Chief Operations Officer

Valley Fiber Ltd. is a locally owned and operated technology firm based out of Winkler, MB. The ever-growing need for fast and reliable telecommunications has spurred on innovation. This innovation and its almost limitless potential have been one of the core passions for the Valley Fiber Development Team. For the last 3 years, this team has been working on bringing its next generation conscious fiber optic infrastructure design to the region. Valley Fiber has formed many partnerships with industry-leading developers to create and finalize its innovative design.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated COO to join our executive leadership team.

Who You Are:
• Proven experience as Chief Operating Office or relevant role
• Understanding of business functions such as Planning/Engineering, Construction, Procurement and Quality Control
• Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development
• Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
• Working knowledge of IT/Business infrastructure and MS Office
• Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
• Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills
• Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving and technical acumen
• BSc/BA in Engineering or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus

What You’ll do:
• Oversee the operations of the organization to meet business goals and projections
• Collaborate closely with the chief executive officer and the board/shareholders, and produce reports on company operations
• Empower the operational team with the leadership and resources they need to successfully complete operations initiatives
• Positively represent the company at all times through a success-oriented and professional demeanor
• Partner with other C-level executives – especially the CFO – to accomplish short and long-term operational goals
• Set comprehensive goals for operational performance and growth, and measure and report on operational performance, e.g. by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics
• Develop plans to improve relevant key performance indicators
• Establish policies that promote company culture and vision
• Lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication
• Participate in expansion activities (investments, acquisitions)
• Manage relationships with partners/vendors