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Business Operations Manager at Maibeta Inc

   (Yaoundé, Cameroun)

Posted : 17 March, 2019
Category : Administration    Location : Yaoundé, Cameroun
Job type : Full Time

Business Operations Manager

We are looking for a highly motivated Business Operations Manager to help us grow, organize, and nurture our rapidly scaling technology organization. As the leader of the Business Operations team, you will play an active role in building the operational foundations necessary to achieve our strategic objectives. The team is located across Buea, Douala and Yaoundé.

What you’ll do

  • You’ll ensure the technology operating model is clear and lightweight, helping drive and not distract from our business objectives
  • You’ll engage with teams to provide specific project and program-level leadership support when needed and help us grow that expertise in the team over time
  • You’ll support the tech org with forecasting (budget and headcount), strategic planning, vendor management, cross-functional coordination, eliminating operational bottlenecks, comms, and fostering tech culture 
  • You’ll work across the company to champion continuous operational improvement and learning culture within the organization
  • You’ll be based in Yaoundé and may be asked to travel to other company locations
  • You’ll embrace our culture and find a delicate balance between order and chaos

Who you are 

  • You have proven experience on highly effective operations teams at a scaling technology company and/or startup delivering with speed and efficiency and have fun while doing it
  • You have an understanding of Scrum, Lean, and Agile
  • You are a strategic thinker and problem solver with the ability to transform goals into actionable plans 
  • You are comfortable making decisions and exercising sound judgment when confronted with many varying opinions
  • You have solid experience with strategic planning and operating model design with the ability to observe, examine and refine systems and processes
  • You are familiar with a variety of people reporting and workflow tools
  • You ideally have 5+ years of experience in agile project management, possessing the ability to initiate activities, set priorities, delegate and deliver on-time results, deferring to subject- matter experts when applicable 
  • You are a strong communicator and are comfortable engaging with top management
  • You are eager to learn and grow, and to help others do the same
  • You place importance on making those around you successful

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience. 
  • Experience in leading business operations as an Operations Manager, Operations/Business Analyst or similar role.
  • Experience working at a growing technology company.
  • Perfectly bilingual in English and French

Preferred qualifications: 

  • Experience in management, consulting, finance or accounting. 
  • Systems integration experience. 
  • Familiarity with web and software development.

What we offer

  • A flexible working environment and remote working
  • A competitive wage 3. Equity compensation in a growing company 

If you enjoy fast-paced high energy environments, thrive in ambiguity and uncertainty, love solving complex problems and have a track record of driving success within a scaling tech startup/company through operational effectiveness, this is the role for you.

Application Deadline: 18 April 2019