Senior Operations Manager

United Kingdom
118 days ago
About the job
Job descriptions
The Global Care Operations team

The Operations team is the engine room within Care. From recruitment and training of our frontline teams, to driving continuous improvement, change and transformation, our focus is improving customer experience and delivering efficiencies.

In this role you'll be involved in four key areas:
  • Working with multiple stakeholders to own and manage day-to-day performance
  • Leading on strategies to optimise our operating model
  • Creating business insights, KPIs and targets to measure effectiveness
  • Leading projects and initiatives to transform performance across a wide range of KPIs

  • What you'll be doing
    • Managing the performance of our outsourced partner(s), identifying areas for improvement and devising plans to achieve the identified opportunities
    • Managing service costs and budgets for our respective markets and stakeholders
    • Identifying and prioritising performance gaps with partners and internal stakeholders (e.g. Policy, Workforce management) - executing on performance improvement strategies where required
    • Being a key voice in helping grow Deliveroo - supporting local teams in achieving their goals
    • Relentlessly driving change - surfacing issues across Care operations, generating hypotheses, and landing improvements
    • Informing, planning and helping develop the broader vision for Care (not just in Operations, but across the department e.g. Policy, Automation, Forecast and Planning and Performance)
    • Overseeing deep dives in markets and leading updates with Executive and stakeholders on specific issues (e.g. performance gaps, strategic initiatives)
    • Owning and delivering on internal employee engagement priorities (as measured by our monthly employee eNPS surveys and vendor eNPS surveys)
    • Coaching and mentoring the next generation of leaders within Care Operations


    We are looking for someone who:
    • Has 5+ years' experience as an Operations Manager or Consultant in a fast moving and dynamic company - experience in Agile work is highly desirable
    • Is action orientated, with experience of leading performance improvement projects
    • Can prioritise effectively - leading on multiple project workstreams concurrently and independently
    • Is calm under pressure and has experience of crisis management and business continuity
    • Is knowledgeable of CRM systems (e.g. Zendesk / Salesforce) and has experience of creating synergies across systems
    • Has some partner / vendor management experience who can support our partners in delivering change
    • Takes personal accountability for quality and accuracy of their work
    • Has solid analytical background (e.g. Excel pivot tables and INDEX MATCH), SQL skills are highly desirable but not essential
    • Can coach and mentor a number of direct reports and has examples of frontline people engagement projects
    • Preference for French or Dutch language proficiency

    Why Deliveroo?

    Why Deliveroo? When you first think about Deliveroo, you probably think of getting great food to your house in less than half an hour. Awesome right? But behind the scenes is the real story. This story is one of high growth, huge challenges and an enormous opportunity ahead of us.

    We want to be the definitive food company - the app you go to any time you have a hunger pang. We are transforming the way people think about food. We're a technology driven company at the forefront of the most rapidly expanding industry in the world, so come and join us for the ride.

    Benefits and Diversity

    At Deliveroo we know that people are the heart of the business and we prioritise their welfare. We offer a wide range of competitive benefits in areas including health, family, finance, community, convenience, growth, time away and relocation.

    We believe a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are - your gender, race, sexuality, religion or a secret aversion to coriander. All you need is a passion for (most) food and a desire to be part of one of the fastest growing startups in an incredibly exciting space.
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