Chief Operating Officer

Website phytoponics Phytoponics

commercial hydroponic systems

Salary: £50-110k pa

Phytoponics is looking for an experienced startup and / or business executive manager with the following roles and responsibilities:

Operational management – responsible for day to day company execution

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Project management & planning – planning development and commercialisation with team, responsible for implementation and execution of plan

Leadership – managing a team of up to 10 in a dynamic startup environment

Legal contracts – assisting CEO in monitoring, developing and negotiating key contracts and agreements

With a key aim to commercialise the Phytoponics product pipeline prior to a later round of investment.

Working location – UK (primary), Italy (secondary) – to be confirmed

Equity and bonus negotiable with salary

Must haves:
Fluent English with some understanding of UK and / or EU commercial law
Ability to relocate
Ability to excel under dynamic and rapidly developing startup environments
Understanding of hardware and product development
Understanding of the fresh produce industry

Italian, Spanish or Dutch as additional languages
Existing network in commercial horticulture or industrial manufacture

Starting date: Feb 2018 (tbc)

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