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Strategic Project Manager



Paris, France
Posted on Friday, April 26, 2024
Our mission? Making day-to-day banking easier for SMEs and freelancers thanks to an online business account that's combined with invoicing, bookkeeping and spend management tools. Thanks to its innovative product, highly reactive 24/7 customer support and clear pricing, Qonto has become the leader in its market.
Our journey: Founded by Alexandre and Steve in July 2017, Qonto has rapidly gained trust, serving over 500,000 customers. Thanks to our wonderful team of 1,600+ Qontoers, we also made it to the LinkedIn Top Companies French ranking!
Our values:
Customer focus | Prioritize customers in everything you do
Ownership | Own your part, get things done
Teamwork | Make (team)work easy
Mastery | Continuously raise the bar
Integrity | Always do what’s right, and respect people
Our beliefs: At Qonto, we're committed to fostering a welcoming environment where everyone can thrive. We prioritize evaluating applicants based solely on skills and potential, ensuring diversity with 50% international team members, 44% women, and 20% parents. Join us in building a workplace that celebrates diversity and individuality.
Join us as a Strategic Project Manager to spearhead strategic initiatives and define and support our country strategy and operations (France, Italy, Germany, Spain). This role challenges you to not only shape but also execute the strategic vision across multiple markets, ensuring Qonto's consistent growth and adaptation to dynamic market conditions.
You will work closely with different teams - Product, Tech, Finance, Sales, Partnerships, Compliance and will integrate market insights and strategic planning into actionable results, influencing every aspect of our operations in four key European countries.
👩‍💻🧑‍💻 As a Strategic Project Manager at Qonto, you will:
Market Watch: Look into the market trends, regulation and competition in our countries and anticipate impacts for Qonto.
Strat Plan and Go-to-Market Strategy per country: Contribute to Qonto global Strategic Plan exercise and define and refresh the Go-to-Market strategies per country in collaboration with the Country Manager and their teams.
Strategic Projects coordination: Drive and coordinate some key strategic projects for countries, helping them meet and exceed their OKRs.
🤔 What you can expect:
Be the trusted partner of two Country Managers, working in close collaboration with country teams (e.g., sales, partnership, PMM, finance).
Work in a dynamic and fast-paced work environment, with strong exposure to Qonto’s top management.
Opportunities to work on a variety of projects shaping a country’s strategy, from market analysis to project coordination, that influences our operations across Europe.
A pivotal role within the Strategy Team, consisting of 15 diverse professionals.
Collaboration with a variety of international teams across Growth, Product, Tech, Finance, Compliance, Back office, and more.
🤝 About your future manager:
Your future manager will be Valentine, our Lead Strategic Projects.
Her background:
• Before joining Qonto, Valentine worked in Strategy Consulting with a focus on Financial & Insurance Services. She also experienced various roles (Chief of Staff, Ops, Product) in a social startup over the last 2 years.
What does she bring to the team?
• Valentine brings her experience in both strategy & execution across different industries. She will support you to master your projects and continuously make you grow and learn.
🏅About You:
Experience: You have several years of experience in a top-tier consulting firm and/or as a project manager in a startup (Experience in payments/Fintech is a plus).
Analytical Mindset: You have an analytical spirit and have a good ability to structure, synthesize and formalize.
Attention to Detail: You are meticulous in your approach, ensuring precision in both the execution and ongoing management of projects.
Communication: You have outstanding verbal & written communication skills.
Ownership: Assume full ownership of your projects, managing all aspects from planning through execution to ensuring successful delivery and alignment with company goals.
Project Management: You have a proven ability to manage and coordinate cross-functional projects and break silos, demonstrating both leadership and team collaboration skills.
Team player: you are able to work strategically and collaboratively across departments.
Energy-giver: You actively energize and motivate team members by fostering a positive and collaborative work environment.
Languages: Fluency in English is required, and proficiency in another European language (French, Italian, German, or Spanish) is a real 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 tailor-made and dynamic career track. An inclusive work environment. And so much more to help you succeed.
- Offices in Paris, Berlin, Milan, Barcelona, and Belgrade;
- Tailor-made remote work policy depending on the job you apply for and where you live;
- Competitive salary package;
- A meal voucher;
- Public transportation reimbursement (part or global);
- A great health insurance (depending on the country);
- Employee well-being initiatives: access to Moka Care to take care of your mental health and great offers for sports and wellness activities;
- A progressive disability, and 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;
- Monthly team events.
💪 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 🤞
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