Live Operations Team Lead

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Caviar is changing the way businesses and consumers order food from restaurants. We believe that everyone should have access to the best eateries in their city without any hassles. Want your favorite burger joint, but hate the traffic and long lines? We're a team of passionate foodies solving that exact problem for your home and office. At Caviar, we believe in an environment that allows you to be creative and go beyond the call of duty. We're looking for exceptionally talented individuals who want to learn and grow with the company. Each and every day counts - you'll make a direct impact to the business starting from Day 1.

Job Description

The Live Operations team exists to ensure every Caviar delivery goes as smoothly as possible. On demand food delivery is an incredibly difficult logistical challenge. By shepherding troubled orders and monitoring the logistical health of all Caviar markets, we strive to make every diner experience remarkably unremarkable.

Caviar is looking for a Team Lead who can manage our Live Operations Specialists and drive team performance and results. Youll work with the Live Operations Lead to help each team member achieve their greatest potential through hands-on coaching and development. You will use data skills to prepare the team to meet future challenges, raising the bar for decision-making and analytics within Live Operations.

By fostering the growth and development of team members, you will help both Live Operations Specialists and the entire Live Operations team have meaningful cross-functional business impact. You will plan and execute special projects that create measurable improvement in team effectiveness.

You will:

  • Lead a team of Live Operations Specialists guaranteeing the success of Caviar orders.

  • Make data-based recommendations for improving team processes and tools

  • Hold regular 1:1s with all team members to build trust and keep an open ear to the needs of the team

  • Monitor performance metrics and coach individual team members on continuous improvement

  • Maintain team operations for a 7-day/week business

  • Collaborate closely with Caviars Local Markets, Operations, and Product teams to analyze and solve partner needs, communicate best practices, and inform our business and product roadmap


  • Expertise in data analytics. Excel/Sheets a must, SQL nice to have

  • Experience leading teams, with preferred direct management experience

  • A proven ability to get things done, manage your time and prioritize for impact

  • A knack for designing your efforts to scale through smart process and collaboration

  • The judgment to operate autonomously while collaborating closely with others

  • Experience working cross-functionally across roles and geographies

  • Strong communication skills including active listening and the ability to persuade others, as well as consistently keeping team members and stakeholders aligned

  • A deep love of amazing food, restaurants, and the desire to consistently provide an exceptional experience to stakeholders and customers, both internally and externally

Additional Information

At Square, our purpose is to empower – within and outside of our walls. In order to build the best tools for the businesses and customers we support all over the world, we have to start at home with a workforce as diverse and empowered as our sellers. To this end, we take great care to evaluate all employees and job applicants equally, based on merit, competence, and qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply and always consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Applicants in need of special assistance or accommodation during the interview process or in accessing our website may contact us by sending an email to assistance(at) We will treat your request as confidentially as possible. In your email, please include your name and preferred method of contact, and we will respond as soon as possible.