Associate – Executive Operations

Location: Colombo, Sri Lanka
Published on: 20 March 2017
Job Type: Full Time

We are based in the heart of the Silicon Valley and combine ideas from the epicenter of tech innovation with Sri Lankan engineering brilliance.

Our cutting edge end-to-end restaurant technology platform is distributed nationwide in the US via our parent company Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY): the world’s largest food services company.

As Sysco’s key technology partner we also provide the technical innovation necessary for Sysco to stay on the leading edge; the Sysco Innovation center within Sysco LABS undertakes the most significant technology initiatives with the aim of retaining Sysco’s competitive edge in the food-tech industry.

What you will be responsible for:

  • Coordinate meetings and events among key stakeholders and senior managers.
  • Manage visas, flight bookings and hotel reservations.
  • Manage inbound and outbound travels.
  • Visitor and guest relations.
  • Manage relationships with travel vendors.
  • Manage miscellaneous vendors and suppliers.
  • Manage documentation/ filing and miscellaneous administrative tasks.


What you need to have to apply for this position:

  • A minimum of 1-year work experience.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • First degree from a recognized local or foreign university is highly beneficial.
  • Good interpersonal / team skills and a good cultural fit.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to work well in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize daily tasks.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


Why you should join Sysco LABS:

  • A very attractive base compensation and benefits package which is comfortably above market rates.
  • The opportunity to work with high caliber individuals across the organization.
  • Training and career development programs.
  • Fast career growth, recognition and leadership opportunities for good performers.
  • A flexible, diverse, entrepreneurial work environment with a fun work culture that celebrates success.

Why Join?

Careers at Sysco LABS

At Sysco LABS, we value our entrepreneurial spirit and openness the most. Our culture is non-hierarchical, encourages open communication and the free flow of ideas, and foster learning as an ongoing process.

We are headquartered in Silicon Valley with much of our engineering being carried out by Sysco LABS in Colombo. Although both teams are roughly thirteen hours apart, we coordinate like clockwork to ensure deadlines are met and results delivered.

Teams based in Colombo regularly visit the Redwood City office, giving them an opportunity to experience the Silicon Valley culture first hand and meet the restaurants that use the products we build.