Director of Operations


Date Published: 19 December 2023

80Twenty is a boutique operations recruitment agency that connects high-growth companies with exceptional candidates.

Our client is successful, retail-based B2B company that operates in the environmental category. They strive towards sustainability in everything they do and have successfully been around for 30+ years! They are now looking to add a Director of Operations to their team. As the Director of Operations, you will play a pivotal role in overseeing and optimizing company operations. You will be responsible for shaping the strategic direction of projects, ensuring seamless execution, and driving efficiency and quality throughout the organization. The ideal candidate will possess a strong understanding of team management, business acumen, and a proven ability to lead and inspire a team.


  • Drive revenue and foster growth through operational excellence.
  • Cultivate a culture of continuous improvement and customer obsession.
  • Encourage behaviors that empower employees for personal and professional satisfaction.
  • Ensure efficient operations and meet customer service requirements for optimal synergy.
  • Provide regular performance updates to business owners.
  • Develop and propose operational policies within the Operations Department.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional leaders to shape organizational strategy and ensure successful execution.
  • Utilize data, insights, and industry best practices to drive informed decision-making and promote continuous improvement.
  • Attend trade shows and industry events as needed to stay current with developments in our field.


  • 10+ years of relevant experience and six or more years of experience managing operations in a product-based environment.
  • Advanced proficiency with productivity and business software systems and job management platforms.
  • Attentive to detail with solid strategic problem-solving skills. Accountable, proactive, and thoughtful.
  • Able to take part in the emergency response program to answer the call when our customers or team need your services.
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Skilled oral and written communicator in all types of situations; excellent presenter in person and virtually.
  • Experience in the irrigation, landscape, or construction industry is a plus.
  • Valid California Driver’s license – must have a satisfactory driving record with no DUIs and be insurable under standard insurance rates.

Comp: $200K – $250K plus benefits, DOE