Program Manager

Madrid, Spain

Program Manager

Madrid, Spain

Are you a seasoned Program Manager with an appetite to hang out with brilliant & creative minds?

Is an innovative, vibrant environment and being amidst the smartest technical disruptors your cup of tea?

Moreover, would you like to see your value as a professional increase immensely?

Then, come on over and join us: We’re looking for you!

What we need

NTT Disruption is looking for a temporary Program Manager who is willing to take on the challenge of collaborating in one specific initiative that we’re currently developing. We are finding the way to disrupt the market with an acceleration technology, jointly with our main partner.

A Program Manager on our team will work closely with our technology partner, business experts and software engineering to design, develop and manage activities to investigate/identify/evaluate different proof of concepts and then product definition and planning through production, release and expansion phases.

This program manager will act as a coordinator between multiple work streams and teams, aligning with overall business goals.

What we need

NTT Disruption is looking for a temporary Program Manager who is willing to take on the challenge of collaborating in one specific initiative that we’re currently developing. We are finding the way to disrupt the market with an acceleration technology, jointly with our main partner.

A Program Manager on our team will work closely with our technology partner, business experts and software engineering to design, develop and manage activities to investigate/identify/evaluate different proof of concepts and then product definition and planning through production, release and expansion phases.

This program manager will act as a coordinator between multiple work streams and teams, aligning with overall business goals.

Key Responsibilities

    • Understands deeply the organization of every player involved in the project (technology partner, NTT Disruption, 3rd parties), inventories it and communicate them accordingly among all the members of the project.

    • Builds the plan of every work stream with the support of every work stream owner.

    • Follow the tasks to be done by everyone involved, tracking all the activities and pursuing that everything is done in time and with the right level of quality.

    • Track every commercial activity done by the team, and follow up on the action points for all the work streams.

    • Manages the communication with all the stakeholders, using the tools and contents for that purpose.

    • Manages all the meetings, agendas, participants and contents, to be hold among all the stakeholders.

    • Mutual cooperation with the development team (internal or external), cooperation, with external entities (i.e. machine learning start-ups).

    • Drive project execution make strategic trade-offs, track and report on status, and resolve blocking issues.

Base Qualifications

      • Approx. 7 years of experience developing the most critical tasks to perform.

      • Bachelor’s degree required with preferably a technical background.

      • Very organized, able to set up a methodology and make all the team follows it.

      • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to work successfully across many disciplines.

      • Maturity, judgment, and proven ability to build strong and nice relationships, and lead and influence others.

      • Independently driven, resourceful, and able to deliver results with minimal direction.

      • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with engineers, business owners, partners and clients.

      • High sense of ownership, urgency, prioritization and drive.

Based Qualifications

      • Approx. 7 years of experience developing the most critical tasks to perform.

      • Bachelor’s degree required with preferably a technical background.

      • Very organized, able to set up a methodology and make all the team follows it.

      • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to work successfully across many disciplines.

      • Maturity, judgment, and proven ability to build strong and nice relationships, and lead and influence others.

      • Independently driven, resourceful, and able to deliver results with minimal direction.

      • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with engineers, business owners, partners and clients.

      • High sense of ownership, urgency, prioritization and drive.

Preferred Qualifications

    • Curious and highly proactive behaviour.

    • Flexibility, openness and the ability to establish business contacts.

    • Communicativeness, openness, assertiveness, ability to create visions, understanding of partners and client needs.

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated success building buy-in for an innovative and bold vision.

    • Nimbleness and comfortable with dealing with ambiguity; a track record of responding quickly to rapidly evolving threats and opportunities.

    • Proven ability to lead cross-functional teams through influence versus direct management; excellent interpersonal skills.

    • Proven leadership ability; demonstrated competence in leading a team to achieve aggressive goals.

    • A high level of English language skills as well as Spanish.

    • The right to work in the EU.

This is a temporary and fulltime role till approx. July 2021.

Our Offer to you

This workplace! Going to work will feel like coming home. As working with the brightest, the insatiable curious & the creative forward-thinkers, makes work fun. It’s that simple a truth. And, if you’re a bit of a techie yourself, like we are, it can’t get any cooler than shaping and developing new disruptive technologies for a better society. Salary? Yes, that too.

Benefits

      • Freedom & responsibility from day one.

      • Professional and personal growth.

      • Excellent working conditions in our new office in the heart of Madrid.

Our offer to you

This workplace! Going to work will feel like coming home. As working with the brightest, the insatiable curious & the creative forward-thinkers, makes work fun. It’s that simple a truth. And, if you’re a bit of a techie yourself, like we are, it can’t get any cooler than shaping and developing new disruptive technologies for a better society. Salary? Yes, that too.

Benefits

      • Freedom & responsibility from day one.

      • Professional and personal growth.

      • Excellent working conditions in our new office in the heart of Madrid.

About us:

NTT Disruption is an Open Disruption Platform built to meet and embrace great new ideas to co-create, co-validate and co-accelerate through exponential technologies.
Launched in 2019 as a new business area of NTT Global, our goal is moving forward in technological disruption and create a real impact in specific industries and through that improve the society we live in.

We are art and science. Our talent combines artist disruptors, able to engage people with contents, events and experiences, plus product and development disruptors, that are incessantly creating concepts to proof, being the essence that keeps the disruption platform alive, healthy and moving forward from conception to launch.

At NTT Disruption we fully embrace differences. Differences gives us new insights, new learnings, inspiration and aspirations. Being different is enriching. Different views excite us. We offer a workplace where every individual can thrive. As a result: Going to work should feel like coming home. NTT Disruption takes pride in being an equal opportunity workplace.

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