Chief Operating Officer

Are you passionate about driving strategic growth and optimizing business operations? Do you excel at leading teams and implementing efficient systems to achieve organizational excellence? Then you should join us as the Chief Operating Officer and ensure that our company operates smoothly and effectively across all functions. In this role, you'll oversee company operations, foster a high-achieving culture, and support our mission to enhance the mental and physical well-being of our clients. Join us and make a significant impact on our company's success and our clients' experience by joining the cold with us!

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The idea that you become the average of the five people you spend the most time with suggests that your colleagues, likely part of your daily life, significantly influence you.

If these colleagues embody qualities like high achievement, growth orientation, and an entrepreneurial spirit, you're in an ideal environment to thrive. Icetubs is extending an invitation to individuals with such traits to join us as the Chief Operating Officer for our new office in Amsterdam.

In this role, you'll be responsible for managing the Amsterdam office, overseeing operations, fostering our high-achieving culture, and driving sales and partnerships.

We believe that Icetubs, known for its high-quality cold plunge baths, offers not just a product but a lifestyle that enhances mental and physical well-being, perfect for the adventurous spirit of Amsterdam.

“But wait… did you say Icetubs? As in a nice-freaking-freezing-cold plunge bath?”

Yes, that's it. We realize you probably live in a place where the sun is shining. And the thought of breaking away from that blissful warmth might not seem too inviting. But, did you know that subjecting yourself to tougher conditions could actually boost your mood, strengthen mental resilience, enhance physical recovery and improve peak performance?That’s not only what you’ll gain, but also what you’ll be providing to all our customers.

Alright - let’s get to the practicalities.

Day in the life
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This is what you’ll be doing

  • Establishing the Amsterdam office: You will be responsible for the operational strategies, processes and procedures in our new Amsterdam office.
  • Leadership and team building: You will oversee the daily operations, building, and managing a local team, and maintaining our high-achieving, caring company culture.
  • Oversee all Business processes: You will manage all operations and build lean processes to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Market exploration: You will explore the B2B and consumer markets in Europe and develop relevant strategies.

What you can expect from us

  • Great salary: including benefits and performance bonuses matching your experience level!
  • Growth environment: When you grow, we grow -which basically means you'll be actively supported in your personal and professional development.
  • Freedom and responsibility: You'll have the independence to shape our operations and make impactful decisions.
  • Supportive team culture: You’ll be part of a high-achieving and caring team that’s always there to support you - even remotely.
  • Career development opportunities: When you grow we grow, but when we grow you grow. As we are a start-up, there will be many opportunities for career development along the way.
  • Life changing product: Icetubs are not just any product; they truly improve the quality of life. You will not only have daily access to them yourself, but you will also improve the lives of all to whom you’ll make this product available.

What we are looking for

  • Leadership Experience: You should have at least five years of experience in a comparable role, preferably within startup and scale-up environments, demonstrating the ability to lead and grow teams effectively in fast paced environments
  • Strong strategic thinking and planning abilities to drive the company's growth and operational efficiency and add up to our team of high performers
  • Economic Background - a deep understanding of market dynamics and economic strategy which are crucial for overseeing all our global operations.
  • Methodical Precision: It is important for us to always create Order in the Chaos of our fast growing, constantly evolving company. Therefore we want you to introduce structured planning and processes with an analytical problem-solving approach.
  • Initiative and proactiveness:  Independently spearhead projects and creatively identifying market opportunities
  • Attention to Detail - details are key! This is why we expect you to maintain outstanding accuracy and focus, ensuring our work meets the highest standards!
  • Ambition - Sky's the limit and we want to prove that! You should be ready to set ambitious goals and achieve them with the Team.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset: You can demonstrate your ability in problem-solving, thinking outside the box, and strategic thinking.
  • Outstanding ‍Communication skills: You are proficient in written and spoken English and are an outstanding communicator with the ability to clearly articulate complex ideas effectively with all team members and stakeholders

Please provide us with some specific examples of your track record and experiences in your motivation letter!

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