Manager Collection Development

  • Klarna
  • Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jul 28, 2017
Full time Developer Management

Job Description

The Collection Development Team at Klarna takes care of the Collection Department's development of tools and processes in order to support Collection Operations in their daily work tasks. We are now looking for a new Manager to lead and support the team.

As the Manager for Collection Development, you will report directly to the Vice President of Collection. You will lead the daily work of a committed and passionate team where everyone helps and supports each other. The team’s main responsibility is to design and develop new processes, maintain existing ones and improve scalability and reliability of the in-house Web Application for Collection. Your team’s work has a direct and tangible effect on the Collection Department’s performance.

Besides having full responsibility for personnel the role will require working cross-functional and collaboratively with Collection Operations, Product and Engineering. It will be your responsibility to plan and ensure the implementation of the short- and long-term developments of the team and the Collection department.


  • Lead a team of developers and enable them to grow and achieve their full potential
  • Plan and prioritize new processes and tools with key stakeholders and Management
  • Manage and coordinate deliveries, risks and issue with the team and stakeholders
  • Guide discussions  about solutions and architectural design, take decisions
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders



  • Previous experience from leading a team, preferably a development team
  • Good project management skills ranging across people and functions
  • Ability to translate business related challenges into technical requirements
  • Persuasive and compelling communication skills
  • Fluent in spoken and written English


Nice to have

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field
  • Practical experience from working with agile methodologies


Team Tech Stack
Python, Django, flask, Linux, git, bash, agile, micro-services, continuous integration, Postgres, Nginx, Jenkins, rabbitMQ

Sounds interesting? Make sure to apply as soon as possible.

We know that diverse teams are strong teams, and welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences. Our team includes women, men, mothers, fathers, the self-taught, the college-educated, and people from all over the world. We’re a team of technically curious problem solvers. Come and join us.