Director of Operations

San Francisco, CA, United States
3 months ago
Full time role


SINAI is a San Francisco-based technology company focused on transforming the way companies price, analyze and reduce carbon emissions around ...

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Job Description

The Director of Operations will oversee the day-to-day activities of the company, ensuring that the organization is managed and performing efficiently and effectively.

Objectives of this role

  • Collaborate with senior managers in the development of performance goals and long-term operational plans
  • Maximize efficiency and productivity through extensive process analysis and interdepartmental collaboration
  • Set strategic goals for operational efficiency and increased productivity
  • Work with project managers in the development of financial and budgetary plans
  • Analyze current operational processes and performance, recommending solutions for improvement where necessary


  • Develop, implement, and monitor day-to-day operational systems and processes to provide visibility into the goals, progress, and obstacles of key initiatives
  • Draw on relationships with department heads, external partners, and vendors to make decisions regarding operational activity and strategic goals
  • Plan, monitor, and analyze key metrics for day-to-day operations to ensure efficient and timely completion of tasks; identifies opportunities for improvement.
  • Plans, directs, controls, implements, evaluates, monitors, and forecasts budgets and cost of sales to achieve financial objectives.
  • Devise strategies for ensuring the growth of programs enterprise-wide, and implement process improvements to maximize output and minimize costs
  • Implements policies and procedures that will improve day-to-day operations. Adhere to the company’s policies and standards, and ensure that laws and regulations are being followed
  • Collaborate on new directives, policies, or procedures with managers. For major changes, meets with entire operations staff to explain changes, answer questions, and maintain morale.
  • Work closely with Human Resources to lead the team with integrity and to establish and maintain a trusting, inclusive, and productive environment


  • Extensive and diversified background with at least 8 years of related experience.
  • Superior knowledge of multiple operational functions and principles, including business, early-stage startups, finances, customer service, and employee management
  • Proven ability to plan and manage operational processes for maximum efficiency and productivity
  • Experience working in a startup environment or a realistic sense of what this means

Preferred skills and qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in business administration or related field
  • Superior verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in developing budgets and business plans
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Superior negotiation skills for both internal and external purposes
  • Excellent analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong working knowledge of data analysis and performance metrics, using business management software
  • A passion for solving climate change!

SINAI is a San Francisco-based technology company focused on transforming the way companies price, analyze and reduce carbon emissions around ...

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