We're Growing: COO Wanted

Monday, 13 November 2017


Main Duties

To maximise market opportunities and optimise operational efficiency with a view to increase market penetration, revenue growth, customer experience and shareholder value.

Key Responsibilities

Strategic Input


  • Working together with the CEO to set, lead and execute strategic objectives
  • Engagement with all stakeholders to ensure the achievement of objectives
  • Prepare & execute proposals related to growth and programme diversification
  • Align performance measures to strategic goals

Business Development


  • Assimilate an in-depth knowledge of the market
  • Adopt an ear-to-the-ground approach on potential business development opportunities
  • Maintain constant focus to grow the BLM portfolio
  • Develop, maintain and enhance relationships with main stakeholders



  • Ensure that the client experience is impeccable across all of the BLM core services  
  • Maintain excellent relationships with foreign partners and explore possibilities to leverage their expertise
  • Be constantly focused on challenging the organisation to be forward-looking and innovative

Talent Management


  • Deal with all team members  to ensure; appropriate coaching is provided, KPIs are being met and corrective actions is taken when necessary
  • Maintain enthusiastic attitude to build a positive morale amongst all team members



  • Focus on important ad hoc projects as and when required


Behavioural Competencies

  • Action Oriented - Enjoys working hard, is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging, not fearful of acting with minimum planning, has a high propensity to seize opportunities.
  • Drive For Results - Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully, is constantly and consistently a top performer, very bottom-line oriented, steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Intellectual Horsepower - Is bright and intelligent, deals with concepts and complexity comfortably, can be described as intellectually sharp, capable, and agile.
  • Resilient - The ability to keep focused and action-oriented in the face of adversity. Is not intimidated by ambitious goals.
  • High Energy - High energy individual with the ability to generate meaningful activity within the organisation which is in line with the overall objectives of the role.
  • Perseverant - Pursues everything with energy, drive, and a need to finish, especially in the face of resistance or setbacks.
  • Organised - Accurately scopes out length and difficulty of tasks and projects, sets objectives and goals, breaks down work into processes, develops schedules and task/people assignments, anticipates and adjusts for problems and roadblocks, measures performance against goals, evaluates results.
The selected candidate must have a proven track record of achievement. An interest in the field of education and good knowledge of the local business community is required.  All applicants should express their interest by sending an email to the CEO morgan@businessleadersmalta.com by 30th November 2017.

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