Operations Director

Full time

Marktlink is a committed international M&A specialist with an independent, discrete, and no-nonsense approach. Together with our labels Marktlink Exit-Ready and Marktlink Transaction Services we support entrepreneurs by preparing their business for sale and guide them throughout the entire sales or acquisition process. Our label Marktlink Capital offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to invest in strong private equity and venture capital funds.

Since our start in 1996, entrepreneurs have been our driving force. With a profound market knowledge and a personal approach, we advised many transactions and in doing so we influenced the lives of many.

Published on: 30 may, 2024
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Your goal

Marktlink Capital specializes in helping individual investors access top Private Equity and Venture Capital funds across Europe and North America. We're actively seeking a full-time Operations Director to join our Amsterdam team.
In this role, you'll be a driving force behind our operational processes, strategic initiatives, and company culture. It's a chance to make a real impact in the dynamic world of Private Equity (PE) and Venture Capital (VC).

Marktlink Capital has secured over 800 million in investments and is on the verge of welcoming over 1000 participants to our thriving community. If you're an experienced operational professional with a passion for excellence and a desire to contribute to the dynamic realm of Private Equity and Venture Capital, take the leap and apply now.

Your responsibilities

As our Operations Director, you'll lead efforts to refine our operations, support strategic initiatives, and foster our company culture. Your role will include:
•    Develop and implement strategies for entering new markets, including market research, regulatory compliance, and establishing local partnerships.
•    Lead the development and launch of new investment products, ensuring they meet market demand and regulatory requirements.
•    Analyze existing workflows and processes, identify areas for improvement, and implement changes to increase efficiency and reduce costs.
•    Collaborating on HR initiatives such as compensation strategies, recruitment management, and talent development.
•    Guiding the implementation of key performance indicators (KPIs) and other metrics for performance improvement.
•    Mentoring and coaching team members for career growth.
•    Leading performance management to ensure team success and drive continuous improvement.
•    Partnering with leadership to foster collaboration and innovation in line with our mission, vision, and strategy.

Your profile

•    7+ years of proven experience in operational leadership roles, ideally within the financial or investment sector.
•    Strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to drive initiatives from conception to implementation.
•    Exceptional communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills.
•    A results-driven mindset, with a focus on driving efficiency and continuous improvement.
•    A proactive and dynamic approach to leadership; motivating and developing teams to achieve their full potential.
•  Fluency in Dutch and English.

Why us?

  • You will receive a competitive salary and an annual Marktlink bonus;
  • Unlimited holidays. Work hard. Play hard. We offer a unique combination of freedom and responsibility!
  • HP tablet/laptop and iPhone;
  • Lots of responsibility from day one, flexible working hours and amazing colleagues;
  • Focus on career growth and inspiring learning programmes;
  • Lunch at the office for a small contribution.
  • Yearly company ski-trip, Zandvoort Grand Prix and Marktlink Gala diner.
Our hiring process
Step 1

Let's connect

Once you've applied, expect our response within five working days.

Step 2

Let’s meet

Discover how you and Marktlink align. Let's chat, be it over a phone call or in person.

Step 3

Let's dive deep

In search of top talent, we evaluate your skills and qualities through a presentation and Talent Motivation Analysis (TMA) to ensure a perfect match.

Step 4

Let's start

After acing the final interview, prepare for the official offer. Exciting times ahead – let's celebrate with some champagne!

Frequently asked questions

Which documents should I include in my application?

Please provide us with your most recent CV, updated motivation and if you really want to shine a video!

Are there any special requirements for working at Marktlink?

For M&A Professionals a finished masters degree in Finance is mandatory. For all the other positions please take a look at the requirements per job.

Does Marktlink offer a relocation package?

Regrettably, we currently do not offer any relocation packages.

Does Marktlink provide IND sponsorship for positions?

Unfortunately, at the moment, Marktlink does not provide IND sponsorship for positions. However, we are actively working on this matter and aim to offer sponsorship opportunities in the near future.