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Strategy & Operations Senior Manager

Placer.ai

Placer.ai

Operations
United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

ABOUT PLACER.AI:

Placer.ai is a high-growth, big data pre-IPO tech company led by seasoned executives and repeat entrepreneurs who are building the world's first "Google Analytics for the physical world.Placer.ai’s platform provides instant visibility into any property in the U.S., presenting accurate details about visitation patterns and demographic breakdowns of visitors. Placer.ai’s customers can see where visitors have been before, where they go afterwards, where they typically go for sports, entertainment, groceries, etc., and what their interests are. Placer.ai's A.I.-based SaaS platform replaces archaic solutions such as manual surveys, installed cameras and other people-counting systems, creating a blue ocean market of more than $100B.

Placer.ai has grown 2x year-over-year for the past 2 years, counting more than 3,300+ paying customers across a range of industries, including 2 of the world’s top-10 retailers, 2 of the top-10 CPG firms worldwide, a world’s top hospitality firm, 2 of the world’s top-10 commercial real estate (CRE) firms and 2 of the world’s top multinational asset managers and hedge funds. Placer.ai has just raised $100M for Unicorn ($1B+) valuation in Series C funding.

SUMMARY:

Placer.ai is looking for a best-in-class Business Strategy & Operations Associate who will be critical for owning and driving not just strategy, but implementation of key initiatives throughout the business. This team is one of the most trusted executive partners in the business, and works on high visibility, cross-functional, and complex projects. You will have significant autonomy and the ability to grow alongside a fast growing team and business.

A successful candidate will be highly strategic, analytical, resourceful, customer-focused, team-oriented, and will have an ability to work under time constraints to meet deadlines. We are looking for someone with a proven track record of managing multiple projects independently while being creative and innovative to help drive Placer’s growth.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy:

  • Identify, evaluate and help prioritize new short, medium, and long-term growth opportunities
  • Evaluate competitive landscape and develop strategy to address ongoing changes in the market

Operations:

  • Run and own large, complex cross functional projects and provide support with functional-specific projects
  • Implement strategic proposals and put in place rigorous tracking and evaluation metrics

Business Performance:

  • Build analytical insights to help set and monitor performance goals in the business
  • Run business reviews to provide transparency across the executive team
  • Create a central business voice for cross-functional needs (e.g., input to product roadmap or evolution in customer journey)

Ad hoc growth opportunities:

  • Given the speed of the organization’s growth, this team will often own and build ad hoc projects related to growing the business (e.g., M&A).

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proven track record of leading and influencing executive audiences (e.g., VP and higher) on high priority initiatives
  • Proven track record of building strategy for and implementing highly cross-functional initiatives, and measuring success in fast-paced test and learn environment
  • Top tier quantitative and qualitative analytical skills and first principle thinking
  • Ability to track and manage several projects simultaneously
  • High EQ
  • Desire to thrive in ambiguous environment as a motivated self-starter
  • Bachelor's degree from a top university, ideally in mathematics, economics, finance, or similarly analytically rigorous program; MBA from top university a bonus
  • 3+ years of work experience; minimum of 1 year in management consulting or private equity at a top firm required
  • Startup experience preferred, ideally in B2B SaaS or DaaS

WHY JOIN PLACER.AI?

  • Join a rocketship! We are pioneers of a new market that we are creating
  • Take a central and critical role at Placer.ai
  • Work with, and learn from, top-notch talent
  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent benefits
  • Fully remote

NOTEWORTHY LINKS TO LEARN MORE ABOUT PLACER

Placer.ai is an equal opportunity employer. Placer.ai’s applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to an applicant’s disability or need for accommodation. Any Placer.ai applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact Placer.ai’s Human Resources Department to make the need for an accommodation known.