Chief Operating Officer - Operations

For Youth

For Youth

Posted on Friday, February 23, 2024

Company Overview:

For Youth is a dynamic and rapidly growing supplement start-up committed to providing high-quality longevity products to empower individuals on their journey to healthier longer. We are seeking a visionary and results-driven Chief Operating Officer (COO) to join our leadership team and play a pivotal role in shaping the future success of our company.


Lead the entire product journey, from sourcing to customer, ensuring efficiency, cost-effectiveness, and a commitment to corporate social responsibility.

> Product


  • Establish and maintain relationships with suppliers, negotiating favourable terms and agreements.
  • Collaborate with vendors to ensure a consistent and reliable supply chain.

Product Development:

  • Lead the product development process from ideation to launch, ensuring alignment with market demands and company goals.
  • Work closely with R&D teams to create innovative and high-quality supplement formulations.
  • Analyse customer needs and preferences to guide product development initiatives.

> Operations

Inventory Management:

  • Implement effective inventory control systems to optimise stock levels and minimise holding costs.
  • Monitor product life cycles and adjust inventory strategies accordingly.

Logistics and Supply Chain:

  • Streamline logistics and supply chain processes from factory to warehouse and ultimately to consumer.
  • Optimise transportation and warehousing strategies to reduce costs and enhance delivery speed.

Customer Care:

  • Develop and implement customer service strategies to enhance the overall customer experience.
  • Address customer inquiries and concerns, ensuring prompt and satisfactory resolution.

Tech Stack:

  • Lead the implementation of technology solutions to streamline backend processes, ensuring seamless operations.
  • Evaluate and enhance existing technological infrastructure to meet evolving business needs.
  • Implement tools and frameworks to enhance workflow and streamline processes, promoting operational efficiency.

Legal & Compliance:

  • Ensure company compliance with local and international regulations governing the supplement industry.
  • Collaborate with legal teams to manage contracts, intellectual property, and regulatory affairs.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR):

  • Develop and oversee CSR initiatives aligned with the company's values and mission.
  • Establish partnerships and collaborations that contribute to positive social and environmental impact.


  • Proven experience in a senior leadership role within the supplement or related industry.
  • Strong understanding of product development, supply chain management, and regulatory compliance.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Strategic mindset with the ability to drive results in a dynamic start-up environment.
  • Bachelor's degree in business, operations management, or a related field (MBA is a plus).

If you are a visionary leader with a passion for the longevity industry and a track record of operational excellence, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us in shaping the future of For Youth and making a positive impact on the health and well-being of our customers.