Technology Delivery Manager

Lead innovation projects. Monetize premium content.

Twipe is a Belgian technology company based in Leuven. We offer a state-of-the-art digital publishing and analytics SaaS platform, used by leading newspapers across Europe. We are innovation and technology leaders in the area of digital edition based publishing. Every month 8 million digital editions are downloaded from our platform. We help newspapers including The TimesLe Monde and Ouest-France grow their subscription and reader revenues.

Our innovation capability has been recognised by Google, which has granted Twipe funding from its Digital News Initiative fund three times already. We are actively investing in machine learning and artificial intelligence to understand and predict reader preferences and optimize their reading experiences.

As a Technology Delivery Manager you identify, initiate & lead our new technology and product development projects. Your responsibilities cover the full spectrum of product delivery: project scoping & planning, team management, project delivery, functional & technical analysis, testing, communication.

Interested in this challenging job? Send your CV and motivation letter to jobs@twipemobile.com.

Responsibilities:

  • Project scoping and planning: you define the project scope and deliverables and draft the project implementation plan; you identify key resources and stakeholders of the project; you make estimations of work and budget and you make recommendations to management teams for approval.
  • Project delivery: you are the driving force to ensure proper delivery of the project within the approved time and budget constraints; you are able to identify quickly possible roadblocks or bottlenecks; you combine rigid project control and thorough quality testing with flexibility to adapt in an environment with rapidly changing requirements; you organize regular project reviews both internally and with the potential co-development partners;
  • Project team management: you inspire and motivate your team members to deliver superior end-products. You coordinate the work with our engineering team by using the JIRA Agile tools.
  • Functional analysis: you gather and translate requirements into new product features towards technical requirements, proposing implementation after analysis of different options (build vs buy)
  • Testing: Your eye-for-detail assures high quality delivery through thorough testing

Profile

  • You have min 5 years working experience of which 3 years in (technical) project management, preferably using an agile methodology like scrum.
  • You have a Masters degree preferably of Science in Engineering (Computer Science) or equivalent
  • You have a natural talent to translate requirements into functional and technical specifications
  • You have a track record in quality delivery of large, complex software systems
  • You have experience with systems design (user stories, technical specification, modular systems design, test scenario’s,…)
  • Your English is excellent (both in speaking and in writing). Knowledge of French and/or German is a strong plus.
  • You don’t easily give up and are willing to give the extra mile
  • You inspire others for your thirst for excellence

Skills

  • You have a sharp analytical mind and strong thinking/problem solving skills
  • Excellent project management skills with a strong “can-do” attitude
  • You are highly organized and a good multi-tasker
  • You have excellent communication skills
  • Strong technical knowledge (SQL, html, process design,…)
  • SCRUM and agile development believer
  • You are very detail-oriented: details make or break a project, and you are on top of it

Our Offer

  • We offer the opportunity to make a difference in the international expansion of a technology scale up solving a problem of global interest for the media sector.
  • We offer a very challenging job in a dynamic company at the fore front of innovation in emerging technologies.
  • We offer personal development opportunities and have a strong track record of growing people beyond their competences and comfort zone.
  • We are glad to welcome you in a young, international team with entrepreneurial spirit.
  • We invest in an attractive workplace, a cross-road of creativity, design and technology.

To apply for this job, send your CV and motivation letter to jobs@twipemobile.com

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