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Head of Remote @ Cactus Communications

Cactus Communications is a technology company accelerating scientific advancement. We collaborate with researchers, universities, publishers, academic societies, and life science organizations and provide them with a range of content and technology solutions. We also incubate and seed early-stage startups that share our mission to solve global problems with science and technology solutions.  

We have offices in London, Princeton, Singapore, Beijing, Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul, Aarhus, and Mumbai; a global workforce of over 3,000 experts; and customers from over 190 countries. 


We have been a remote-friendly organization since our inception.  We completely believe in all-round benefits that remote work can offer to organization, employees as well as larger society. We have set ourselves a goal of becoming remote-first organization in 2021 and looking for someone who can lead us in this journey.


Roles and Responsibilities

Orienting workforce in working remotely

Orienting leaders in engaging and managing performance remotely. Orienting larger organization by imparting skills in work planning, managing meetings, building relationships, collaborating cross functions and asynchronous communication.


Promoting technology-driven collaboration

Identifying, rolling out and promoting technology tools for documentation as well as for synchronous as well as asynchronous communication.


Instituting Remote-First Policies and Resources

Creating guidelines, and policies that enable people to create a safe working environment, ensure data security and comply with local employment regulations.


Virtual Recruitment and Onboarding

Adapting recruitment and onboarding process including creating talent pipeline beyond geographical boundaries, selecting talent, benchmarking compensation and onboarding new joinees to suit Remote-First environment.


Transform culture

Introducing virtual water cooler program and other other interventions to create camaraderie, sense of belonging and enable people to build relationships.


  • Familiarity with remote work collaboration tools
  • Deep understanding of challenges/opportunities faced by a remote workforce.
  • Experience of scaling a global remote operations/transitioning global service operations from onsite to remote
  • Exposure to business process redesign and change management at enterprise level.


  • Effective Communicator
  • Self-starter and problem solver
  • Innovative and adaptable
  • Managing stakeholders including ones at executive level


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