Business Operations Manager

  • NCX
  • Remote
  • Feb 09, 2022
Full time role Business Development Operations

Job Description

Who is NCX?

  • The trusted, number one provider of American-made forest carbon credits.
  • Rapidly growing and backed by top investors including Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Union Square Ventures, Microsoft’s Climate Innovation Fund, and Version One Ventures. We’ve already doubled in size once this year and are on track for another doubling before the end of the year.
  • Creating tangible impact in communities across the US: see what our Landowners and Business partners say about us.

Our technology enables net-zero pioneers like Microsoft to pay landowners to delay timber harvests. Together, we’ve generated an expected climate impact of over 1 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent in 2021. Join us in shaping the future of forestry and climate economics and see what the world is saying about us.

Our Goal: Create a Massive Positive Environmental Global Impact

We’re democratizing access to forest carbon markets and fighting climate change - that’s no small feat. But our ambition doesn’t stop there.

Up next: wildlife habitats, fire risk reduction, water resources, and more. We are building new economic mechanisms to fully understand and fairly value forests.

At NCX, you will have a massive impact on shaping our growth, culture, and product to best serve our customers all while combating climate change.

Do the Best Work of Your Life

NCX is looking for a Business Operations Manager to join our growing US Origination team. Reporting directly to the Director of US Origination, you will play a critical role in helping ideate, execute, and optimize our landowner engagement and retention strategy. You will work to develop and execute project plans to improve landowner conversion funnel metrics. This role is ideal for someone with a product or project management background that enjoys putting the puzzle together while pieces are still being made. You thrive in ambiguity and enjoy taking an idea and turning it into a reality. You will be consistently analyzing our conversion metrics to identify areas of optimization and acting out solutions to address such cases. If you have a passion for improving processes and driving clarity and want to put your skill set towards the fight against climate change, we encourage you to apply!

What You'll Do

  • Qualitative and quantitative funnel analysis to inform highest leverage opportunities for investment and improvements
  • Project management of projects that improve key funnel metrics and identifying opportunities to fuel our continued growth of the Supply side of our marketplace
  • Learning a new functional area extremely quickly, executing on high leverage opportunities, and reporting on impact
  • Co-lead process improvements that help our landowner-facing and field operations teams be more efficient and effective

Sound Like You?

  • 5-7 years of experience in consulting, project or product management or similar role
  • Experience working with lean teams or in a startup environment
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative analytical skills with experience translating complex ideas into digestible tasks.
  • Adept at managing complex and competing projects on tight deadlines
  • Significant experience working cross-functionally across a fast-moving organization
  • Ability to work autonomously while communicating results and learnings laterally and upward within an organization
  • Experience managing a team preferred

Benefits

Earn an equity stake in a fast-growing, well capitalized start-up.

Setting You Up for Success

  • 100% fully remote workforce
  • Full technology support
  • $1,000 budget for home office set up

Generous Time Off and Perks

  • 20 vacation days 15 company holidays
  • Flexible parental leave
  • Annual in-person All Hands meetings

NCX is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States

Organization Type

Company

Organization Size

51-100

Sectors

Carbon Accounting & Offsetting, Carbon Removal & Utilization Engineering, Ecosystems & Biodiversity

Drawdown solutions

Forest Protection

Network:

Third Derivative