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Operations Director - Digital Bank

The Opportunity:

  • Phoenix is proud to be the exclusive recruitment partner for Europe's first Digital Bank that specialises in mortgage and consumer financial products.

  • Work closely with an innovative and ambitious founder to develop a go-to-market strategy for both Ireland and the wider European markets

  • Build and lead cross-functional teams and ensure the successful execution of key projects

  • Becoming an equity shareholder in a high growth, revolutionary business

The Company

This revolutionary business plans to transform the mortgage banking sector by developing a digital platform that will use the latest RegTech and Data Science to assess and underwrite borrowers. As well as providing a digital platform, this business has secured a European wide Banking License and plans on developing its product portfolio over time. 


  • Work closely with the Founder - strategising the creation of new distribution channels and business opportunities in line with the vision and team priorities

  • Continuously find opportunities for business optimisation

  • Manage the businesses regulatory and funding structures

  • Lead development of analytical frameworks, tools, dashboards, and techniques to measure and report on key revenue and pipeline metrics

  • Lead cross-functional stakeholders to ensure successful execution of key projects including marketing, sales, customer success, and product

  • Work with a range of internal and third-party experts up to board level

  • Lead the built-out of the companies legal infrastructure

The Ideal Candidate:

    • Experience in operations, legal or banking functions, preferably within high-growth technology, FinTech or SaaS environment

    • Experience supporting external cross-functional stakeholders, customer success, marketing and driving management in a complex, changing organisation

    • Have led the implementation of a GTM strategy

    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

    • Self-motivated and able to handle multiple competing priorities with autonomy

    • Adaptable for the quickly changing landscape of a startup environment