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Strategic Project Manager- Financing



Paris, France
Posted on Tuesday, September 12, 2023
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!
At Qonto we are on a bold mission to expand our financing offering, empowering businesses to manage their day-to-day operations and fuel their growth. We're seeking a talented Strategic Project Manager to elevate our financing offering to new heights.
👩‍💻🧑‍💻As a Strategic Project Manager on Financing at Qonto, you will:
•Define our vision: Analyse customer needs, business potential and market trends to define the priorities and roll-out on financing (type of offering, markets, etc.)
•Lead transformation: Implement our financing strategy by driving cross-functional projects in collaboration with Qonto teams (Product, Risk & Compliance, Legal, Finance, Marketing, Ops) and external stakeholders
•Ensure success: Define and monitor KPIs on financing and ensure it is a success by overseeing marketing actions, and identifying improvements with Qonto teams (control measures & improvements)
🤔 What you can expect:
Work in a fast-paced and scaling environment
Will be part of the Strategy Team composed of 20 people working from France and Germany
Work in an international company, with teams in 4 European countries
•Collaborate multiple Qonto teams (risk & compliance, data, product, customer support, marketing...) and be autonomous
Own one of the most strategic projects for Qonto and interact closely with top Management
🤝 About your future manager
Your future manager will be Fanny, our Head of Strategic Planning & Projects
•Her background
Before joining Qonto, Fanny had various experiences in Strategy, Marketing, Venture, and E-Business on Retail Banking and Services within Corporates (AXA & BNP Paribas) and in close collaboration with fintech and start-ups
•What does she bring to the team?
Fanny brings her experience on strategic issues and projects, knowledge in the Retail Banking and Services Industry, and expertise in launching and scaling teams and activities
🏅About You
•Credit experience: 7+ years of experience including an experience in building and launching a financing offering in a neobank or fintech
•Analytical skills: you are comfortable with data analysis (customer insights, business metrics…) and able to translate data into actionable insights and recommendations
•Project Management: your drive and excellent organization, allow you to be a strong project manager, able to break silos and coordinate cross-team initiatives
•Team player: you are able to work strategically and collaboratively across departments
•Efficient: you are experienced in planning and leading strategic initiatives
•Conscientious: you pay attention to detail in the execution and the follow-up of missions
•Communication: you have outstanding verbal & written communication skills
•Languages: you are fluent in English (speak either French, Italian, German or Spanish is a real plus)
•Education: you have a Master’s degree or equivalent from a Business or Engineering school
🎁 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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