Senior Manager, Technical Programs

 Published 18 days ago
    
 Canada
    
 CAN $144,100 to $216,200
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We're looking for an experienced Senior Manager, Technical Programs to oversee our team of Technical Program Managers and drive the successful execution of strategic programs in partnership with leaders in our Technology organization. As our products scale to meet our accelerating business and expanding product lines, you will bring expertise in technical program management to help us deliver on great Affirm products. You will also actively develop and grow our key TPM talent as well as evolve the team to set it up for success as it faces new challenges.

What you’ll do

  • Work closely with our leads and partners in Product, Engineering, Design, Infrastructure, Operations and Analytics to map out strategies and roadmaps, and ensure alignment with company wide goals. 
  • Develop the OKRs, priorities and operational models and work alongside our team to reach them. Ensure high-quality program management and ongoing technical skill development for the team. 
  • Establish and execute robust prioritization of programs across the Product and Engineering plans. 
  • Drive employee engagement and a high-performance culture within the team, ensuring effective performance management, coaching, career development of the team and creating an environment where people can excel through accountability, encouragement, and empowerment. 
  • Taken on complex, multi-year, multi-disciplinary, and highly visible technical projects in service of our team’s mission of supporting critical programs that drive company goals.
  • Partner with Product and Engineering to plan requirements, identify risks, manage project schedules, and communicate clearly with cross-functional partners across the company.
  • Understand technical implementation at the architecture level and propose technical alternatives, ask questions that clarify priorities and push the team to be effective, and develop domain and technical knowledge.
  • Proactively identify and drive resolution of dependencies, evaluate risks, and communicate status to upper management and program stakeholders.

What we look for

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent practical experience
  • 3-5 years of experience managing technical program management teams
  • 7+ years of experience program managing technical implementations
  • Passion and drive to change consumer finance for the better
  • Organized and strategic approach to collaborating across multi-disciplinary teams
  • Strong stakeholder management with Engineering, Product, Design, Analytics, and other cross-functional teams.
  • Track record of successfully launching software products by driving complex large technology applications and geographically distributed backend systems.
  • Clear and compelling written and verbal communication
  • Obsesses over getting the details right but knows how to ship on time
  • Prior experience in FinTech, Payments or Commerce is a plus.

Pay Grade - CAN31
Employees new to Affirm or promoted into a new role, typically begin in the min to mid range.
CAN base pay range per year:
Min: $144,100
Mid: $180,100
Max: $216,200

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