Program Manager - hybrid working model

Company Description is the European Travel Tech leader in Dynamic Holiday Packages. It operates a portfolio of well-known brands such as, Volagratis, Rumbo,, Bravofly, Jetcost and Hotelscan. 

Our mission is to lead the travel industry by leveraging technology to simplify, personalise, and enhance our customers’ travel experience. Experts in brightening up online travel, we help our customers find and do "whatever makes them pink". 

We continuously invest in talented people who ensure our offering is closer to the needs of the customers and keep us at the cutting edge of technology evolution. We run our business in 17 languages and 40 countries, with more than 1,500 employees spread across our offices worldwide, developing our own products and services to power the entire traveller journey for millions of people. 

At the heart of our culture is a commitment to inclusion across race, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, gender identity or expression and accessibility. We strongly believe in an equal opportunity space, which is welcoming and celebrates the uniqueness of everyone who works here. We value different lived experiences and respect viewpoints, as we know unicity drives innovation. We want to make sure our people reflect the communities across the world we help travel. N.V. is a publicly-traded company listed under the ticker symbol LMN on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

Job Description

We are currently in search of a highly motivated Program Manager who embraces challenges and thrives solving problems. The incumbent will possess exceptional communication and analytical skills and a drive for success. 

The mission of the Program Management group is to lead several teams through the coordinated execution of cross-functional initiatives ensuring things get done in a timely manner. 

As well, the incumbent will contribute to set standards and develop the program management framework that will be adopted at company level.


Key Responsibilities

  • Own and lead planned initiatives from scoping through success
  • Create initiative charters and roadmaps, ensuring involvement of all stakeholders
  • Engage stakeholders to ensure proper execution of initiatives, facilitating their interaction through ad-hoc decisional frameworks
  • Deliver updates to top management and stakeholders, proactively informing them about challenges, risks, and opportunities
  • Handle all program-related communications through the company’s official channels, Slack and Workplace
  • Set program management standards and methodology for the entire organisation
  • Build rapport with all stakeholders across Tech, Product, Value Streams, supporting the organisation on ad-hoc needs
  • Support Value Streams/Business Platforms owners during internal Strategy Meetings to cascade company OKRs
  • Support Value Streams and Business Platforms owners in building business cases for their initiatives including budget requirements
  • Ensure alignment among Engineering Managers, Product Owners and stakeholders during the Roadmap Planning phase to create a backlog/roadmap
  • Keep JIRA tickets for the Value Streams/Business Platforms updated and aid in managing backlogs and visual roadmaps
  • Assist in the CAPEX management process for the Value Streams/Business Platforms

Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Business, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology  or related fields
  • 5+ years of proven experience in a similar role
  • Proven experience in managing stakeholders
  • Excellent program management, planning, analytical skills 
  • Strong problem-solving skills: comfortable tackling complex problems and breaking these down into manageable pieces
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to communicate, influence and adapt communication at different levels of the organisation
  • Knowledge of waterfall and agile required
  • Fluency in English; knowledge of other languages is a plus

Additional Information

By joining our company, you will have the chance to:

  • Join a dynamic team in an inclusive-international environment
  • Grow thanks to the career journey and our internal mobility perspective
  • Manage your own schedule thanks to the flexible start and end of the working day
  • Work a shorter working week (36h), of which 4 hours on Friday morning 
  • Get focus time for learning, development and deep work on Friday mornings
  • Work partially or fully remote according to local laws
  • Enjoy continuous training thanks to our company platform
  • Benefit from employee discounts on travel
  • Receive 2 days off per year for the purpose of volunteering
  • Get free snacks / fruit / hot drinks / water / beverages at our offices
  • Participate in amazing winter and summer corporate events
  • Benefit from extended parental or marriage leave according to local laws