Oura United Kingdom Full-time 2024-03-26

Ōura is an award-winning and fast-growing startup that helps people track all stages of sleep and activity using the Ōura Ring and connected app. By providing daily feedback and practical steps to inspire healthy lifestyles, we’ve helped over one million people improve their sleep, understand their bodies, and transform their health. We’re on a mission to empower every person to own their inner potential, and we’re seeking candidates who want to make an impact on our journey.

For us, empowering the world starts with living our values and empowering our team. As a quickly growing company focused on helping people live healthier and happier lives, we work to promote work-life balance and ensure that our team members have what they need to do their best work — both in and out of the office.

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Program Management Lead (EMEA) to support Oura’s growing retail business. As the Program Management lead, you will manage a portfolio of retail launches and their respective run the business requirements. Your strategic mindset, exceptional leadership abilities, and cross-cultural solid communication skills will be vital in driving the success of our international programs and achieving our organizational goals.

What you will do:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for international program management, aligning with the organization’s objectives and long-term vision.
  • Oversee all aspects of international program launches including project planning, resource allocation, risk management, and stakeholder engagement.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, such as marketing, finance, and operations, to ensure seamless coordination and execution of international programs.
  • Identify and assess potential risks and challenges associated with international projects and develop mitigation strategies to minimize their impact.
  • Work with our head of Retail on mapping out retail expansion opportunities and driving the projects forwards with accompanying disciplines in the organization
  • Foster strong relationships with internal stakeholders and clients, serving as the main point of contact for program-related matters.
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of owned programs, tracking key metrics and providing regular reports to senior management and stakeholders.
  • Drive continuous improvement efforts, identifying areas for enhancement and implementing streamlined processes and tools to optimize program management efficiency.

Requirements

We would love to have you on our team if you have:

  • 5-7 years of proven experience in international program management, including successful oversight of complex projects across multiple countries and cultures.
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams towards achieving project goals and objectives.
  • Excellent cross-cultural communication and interpersonal skills, enabling effective collaboration with diverse stakeholders.
  • In-depth knowledge of project management methodologies, tools, and best practices, with a track record of delivering projects on time and within budget.
  • Solid understanding of global business dynamics, geopolitical trends, and cultural nuances, with experience working in international settings.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen eye for detail and the ability to identify and mitigate risks proactively.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools, preferably experience working in JIRA, Confluence, Slack, and Google Docs
  • Willingness to travel as required to oversee program operations, build relationships, and represent the organization.

If you are a results-oriented leader with a passion for international program management and a track record of success, we invite you to apply for the position of Program Management Lead, Retail (EMEA). Join our dynamic team and contribute to the meaningful impact we make on a global scale.

Benefits

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • An Oura Ring of your own + employee discounts for friends & family
  • Flexible working hours and remote working arrangements
  • Amazing culture of collaborative and passionate coworkers

If you are a results-oriented leader with a passion for international program management and a track record of success, we invite you to apply for the position of Program Management Lead, Retail (EMEA).  Join our dynamic team and contribute to the meaningful impact we make on a global scale.

Annual salary range: £97,000- £110,000

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