Strategic Projects Manager
Joko

Joko

Strategic Projects Manager

  • Permanent contract 
  • Possible full remote

The company

Joko

Joko

  • Mobile Apps, Artificial Intelligence / Machine Learning, FinTech / InsurTech
  • From 15 to 50 employees

The job

Strategic Projects Manager

  • Permanent contract 
  • Possible full remote

This position was filled!

Who are they?

At Joko, we leverage technology to power and free up the shopping experience. Our ambition is to build a product used every day by hundreds of millions of consumers around the world. A product that makes their shopping experience simpler, smoother and more rewarding.

Joko was created in 2018 by Xavier, Alexandre and Nicolas and the team has reached great milestones already:

  • 1m users
  • 1200+ merchant partners
  • €12m+ raised from European investors
  • 30 team members
  • €6b transactions processed

Our values:

  • We set the bar high
  • We get things done
  • We care for others
  • We never stop learning
  • We make it fun

If you want to know more about how it is to work at Joko, check out this page.

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Job description

We are looking for talented people who are willing to build the most amazing rewards experience for consumers while keeping growing their own skills and expertise.

As Strategic Projects Manager, your main mission will be to manage large projects that will have a strategic impact on the company’s development. You will report to the Head of Strategy & Operations and will interact closely with the founders given the nature of the projects you will be working on.

From ideation to exploration until actual implementation with internal and external stakeholders, you will be the main person in charge of strategic projects (see below). As part of this mission, you will:

  • Analyse strategic insights from all relevant sources: our product, the market, the competitive landscape, etc.
  • Make strategic recommendations and build associated action plans,
  • Lead and coordinate with all stakeholders, be they internal departments or external partners, to ensure smooth and efficient delivery,
  • Build and document all deliverables & processes related to these projects, making sure they scale well,
  • Benchmark the tools and potential partners, and suggest **the most relevant for implementation,
  • Provide reporting, analytical tools and templates that will allow us to monitor KPIs linked to these projects,
  • Train the teams involved and drive change smoothly and efficiently within the company

Among the types of projects you will work on (one of your responsibilities would be to enlarge this non-exhaustive list):

  • New product offerings. Our intention is to grow from a cashback app to an all-in-one shopping app, from discovery to payment. You will work on all new product offerings that concur to this.
  • Development of our footprint. Our intention is to go global and will expand internationally soon. You will be leading international expansion projects, both on the go-to-market and on the international evolutions it will require.

Preferred experience

  • Experience: You have at least 2-3 years of experience in a major consulting firm (or equivalent).
  • Analytical skills: You love solving complex problems and analyzing data.
  • Problem solver: You are pragmatic and know how to solve problems quickly.
  • Mindset: You have an entrepreneurial mindset, you like challenges and you like getting hands-on.
  • Autonomy: You are fully autonomous and able to manage complex projects from A to Z.
  • Efficiency: You are fond of productivity tools and able to deliver on time on projects with many stakeholders.
  • Attention to details: You know that the devil is in the details, and you have talent for spotting flaws when there are.
  • Tech fluency: You are comfortable in a technical environment. You are always curious to understand how things work. Bonus if you have data analysis technical skills.
  • Communication: You have strong written and verbal communication skills, and you are able to explain something complex with simple words.
  • Languages: You are fluent in English both written and spoken, as we are expanding internationally soon.
  • Education: You graduated from a tier 1 engineering or business school (or equivalent).
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