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Agile Portfolio Manager

Department:
Product
Location:
Berlin, Barcelona, Vienna, Amsterdam
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About the opportunity

As Agile Portfolio Manager at N26, you will support our product segments in the coordination and global optimization of our project portfolio and support overarching programs within the Product & Technology organization.

In this role you will help our product leadership team lift global efficiencies around our product, while maintaining independence of each segment. You will be ensuring an alignment of standard ways of working and process discipline, but also call out where a process can be leaner and drive agility and continuous process improvement for the projects.

To bring this vision to life, you will be working with an amazing team of product directors, agile coaches, engineering managers and business operations as well as engaging other cross-functional stakeholders across the business.

In this role on portfolio management you will:

  • Establish and maintain an overview of the production portfolio

  • Build and maintain dashboards to manage portfolio health, delivery and flow

  • Introduce, monitor and improve flow metrics around the portfolio quality

  • Collaborate with product strategy on product outcome metrics and the seamless integration within the OKR process

  • Ensure discipline of portfolio transparency and reporting

  • Facilitate the portfolio Kanban, monitor and manage flow

  • Create and manage a tickets triage process for funneling of work into the portfolio

As need occurs, you will also manage projects and programs. In this capacity, you will

  • Create and maintain a lean project plan

  • Ensure capacity management

  • Prepare, facilitate and follow-up key project meetings

  • Manage project risk, coordinate the production and dependencies across different teams and tackle project impediments.

What you need to be successful:

Background:

  • 3+ Experience within a scaled agile environment with exposure to scaled planning and coordination

  • Experience in a project/program management role with a track record of delivering complex projects

Skills:

  • Knowledge around scaled agile techniques including portfolio Kanban, multi team planning, scaled boards and retrospectives

  • Expertise in applying project management techniques in agile settings

  • An understanding for stakeholders who don’t act in a fully agile setting and understand how to bridge both worlds

  • Understanding digital product development including customer and productivity metrics

  • Good communication with a skill and interest to create bi-directional understanding across diverse stakeholders

Traits:

  • Self-driving individual who is comfortable in an environment where priorities are shifting frequently

  • Likes to try things and get things done, is not afraid of making mistakes

  • True team player - actively helping those around you to be successful

  • Continuously learn and challenge the status quo

  • Give and receive open, direct and timely feedback

What’s in it for you:

  • Accelerate your career growth by joining one of Europe’s most talked about disruptors 🚀.
  • Employee benefits that range from a competitive personal development budget, work from home budget, discounts to fitness & wellness memberships, language apps and public transportation. 
  • As an N26 employee you will have access to a Premium subscription on your personal N26 bank account. As well as subscriptions for friends and family members.    
  • Vacation days vary depending on your location of work. Additional day of annual leave for each year of service.  
  • A high degree of autonomy and access to cutting edge technologies - all while working with a friendly team of peers of diverse nationalities, life experiences and family statuses. 
  • A relocation package with visa support for those who need it.

Who we are

N26 has reimagined banking for today’s digital world. Technology and design empower everything we do and it’s how we are building the global banking platform the world loves to use.

We've eliminated physical branches, paperwork, and hidden fees for an elegant digital experience and supreme savings. Giving people the power to live and bank their way is what gets us out of bed in the morning and inspires the work that we do. 

Founded in 2013, N26 now has 7 million customers in 24 markets. We employ more than 1,500 employees across 3 office locations in Berlin, Vienna and Barcelona. Besides the main offices, N26 also has local offices in Paris, Madrid, Milan, and São Paulo.

Sound good? Apply now for this position.

N26 is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.