Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Leuven, Belgium (Europe)


How You’ll Make a Difference

THEO is looking for an experienced and entrepreneurial Chief Operating Officer to manage and optimize our organization’s operations and procedures. You will be the company’s second-in-command and responsible for the efficiency of business.

As COO, reporting to the CEO, you are a key member of the leadership team.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • You collaborate with the CEO in setting and driving organizational vision and operational excellence;
  • You directly oversee daily operations and the work of executives (HR, finance, marketing, sales, engineering, etc.);
  • You lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication;
  • You establish policies that promote company culture and vision;
  • You set comprehensive goals for performance and growth and ensure everyone stays aligned and focused towards these same goals;
  • You evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics;
  • You write and submit reports to the CEO in all matters of importance;
  • You participate in expansion activities (international branches, investments, acquisitions, etc.);
  • You build and maintain trusted relationships with the management team, employees, international partners, …

Desired Skills and Experience
  • You have minimum 10 years of experience as Chief Operating Officer or in a similar relevant leadership role in a tech environment;
  • You have a good understanding of the video industry (IPTV, OTT, broadcast, publishing);
  • You have an MBA or an equivalent MSc and can demonstrate competency in strategic planning and business development;
  • You possess outstanding organizational, finance, project management and leadership skills, with a great ability to work under pressure;
  • You have had international exposure and proven international business experience;
  • You have strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills;
  • You are entrepreneurial, with a bias towards action and a collaborative nature;
  • You excel in relationship-building and networking and have proven conflict resolution abilities;
  • You are fluent in English;
  • You understand the dynamics of an international fast-growing scale-up;
  • You love working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment in which managing multiple projects and priorities is the norm.

About THEOplayer

THEOplayer is a high-impact media solution for media companies around the world,  enabling them to offer exceptional video experiences on any device.

We are recognized and respected by some of the world’s biggest media companies including CNN, NBC, KPN and VRT.  As one of the fastest growing SaaS-based technology companies with a very international, driven and innovative team. THEO Technologies' headquarters are in Leuven (Belgium) with offices in San Francisco (USA), New York (USA) and Singapore.


Send your motivational letter and CV to An application where you explain and demonstrate how you will make a difference is much appreciated. We value proven experience, prior success, intelligence and work ethic.

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