CloudFactory provides a tech-forward, professionally managed workforce solution with all the benefits of a trained internal team. Our teams are agile, scale fast, and process data with high accuracy on virtually any platform. CloudFactory is on a mission to change how work gets done. We're using technology to make it super easy and affordable for startups and fast-growing companies to automate and outsource routine back-office core data work and training datasets for machine learning.

CloudFactory USA is located in the thriving city of Durham, North Carolina, which was recently named “the startup capital of the south” by CNBC. Durham is a welcoming and innovative city that is full of life, good food, and the arts. Raleigh-Durham holds the seventh spot on U.S. News & Report’s 2017 Best Places to Live list.

The Job:

You are a critical leader who will help us to design a path to growth and profitability amidst competition and constant change. In this high-profile role you will be in frequent contact with senior management and will get the opportunity to influence strategic decision making through your work. Key responsibilities for this position include:

  • Working with senior leadership to clearly define company goals, long-term strategy, and metric formation to achieve short-term and long-term goals
  • Developing and documenting strategic business plans for CloudFactory C-level executives
  • Facilitating the development of business cases for strategic investments
  • Developing CloudFactory capabilities model and the process that we will use to progress capability maturity
  • Serving as a focal point for the CloudFactory business design development process
  • Leading the process for ongoing experimentation across all elements of our business model.
  • Assisting with the creation of quarterly board meeting materials
  • Supporting high priority planning activities across the company

The Fit:

CloudFactory is on a mission to connect talented people in the developing world to digital opportunities, by inventing cloud labor in a similar way that Amazon invented cloud computing. We use a combination of the latest technologies, proven processes and people who care to enable a scalable, efficient and high-quality data work for our worldwide clients. The ideal candidate would be committed to successful outcomes and should have a proven ability to drive continuous value to our clients and to the people for whom we create opportunities to earn and learn in our delivery locations. If you thrive in a high-growth, dynamic, fast-paced entrepreneurial environment you would fit right in!

Because we are scaling fast, you will need to be comfortable with change, will need to be able to derive insights and value from incomplete or imperfect data, and will need to be the kind of person who takes initiative rather than waiting for others to act.

One of the key components of this role is superb communication skills. You will be connecting with many internal and external stakeholders, so you must be able to articulate your ideas clearly and ultimately drive team-wide adoption of the analysis and tools you generate. You are smart and can quickly build a working-level knowledge pertaining to the delivery and technical aspects of our offering. Finally, if you prefer to work in a strategic thinking capacity in an environment that is fast-paced with shifting priorities and workloads, you will be at home in this position.

The Skills:

Here are some of the skills that you will possess as a successful candidate for this role:

  • Education: Master’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, Finance or any other related field strongly preferred. An equivalent of this educational background in working experience is acceptable.
  • Experience: You have working experience with corporate strategy and/or M&A. You possess an understanding of a wide range of industries, markets, and technologies related to outsourcing, business process, automation tools, and solutions. Ideally, you also have experience with platform business model design.
  • Analytical Skills: You will be able to demonstrate strong analytical skills, as well as your passion for competitive analysis, and market dynamics. You will need to demonstrate a strong ability to synthesize data and provide solutions even on short notice and with incomplete data.
  • Communication Skills: You possess excellent communication skills and an ability to present complex material in a way that relates to all stakeholders.
  • Leadership Skills: Your leadership skills will be vital to your success in this role. This includes an ability to influence peers and senior leadership towards a single unified direction.
  • Interpersonal Skills: There are certain interpersonal qualities that will be necessary for the successful candidate. Some of these interpersonal skills are; must be decisive, iterative and agile; must possess an ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced working environment; must be proactive and disciplined in following through with priorities and programs; must display calmness and composure in uncertain and strenuous situations. Must be detail-oriented and have strong organizational skills.

The Benefits:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Free lunches on Fridays!
  • Community service opportunities
  • Startup company culture
  • A mission you can stand by!
  • Room for growth! We prefer to promote from within than hire from without
  • Medical, dental, and vision care
  • Life, accident, and disability insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan

To Apply:

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