Chief Operating Officer

Job title : Chief Operating Officer
Location : United States of America
Job-type : Permanent
Salary high : 275000
Salary low : 240000

We are supporting our client, whose mission is to make our global community a better place by giving homeowners the tools to improve their homes’ health, comfort, efficiency, resilience — and value. They are passionate about improving the performance of residential buildings as a way to improve people’s lives and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

They are a national start-up that certifies high-performing homes: homes with efficient heating and cooling, solar, smart home devices, resilient features and much more. Driving demand for these improvements by capturing their value for resale and appraisal. 

They are looking for a Chief Operating Officer to join their dynamic, supportive team to work remotely from anywhere in the United States.  

The Chief Operating Officer will manage day-to-day operations to ensure divisions collaborate efficiently and achieve successful growth.  The primary responsibility of the COO will be to operationalize strategic objectives, create the necessary structure to scale the business, and provide the resources needed to do so. The ideal candidate will be results-oriented and data-driven with a successful track record of adapting to variable business environments and needs. 


As the Chief Operating Officer, you will: 

  • Collaborate with executive team to make decisions regarding company's business strategy and operations, product and services development, and customer engagement tactics

  • Oversee specific areas of their business such as OKR development and reporting, bringing a thoughtful, supportive approach to create efficiencies and growth

  • Execute business plan, achieving or exceeding established P&L objectives

  • Manage People Services and Legal Departments, and Division Vice Presidents

  • Manage and improve their planning process; identify other opportunities for process improvement and develop solutions 

  • Work collaboratively with division and department heads to collect, analyze, and synthesize data, and ensure achievement of quarterly and annual OKRs

  • Facilitate inter-division coordination on special projects and initiatives

  • Foster culture, mission, and vision through development of policies


What they’re looking for in a Chief Operating Officer:

  • Demonstrated experience scaling a startup and facilitating organizational change in a completely distributed, remote work environment

  • Enthusiasm and passion for their mission

  • Ability to understand the needs of the diverse business functions (marketing, HR, sales, finance) and customer segments of the organization

  • Strong leadership and relationship building skills - can engage and influence both direct and indirect reports and peers

  • Commitment to candor, integrity, and accountability as an employee and a leader

  • Exceptional communication and listening skills with a touch of humility

  • Experience and comfort working with a wide range of stakeholders ranging from board members to support staff

  • Ability to operate as an effective tactical and strategic thinker 

  • Experience performing COO duties at a company that has scaled successfully, particularly in the SaaS, software, or marketplace industries

  • Knowledge of the following industries: home contracting, solar, energy efficiency, residential, new construction, real estate

Why work here?

  • Dynamic and growing startup where your opinion and contributions will make a big difference to our future

  • Mission-driven company: they love what they do and the impact they are making

  • We are 100% remote - work where you feel comfortable

  • We take our corporate values seriously, incorporating them into staff development checkpoints, hiring practices, and team building activities 

  • They are an equal opportunity employer, and candidates from all backgrounds and life experiences are encouraged to apply 


Compensation and Benefits:

  • Market salary based on experience and local conditions, in the range $240K-$275K base salary.

  • Medical, vision and dental coverage provided for employees and their families, with optional upgrade coverage, where the employee covers only the difference in cost

  • Flexible spending and dependent care accounts, life insurance, cell phone service, and 401(k) with employer match up to 4%

  • 15 vacation days during the calendar year, plus holidays (including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day), a floating holiday for your birthday, sick days, and paid parental leave