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Hofy • United Kingdom

Strategic Projects Director

Remote-first – Office Ad-Hoc

A little flex time

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Job Description

We are looking for an Strategic Projects Director to join us on our journey of equipping the world’s talent with the means to do their best work, wherever they might be.

Hofy is redefining the way organisations oversee their remote and hybrid workplaces.

This is an opportunity to be a part of a pioneering tech startup that offers the best-of-breed SaaS solutions when it comes to the deployment/lifecycle management of Office and IT equipment to just about anywhere on the planet. Our Global Operations and Logistics teams are comprised of Fulfilment Operations, Order Operations, Logistics, IT and Procurement . The team is growing, remote and globally distributed.

Reporting directly into the Chief Product Officer you’ll be instrumental in providing strategic ‘change-the-business’ project directions within our Global Operations functions. As Head of Strategic Projects you will be responsible for designing and shaping the strategic objectives of core teams, developing operational plans and overseeing their successful implementation.

The Person

  • Owner mindset: You act as an owner of Hofy; you understand business as a whole, you make decisions with the long term success of Hofy in mind.
  • Design, execute and own: You will be given autonomy to design processes and lead strategic direction. You’ll refine and iterate on our objective strategies across our global operations functions.
  • You create alignment: You understand and know how to align teams towards a common mission, and create complimentary, collaborative objectives.
  • Change is exciting, not scary: You don’t rely on the status quo. You think outside the box and are prepared to build new paths to find great outcomes and results.
  • Borderline obsessive: You don’t settle for second best, you are highly uncomfortable with failure, you know you are good at what you do but want to be a lot better, and most importantly, you continuously evolve and put the work in to do so.
  • Confident with numbers: Every leader at Hofy is a numbers person. You are quick with numbers and can become fluent with our unit economics.
  • Biased for action: You control your own destiny; you get things done.

What you need to succeed

  • Earned your stripes: You have been an integral leader of a Strategic Project teams or Program Management teams to great results.
  • Walked the walk: You have at least 3+ years of strategic consulting and first hand experience in either a Product, Business Operations or Analytical capacity.
  • Willing to get your hands dirty: You're willing and able to step in and execute in order to see your vision come to fruition.
  • Speak the product language: You have a background in mature tech-enabled businesses and are used to operating in a software/product-led environment.
  • Exposure to global logistics: You’re familiar working with centres of excellence in global logistics and fulfilment operations
  • Leverage supplier networks: You have demonstrated ability to engage with and optimise supplier networks to ensure seamless collaboration and efficiency.
  • You’re eloquent: You demonstrate great presentation and communication skills in written and spoken English. You can own the room, but know when not to.
  • Teamwork: You have experience building strong working relationships with both senior leaders and ICs cross functionally.
  • Target Setting: You have a track record of setting ambitious targets, short and long term, and achieving them.
  • Reporting: You know which metrics matter, you track them diligently, and can make decisions appropriately in accordance with them.

Bonus Experience

  • Previous experience executing on a business growth success story.
  • Qualification or a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathmatics.

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Work from anywhere scheme
27 days annual leave + bank holidays
Work from home allowance
Co-working space allowance
Teambuilding days
Hofy home office set up
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave

The FlexScore® is the result of a rigorous 2-step verification of a company’s flexibility

First we assess the flexibility options Hofy provides and then we anonymously survey a statistically significant proportion of their employees to make sure Hofy is as flexible as they say they are. Our assessment is based on the six key elements of flexibility: location, hours, autonomy, benefits, role modelling and work-life balance.

We ask the hard questions so you don’t have to.

Working at Hofy

Company employees

116

Gender diversity (male:female)

65:35

Office locations

UK, US and Netherlands

Funding levels

$30.2M

Hiring Countries

Netherlands
United Kingdom
United States

Awards & Achievements

Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2024
Recruitment & HRTech

Recruitment & HRTech

Industry awards 2023
Most flexible companies

Most flexible companies

Flexa100 2023
Recruitment & HR Tech

Recruitment & HR Tech

Industry awards 2022

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