Operations and Planning Coordinator

  • London
  • Production
  • Full-time

Company

R3 is an enterprise blockchain software firm working with a broad ecosystem of more than 300 members and partners across multiple industries from both the private and public sectors to develop on Corda, our open-source blockchain platform, and Corda Enterprise, a commercial version for enterprise usage.
 
Our global team of over 190 professionals in 13 countries is supported by over 2,000 technology, financial, and legal experts drawn from our global member base.
 
Our Corda platform is already being used in industries from financial services to healthcare, shipping, insurance and more. It records, manages, executes institutions’ financial agreements in perfect synchrony with their peers, creating a world of frictionless commerce.
 
R3’s Professional Services team works to bring Corda specialist expertise to our customers to make their adoption successful. We engage directly with our customers to design, build, deploy and advise them on their Corda journey to ensure long-term capabilities are sustained. Through a mix of business consulting, technical solutions and implementation, we help customers achieve their goals in the most effective way for their business. Our customer-centric and innovative approach to providing services and solutions in the industry allows us to strategically assess our customers needs and ensure they are set-up for success from the beginning of their journey. In addition to working directly with our customers, we strive to ensure that we are collaborating internally with our Sales, Engineering and Product organisations to provide better tooling, services and products based on our customers evolving needs.
 
The Professional Services Operations function sits within the larger Professional Services team and is critical to the smooth running of the team on a global scale. The Operations function is responsible for managing the planning and forecasting of the team, as well as providing the appropriate tooling, processes and forums to enable the team to thrive.
 
Job Description

Reporting to the Professional Services Operations Manager, in this role you will serve two purposes; supporting the global Professional Services organisation from a tooling and process perspective, and additionally, directly supporting the Head of Professional Services in day-to-day administrative and planning duties.  

Responsibilities

  • Professional Services Operations Duties (70%)
  • Ensure processes are adopted by the Professional Services team.
  • Work with the Professional Services team to proactively identify and resolve issues and track impact of team’s work where appropriate.
  • Ownership and maintenance of shared team internal knowledge space.
  • Running and maintenance of team systems and tools, such as time-tracking and project management tooling.
  • Assist in the organisation of team meetings, conference calls and events.
  • Responsible for administering overall team reporting, analysis and insights and KPI tracking.
  • Ensure the timely completion of project onboarding and offboarding in the Professional Services portfolio. [JW1] 
  • Develop close relationships with other key functional areas such as Sales Operations, Engineering Operations and Product Management.
  • Professional Services Administrative and Planning Duties (30%)
  • Supporting the Head of Professional Services you will manage an extremely busy and constantly changing diary that includes internal and customer facing meetings over various timezones to ensure days run as smoothly as possible.
  • You will be required to contribute to ad hoc / special projects when necessary and to proactively assist the team in carrying out their objectives.
  • Supporting meeting preparation; agenda and pre-reading distribution, presentation documents and minute taking.

Other Skills and Responsibilities

  • Able to communicate in a clear and concise manner and share information/new ideas with other team members and across the organisation.
  • Ability to dive-deep into processes and drive results.
  • Ability to take on any task thrown your way, and willingness to be continusouly learning.
  • Self-starter and team player with ability to meet tight deadlines and balance multiple, competing priorities.
  • Comfortable with collaborating across multiple business units globally.
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.
  • Be comfortable with some ambiguity, and be willing to work beyond the strict wording of the job description in order to achieve the firm’s objectives.

Education and Experience

  • You have prior experience or exposure to an operations/data function.
  • You’ve enjoyed or are excited by working in a fast-growth team and company.
  • You’re excited by working and supporting a globally-dispersed team
  • You have an interest and understanding of DLT/Blockchain technology
  • You are enthusiastic, self-motivated and comfortable working in a dynamic environment.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience in Atlassian tools would be considered a plus.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft Office products
  • At R3, we encourage a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you don’t meet all of the above criteria, but you think you’d be a great addition to R3, send us your CV. We’re always interested in meeting collaborative people who are excited to work with us.

Benefits

  • Vibrant, centrally located offices (with snacks provided)
  • Private Medical & Dental (location dependant)
  • Retirement scheme & life insurance
  • Enhanced parental leave & family friendly policies
  • Competitive vacation allowance
  • Working from home & flexible working (as needed and agreed)
  • A competitive salary that reflects your experience and merit
  • Discretionary Equity Based Incentive Plan
  • Discretionary bonus (or commission based incentive plan)
  • Employee Referral Program

Benefits

  • Vibrant, centrally located offices (with snacks provided)
  • Private Medical & Dental (location dependent)
  • Retirement scheme & life insurance
  • Enhanced parental leave & family friendly policies
  • Competitive vacation allowance
  • Working from home & flexible working (as needed and agreed)
  • A competitive salary that reflects your experience and merit
  • Discretionary Equity Based Incentive Plan
  • Discretionary bonus (or commission based incentive plan)
  • Employee Referral Program

Our Values
Our values are our DNA.  They define what we stand for and guide how we work together internally and with our customers, partners, and shareholders. 

Customers First
The success of our customers is paramount. We build strong relationships and strive to create the best possible experience for them. 

Collaborative
We bring together all parts of the ecosystem and give our customers the tools and environment to work together to change their industries.  

Bold
We have the agility of a small company, but the confidence and ambition of the industry-defining titan we aspire to become.

Ownership
We demand excellence and take pride in our products and services.

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