We are looking for an experienced Program Manager to join Spotify’s Financial Engineering mission!
You are responsible for facilitating collaboration between global teams, working with the mission leadership and product area members to drive large-scale company-wide initiatives, and ensuring alignment on projects and programs that feed into the overall execution of long-term product and business strategies.
We need people who are self-motivated, independent and dedicated. Your projects often span multiple time zones and product areas, so we expect end-to-end oversight and management to stay aligned from discovery to delivery. To be successful in this role, you must build trust, establish rapport, and maintain communication with partners in multiple levels and groups. Your strength should lie in seeing a comprehensive perspective and understand how all the moving parts relate to then systematize it into a functioning program.
This particular role differs from a traditional project or program management role in that you will not be working with a dedicated project team, but rather ensure vital work for your particular initiatives are worked into the plans of affected teams.
We are a team of 50+ passionate about creating the next generation of platforms for both internal systems and SAAS. Working in this domain of Spotify means evolving internal and SAAS systems that support critical financial results which provide key insights into the whole company.
What You’ll Do:
Drive alignment in our Mission by developing, facilitating, and sustaining forums for cross functional discussions, decisions making, and knowledge sharing
Collaborate with Product Managers, Engineering Managers and other PMO groups to help communicate business strategies to the wider organization
Understand Mission and company-wide initiatives and ensure our product area can build strategic, mutually beneficial relationships with other areas of Spotify
Streamline ongoing program management needs (tooling, reporting, risk management, cross functional engagement, planning, etc.)
Assist in strategic project delivery and track progress towards long-term goals
Partner closely with Finance and other program managers to harmonize delivery
Own initiatives that are already in various phases of maturity
Who You Are:
6+ experience working in Program Management roles, financial technology platforms or management consulting
Experience with implementation, stabilization, maintenance of SaaS platforms, running/representing large, cross-functional initiatives and easily communicate strategies, goals, and progress status
Driver to reduce noise, identify and remove blockers, encourage collaboration, and continuously improve our ways of working
Able to lead multiple concurrent projects in an agile, fast-paced, frequently evolving environment
Resilient, structured, organized and excellent attention to detail
Excel at influencing decision-making at all levels and delivering without formal authority
Encourage and empower the team to get things done on time and within quality standards
Familiar with ITGC / SOX compliance requirements and change management processes
Experience with the following is a plus: NetSuite, Coupa, Concur, Blackline, Jira, Asana, Coda, LucidChart, Mural, Agile framework, SDLC, CI/CD
Spotify is an equal opportunity employer. You are welcome at Spotify for who you are, no matter where you come from, what you look like, or what’s playing in your headphones. Our platform is for everyone, and so is our workplace. The more voices we have represented and amplified in our business, the more we will all thrive, contribute, and be forward-thinking! So bring us your personal experience, your perspectives, and your background. It’s in our differences that we will find the power to keep revolutionizing the way the world listens.
Spotify transformed music listening forever when we launched in 2008. Our mission is to unlock the potential of human creativity by giving a million creative artists the opportunity to live off their art and billions of fans the chance to enjoy and be passionate about these creators. Everything we do is driven by our love for music and podcasting. Today, we are the world’s most popular audio streaming subscription service.
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