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COO Program Manager (End-of-studies Internship or Gap Year)

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👫  About the team

The Chief Operating Officer (COO) is accountable for providing high-quality support to external & internal customers, and organizing all technical operations support. He oversees Equativ business-enabling functions (Technical Operations, Customer Support, Quality, Analytics) with the following main responsibilities:

- Building a scalable organization that optimizes resource allocation and embeds technical expertise at a regional level

- Identifying operational bottlenecks, resolving them, or escalating them to Executive Committee / CEO when appropriate

-Facilitating alignment across the group, and especially between strategic guidance (CSO), commercial execution (CRO) and product / technical capabilities (CPO)

We are looking for an energetic and talented Project Manager to support the COO in the ongoing transformation of his organization. The COO Project Manager will report directly to the COO and will ensure the proper follow-up of the execution of decisions and transformation projects across the COO organization and the entire company, keep the focus on the top priority topics and track performance on behalf of the COO. He/She will keep the COO fully informed on a frequent basis and escalate as need be.

✍️ What you'll do

  • Monitor COO’s organization transformational and organizational programs, especially the newly designed Technical Operations teams to be implemented in FY24
  • Support the COO in establishing compelling and visual documents to enable moving transformation forward, especially when it comes to Technical Operations Roadmap and new Customer Segmentation rollout
  • Track progress and feedback on various initiatives, and report frequently to the COO friction points identified in the organization
  • Facilitate collaboration and coordination between central and local teams
  • Keep the focus on highly-priority topics and track performance
  • Make sure decisions are properly executed
  • Make meetings as productive as possible ensuring proper agendas, action items and follow-ups
  • Will remain limited but on an exception bases, he/she will represent the COO in specific meetings when need be, convey COO’s voice and decisions in these forums, and collect associated feedback
  • 💪 About you

  • You hold a Master's degree in management or business disciplines or are in final year
  • Pragmatic creative thinker: learns quickly, identifies solutions when facing problems, open to change
  • Continuous optimizer: analyzes facts, identifies successes and failures, drives change
  • Solid background in coordinating a variety of priorities in a fast-paced matricial environment
  • Ability to provide well-focused strategic and tactical plan that results in measurable success and better-than-market performance
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Position based preferably in Paris, France (or possibly London, United Kingdom)
  • 👋 About us 

    Equativ is the new single name for Smart Adserver, DynAdmic, LiquidM and Nowtilus — four proven innovators in advertising technology. The vertically integrated company provides brand and privacy-safe solutions that empower its clients to achieve maximum impact while respecting the rights of consumers. The union combines client expertise and engineering excellence to serve the interests of both the supply- side and demand-side with equal professionalism and technical sophistication.

    Headquartered in Paris and New York, Equativ operates globally with a team of more than 550 people in 20 offices. Equativ offers the market its own independent ad server, SSP, buyer tools, and media services to fulfill the promise of advertising technology. Learn more at

    The company is ranked on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA and in the Financial Times’ FT 1000: Europe’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

    Equativ (formerly Smart AdServer) has been awarded the HappyIndex@Work label and is proud to be among the best companies in the ChooseMyCompany ranking, recognized for its flexible working environment.

    Come and lead the charge with us in building a transparent ecosystem based on quality!


    Equativ is an equal opportunity employer. Equal access to employment, services, and programs are available to everyone, regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. If you require reasonable accommodation throughout the application and/or interview process, please contact the recruitment team at

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