Zolostays - COO's Office Role (4-6 yrs)
ZoloStays stands out as the leading provider of managed co-living spaces in India, catering to the needs of both working professionals and students. With over $100 Mn funding from Nexus Venture Partners, IDFC Alternatives, and Mirae Asset, we are rapidly growing.
Zolo is a community that fosters growth and personal development. Our founders believe that potential, not just pedigree, is the key to success, and that is why they built Zolo around the principle of thinking like an owner. Hence, we seek passionate individuals ready to innovate, flapping their wings outside of the traditional 9-to-5 schedule!
What will you do in a nutshell?
We are seeking an experienced and results-driven individual to join our COO Office. Incumbent will play a critical role in driving strategic initiatives, overseeing project execution, and coordinating cross-functional teams to support the goals and objectives of the Chief Operating Officer's office. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in program management, excellent leadership skills, and a deep understanding of technology and innovation.
Your role in detail:
- Collaborate with the Chief Operating Officer (COO) to define the strategic roadmap and prioritize key initiatives within the COO Office.
- Lead and oversee the planning, execution, and delivery of complex and strategic projects aligned with the COO's objectives.
- Coordinate and collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Engineering, Product Management, Marketing, Operations and other departments, to ensure seamless execution and alignment with project goals.
- Develop and maintain project plans, timelines, and budgets, monitoring progress and ensuring timely delivery of milestones and deliverables.
- Identify and manage project risks, issues, and dependencies, proactively addressing challenges and providing mitigation strategies.
- Track and report on project progress, status, and key performance indicators (KPIs) to stakeholders and senior management.
- Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement within the COO Office and across project teams.
- Provide leadership, guidance, and mentorship to project teams, facilitating effective communication and collaboration.
- Drive effective stakeholder management, ensuring regular communication and engagement with internal and external stakeholders.
- Stay informed about industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in program management and technology innovation.
- Contribute to the development and improvement of program management methodologies, tools, and processes.
What will you learn while at Zolo?
- Growth mindset: Join a company that constantly raises the bar and pushes itself to new heights, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and innovation.
- Entrepreneurial thinking: Embrace the opportunity to think like an owner, taking ownership of projects and contributing to the growth and success of the company.
- Leadership and mentorship opportunities: Grow your leadership skills by taking on responsibilities and mentoring junior team members, fostering a culture of knowledge sharing and development.
- Co-living industry expertise: Gain valuable knowledge and experience in the dynamic and rapidly growing co-living industry, shaping the future of shared living spaces.
- Cross-functional collaboration: Collaborate with diverse teams and departments, fostering a multidisciplinary approach to problem-solving and expanding your professional network.
- Agile work environment: Thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment, where adaptability and flexibility are key to success.
- Process optimization: Contribute to streamlining and improving operational processes, learning best practices and enhancing efficiency.
What qualifications can enhance the chances of shortlisting?
- Proven experience in Program Management with Technical bent or in a similar role
- Strong understanding design and automation processes.
- Excellent project management skills, including planning, execution, and risk management.
- Exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and drive cross-functional teams towards a common goal.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a focus on data-driven decision-making.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to effectively present complex information to diverse audiences.
- Experience with agile methodologies, project management tools, and collaboration platforms.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and effectively manage multiple projects and priorities.
- Strong business acumen and the ability to align technology initiatives with strategic business objectives.
Why could Zolo be the ideal fit for you?
Looking for a workplace that values learning and growth? Zolo is the perfect place for you! Our employee-friendly policies and talented team members create a dynamic environment where you can thrive. We're a close-knit group of professionals who are passionate about excellence and supporting one another. Don't miss out on the opportunity to join a team that's constantly pushing the boundaries! If you're a top talent looking for an exciting and fruitful experience, then apply now to become a part of the Zolo family. Trust us, it will be a journey you won't want to miss!