Programme Manager

We are seeking a hands-on Programme Manager for our well-funded e-commerce logistics startup.

Key resposibilities

  • Manage programmes and project delivery from idea to implementation.
  • Manage our Artificial Intelligence project which received a significant grant from Innovate UK.
  • Enable a multidisciplinary team of Artificial Intelligence engineers, Data Scientists and Operations Research academics to enable fast decision making, and focus on delivering high impact results.
  • Build great relationships with key stakeholders across different disciplines.
  • Develop and manage project plans, track progress and ensure timely execution of all plans.
  • Work with the founders and executive team to identify opportunities and define project requirements.

Must have requirements

  • 3+ years work experience, ideally 2+ years at a top tier management consulting firm, and 1+ years in a startup.
  • Delivery-focused mindset, capable of scaling at pace, taking operational and practical ownership of projects.
  • Experience in different project management methodologies, e.g. agile, scrum, waterfall.
  • Exceptional relationship building skills to quickly understand the needs of all internal and external teams and collaborators.
  • Experience working cross-functionally with different multidisciplinary stakeholders to enable fast decision-making and execution.
  • Ability to understand new concepts rapidly and react in a high-energy, fast-paced startup environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
  • Highly organised, ability to complete a high volume of tasks and projects with little to no guidance and tight deadlines.
  • Highly analytical, using data to explore problems, identify opportunities and assess benefits and impacts.
  • Right to work in the UK
  • Good vibes: Fostering team spirit; someone everyone enjoys and aspires to work with.

Nice to have

  • Experience in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning or Data Science.
  • Experience in e-commerce or logistics.
  • Experience in lean six sigma or continuous process improvement methodologies.
  • Degree in engineering or computer science.
  • MBA
We strive to create exciting and amazing opportunities where our team members love to work and have fun with each other. We offer a remote-first culture, unlimited holidays and a competitive compensation package which includes an attractive base salary and stock options.

This is a super exciting role and a critical hire for our team, as you will join our startup as one of the very first employees.

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