Department Manager

salary range
17 000-21 000 PLN net (B2B), 14 100-17 400 PLN gross (employment contract)
workplace
office in Krakow
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We are looking for an experienced, business-minded Department Manager with a knowledge of the Internet/e-commerce industry. The person in this position manages the work of a department implementing e-commerce technologies, consisting of teams of specialists and Project Managers. Department management requires subject matter expertise, leadership skills and the ability to identify the most effective solutions for our clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Effective and comprehensive management of the work of the department and its teams/projects.
  • Planning and optimizing the resources required to deliver projects.
  • Planning, monitoring and managing the budget of the project portfolio.
  • Taking care of the profitability of the department, ensuring that all projects are carried out on schedule, on budget and to the quality set.
  • Defining and implementing improvements in the department's work area consistent with company goals and policies.
  • Working closely with the Board of Directors and COO, CTO, CSM, HR.
  • Cooperation with HR in the area of salaries and development paths of department employees.
  • Supporting teams in optimizing work methods.
  • Supporting and coordination of the work of Project Managers, monitoring the progress of projects implemented in the department.
  • Participating in discussions with customers, in order to better understand the business expectations that the team should meet.
  • Taking care of good relations within teams, their integration within the department, flow and knowledge exchange between teams.
  • Conducting feedbacks with team members in the department.

Requirements:

  • Min. 2 years of experience in managing a team of Project Managers.
  • Min. 5 years of experience in IT project management.
  • Fluent English language (minimum level C1).
  • Fluent Polish language.
  • Knowledge of business and technical aspects of the e-commerce industry.
  • Ability to effectively and efficiently plan resources, financial planning, controlling and reporting.
  • Understanding of technologies that are used in our organization.
  • Ability to make quick decisions to improve work practices.
  • Skill in setting expectations to meet individual employee goals.
  • Ability to optimize the allocation of existing resources, evaluate and make decisions quickly.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and build good relationships.
  • Experience in working in dynamic work environments and ability to respond quickly to business changes.

Why Strix is a great place to work

We're a people-first company. Thanks to unique work culture, we have created a space that not only attracts great employees but is also a forge of real talents. Check how cool we are: bit.ly/StrixCulture.

We've great experts on the team. It is not only our opinion, the Clutch.co named us the best company in the category "Top Developers in Poland 2020": bit.ly/TopDev2020.

Because it's the best place to grow! Knowledge & wisdom are our main values - that's exactly why our company name comes from the owl species. We take our employees' ideas seriously and give Strixers space for self-development - training, conferences, internal meetups, or courses.


If you think Strix would be the perfect place for you to work, we'd love to see you on board.
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About us

We are an e-commerce agency consisting of UX designers, programmers and project managers. We have been operating in the market since the beginning of online sales in Poland. For 13 years we have been designing and delivering e-commerce systems with care for excellent customer experience. We implement projects for leaders in many industries such as DIY, electronics, automotive, fashion & beauty, finance or FMCG.

130+
employees
13
years on the e-commerce market
65+
enterprise e-commerce projects

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Benefits

Internal initiatives

Offline & online integration events meetups, family picnics, parties, etc. 

Integration budget

Monthly offline integration budget for each team member.

Remote work

The possibility of choosing a workplace - remote or from the office.

Time for grow

3 hours for your development per week.

Growth budget

Development budget for each employee in the amount of 3000 PLN/year.

Private medical care

Medical package that makes it easier to access health care. 

Bonus program

Unique internal program to support motivation and build relationships (Bonus room).

Company library

Access to a rich company library and the possibility of its expansion.

The best equipment

Financing of computer equipment for B2B employees.

Purchase of eyeglasses

Funding for the purchase of eyeglasses for employees (employment contract).

Flexible working hours

Ability to start work at a time of your choice between 7:00am-10:00am.