Role: Manager

Title: Operations Manager

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Position: Full-Time 

Who we are

We are Dataminr. We are a mission-driven company committed to the power of AI, public data, and real-time information as a force for good in the world. Over the last decade, our team has established and refined the leading AI platform for real-time event and risk detection. We surface the earliest signals of unfolding events and emerging risks within an increasingly diverse and complex landscape of publicly available information, enabling more effective risk mitigation strategies, faster response, and better crisis management. Dataminr serves thousands of professionals in 70+ countries by delivering timely, relevant, and actionable alerts to public and private sector organizations around the world.

We’ve grown to over 500 talented employees across seven global offices and raised $392 million in funding in our most recent investment round. Our culture promotes cross-team interaction, work-life balance and the sharing of information and ideas because it enables us to do our best work together, make a meaningful contribution, and have fun. Join us and help the world manage risk in real time.

Who You Are

You are an experienced operations leader with a proven ability to drive strategic initiatives that align with business objectives.  You are a problem solver by nature. You can identify when a process is inefficient, broken or missing. You are quick to rectify the situation, with the end result of up-leveling overall operations and output metrics.  You are a team player and thrive in a fast-paced work environment. A successful candidate will have prior experience working in a fast-paced operations or technology role. In this role, you will support the Site Lead in standing up our first APAC office -- creating processes and plans as needed.  Once the office hits operational steady-state you will then ensure the continuity of day-to-day operations. This is a unique opportunity to make an impact at a fast-growing technology company.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to identify pain points and implement standard operating procedures
  • Ensure management priorities and tasks are on track and properly resourced
  • Serve as a product liaison and train team on latest product features and developments
  • Organize team updates, teleconferences, and other cross-functional meetings
  • Oversee scheduling system and WFM 
  • Serve as the primary liaison with Dataminr’s Global Operations team 
  • Ability to lead team autonomously in the absence of the Site Lead 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • 4+ years of experience in management consulting, investment banking, government, military, technology startup, operations or related experience
  • Previous experience working in journalism or the news industry, preferred
  • Previous experience working with multiple office locations 
  • Excellent communicator and effective at cross-team collaboration
  • Excellent attention to detail, highly organized, and process-oriented
  • Extremely proactive, able to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment, with strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team
  • Willingness to work some weekends and occasional holidays to support a 24/7 global operations environment

Our offering of competitive benefits and perks include:

  • Daily catered meal
  • A kitchen fully stocked with snacks and beverages

…and this is just to name a few! Complete benefits and perks package to be shared during interview.

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