Sales Operations Manager

Join Zeelo as they are looking for a Sales Operations Manager

Sales Operations Manager

Location: London HQ 

About the Role

Zeelo is growing fast and we’re on a mission to find a Sales Operations Manager who will be responsible for the global sales operations including revenue performance analysis, forecasting, CRM management, incentives and targets for our teams across the UK, US and South Africa.

Reporting to the Director of SSOE, the Manager, Sales Operations will play a pivotal role in scaling up our processes and support our regional GM’s and their respective sales teams.

What you need to know about Zeelo

  • Zeelo is a smart bus platform for organizations
  • We’re on a mission to build the world’s leading smart mobility platform for organizations, enabling access to safe and sustainable transportation for everyday journeys
  • We sell turnkey, managed and software solutions to employers (office-based and shift-based) and schools (private schools and universities)
  • We have developed a best-in-class technology platform that connects organizations with riders and operator partners via a route optimization platform, mobile apps and operations management system
  • We’re just over 5-years old, backed with over $20M of venture capital from ETF Partners, InMotion Ventures (Jaguar Land Rover) and Dynamo.VC
  • We’re a team of 150+ across 5 offices (London, Barcelona, Boston, New York and Durban) and are live in 3 markets (UK, US and South Africa)
  • We encourage a culture where people work smart, move fast, and work together; where performance is rewarded and all team members feel supported on the ride of a lifetime. Our people demonstrate the following virtues in how we work ‘for the pod’:
    • Smart
    • Fast
    • Together

What you’ll do 

As Manager, Sales Operations you’ll take overall responsibility for maximising business growth and performance by being an objective, trusted partner to leadership. With this, you’ll manage a team that will leverage CRM data to provide revenue transparency, build out the forecasting and growth strategy, own target-setting and incentive processes, and drive overall sales accountability. 

  • Business Planning and Forecasting
    • Own the annual, quarterly, monthly and weekly planning and forecasting processes to ensure rapid growth of the business
    • Manage target-setting, territory analysis and commissions achievement for all sales functions and individuals
    • Serve as a thought partner and business advisor to our sales executives and managers
  • Sales Revenue Reporting and Transparency
    • Create dashboards to allow Zeelo to accurately track revenue performance and KPIs, ensuring consistency across markets
    • Continually analyse business and pipeline performance metrics, providing regular updates in weekly/monthly revenue meetings
    • Drive sales accountability and effectiveness through consistent tracking of activity and leading metrics across SDRs, Sales and Customer Success teams
    • Prepare and conduct cyclical business reviews to a wide range of key stakeholders   
    • Provide ad-hoc data analysis, reports and troubleshooting for sales and sales performance
  • Process and Tools
    • Drive use of our Hubspot CRM platform, ensuring we are working closely with our global sales functions and implementing processes and standards
    • Own the platform, constantly challenging whether it is giving us the data we need and ensuring teams are engaged with using it
    • Document playbooks for teams to use as guides on our internal wiki
    • Engage with sales to garner feedback on processes and find opportunities to drive improvements and challenge the status quo

What makes you a good fit for the role 

You’ve been a part of a scale up organisation, you’ve seen it and done it before and you’re ready to take the next step in your career. You’ll possess a ‘roll up your sleeves’ attitude demonstrating drive and enthusiasm under pressure in a fast-paced environment. 

You’ll be data driven and obsessed with finding effective ways to make our processes streamlined. You’ll be into the detail, analytical and driven to help your teammates succeed by giving them helpful insights

Must Haves:

  • 5+ years of experience in Sales Operations 
  • Experience in a senior role at a fast growing scale up 
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills; ability to determine trends and propose solutions
  • Proficiency in Excel/Google Sheets
  • A growth mindset, with outstanding commercial acumen
  • Experience managing sales tools including CRM (ideally Hubspot)
  • Enthusiastic, high energy and drive
  • Ambitious and and mission driven to build a world leading mobility company
  • Ability to work truly cross-functionally and partner with all areas of the organisation  

Even better:

  • You have demonstrated you have played a pivotal role within a scale up organisation, taken ownership of the Sales Operations process and delivered tangible results
  • Experience with SQL and connecting multiple data sources to create reports and dashboards
  • Experience building dashboards in visualisation tools such as Looker, Tableau