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Director of Business Operations

Director of Business Operations

*On-site in Portland, OR

The Green Recruitment Company has been retained by a grid-scale energy storage developer to support their team in Portland, OR. As the Director of Business Operations, you will have the opportunity to help build a company from the ground up in the rapidly growing energy storage sector. Reporting directly to the CEO, you will be responsible for establishing and maintaining operational systems and helping to build an effective organizational culture. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in a business management role, with a focus on efficiency and collaboration.

The principal duties of this role are:1)Developing and implementing business processes and systems that drive effective decision making and efficient execution of plans.2)Working with the CEO and other senior leaders to define and communicate the company’s organizational culture and strategic goals.3)Ensuring all members of the team understand their roles, responsibilities, and expectations and that internal communications and decision making are efficient and clear.


  • Developing and implementing business systems that can scale as the company grows. Manage vendors including information technology, accounting, and human resources.

  • Assist in preparation of materials for board members and investors.

  • Coordinate onboarding of new hires, including training, establishing policies, defining key objectives and measuring progress towards them.

  • Help establish an inclusive company culture that ensures all team members feel respected and promotes healthy debate of ideas while maintaining team cohesion.

  • Ensure proposals to the CEO and Board are concise, backed by data, and convey the appropriate level of detail for decision making

  • Develop internal processes (e.g. approvals and accountability) which clearly define the roles of different teams while ensuring information sharing and cooperation.

  • Planning internal meetings, communicating decisions and status updates.

  • Leading special projects as assigned.


  • Demonstrated operational management experience

  • Flexible, versatile and self-motivated

  • Financial skills including budgeting, modeling and reporting

  • Strong interpersonal skills, maturity and emotional intelligence

  • Nimble and strategic mindset, with a focus on developing creative solutions

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Proven ability to manage complex projects to schedule and budget

  • Consulting experience with a focus on operations management a plus

  • Bachelor’s in a relevant field required, Master’s degree a plus