Senior Operations Manager - Ireland

Zego is empowering new business with insurance solutions for the 21st century. We are building an insurance platform from scratch, driving innovation in the industry while supporting the growth of new mobility and the gig economy. In 2018 we were listed as one of the top 3 disruptors to watch on the Sunday Times Fast Track 100. We were also listed in the Wired magazine as one of the 5 hottest startups in London. We will be the largest and best-loved provider of insurance solutions for new business and we want you on board!

We are now looking for a Senior Operations Manager - Ireland to play a pivotal role in leading Zego's expansion in Ireland. We have a huge opportunity there and your task is to be one of the leaders that will build and expand our presence. We are expecting you to build relationships with local partners, understand product requirements and continue building our value proposition in Ireland. You will be working closely with our Ireland Country Manager and Senior Leadership team in London.

Responsibilities

• Strategy - help build and implement Zego's strategy for Ireland and the wider region
• Leadership - You are a natural leader and want to further develop in this with us
• Commercial - working with the Ireland Country manager to build out partnerships and assess new opportunities in market.
• Relationships - Manage senior relationships among key partners and stakeholders including insurers, local governing boards, and relevant suppliers and vendors
• Owning the performance - you will work directly with the Ireland Country Manager and will be accountable for the performance of the Ireland operation. 
• Improving operational efficiency - We want to revolutionise and disrupt the Insurance industry. You will always be aiming at improving the internal operational efficiency of your team, and share best practices with other countries
• Analysis - You will run thorough analyses to identify the best approach for new commercial opportunities or incremental improvements to our operations

Requirements

Natural leader - Proven people management capabilities. You’ll know how to motivate a team and collaborate cross-functionally and across geographies
Entrepreneurial mind - You have experience in building businesses or working on big impactful projects from scratch. Driven and ambitious
Business Acumen - You’re sharp and precise in your decision making. Intellectually and commercially curious
Prioritisation - You have a track record of prioritising key initiatives, driving growth and setting targets and KPIs to monitor the performance
Positive - You are positive and proactive person who is energised by having great responsibility
Self starter - You’re a doer as well as a thinker – you take a practical, action-orientated approach to simply getting stuff done
Analytical - Data-driven decision mentality and sound business judgment through strong analytical thinking
Problem-solver - You are able to overcome barriers and remove bottlenecks through collaboration, resourcefulness and creative approach
Relationship expert - You’re passionate and engaging with stellar networking skills. You have the ability to create lasting partnerships and quickly gain the trust and respect of others.

Benefits

• Competitive salary package + share options
• Working at Series B, VC backed high growth startup
• 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
• Continuous learning and development: you will be challenged with lots of responsibility and exciting projects
• Free team breakfasts, snacks, socials etc.
• Personal allowance for coaching / therapy sessions
• Be a member of a team that is building something exceptional!

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at Zego. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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