About CloudMade

Over the next 10 years the auto industry will see more dramatic changes than the last 100 years combined. Central to this disruption is the role that software and design is playing to define every aspect of the design, development, use and sales of cars and transportation services.

Today, CloudMade is an expert in the design, development and delivery of artificial intelligence based solutions for automotive dedicated to delivering CloudMade’s promise of excitement through simplicity.  With over 70 POCs completed, 8 OEM customers spanning North America, UK, France, Germany and Japan, CloudMade has global ambitions with a global foot print to match.

Driven by fantastic products, the latest technology and outstanding people, CloudMade has developed a business and a culture, which match the huge ambitions of the company.  In 2016 CloudMade announced a major strategic investment from Valeo to further grow their business, strengthen existing product lines and launch new ones.  2019 will see CloudMade launch several major new product lines as well as announcing new customer wins.

About the Role

We are looking for an energetic and results-oriented Program Manager with a strong understanding of and hands-on experience with Agile Methods, including Scrum. This individual will be responsible for managing complex programs, with high visibility throughout the organization.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure delivery within defined parameters: scope, quality, cost and timeline
  • Focus on quality: standards, processes, metrics and artefacts
  • Drive customer relationships: day-to-day communication, engagement, development, project negotiations, etc
  • Remove bottlenecks and resolve issues, ensure overall delivery maturity and effectiveness 
  • Drive pre-sale activities  
  • Support the hiring process 
  • Provide engineering support of the business unit
  • Ensure all pre-sales activities proceed as expected
  • Ensure all delivery activities within the Business Unit take place as expected or they exceed expectations
  • Take responsibility for the overall sucess of the Business Unit, playing a central role in sales. 

The package 

We offer a competitive package to the right candidate that includes:

  • A competitive base salary with quarterly bonus
  • Health insurance
  • Sport compensation
  • Parking/transportation allowance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Personal and professional development
  • A challenging role within a performance based culture in which you will be surrounded by dynamic, entrepreneurially minded colleagues.

About You

Qualifications:

  • Diverse experience in international projects (ideally Automotive, Web and Mobile)
  • Experience in managing Agile teams (Scrum and Kanban) or a solid understanding of Agile methodologies. Deep understanding of different SDLC models and their pros and cons would be a big plus
  • Solid communication skills as well as fluent English are crucial. You will drive B2B communication, facilitate pre-sale activities, negotiate outstanding cases and adapt your communication style to needs as they arise
  • Strong leadership and a good sense of people management and motivational skills are very important. You should be able to guide others through the complexity, ambiguity and uncertainty they may encounter 
  • Product vision and consulting skills; the ability to elaborate on ideas and product requirements, explain technical concepts in simple ways, convey technical vision and concepts to business people

Experience:

  • Experience in fixed-price and T&M project management techniques and practices 
  • Technical experience in any functional domain
  • MS/BS degree in Computing Sciences or equivalent work experience.