Operations Manager / Co-Founder (wellness)

We Are Sunny

London | Full-Time

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About us

We’re a pre-launch wellness technology startup on a mission to take on an overlooked vitamin deficiency crisis that affects the majority of the world’s population and has been linked to serious acute and chronic diseases including respiratory infections, bone disease, cancer and depression.

Our first product? A coaching app and wearable tracker. We’re currently in stealth mode but can share more of the details during the application process! We’re a team of 2 based in London and Portugal and are lining up seed funding from top European Venture Capital firms in the next 3 months.

About you

An expert in global diagnostic testing and supplementation, you’ll love the idea of putting your knowledge into practice in a fast paced, high growth start-up. Armed with either a scientific degree and/or a passion for all things wellness, you’ll be excited about improving the health of people worldwide.

What you’ll be doing

  • Working closely with the CEO in shaping the vision for the Sunny with input into the investment deck and fundraising efforts

  • Lead in the technical preparation of tenders and sourcing of appropriate partners as well as key relationship building and day to day third party management

  • Keep on top of quality control, ensuring we can offer our customers peace of mind that they’re receiving the best service possible

  • Streamlining logistics and supply chain to make sure we reduce risks and stay ahead of the game in delivering a best in class experience to our customers

  • Working with the finance team to ensure all logistical costs are budgeted for in models and always optimising to ensure the most economically advantageous routes

  • Keep sustainability front of mind, always aiming to minimise our carbon footprint and impact on the environment wherever possible

  • As with all startups, the role will involve more than the job description so we’re looking for someone who is up for rolling up their sleeves wherever necessary!


Skills

  • At least 2 years of operations experience (ops manager)

  • 5+ years experience (co-founder)

  • Experience in diagnostic testing (global desirable)

  • Previous startup experience a plus

  • Knowledgeable about supplement procurement and quality control

  • Proficient in conducting tenders, preferably in the diagnostics sector

  • Proven track record of optimisations (cost, customer experience, sustainability)

  • Financially numerate with efficiency-driven mindset

  • Customer focussed and detail-obsessed

  • Someone who ‘gets stuff done’, we’re looking for a doer

  • A love of fast-paced environments and taking responsibility from day one

  • A nose for innovation - we always want to do it better than it’s been done before

  • A people person and confident communicator


What we offer

  • Competitive salary based on experience

  • Stock options

  • Flexible hours that work for you

  • High level of autonomy and responsibility from day one

  • Exposure to early-stage startup life

  • Opportunity to really make a difference to people’s lives


Salary range £50,000 — 60,000

Also open to Ops Manager (rather than Co-Founder) applications with a lower salary