious storefront office in the center of Helsinki, Finland
International, creative, and “super cool” co-workers
Endless coffee (duh!)
Please kindly submit your application through The Hub. We do not process applications submitted through our emails.
We process applications as soon as we receive them. The position will be filled as soon as a suitable applicant is found.
Finally, this is a Senior Position that requires specific professional experience as indicated above. If your experience does not meet the requirements, please check out several other positions still available at Rens via our profile page here.
This job comes with several perks and benefits
Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.
Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.
Social gatherings and games; hang out with your colleagues.
Peckish after lunch? We got your back with soft drinks, treats and fruit.
Want to be a partner? Look no further.
We take care of you, even when you are old and wrinkly.