Chief Operating Officer (SG) - Co-working Space

Our client is a premier co-working space in Singapore which provides a community first, meaningful programs and infrastructure for startups to grow and scale.  

As COO, you will drive results by unleashing the talents of the team, tap the assets of their community, while prioritizing accountability in a performance-­oriented culture among a highly diverse group of individuals. You will lead a diverse team and be accountable for developing and managing operations, sales, commercial strategy, products, services and real estate.

You will be able to leverage on their current market position and track record, and hold a role with large responsibility and high visibility in the Southeast Asia entrepreneurship ecosystem.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and direct company operations to meet budget, financial and organizational mission goals;

  • Develop, establish and direct the execution of operating policies to support  overall organizational objectives;

  • Set up and execute performance management process that measures and evaluates  progress against these goals;  

  • Make a blueprint for systems design and architecture, and lay the foundation for data analytics;

  • Manage and oversee all financial and business planning activities, including:  ­ direct financial plans, review and analyze financial reports, lead and support organizational budgeting processes;  

  • Develop their commercial strategy and revenue growth to ensure adequate return on investment and maximisation of financial performance of the organization;

  • Manage and oversee the sales function of their coworking and team room offerings;

  • Manage and oversee the human resource function, including: recruitment, compensation, benefits administration, training and development of team;  

  • Lead on current space optimization and new space expansion by understanding their real estate financials and optimal metrics;

  • Oversee risk management and legal activities: employee contracts,  partnership agreements, leases and other legalities;

  • Oversee all administrative functions, ensuring smooth daily operations.


Desired Experience:

  • Minimum of 5+ years of strong operational experience: ideally has worked in a senior management role for 3+ years.

  • Your must have experience in real estate management/expansion either in retail, hospitality or commercial property.  A big bonus will be shared or service office experience.

  • Demonstrated experience in financial planning and analysis with previous  experience overseeing human resources, information technology and legal

  • Is familiar or very interested with technology, startups, entrepreneurship, and coworking in Southeast Asia;

  • Holds a strong work ethic and entrepreneurial spirit;

  • Must demonstrate the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high-growth environment;


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