K1 Investments LLC VP, Operations in United States

K1 is seeking VP, Operations candidates for our growing Portfolio of industry leaders across North America. K1 is one of the most successful and fastest growing private equity firms. Focusing exclusively on enterprise software investments with $4.1 Billion of capital under management, K1 is dedicated to building substantial value at its portfolio companies. The firm's philosophy centers on accelerating growth by combining investments in people, processes and technology.

Our Portfolio VP, Operations possess a high degree of industry savvy, are passionate about SaaS solutions and technology and possess the leadership and expertise necessary to build long term value. The primary responsibilities of our VP, Operations include providing strategic leadership for the company in concert with the Board and full P&L responsibility.

Reporting to the CEO, you will:

  • Be an inspiring leader that motivates individuals and teams to reach their maximum potential;

  • Drive the company to achieve and surpass customer satisfaction, sales, profitability, cash flow, employee satisfaction, and other business goals and objectives;

  • Coordinate cross-functional teams to define and implement innovative solutions on time and on budget;

  • Design, define, implement, measure, and optimize all internal and external processes and controls that will empower rapid yet healthy growth;

  • Provide timely, accurate reports on the operating health of the company, along with analysis and data-driven recommendations;

  • Foster accountability and drama-free execution by defining, measuring, and being accountable to the right metrics that produce actionable data, and by aligning teams against these metrics;

  • Identify and overcome operational barriers to the accomplishment of business objectives;

  • Support the CEO in M&A due diligence, deal logistics, and integration operations.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • You have held an executive operational role at a high-growth software or services company while also remaining capital efficient through operational excellence;

  • You have experience leveraging principles of change management, project management, business process management, six sigma, or other disciplines to improve company performance while still remaining agile;

  • Throughout your career, you have been passionate about customer-centric services delivered by organizations that strive for perfection in customer and employee satisfaction;

  • You have experience shaping company operations to comply with government regulations;

  • You are a proven leader that fosters a transparent, performance-driven yet supportive culture;

  • You are effective in leading organizations that have multiple office locations (both domestic and international) as well as a distributed remote workforce.

About K1:

K1 is an investment firm with over $4.1B in assets under management focusing on high-growth enterprise software companies globally. K1 seeks to help dynamic businesses achieve successful outcomes by identifying and executing organic and acquisition-based growth opportunities that position its companies as industry leaders. K1 typically invests alongside strong management teams that continue to guide their organizations on a day-to-day basis. K1's investments vary in the level of ownership in order to meet the needs of entrepreneurs and managers.