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Lean Coach



Paris, France
Posted on Saturday, September 24, 2022
Our mission? Creating the finance solution that energizes SMEs and freelancers, so they can achieve more. We simplify everything from everyday banking to bookkeeping and spend management. At Qonto, we’re passionate about creating the best product, so if you’re looking for an ambitious team that’s revolutionizing an old-fashioned industry, get in touch!
Our journey: Alexandre and Steve launched Qonto in July 2017. Since then, the team has earned the trust of more than 400,000 customers and opened offices in Paris, Berlin, Milan, and Barcelona. Last summer, we joined forces with Penta, a market leader based in Berlin and Belgrade, forming a united team of 1,300 Qontoers. We also made it to the LinkedIn Top Companies French ranking!
Our values:
Ambition | We tackle big challenges. No matter what.
Teamwork | We create momentum by working together, at the same speed.
Mastery | We pursue excellence through continuous learning. We face challenges with humility. Every day.
Integrity | We're open. We're honest. And we earn the trust of our clients and each other.
You can find out more about the Qonto Way here.
Our beliefs: Our goal at Qonto is to create a warm and welcoming environment where individuals from all walks of life can truly thrive. We've gone above and beyond to ensure that every applicant is evaluated solely based on their skills and potential, rather than their gender, ethnicity, age, (dis)ability, or any other irrelevant factor. Our team consists of 49% international individuals, with 44% women and 20% parents. With this diversity, we are a powerful force! Join us in our mission to build a workplace that celebrates diversity and embraces individuality. Discover the steps we took to create a discrimination-free hiring process.
Our career track: At Qonto, we cherish your unique skills, breaking away from conventional labels like "senior" or "director," and instead, offering personalized career tracks and expertise levels from 1 to 9 that truly celebrate your impact!
As a Lean Manager, you will join the Founders' Unit and its Qonto Way Office, which aims to create the conditions for all Qontoers to work efficiently as a team.
You will work alongside Philippine, Tristan and will work closely with a wide range of individuals including our Program Managers leading business initiatives, the whole Management team (from Team Leaders to ExCo), our technical Experts, as well as our People team.
👩‍💻🧑‍💻 As a Lean Manager at Qonto, you will:
Design tailored training programs, and train Experts/Managers on key lean concepts and tools;
Support Experts/Managers across the company in their Qonto Way/Lean journey, by providing enablers as well as coaching;
Maintain and enhance the knowledge base available to all Qontoers, to share best practices and improvements company-wide.
🤔 What you can expect:
• Our company strategy is about trying to create conditions for all to think and learn. We are creating this model to revolve around people instead of processes. We call it the Qonto Way. By becoming our Lean Manager you will be in the front row to witness how this strategy takes place and will have significant freedom to make an impact on this journey;
• By working with so many different stakeholders regularly, who are highly skilled in their craft, you can expect to grow and learn alongside them;
• After 24-36 months on the job, you will likely be given access to senior expert or management roles;
• You will join an international environment, in which hyper growth is the norm.
🤝 About your future Manager:
Your manager will be Tristan, and he will be the person responsible for making you succeed and feel at ease at Qonto.
Their Background:
From an engineering background, Tristan has been working around the world in various industries: mainly automotive, but also aeronautical, and agri-food…. He’s now meeting his passion for Lean with his passion for technology at Qonto! He’s been the first full-time Lean/Qonto Way Expert and is now creating the team to scale it.
What do they bring to the team?
Thanks to his first mentors from previous experiences and his ability to adapt to completely new contexts, Tristan not only brings his technical knowledge but also his hands-on coaching skills. As an avid learner with a passion for people development, you will be part of the dynamic he brings to the company.
🏅 About you:
• Proven track records in a high-complexity, high-velocity environments;
• Good knowledge of the Toyota Production System (TPS) and its typical concepts;
• Comfortable and skilled to provide training classes and building self-service training materials;
• Appetite to "geek" around (i.e. pushing "tools" to their limits), mastering modern collaborative tools such as Notion or Airtable would be much appreciated;
• Recognized as organized, structured, and sharp;
Fluent in English (French is a plus).
At Qonto we understand that true diversity isn't just about ticking boxes on a hiring checklist. Apply regardless of the boxes you tick! Who knows? You may have the missing piece of the puzzle we've been searching for all along. 😀
🎁 Perks
A laptop. An inclusive work environment. A tailor-made career track. And so much more to help you succeed.
- Monthly team events
- Tailor-made remote work policy depending on the job you apply for
- 25 days of paid leave + 5 Qonto days or 25 days of paid leave + 10 RTT +/-
- Alan health insurance, Moka Care to take care of your mental health, and Gymlib for sports and wellness activities
- A Swile lunch card: 50% covered
- A progressive parenthood policy as part of our commitment to the Parental Act (1 in 6 of Qonto employees is a parent!) and childcare benefits with selected partners
💪 Our hiring process:
- Interviews with your Talent Acquisition Manager and future managers
- A remote exercise to demonstrate your skills and give you a taste of what working at Qonto could be like
We will send you an interview guide so you can best prepare yourself.
On average our process lasts 20 working days and offers usually follow within 48 hours 🤞
Thank you for considering joining Qonto. We cannot wait to learn more about you!
One last thing. We recently raised 486M€ in our Series D to ensure we keep growing safely, despite the current economic environment looking a bit gloomy. We revealed our plans for the future here.
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