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VP Operations

Sector Location Job type Salary
Date added
26 June, 2020

Job Description

Operating in the Technology sector our client is looking to engage with a highly driven VP Operations who will be responsible for the full realms of business operations as well as contributing to the huge growth plans that are currently taking shape. Given the nature of the business the ideal candidate would have experience of working in a start-up environment previously or hold operational knowledge of bringing new products to the market and overcoming the operational challenges associated with this.


VP Operations, Zurich, Switzerland


As VP Operations you will be tasked with maximising efficiencies within the day to day business operations whilst working strategically to plan and execute transformational projects in line with the company’s growth expectations. Working closely with the C-suite level of the business you will be an accomplished communicator with a proven track record in delivering results upon senior stakeholder and business expectations.


The VP Operations will play a key role in the future success of the business and will support the commercial organisation. You will bring a continuous improvement mindset, be adept with systems and IT infrastructure improvements and implementations and be capable of managing the operations of a growing business. You will be able to inspire and motivate team members whilst also working with a high degree of independence having ideally already done so within a complex technology environment.


As VP Operations we are looking for high calibre leaders with the following skill sets:

  • A Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management or Engineering - An MBA is desirable
  • 10+ years' experience in Operations or Supply Chain Management
  • Develop strategies, policies, procedures, and overall team to enhance value of the entire function as part of creating a world class Operations team
  • Fluent in English, German language skills are also preferred but not essential
  • Develop and continuously improve systems and operating procedures
  • Project Management experience and a proven track record in delivering projects to successful conclusion
  • Strong understanding of ERP systems, SAP would be particularly desirable
  • Travel will be necessary, up to 30%


If you are interested in applying for this VP Operations role please register your interest using the link below, alternatively please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Neil Cope in our Zug office on +41 41 508 7007