Programme Manager

Rio de Janeiro, Brasil

OLX Brazil is already one of the biggest internet consumer brands and the leading marketplace in Brazil. Our app is among the most downloaded in the country and millions of people sold and bought goods worth more than $30 billions in 2017 in our marketplace.

Running the biggest marketplace in Brazil in fast growth is a very exciting challenge. We are now a team divided in 22 squads, running and developing a portfolio of 5 digital products under the umbrella of OLX Brazil. Since we grew in complexity, the need of synchronization and alignment between these autonomous teams became critical for our operation. The role of Programme Manager comes to help us organize the routine alongside with Product Operations, focusing on making sure the tactics we chose to follow is well executed.

Scope

  • Inter and Intra department synchronization and communication
  • Roadmap alignment and transparency: Work with the Product Managers to build the roadmaps and communicate them to the main stakeholders, being the main reference of its progress
  • Project Management and day-to-day process facilitator for cross-team initiatives

Core responsibilities

As a Programme Manager for the product team, you'll report the the the Product Operations Manager and work closely to the Product Managers and Engineering Managers to facilitate and keep track of the main Product Initiatives, being responsible for synchronizing cross-team projects and organize and report progress of strategic plans.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Own & maintain a high-level Roadmap view representing the strategic initiatives for OLX Brazil products
  • Define and own stakeholder relationships with high exposure to OLX's Senior Leadership Team from all company departments
  • Help teams reduce surprises and own progress reporting, developing and managing end-to-end project plans to ensure on-time delivery, sometimes tracking multiple projects simultaneously
  • Synchronize and organize releases with the product teams
  • Cross department communication, aligning product releases with groups like marketing, customer services, sales and other possible stakeholders or impacted parts of the organization
  • Develop internal communication strategies and create various communication materials for all audiences and levels within OLX (leveraging all communication channels: PowerPoint, internal posts, email, messages, team meetings, summits and C-level quarterly reviews)

What will you need to be successful in this role?

  • Be committed to a supportive role for the whole team
  • Be a process geek and great facilitator for exciting working sessions
  • Be at the pulse of time in terms of tools and methods of state of the art product work
  • Have strong project management skills, controlling and keeping track of team and cross-team initiatives executions
  • Have great communication and presentation skills
  • Have strong leadership skills, being able to articulate and influentiate without direct management
  • Fluent english

Location: Rio de Janeiro - RJ - Brazil

Apply for this opening at http://olxbrasil.recruiterbox.com/jobs/fk01hbr?apply=true