Operations Manager

Motivate Columbus , OH 43216

Posted 1 week ago

Are you a creative, data-driven and engaging operations leader? Motivate is seeking an Operations Manager to change the future of ride-sharing in Columbus by lead all aspects of our system operations.

About Motivate

Motivate is a best-in-class service operations and logistics company, delivering bike share services to some of the largest urban environments in the US. We operate in 8 markets across the U.S. including New York, San Francisco, Chicago, and Washington D.C. and will serve over 1.5 million customers this year alone. Led by a group of seasoned operations experts, our mission is to revolutionize the landscape of our cities. In an effort to completely transform the urban experience, Motivate is leading the way in making cities more accessible, healthier and sustainable. We operate and maintain safe and dependable systems that help make cities great by connecting individuals to the people and places they love.

We're offering an opportunity to work with the most passionate, creative and proven team in this emerging, dynamic industry that is transforming cities around the globe

About the Role

  • Manage a team of front line employees that operate around the clock across the Columbus market

  • Innovate on new ways to improve operations and the customer experience through better processes, equipment, and technology.

  • Maintain adherence to all company and regulatory safety requirements.

  • Monitor and periodically report on system performance (including bike availability and team productivity metrics) and coordinate changes to operational strategy as needed.

  • Manage the system's budget and weekly reporting on systems financial performance

  • Develop and enforce standard operating procedures (SOPs) and individual performance metrics.

  • Collaborate with Facilities partners to plan for necessary infrastructure upgrades and/or real estate needs

About you:

  • You have a valid Driver's License

  • You have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent professional experience

  • You have at 3-5 years of experience managing cross-functional, field-based teams.

  • You have at least 4 years of management experience where you were directly responsible for setting business goals and overseeing improvement initiatives.

  • You are able to determine capacity needs through assessing data trends/business needs and forecasting demand.

  • You are comfortable directing multiple work streams simultaneously in a fast-paced work environment.

  • You're a critical thinker and expert problem solver -- you enjoy structuring and solving complex problems.

  • You're a team player and a natural collaborator. You seek the help and advice of your peers and communicate your ideas thoughtfully.

  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills and can quickly summarize complex information to make operational decisions.

  • You're a whiz in Microsoft Excel, creative with Microsoft Powerpoint, and comfortable working in the Google suite of products.

  • You're willing to manage a 24/7 operation that may occasionally require working off-hours, weekends, and infrequent travel.

  • Experience working in a unionized employee environment a plus.

Motivate is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy or any other legally protected status under applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law, as well as individuals who need an accommodation because of pregnancy. If you require assistance or a reasonable accommodation during any aspect of the application process, please contact [the Human Resources Department or the hiring manager].

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