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Managing Director - Remote - United States of America

Company: Aspire Software
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Aspire Software is looking to hire a Managing Director to operate one of our Software businesses and potentially a vertical!This position provides critical operational leadership to a company and potentially a portfolio of companies within a growing software vertical. As leader and manager of a business Unit, you will be responsible for developing and implementing the strategic plan of the business spanning over sales, R&D, customer service and professional services. Along with the rest of the Business Unit leadership team, the Managing Director must identify, define and execute the strategies required to achieve your growth plans and operating objectives with a focus on improving operational excellence.Here is a little window into our company: Aspire Software, the operational arm of Valsoft Corp, operates and manages Valsoft's global portfolio of wholly owned software companies, providing mission-critical solutions across multiple verticals. By implementing industry best practices, Aspire delivers a time sensitive integration process, and the operation of a decentralized model has allowed it to become a hub for creating rapid growth by reinvesting in its portfolio.The candidates can be anywhere across North America. This position can be remote or work from any of our offices.What your day will look like:

  • Work with the leadership team to set and execute on the strategy.
  • Full control and responsibility of the company's P&L.
  • Advance performance by driving improvements in revenue, profit, customer retention, loss prevention, and expense ratios.
  • Ability to review the operational plan and guide the functional leadership (Sales, R&D, Customer Service and Professional Services) into focused ROI approach
  • Regular monitoring & measuring of the priorities, providing coaching and guidance to team members as required
  • Develop operations-related plans, budgets, policies, and procedures to achieve customer satisfaction and revenue targets
  • Review, analyze and roll-out strategic changes as it pertains to operational best practices and revenue driven efficiencies
  • Collaborate with senior management to set strategies, objectives and policies
  • Drive P&L, ROI, EBITDA and ARR/ IRR performance of businesses and ensure companies are meeting organizational objectives
  • Drive evaluation of acquisitions, due diligence and integration planning as it pertains to new company growth within your responsible verticalAbout you:
    • A natural ability to lead performance and financial health in a business
    • Bring a proven entrepreneurial spirit and pace-setter traits
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, preferably in a technical or business discipline. MBA or advanced degree a plus.
    • 10+ years of direct cross-functional team management experience.
    • 5+ years of executive level experience in a vertical market software company
    • Proficiency, both written and verbal of English
    • Financial acumen broadly across the organization (e.g., managing a P&L, understanding of financial documents, business intelligence, FP&A processes, etc.)
    • Mandatory M&A experience
    • Ability to structure, analyze, and solve complex business problems, as well as deliver impact against concrete business goals
    • Excellent Leadership, communication and organizational skills.
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • A "roll up the sleeves" attitude towards problem solving
    • Goal-oriented with comfort in setting measurable goals for others and him/herself
    • Comfortable working independently as well as in a team
    • Ability and willingness to create change; passion for continuous improvement
    • 25% travel required for internal and customers meetings
    • Must be a resident of Canada or the United StatesFor more information, visit their website at https://www.aspiresoftware.comWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of; disability, race, ancestry, place of origin, color, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status or family status.We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Keywords: Aspire Software, St. Louis , Managing Director - Remote - United States of America, Executive , Saint Louis, Missouri

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