and other key stakeholders to develop and execute strategies that align with our business objectives. The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker with a proven track record in operational management, business development, and driving organizational success.Responsibilities:• Oversee the day-to-day operations of the company, ensuring efficiency and effectiveness across all departments.• Develop and implement operational strategies, policies, and procedures to drive business growth and profitability.• Collaborate with the CEO and other executives to define the company’s strategic direction and long-term goals.• Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimize operational processes and enhance productivity.• Lead and develop a high-performing team, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and accountability.• Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to track operational performance and make data-driven decisions.• Identify and mitigate operational risks, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.• Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including clients, vendors, and partners.• Stay abreast of industry trends, market dynamics, and competitive landscape to inform strategic decision-making.• Represent the company in meetings, conferences, and industry events as a knowledgeable and influential leader.Qualifications:• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Management, or a related field (MBA preferred).• Proven experience as a Chief Operating Officer or in a similar senior leadership role.• Strong business acumen and a strategic mindset, with the ability to translate vision into actionable plans.• Excellent leadership and people management skills, with a track record of building high-performing teams.• Exceptional communication and interpersonal abilities, with the aptitude to collaborate effectively across all levels of the organization.• Demonstrated experience in driving operational efficiency, process improvement, and change management.• Financial literacy and the ability to analyze complex data to inform decision-making.• Proven track record in driving business growth and delivering results in a small business environment.• Strong ethical standards and a commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace.• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with a hands-on approach.Benefits:• Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.• Opportunity to make a significant impact and drive the success of a growing small business.• Collaborative and supportive work environment.• Professional development and growth opportunities.To Apply: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their resume, cover letter, and any other relevant documents to [email address]. Please include “COO Application – [Your Name]” in the subject line. We appreciate all applications, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.[Company Name] is an equal-opportunity employer and values diversity in our workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected characteristic. We are committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming environment for all employees.