Business Lead within the Office of CEO

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As the leading workforce management solution for the skilled trades, Workrise makes it easier for skilled laborers to find work, and for companies to find in-demand workers. Workrise currently operates in wind, solar, construction, oil and gas, and defense industries. We’re growing, and we’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

Workrise is hiring a Business Lead within the Office of CEO that will be responsible for leading complex, cross-functional projects on behalf of the exec team. As a business lead, you’ll have a unique seat at the table, working directly with senior leadership (CEO, COO, CFO, etc.) to facilitate strategic decision-making and ensuring quality execution. You will have broad exposure to and the ability to impact all parts of the organization. Our ideal candidate for this role will be someone who is data-driven, strategic and, a clear communicator. 


Why join us? Our Office of CEO team at Workrise supports the CEO and broader exec team. Our priority is to work with the CEO and C-Suite on the most essential issues facing Workrise.

What you’ll be doing:
  • You will step in as needed to drive complex, cross-functional projects spanning business units, operations, finance, and marketing.
  • You will do ad hoc analysis as needed to support strategic projects or to help diagnose urgent problems.
  • You will be an excellent listener and help connect dots between teams and across departments.
  • You will adapt as priorities change and be able to pivot between unrelated projects.
  • You will operate with the utmost discretion and professionalism earning the trust of senior leaders and the executive team.
  • You will drive strategic focus to critical growth opportunities and scalable programs on behalf of our executive leadership team
  • You will be a key representative in preparing constant and clear communication of objectives, status, tactics, and results to all relevant stakeholders
What you should have:
  • A deep desire to empower the skilled trades workforce.
  • Minimum of 7 years working in investment banking, management or strategy consulting, engineering, or high-paced startup / operational environments. 
  • Degree from a top undergraduate program in finance, economics / econometrics, computer science, engineering, statistics, or other quantitative fields.
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguity and leverage data to drive solutions.
  • Strong quantitative and analytical capability bolstered by exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • A high level of sophistication with the innate ability to both navigate internal structures and negotiate with executives
  • Technical experience preferred across SQL/R/Python, applied statistics, data transformation and analysis, and/or advanced excel / g-suite capabilities.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, with the ability to go from zero to one
More than a job:

At Workrise you can feel good about your work and furthering our mission to serve those who do the hard work. We recognize that making an impact matters to you and we believe in providing an environment that fosters that ambition. We welcome you to develop relationships with coworkers by displaying our company values: Own the Mission, Learn and Grow, Solutions Over Ego, and Raise the Bar. In appreciation for your contributions, we support you with various health insurance plan options (including medical, dental, vision), flexible paid time off, and competitive 401k matching. 

As a world-class employer, Workrise is committed to providing an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identities, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicities, veteran status, and citizenships. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

Who we are:

In 2014, we set out to create a better way to get work done in the Oil & Gas industry. The goal — to build the most reliable and cost-effective workforce solution, using technology to make it easier to manage and deploy workers at scale. Over time, we’ve grown to serve construction, wind, solar, and defense. 

We’re a Series E startup, backed by industry-leading investors Founders Fund, Bedrock Capital, Andreesen Horowitz, Baillie Gifford. To date, we’ve placed over 26,000 skilled tradespeople with over 500 businesses and are poised to grow exponentially over the coming months and years.

We’d love to share more through the interview process!


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Technology we use

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    • PythonLanguages
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    • TensorFlowFrameworks

Location

Workrise is located in downtown Austin right next to Lady Bird Lake. We're close to a ton of restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and trails.

An Insider's view of Workrise

What’s the vibe like in the office?

High Energy. Everyone is fully on-board wh the common goal of “putting people to work”. Here at Workrise not only are we striving to become advocates for their betterment but become that platform that will galvanize the worker to build and power our society. We have a ton of work to do, but we also have a true sense of ownership.

Gus

Data Engineering Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

At Workrise, we foster collaborative culture through open communication and open-mindedness. We collaborate wh other teams by understanding each other's needs and the common goals we are trying to achieve together.

Ravanpreet

Engineering Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

When I first joined Workrise I had a bucket list of skills I wanted to build at my new career opportuny. In just three months, Workrise gave me the strength and support to blow that list out of the water! I am so exced to continue learning, growing, and getting hard work done!

Alyssa

Product Designer

What is your vision for the company?

Workrise is on a mission to empower the people who get hard work done — wh an ambious vision of putting 1 million skilled tradespeople to work by 2030. We're building a better way to work, by giving workers access to more opportunies and helping companies find the right people for the right job.

Xuan

CEO

What are some things you learned at the company?

Collaboration! has been crical to work alongside my colleagues and partners here in order to be successful. I have learned how to collaborate and partner wh amazing folks from every part of the business, which has been amazing for my own personal exposure and development.

Ron

Technical Recruiter

What are Workrise Perks + Benefits

Workrise Benefits Overview

At Workrise you can feel good about your work and furthering our mission to serve those who do the hard work. We recognize that making an impact matters to you and we believe in providing an environment that fosters that ambion. We welcome you to develop relationships wh coworkers by displaying our company values: Own the Mission, Learn and Grow, Solutions Over Ego, and Raise the Bar. In appreciation for your contributions, we support you wh various health insurance plan options (including medical, dental, vision), flexible paid time off, and competive 401k matching.

As a world-class employer, Workrise is commted to providing an environment where any and all people feel welcome, respected, and free to be their authentic selves. We welcome applicants of all gender identies, sexual orientation, educational background, religion, ethnicies, veteran status, and cizenship. We’d love to learn what you can add to our team!

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