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COO (Head of Delivery) - Commodities Trading Technology

COO (Head of Delivery) - Commodities Trading Technology

Harrington Starr have partnered with an innovative start-up within the Commodities Trading Technology space based in the heart of London.  My client build market-leading front office trading, risk management, pricing and back office software for leading Hedge Funds and Commodities Trading Companies.

In London my client is 5 people strong with the ambition to double in the next 12 months, we are on the hunt for a COO (Head of Delivery) to lead the delivery elements of the business from a very hand's on perspective. This will include leading all Pre-sales engagements, Project engagements and hand's of delivering of client projects as-well as managing the commercial aspects of partnering with Exchanges and other software vendors. 

Your responsibilities:

  • Manage client relationships through software implementation processes
  • Defining software requirements from clients directly acting as a functional BA
  • Project Manage client implementations and build client release processes
  • Manage the pre-sales process and documentation
  • Manage the testing and defect management process working with the development team
  • Bridge the gap between Product Management and Clients
  • Managing reporting attributes to the board and investor-level

Your background:

  • A successful background in implementing complex ETRM systems, ideally with a focus on delivery to Hedge Funds who trade Financial Power/Gas
  • A successful client-facing background with experience driving pre-sales and client delivery efforts
  • Proven ability to be hand's on whilst reporting to board-level
  • In-depth knowledge of the commodity trading lifecycle

This is a fantastic chance to join a stable start-up with the ambition to double in size in the next year. Please get in touch with Michael Paterson from Harrington Starr for more information.