Hiring: Privilege

What is wrong with this job description? Do you really have a diverse team (or is it diverse because it is international)? Do you want someone to spearhead innovation or do you want someone who has learned the ways everyone else has already done it? How would you make this job description better? Is the issue with the person they are looking for or the posting? I'm open to feedback here. Maybe I'm not aware of the reasons why this position requires the following. I underlined the requirements I find to be exceptionally disappointing.


Why we're awesome... blah, blah, blah... Not including this section to protect the innocent (or guilty, in this case).

The Special Operations Manager partners directly with our Senior Management Team to spearhead innovation projects focused on developing, implementing, and executing a variety of strategic initiatives focused on scaling our business through expansion and lean operations. Successful managers are consultants who are trusted by cross-functional partners to design and prototype systems and tools that will help our teams manage capacity on an ongoing basis.


Identify, prioritize, structure, and solve an array of other complex business problems, using analytics and business judgment for assigned department
Spearhead continuous improvement projects through high-level strategy.
Conduct analysis of our current strategies/campaigns and identify new ones.
Manage cross functional projects that will add value and maximize the growth of our overall business performance.


An exceptional academic record with degree from top tier college or University (Engineering and Business degrees preferred.)
2-5+ years of experience at a top tier management consulting firm with focus on operations projects or experience with one of the leading manufacturing companies
Exceptional project and people management skills
Superior analytical skills and operational modeling capabilities
Demonstrated ability to deliver impact
Ability to thrive in an unstructured, fast-moving and constantly evolving high growth environment
Interest in developing people
Willingness to travel

Our team is diverse, high-performing and international, helping us to create a truly inspiring work environment in which you will thrive!




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