Director Strategy & Operations, CEO Office
DataRobot is the leader in Value-Driven AI, a unique and collaborative approach to generative and predictive AI that combines an open platform, deep expertise and broad use-case experience to improve how organizations run, grow and optimize their business. The DataRobot AI Platform is the only complete AI lifecycle platform that interoperates with an organization’s existing investments in data, applications and business processes, and can be deployed on prem or on any cloud environment. Global organizations, including 40% of the Fortune 50, rely on DataRobot to drive greater impact and value from AI.
The Director of Strategy & Operations OCEO at DataRobot is an outcome-oriented individual who will work both within the Office of the CEO and across the organization. This individual will drive/support OCEO activities, assist with the creation/evolution of the strategy and priority initiatives, help oversee planning and operations, and problem-solve critical issues and escalations. The ideal candidate will have proven success in both operational and program management roles with a balance of strategic, analytical, project management, communication, and cross-functional collaboration skills.
Support in the development and evolution of the DataRobot’s strategy, mission, vision from ideation to formalization to distribution
Assist in the strategic planning and execution of ELT meetings, from weekly virtual touchpoints and quarterly in-person offsites (e.g. priorities, agenda, coordination of pre-work, definition of goals/outcomes, logistics, etc.)
Help define the strategy, approach, agenda and create/collate the content for key external (e.g. CEO keynotes) and internal (e.g. company-wide meetings) sessions
Assist with project management, storylining, analysis, insights, and content creation for board-level meetings
Craft/Review executive-level communications (e.g. emails, presentations, board updates) and review and/or ghost-write communications for the CEO
Work with the ELT on enterprise-level communications (e.g. internal org changes, external media, etc.) to ensure alignment to strategy and prioritization of key points
Partner with the VP of Strategy & Operations to improve DataRobot current processes and optimize for efficiency and productivity (e.g. sales funnel conversion rate)
Take on strategic projects (short/medium term) as defined by the CEO/ELT, serving as the DRI and/or the program manager
Assist with M&A transactions (if any) across the lifecycle of sourcing, execution and integration
5+ years of relevant experience across management consulting and/or tech companies
Structured critical thinker with superior problem solving and analytical/insight capabilities
Superior communications skills and ability to clearly and succinctly articulate concepts
Extreme ownership mindset with very strong project management and organization skills
Demonstrated ability to tackle complex and ambiguous challenges with a bias for action
Domain knowledge in data, analytics and AI/ML is strongly preferred but not required
Operating experience in a go-to-market role (e.g., Account Management, Sales) is ideal
Understanding of the DataRobot business, operating model and go-to-market approach
Bachelors degree required (technical and/or business major is ideal); MBA is beneficial
The talent and dedication of our employees are at the core of DataRobot’s journey to be an iconic company. We strive to attract and retain the best talent by providing competitive pay and benefits with our employees’ well-being at the core. Here’s what your benefits package may include depending on your location and local legal requirements: Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance, Flexible Time Off Program, Paid Holidays, Paid Parental Leave, Global Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and more!
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