Senior Program Manager
Posted on 8/15/2022
London, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • 5+ years of experience in program management and operations with an emphasis on software development
  • Demonstrated experience working with product, engineering or technical teams, while influencing across functional or regional (global) boundaries
  • Strong operations and process improvement background
  • Self-starting, intellectually curious and creative individual comfortable operating in ambiguity
  • BA/BS degree in engineering, business or equivalent practical experience
  • Directly responsible for managing large programs and coordinating across all stakeholders (internal and external) to ensure the right execution, effective communication, and resource planning in order to deliver on key program objectives and results
  • Lead and partner with high-performing teams, including product managers, engineers, designers, research and others, to effectively manage program delivery from inception thru landing
  • Help shape team and org strategy, establish team goals, and work across the organisation on key objectives by executing, measuring progress and sharing key impact and results
  • Understand internal and customer pain points and needs to drive improvements to our products, policies, and overall operations
  • Lead operational elements with a focus on scalability by implementing and improving internal processes, reporting and metrics, and tools support
  • Manage program schedules and milestones, identification of issues, risks, and dependencies, and develop mitigations plans
  • Provide mentorship, guidance and career development to team members
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working in 'scale-up' operations in domains such as fintech, online operations, information systems, analytics, product, risk management or management consulting
  • Experience working cross-functionally with Engineering, PM, Design and client teams
  • People management experience in a complex fast-paced environment, with proven track record of attracting, scaling and developing teams
  • Experience working with development methodologies, such as Agile or Scrum
  • Passion to learn new tools and processes and always seeks out "a better way" of doing things

201-500 employees

Spend management software
Company Overview
Spendesk's mission is to liberate businesses and people to do their best work. An all-in-one spending solution designed for finance teams to make faster, smarter spending decisions.
  • Transport reimbursements - Monthly contribution to your transportation card (metro, bus or train).
  • Offsite and events - Regular team events to exchange with other Spendeskers and get to know each other better
  • Personal Day - 3 personal days per year to rest and enjoy life
  • €50 on your Spendesk card - To buy anything you need for work
  • For Spendeskers with kids - Generous parental leave & a lot of flexibility for working parents
  • Great offices - In the hearts of Berlin, London, Paris, and San Francisco.
Company Core Values
  • Visibility is fundamental for business growth - Smarter choices come from better information. We aim to provide 100% visibility over the entire budget and company spending process, to empower finance teams to make timely, proactive decisions
  • Simplicity equals joy - People seek software solutions to make their lives easier, not more complicated. We're committed to designing a platform that is intuitive, frictionless and requires no training to use.
  • Collaboration begins with clarity - Businesses rely on strong people, and people work better when they’re on the same page. We empower every employee to be accountable for the company’s financial fitness, with clear rules and expectations that everyone can get behind.
  • Trust is our currency - Managing your company's money is a task we take seriously. We've invested in the highest security and privacy standards and commit to being your reliable partner to keeping you compliant.