Sales Operation Manager, CH, UK

Challenges are our drive, innovation our calling. We at Kandou are a team of passionate accomplished professionals making a mark in the semiconductor industry. We're an innovative leader in high-speed and energy efficient chip-chip link solutions critical to the evolution of the electronics industry, continuously developing to meet the demands of not just the customers of today, but of tomorrow too. If you love to be part of a high-tech scale-up and are motivated by pushing your limits and challenging the status quo, we have an opportunity for you.


We are actively seeking a Sales Operation Manager based in Lausanne, Switzerland or Reading/Northampton, UK.




  • Proactively identify and provide clear recommendations on ways to improve operational decisions and processes in the Sales and Business Development organization
  • Manage and optimize Salesforce for Kandou needs including ongoing training and reporting
  • Support customer order management activities from order fulfilment through RMAs with collaboration with Planning, Field and Corp Apps, Sales, Engineering and Operations
  • Follow up on web requests
  • Monthly, quarterly, annual budget prep, coordination and review
  • Management of sample shipments and collateral distribution to customers
  • Organize and facilitate Demand Review as part of S&OP process
  • Coordinate annual budget process for the Field organization
  • Support revenue sensitivity analysis in coordination with Finance and Product Marketing
  • Support managing Product Life Cycle activities and communications.
  • Support direct customer marketing through various channels in coordination with Product Marketing
  • General coordination of customer related activities across geographies and internally across the organization




  • Experience with complex data analytics, primarily with Excel.
  • Experience with Salesforce or similar CRM tools including optimizing and reporting.
  • Excellent organizational and communications skills
  • Ability to work independently and with vision for the position




  • 5+  years of business operations or related work experience, preferably in the semiconductor market
  • 1+ years of experience in a role requiring interaction with senior leadership (Director and above)
  • 3+ years of experience working across multiple functions within the organization e.g., Sales, Finance, Operations, Engineering, Applications Engineering, etc.
  • 3+ years of experience working in a global environment and with colleagues in multiple geographies




  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Finance, Engineering, Marketing or related field


If this is the role you have been looking for and you want to be part of a growing Company, with an exciting future then we would really love to hear from you. Together We Kandou It!