Chief Operating Officer

  • 9 Appold St, Hackney, London EC2A 2AP, UK
  • Full-time

Company Description

Yapily ( is a well-funded, dynamic and forward-thinking fintech start-up with a strong technical background. We are looking for an exceptional Chief Operating Officer.

Do you have a proven operational experience in scaling a company? Do you have strong problem-solving skills? Are you a creative thinker? Do you take a proactive approach and you are very hands on? If you are also positive and energetic, join us.


Job Description

Reporting to the CEO, the COO will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of the company strategy across Finance, Legal, Compliance, Human Resource, general administration and business operations in general. You will play a crucial role in evolving our strategy and decide how we allocate resources on various initiatives. This role will see you working alongside the entire leadership team. This is a great opportunity to join one of the fastest growing fintechs in Europe.


  • Build and lead teams across operations, Human Resources, Finance, Compliance, Administration and Legal

  • Shape the company culture. We are building a place where people are happy to come to the office, where collaboration, transparency, intellectual curiosity is embedded in our DNA. A company is as good as its people

  • Instil a data-driven decision-making mentality

  • Develop exceptional operational processes across functions and offices

  • Together with the rest of the management team, define the company strategy, organisational structure and infrastructure to keep the company aligned with its very ambitious growth plans


The ideal candidate will have experience as COO or VP of Operations in a scale up environment and understand what it takes to build a global Fintech. Your achievements and strengths include: 

  • A minimum of 8 years of relevant working experience

  • Experience in defining a company organisational structure, culture and infrastructure

  • A proven track record of leading and scaling hyper growth technology company

  • Evidence of building agile and effective organisations 

  • Strong leadership capabilities

  • Commercially minded

  • Creative thinking

  • Project management know-how

  • Excellent communication skills 

Additional Information

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast growing company.  At Yapily, 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! Get in touch!