Who we are Decent is accelerating the decentralized future and restoring power to individuals. In-studio to on-chain, we’ve taken our mission out in the open, inviting builders, founders, and degens alike to share knowledge, define new opportunities, and establish a true meritocracy where prosperity is available to all. Want in on the action? Keep reading. And let’s show the world how Web3 could be and should be done.
Who are you? The Chief Operating Officer will be responsible for scaling up operational capabilities across the organization, assessing and managing risk, and driving the business objectives. Oversee the development of the global venture studio and scale global operations.
Support the management and priorities of the executive team influencing as a complement to the CEO to improve effectiveness across all key company priorities
Drive operational maturity at Decent collaborating cross-functionally on rigorous organizational effectiveness including communication framework, tracking key metrics/objectives, developing reporting structures, and conducting data analysis
Conceptualize and implement strategies around various aspects of the organizational growth and organizational improvement
Act as primary interface for the CEO with multiple workstream leaders to condense reporting structure and ensure efficient chain of command
Manage high-priority business initiatives from conception through successful execution, collaborating with cross-functional internal team members, consultants and external partners as needed
Assume ownership of our internal leadership and Investor meetings - managing the content, cadence, materials review and dissemination and ensuring objectives are achieved
Proactively identify opportunities to improve current processes across functional areas, optimizing our procedures for efficiency and productivity
Identify operational bottlenecks and build scalable solutions that drive our growth and improve overall business performance
Analyze internal operations and identify areas of process enhancement
Operate and run regular team meetings
Help ensure strategic and realistic long-term planning informed by the needs of the team, and break down long-term targets into short-term objectives
Aggressively manage capital investment and expenses to ensure the company achieves investor targets relative to growth and profitability
Monitor performance with tracking and establish corrective measures as needed, and prepare detailed reports, both current and forecasting
Maintain and build trusted relationships with key customers, clients, partners, and stakeholders
8 + years experience as a COO
5-10 years multidisciplinary business in a combination of operations, product management, consulting
Knowledgeable of Crypto/Blockchain and have a very strong passion for the potential of Blockchain
Bring a deep executive network
Experience running a smaller execution-focused team directly as "the spreadsheet person," as well as experience building out and running a larger organization
Experience setting culture and inspiring others
Experience mapping out the full "game tree" of possibilities for a space to stay ahead of where things are going to evolve
Expertise in defining and stating expectations and objectives with team members and completing all related follow up and improvement measures
Excellent organizational and multitasking skills and ability to balance and prioritize multiple projects and initiatives
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to influence and communicate cross-functionally with all levels of leadership across the organization
Experience with a global organization, having built strong partnerships with stakeholders across diverse cultures and backgrounds
Excellent EQ that understands how to bring strong perspectives together for a common outcome in a positive way
Extremely trustworthy with exceptional reliability. Exceptional discretion and diplomacy that builds strong thriving relationships
Altruistic, selfless and able to set aside personal interest/ego for objectivity
Highest level of integrity and management of confidential information
Adaptable: Able to work with a fast-paced industry and create order in the midst of volatility.
Able and interested to travel Internationally, with a valid passport, if needed.
Experience public speaking and acting as the face of a large mission-driven organization
A lover of processes and organization, but also have a practical side.
Attentive to detail and have prioritization skills, where you can execute when you notice things aren’t right.
Experience working in a startup environment
High emotional intelligence
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and listening)
A commitment to being detail-oriented and self-organized
Self-directed, proactive work ethic
Be a decent human
About Us Since 2017, our efforts to dismantle centralized power structures in finance have helped launch over 30 groundbreaking DeFi products. We've fine-tuned the art of building and scaling successful products at the crossroads of financial technology and digital rights.
Today, our open-source collective connects contributors across the crypto spectrum with the cutting-edge tools and technologies they need to build thriving, self-sufficient communities. Working out in the open, we rally our community to create a DeFi experience that’s free, fair, and accessible for all.
Decent is an ecosystem of proven software builders, early adopters of cryptocurrency, and the protocols we create to advance our core mission: leveraging human intelligence in the most efficient way to accelerate decentralization. Join our global distributed talent and intelligent capital network and reap the benefits:
Work in a rapidly expanding global rocket ship.
Unlock a unique chance to contribute to Web3.
Join a team that cares about its user, products, and working conditions.
Work flexible hours.
Enjoy full-time, paid vacations.
Be fully remote.
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