Head of Program Management

PayFit is hiring!


Who are we ? 🚀

PayFit simplifies payroll management and HR processes for SMBs. We have built a fast, intuitive and automated SaaS solution to help business owners and HR professionals save time and money allowing them to refocus on what really matters: their employees. Through PayFit, employees have a dedicated access for their payslips and are able to manage efficiently their leave and expense requests. To build such a solution, we have created our own programming language: JetLang. Thanks to JetLang we were able to code Labour Code and collective agreements, and today we continue to add new features.

We have set ourselves a mission to support the digital transformation of HR management through our ever growing range of product features and services. We have a strong presence in France since 2015 and have been quickly growing in Germany, Spain and the UK. More than 3000 companies such as Big Mamma, MinuteBuzz or Sellsy to name a few already trust us. Over 300 PayFiters have already joined the adventure and we have raised 95M€ to keep growing.

Job Description

Your role → Head of Program Management

You report directly to our CPO and work as a partner closely with Engineering, Product Management and Design to drive key cross-functional projects with a clear visibility to successful completion💡

Your missions ⭐

  • Create a Program Management team. You will need to hire new talents in your team to follow PayFit Product teams hypergrowth,
  • Own the planning, the dependencies and the resources,
  • Manage project tasks, resources, timelines/delivery dates,
  • Provide real time status on different projects,
  • Coordinate with Engineers and Product Managers to establish resource needs and best practices for program management,
  • Communicate frequently with project stakeholders: provide regular status reports and develop informed deployment strategies,
  • Make dependencies management decisions in such a way that risk is controlled and uncertainty minimized,
  • Escalate to senior management whenever decisions must be made that will alter deliverables,
  • Own the process for construction of quarterly roadmaps at a global and local level.

Preferred Experience

This job is for you if... 🦄

  • 3+ years of experience in project or program management in a SaaS technology environment,
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills, ability to engage diverse group of stakeholders and drive long running projects with far reaching changes,
  • Strong ability to organize & coordinate activities across geographically spread teams and ability to handle multiple competing priorities,
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills, ability to generate alternatives/ options, advocate a course of action, and pursue it consistently while being flexible and responsive to evolving situations,
  • Proven track record of organizing, prioritizing and keeping technical projects on schedule,
  • Ability to implement workflow process that maximizes efficiency for the team,
  • Knowledge of program management toolsets and methodologies,
  • An ability to interact and communicate effectively with others at all levels of the organization,
  • Able to meet deliverables and drive your work to completion within specified timelines,
  • Can work cross functionally without being constrained by your job function,
  • An understanding of the challenges faced by cross-geo teams and a willingness to solve them.

Nice to have : Software developer experience

We are meant to work together if... 👪

  • You are a real team player who wants to build a big success story with us,
  • You speak both french and english fluently and you want to work in an international and dynamic environment,
  • You have strong interpersonal and communication skills,
  • You want to learn, improve and gain responsibility.

Recruitment Process

Hiring process ⚙️

1️⃣ Applicant initial validation: added value, key achievements, motivations, job match
2️⃣ Phone interview with Arnaud Lenoble our Platform Director of Engineering
3️⃣ On-site meetings with :

  • Pierre-Alain : VP Engineering
  • Sébastien : VP Product
  • Hugo : Program Manager
  • Léa : VP Design
  • Arnaud : Platform Director of Engineering
  • Florian : CPO & Co-founder 5️⃣ BBQ test to share drinks and mingle with the entire PayFit team (no sausage, no test 🙈)

Want to know more about our epic team ? 👀

🔗 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b0uqNUw2JIk

We are looking for passionate and innovative people who want to build the next big success story with us! Do you describe yourself with these words? Do you want to join an incredible adventure?

Tell us who you are, what you’ve done and what you want to do. We’ll be more than happy to meet you :)

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75017)
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 3 years