Right Hand to the Founder/CEO Jobs at Oceans in Colombo, Western Province

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Oceans company opens jobs for Right Hand to the Founder/CEO positions in the Western Province region. The type of work we provide is Contract.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Business Development and Sales skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around රු. 10,000 - රු. 40,000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

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Job Information

Position:Right Hand to the Founder/CEO
Region:Western Province, Colombo - Western Province
Job Function:Business Development and Sales
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Employment Type:Contract

Job Description

Work with U.S. Startups, Founders, & C-Level Executives as an Oceans Right Hand

About Oceans

is an outsourcing firm pairing the best talent in Sri Lanka with CEOs, Founders, and C-Level Executives in the U.S.

The Role: Right Hand to the Founder

Oceans is seeking ambitious candidates in Sri Lanka to become what we’re calling the Right Hand to the Founder, a new hybrid role combining all the administrative prowess of a highly polished Business Analyst with the ruthless efficiency of a great Operations Manager. If accepted into our program, Oceans will provide best-in-class training on necessary processes and platforms alongside full cultural immersion — so you can become the most effective assistant you can be. You will then be paired with a powerhouse leader and embedded within their team, positioned to become their right hand over time.

You will give them their time back, and they will give you invaluable exposure to the U.S. business world.

Oceans’ Right Hands are not only are responsible for handling administrative duties like scheduling, filing, and research, they’re also equipped to flex their operational muscles by suggesting improvements, setting KPIs, assisting with strategy, gatekeeping their CXOs time, and tracking projects, tasks, and timelines from conception through completion.



  • Manage complex calendars by coordinating with parties across multiple time zones and prioritize meetings according to business needs
  • Optimize travel arrangements by factoring in scheduled meetings and itineraries
  • Keep track of workflows and proactively follow up with reminders and to-dos
  • Set the agenda for meetings, summarize discussion points, and key follow ups
  • Conduct research and collate findings into reports/databases
  • Handle basic financial tasks such as expense tracking, invoicing, budgeting, & reimbursement


  • Monitor project statuses and update through easy to understand visualization
  • Draft company policies, standard operating procedures, and correspondence
  • Set Team KPIs and assist with keeping your CXO’s direct reports on track
  • Assist with HR ops processes like onboarding and payroll
  • Handle the management and flow of information, ensuring the right info gets to your CXO at the right time
  • Organize events from end to end which includes budgeting, vendor coordination, providing input on designs, and executing social media strategies
  • Manage company and/or personal social media profiles including brand development, caption drafting, post ideation
  • Assist ad hoc with other areas of the business like sales & lead gen, business development, human resources & talent acquisition, and marketing


  • Language: Professional fluency in English, with excellent communication skills (reading, writing, speaking)
  • Experience: 3+ years working in a communication-heavy position at a reputable firm
  • Education: Undergraduate degree preferred; related work experience accepted
  • Bonus: MBA, CFA, CIPM, CIMA, or other professional certifications strongly favored, but not required

Who Should Apply

This role is ideal for experienced Business Analysts, Chiefs of Staff, Project Managers, PR/Communications Execs, or Operations Managers who are excited to work for, and learn from, U.S.-based C-Suite Executives.

The Benefits

This is a unique and lucrative opportunity that could 10x your career. The U.S. Startup market is the hottest in the country; you will have an opportunity to get in “on the ground floor” and make early inroads at your assigned company, which will lead to career development opportunities while working with a few of the most impressive leaders in the U.S.

This role will always be remote/work from home. Pay is competitive and will always be paid in USD.

Our Ideal Candidate

Oceans Divers (our recruits) are experienced professionals, naturally driven and committed to excellence, who are excited to support a fast-growing startup company. Our ideal candidate has:

  • High Motivation: a natural desire to go above and beyond in all things and to succeed no matter what
  • Excellent Time Management Skills: able to triage competing tasks and drive project completion
  • Effective Communication Skills: able to issue timely reminders, follow ups, and alerts to changing priorities
  • A Keen Sense of Urgency: strong awareness of timeliness and ability to meet close deadlines
  • Reliable Autonomy: able to get things done efficiently with limited supervision while working from home
  • Superb Attention to Detail: able to consume and synthesize large amounts of information
  • Genuine Personability: warm, affable, can-do attitude; pleasant to be around but direct when necessary
  • Tech Savviness: able to quickly understand and use new tech platforms and services to get work done

We are bringing on all the best and brightest in Sri Lanka — please let us know if that’s you.

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  • Salary bonus if there is overtime

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Company Information



Oceans is a company that specializes in providing environmental and sustainable services. With a wide range of services focusing on cleaning, protecting and preserving the marine and coastal environment, they help residential, commercial and government clients protect and improve the Earth’s natural resources. Oceans provides high quality solutions for preserving and enhancing the ocean’s environment, by utilizing the latest technologies and strategies in the field. Their services include marine environmental assessments, oil & gas development, dredging & spoil disposal, traditional and experimental clean-up, beach re-nourishment, offshore habitat studies, coastal management & policy advice, and other related services. With the goal of safeguarding and promoting a balanced ecosystem, Oceans has set up a number of projects that conserve and restore local marine habitats worldwide.

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