Vice-President, Operations
West Vancouver Software Company - West Vancouver, BC

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A West Vancouver, BC based software company is seeking a VP Operations. Reporting directly to the CEO, the VP OPERATIONS will engage in the following duties:

  • Implement the company's mission and strategic direction through policies and concrete objectives which are met through the effective management of human, financial and material resources
  • Organize the establishment of departments and associated senior staff positions
  • Establish financial and administrative controls; formulate and approve promotional campaigns; and approve overall human resources planning
  • Select middle managers, directors and other executive staff as well as technical staff, including but not limited to software engineers, product managers, quality assurance and customer support and documentation specialists; and delegate the necessary authority to create quality deliverables and optimum productivity and working conditions
  • Represent the organization, or delegate representatives to act on behalf of the organization, in negotiations or other official functions
  • Develop local European sales, implementation and support infrastructure in the next phase of the company’s growth


  • A university degree in computer engineering, computer science or related industry
  • 10+ years of proven management experience
  • Leadership experience in a start-up software company
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and knowledge of worldwide markets
  • Fluency in English and French
  • Fluency in a third European Language preferred
  • European management experience preferred
  • History of successful business ownership preferred
  • Ability to travel
  • Exceptional leadership ability


  • $85,000 base compensation with additional compensation tied to performance