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Experienced leader with a track record in commercially scaling a tech company and implementing business operations.
Published on 40 days ago


Ovinto is a fast-growing scale-up that uses predictive analytics, cloud and IoT technologies to improve significantly the efficiency of the rail freight logistics. To strengthen the team Ovinto is looking for a COO (m/f) to set up an organization and working practice guaranteeing the company success in the long run and to secure the functionality of business to drive extensive and sustainable growth. As the company’s second-in-command the COO will be responsible for the efficiency of the business.

Job description

  • Develop and execute an integrated go-to-market plan for the product, including product positioning and routes to market.
  • Develop and implement a strategic plan for a rapid scaling of operational capacity through automation, process improvements or other productivity measures while maintaining high quality standards, rapid response times, high reliability and cost-effective operations.
  • Manage new business opportunities by building and follow-up new strategic client relationships.
  • Develop, establish and direct the execution of operating policies to support overall company objectives.
  • Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth and lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication.
  • Establish policies that promote company culture and vision.
  • Oversee daily operations of the company and the work of executives (Marketing, Sales, Finance, Purchasing, Logistics, …).
  • Work with the CEO to develop a pricing model that ensures P&L targets are achieved.
  • Participate in expansion activities (investments, acquisitions, corporate alliances etc.).
  • Being a key member of the senior management team, reporting to the CEO and founder of the company.


  • Proven experience as COO or a relevant role (e.g. Business Unit Director) in a b-to-b tech SaaS scale-up company is absolutely necessary.
  • Business line management experience in launching new technology products and scaling for growth and profitability.
  • Expertise in defining and scaling operational processes, both internally and with external partners.
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development.
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities.
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus.
  • Multilingual: English and Dutch; German and/or French are a plus.



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Contact Mieke Quatacker at +32 9 242 53 67.

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    • Master (University or Higher Education Long Type)
    • At least 5 years experience
    • Dutch, English


    • Permanent
    • Full-time

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    • 25 July

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