2022-01-26 Google Operations Center
Operations Manager
Remote, Finland

About Wing: 

Wing is reshaping the future of delivery. We are an on-demand drone delivery service that can deliver food, medicine or other items within minutes. We’ve also developed an unmanned traffic management platform to safely route drones through the sky. Our service is faster, safer and produces far less pollution than traditional delivery. Originally created in 2012 within X, the Moonshot Factory, Wing is now an Alphabet company.

About the Role: 

Wing is looking for an Operations Manager to join our Operations team based in Finland. The ideal candidate has a passion for taking ownership and getting things done, feels comfortable negotiating with different external and internal stakeholders, thrives in a fast moving technology environment and has the ability to deliver results as part of a dynamic, cross-functional team.

What You’ll Do: 

  • Take ownership of Wing’s merchants and merchant operations in Finland
  • Scout and engage with merchants to grow Wing’s deliverable product selection
  • Negotiate contracts with merchants together with a cross-functional team
  • Scouting of new locations and engaging with partners on expanding the operations
  • Managing daily operations
  • Support solving of daily issues as they arise
  • Plan and execute parts of bigger projects
  • Help grow the Finnish drone delivery business as part of a compact local team

What You’ll Need: 

  • BA/BS or MA degree in Engineering or business, or equivalent practical experience
  • Problem solving mindset
  • Excellent communication & negotiation skills
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Ability to work / be on call on weekends
  • Language requirements: Business level English and Finnish
  • Startup mentality, readiness to do tasks outside your normal day-to-day work
  • Thrive and resilience to revolutionize last mile logistics
  • Team player who sets others up for success

Bonus: 

  • Experience in fast paced startup environment
  • Project management experience
  • Passion or interest in aviation as well as technology in general
At Wing, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
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