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Senior Project Manager Insurance (6 months contract)

Back Market

Back Market

Operations
Paris, France
Posted on Friday, February 2, 2024
Back Market is the world’s leading refurbished electronics marketplace with a team of 650 people, powering operations in 21 countries (and counting!).

Named one of the World's Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company in 2019 and again in 2021, our mission is simple: empowering people to consume tech sustainably by offering folks a high quality, accessible, and more eco-friendly alternative to buying new electronics. Why? Refurbished tech helps lower our collective environmental impact . We have indeed contributed to avoid the production of more than 1,000,000 tons of CO2e worldwide since our launch in 2014.

Be part of an exciting and growing international adventure that will change the way the world consumes tech.

About the role:

Back Market is a leading player in the refurbished tech marketplace, committed to sustainability and innovation.

We are launching our new insurance affinity offer in collaboration with two major partners, expanding our footprint in the US and EU areas. To ensure the success of this launch, we are seeking an experienced Project Manager to temporarily replace a team member on maternity leave.

YOUR MISSION (IF YOU ACCEPT IT): 🥇

  • Project Leadership: Lead project management for the launch of the new insurance offer ensuring all aspects are delivered on time and within scope
  • Partnership Management: Collaborate closely with our two partners, one focused on the US and the other covering the US and EU areas. Establish strong working relationships, address concerns, and find solutions to ensure a successful partnership.
  • Transversal Collaboration: you coordinate efforts to achieve project goals. Manage cross-functional teams and ensure effective communication across different departments within Back Market : Product marketing, finance, & operations.
  • Issue Resolution: Proactively identify and address issues that may arise during the project. Work collaboratively with partners and internal teams to find efficient and effective solutions.
  • Insurance Team Support: Oversee and support the work of our two team members. Provide guidance and ensure the team is aligned with project objectives.
  • Reporting: Generate regular reports on project progress, key performance indicators, and potential risks. Keep stakeholders informed about the status of the project.

YOU ARE IN THE RIGHT PLACE IF: ⭐

  • Proven experience as a senior Project Manager, ideally in the insurance or telco industry.
  • Strong leadership and project management skills, with a track record of managing large, transversal projects.
  • Experience in partnership management and collaboration with external stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with the insurance world and monthly payment programs is a plus.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and support a team effectively.

WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN US ? ✌🏼

  • A meaningful job: you will help avoid thousands of tons of electronic waste and fight against planned obsolescence. It counts!
  • A meaningful company: we became a mission-driven company in January 2022.
  • Be part of a worldwide growing company based in Europe, the USA and Asia to face great challenges : you will have the freedom to innovate and adopt new ideas!
  • Work alongside passionate experts: who will share their knowledge and help you develop and grow in your career.
  • Grow your career: with a flexible career path and a dedicated Learning & Development team. Back Market will help you evolve with personalized internal trainings and external handpicked providers from day 1!
  • Leadership Academy by Back Market:“be a coach not a dictator” is at the core of this program ! We train and enable all our leaders to support their team towards achieving goals. Be a manager at Back Market is an unique experience we take by heart.
  • An attractive salary, equity and a host of benefits including : Lunch voucher, health insurance, relocation package, paid time off for activism in your community, parental benefits, flexible hours, etc…
  • Remote friendly company : up to 3 days of remote work per week!
  • One Loving Tribe: you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, open-minded and friendly environment.
  • Be part of one of our Employee Resource Groups createdaround shared identities, common backgrounds and/or special interests crafted to be a safe space and an expressive outlet.
  • Several internal events: The Monday Brief (weekly)/ The Somehands (monthly)/ The All Hands (annual).
  • We’re here to SABOTAGE: It’s our mantra. It keeps us focused on what we aspire to be: a little bit sneaky, always smart, kinda frugal and constantly conspiring to create maximum impact.

Back Market is an Equal Opportunity Employer which means we pledge to not discriminate against employees based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetic information.. If reasonable accommodations are needed for the interview process, please do not hesitate to discuss this with the Talent Acquisition Team.

Back Market is helping to address one of the biggest challenges of our time: climate change. We take this so seriously that we were awarded status as a “Société à Mission”, or company with a social mission, by the French government. We know we can’t tackle a global problem without a globally representative team so we are committed to embedding diversity, equity and inclusion principles in every aspect of our organization. But more importantly, being One Loving & Free Spirited Tribe is in our DNA as it is one of the five foundational values of our company since we got started way back in 2014. We are committed to hiring and supporting diverse teams of people from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We know our lofty goals cannot be reached unless everyone has a seat at the table along with the resources and opportunity to grow.