We are looking for a highly motivated and action-oriented Strategic Operations Manager to join the International Expansion team at Liki24 (Flyer One Ventures portfolio company).

Liki24 is on a mission to transform the medication market and realize significant efficiency improvements saving money, time and effort to consumers and making medicines more accessible. At the same time, we partner with local pharmacies helping them to access new customers.

We build the future of medication. Markets for food delivery, groceries, and transportation are already going through digital transformation realizing significant benefits for society. The market for medicines is the next big important opportunity as consumers care deeply about wellness and their interest is growing. This trend is additionally speeding up due to pandemic, which makes our mission especially important and time-critical.

Liki24 demonstrated significant progress in Ukrainian and Polish markets and now plans to expand into the other geographies while being supported by the most reputable venture capital and private equity investors in the region: Flyer One Ventures, TA Ventures, and Horizon Capital.

The International Expansion team is tasked with the top priority goal – to bring the Liki24 innovative business model to ten countries over the next couple of years. This effort is led directly by the founder and CEO Anton Avrinskyi and VP of International Expansion Taras Potichniy. This unique role will also get you meaningful exposure to the rest of the top management team.

If you love setting a vision, managing cross-functional stakeholders, pushing projects forward to deliver measurable and strategically meaningful results, and solving problems both at strategic level as well as deep in the details, this is the role for you.

This role offers a unique blend of strategic thinking and operational execution across such areas as developing a new market entry strategy, building and developing partnerships with pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies, ramp up courier fleet, hiring and managing other contractors (e.g. legal team) and innovating and optimizing operations across the organization.

This is a highly entrepreneurial role. This role calls for a combination of project and stakeholder management, strategic thinking, analytics, problem-solving and strong operational execution. Further, as Liki24 is a fast-paced environment, we are looking for a highly adaptable candidate who is able to switch between long-term strategic initiatives one moment and pivot into rapid, tactical actions the next.

What you will do:

  • Develop analytical frameworks, conduct researches and analyses to support the company in business decision-making
  • Create and optimize process. We are a new company launching a new product in new environments - we need to create and constantly optimize our own processes, and in the same time develop a new market launch playbook for the markets that will follow in the near future.
  • Problem solve. We operate a dynamic technology platform and manage relations with many diversified stakeholders. All kinds of obstacles, barriers, problems, and snags happen on a daily basis and you must be ready to solve them as fast as they happen.
  • Balance attention to detail with swift execution - we need to do things quickly, and we need to do them well. Balancing those can be challenging, and this should be a strength
  • Establish and manage relationships with many different stakeholders (e.g. pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, media, etc.)
  • Hire and manage various local contractors (e.g. courier service providers, legal team, business development partners, etc.)
  • Contribute to the user acquisition working with various digital channels

About you:

  • 2+ years experience of investment banking / consulting / strategy / FMCG / project management / startup or related experience
  • Speed, resourcefulness, leader and go getter attitude. You'll have your fingerprints all over the operations for our new markets and will play a direct role in the launch success
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Ability to build relationships, work in a team, manage diversified stakeholders
  • Proven to be self-motivated, self-directed, and eager to take ownership of tasks to ensure solution
  • Excellent organization, project management, and time management skills. Ability to both plan and execute projects of varying time horizons and scope with minimal guidance
  • Clear Communicator. You are a clear and concise communicator with the ability to synthesize a lot of information quickly and highlight the key insights
  • Advanced English language skills are required
  • Exceptional Excel, SQL proficiency strongly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree required, Master’s degree preferred

This role offers a unique opportunity to contribute towards building a global technology company with strong social impact.

Join us!