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Senior Project Manager

Converge

Converge

Operations
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Want to work to decarbonise one of the world’s most important industries, and supercharge a small hardware team to achieve that goal? Are you passionate about delivery and want to be at the forefront of of driving industry leading hardware and firmware programmes? Do you love connecting the dots, empowering teams and keeping things moving at lightening speed? We’re looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our team who will do all these things and more. Come join us!

Ok, but actually, who even are you?

Converge was founded by Raph and Gideon in late 2014 to help build the future of construction more efficiently, safely, and sustainably. We are currently very focussed on concrete, which accounts for 8% of global carbon emissions. We do this with two hardware-enabled SaaS products: ConcreteDNA and PrecastDNA. The team comes from all different countries and backgrounds, but we are all dedicated to building the future of construction more efficiently, safely, and sustainably.

And you want me to do what?

We’re looking for a Senior Project Manager who is passionate about delivery. As Senior Project Manager, you will be at the forefront of driving hardware and firmware programmes that fuel our growth and enhance our engineering /product capabilities. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including engineering, product, design, algorithms and operations, to deliver high impact programmes on time and within scope.

You’ll report to the Head of Hardware and partner closely with our CTO and other leaders in the business to understand our roadmaps and priorities. By applying your technical knowledge and skills, you will connect the dots, keep things moving at lightening speed and enable the team to deliver high impact programs on time and within scope.

Responsibilities

  • Drive complex hardware programs and projects, across hardware, firmware and mechanical products at Converge. This includes setting priorities and keeping programs on track, ensuring programs have a clear scope and the resources they need to success, identifying risks and taking steps to mitigate them, working closely with colleagues across Converge and keeping everyone informed about project and program progress and results.
  • Create technical roadmaps with milestones and coordinate across the team to deliver against them at all stages of the project lifecycle.
  • Establish and track key results (we use OKRs) to measure program success and impact.
  • Communicate progress, status and risk effectively to stakeholders.
  • Accelerate the pace of programme delivery at Converge and do whatever it takes to ensure our engineering team is operating effectively.
  • Champion strategic initiatives that automate processes and unlock new efficiencies.
  • Drive continuous process improvements and best practices to create robust and effective programme delivery, unlock new efficiencies and optimise team effectiveness.