Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Chief Operating Officer, Full-time
Parking Network
Maastricht, the Netherlands

We are looking for an experienced Chief Operating Officer or COO to oversee our organization’s ongoing operations and procedures. You will be the company’s second-in-command and responsible for the efficiency of business.

The COO role is a key member of the senior management team, reporting only to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). You’ll have to maintain control of diverse business operations, so we expect you to be an experienced and efficient leader. If you also have excellent people skills, business acumen and exemplary work ethics, we’d like to meet you.

The goal of the COO position is to secure the functionality of business to drive extensive and sustainable growth.


  • Design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures
  • Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth
  • Establish policies that promote company culture and vision
  • Oversee daily operations of the company and the work of executives (IT, Marketing, Sales, Finance etc.)
  • Lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication
  • Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics
  • Write and submit reports to the CEO in all matters of importance
  • Participate in expansion activities (investments, acquisitions, corporate alliances etc.)
  • Manage relationships with partners/vendors

Requirements and skills

  • Proven experience as Chief Operating Office or relevant role
  • Understanding of business functions such as HR, Finance, marketing etc.
  • Demonstrable competency in strategic planning and business development
  • Experience in Sales
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • Working knowledge of IT/Business infrastructure and MS Office
  • Outstanding organizational and leadership abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal and public speaking skills
  • Aptitude in decision-making and problem-solving
  • BSc/BA in Business Administration or relevant field; MSc/MBA is a plus

More information

Please visit our website for more information

To be considered for this position you must be a native English speaker.

Please send your cover letter and resume in English to Jorrit Weerman.

About Parking Network:

Parking Network ( is the global community for the parking industry worldwide. Not for the customer who parks his car, but for the business market that makes parking possible. ‘Connecting professionals worldwide’ has been our goal from the start. What started in 1996 as the first online information source for parking professionals has grown into a world renowned service provider to the parking industry, with a broad range of activities, accommodating to all industry stakeholders. As a trusted industry partner our key focus is to connect parking professionals worldwide, deliver the information they need and provide platforms for doing business. Parking Network positions itself in the market by participating at international conferences and trade shows, through trade publications, associations and online marketing. In addition, Parking Network organizes annual congresses and web events.