Director of Internal Operations Management

  • Shopify
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Jan 23, 2018
Business Development Management / Project Management Marketing

Job Description


At Shopify, we care deeply about our people and offices. We want to create spaces that encourage Shopifolk to do their best work. In this role, you will be a leader in operations of Shopify spaces.

We are looking for someone who will mindfully observe Shopifolk needs to understand and make decisions about everything from team growth to process improvement to new technology requirements. You’ll have the opportunity to continuously redefine how we think of operations at Shopify.

We need a self-starter, with a passion for management, business development and an ownership mentality. Ideally, you bring a combination of administrative and operations management experience to the table, and thrive in environments that allow you to think critically, act quickly and make executive decisions to advance the team and the business.

You'll be working on...

  • Owning and managing business lines within the Internal Operations Team such as office administration, culinary experiences, IT infrastructure and of course, employee workspaces and places.
  • Building out your team, their mandate and scope, all the while keeping scalability in mind.

You'll have to...

  • Have extensive experience in Operations Management preferably within a tech company
  • Thrive on change and be comfortable with doing things unconventionally
  • Be extremely organized with great prioritization skills
  • Develop a strong line of communications amongst the team and third parties
  • Consult and liaise with business owner/executives to implement and develop time-saving ideas and systems
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and conflict resolution skills
  • Strategic mindset and able to get ahead of the problems
  • Have experience leading a team and creating an empowered work environment

It'd be great if you had...

  • IT, Audio Visual or Culinary experience
  • Experience working with rapid growth companies

We know that applying to a new role takes a lot of work and we truly value your time. Greg is looking forward to reading your application and gaining more insight into who you are and what you can do!

Experience comes in many forms, many skills are transferable, and passion goes a long way. If your experience is this close to what we’re looking for, consider applying. We know that diversity of thought makes for the best problem-solving and creative thinking, which is why we're dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team and encourage everyone to apply. This job post will close February 5th 2018.