Project Manager

  • Smava
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Aug 01, 2017
Full time Business Development General Business

Job Description

We are smava, the online loan comparison platform. smava brings together private applicants with a huge variety of banks and private investors, offering great interest rates for loans between 1.000€ to 120.000€. Using smava’s sophisticated scoring technology, customers can within seconds receive free of charge their tailored online loan with the best conditions. Our customers use financing for large number of plans, such as car financing, property renovation and loan consolidating. Furthermore, customers receive free and independent consultancy through our highly trained loan consultants. smava’s concept has convinced independent testers for years. As a Fintech Company we have provided more than two billion euros in loan volume since it was founded. Based in Berlin we have grown to over 220 employees and striving to continue that successful growth. To do that, we are looking for the best employees to expand our team- employees like you!

Project Manager (m/f)

You will join our Engineering and Data Science Teams consisting of roughly 50 internal and 20 external members. If it’s about technology innovations at smava you will ask these guys. 

What we would like you to do:

  • Keeping our many different projects in track
  • Bringing focus to the teams
  • Helping the development team to deliver by using Agile methodologies
  • Defining requirements, evaluating tools and setting objectives for different internal initiatives and projects
  • Help keeping our wiki relevant and up2date
  • Managing our Scrum process
  • Bringing elements of Business Intelligence into development process
  • Managing our internal and external stakeholders and some of our external partners
  • Reporting directly to smava CTO

What you will need for:

  • Experience in managing technical projects
  • Experience in guiding development teams in particular using Agile methodologies (ideally as a Scrum Master)
  • Resilient and challenges loving personality
  • Capabilitiy to make things happen smoothly and happily
  • Beeing a great source of motivation for the technical team and taking this responsibility seriously
  • Fluent in spoken and written English (other languages are considered a plus)

What we offer:

  • The opportunity to drive the future technology changes in the financial industry
  • A wide range of exciting technical challenges
  • Smart colleagues from all around the world (30 nationalities)
  • Grown-up startup mentality
  • Open communication & flat hierarchy allows fast execution
  • Flexible working hours
  • Onboarding support
  • Paid education (e. g. trainings, workshops, conferences)
  • Language courses
  • Subsidized lunch offer ( and public transport
  • Beer Friday, Mystery Lunch, Breakfast Club and team events

Did we get your attention? Then we are looking forward receiving your application including:

  • CV, salary expectations and earliest starting date addressed to David Vazquez Cortizo
  • In case you are not an EU citizen, we also need a copy of your academic degree & valid passport
  • If you already have a Blue Card, Visa or Work Permit, please let us know
  • Please also tell us, where you first found our job advertisement

Please note that it will be difficult to proceed with your application without the documents mentioned above.