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SENIOR ENGINEERING MANAGER

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title:             Senior Engineering Manager

Location:             Hybrid working with office located in Shoreditch, London

Reports To:         Co-CEO, Amy Nelson-Bennett

ROLE SUMMARY

Positive Luxury is seeking an ambitious and highly skilled professional to help drive the growth of our platform and data products.  We are constantly looking at improving our processes, architectures and technologies, as we continue to grow and face new challenges, and you will be heavily involved in shaping the product and technical direction of the platform and scaling and shaping the Engineering organisation to meet the growth of the business.

We are looking for an engineering manager to join us on the next stage of our development. You will work in tandem with our PM’s and designers to support our cross-functional teams to deliver high quality software. Your mission will be to support, coach and mentor internal and networked teams throughout the development life cycle. You will be primarily hands off, with a focus on people, process and delivery.

If you have the requisite experience and skills, a passion for technology and data and a desire to work in a company at the forefront of ESG and sustainable business transformation, we want to hear from you.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with senior technology leads to translate the company’s high-level technology vision into a robust project roadmap with clear goals, deliverables, and timelines

Support technology selection, supported by partnerships, to meet current and future needs of Positive Luxury and our clients

Building out 1 – 2 cross-functional teams

Owning strategic initiatives for your team(s) and potentially the Engineering organisation

Building a high trust environment where teams feel they can perform and deliver value

Ensure effective project scoping and agile management – delivering projects on time and budget while meeting project objectives. Ensure all projects are designed for scale and supported by any necessary training and methodology documentation

Provide ongoing recommendations for technology-led initiatives and improvements to drive business growth and/or efficiency

Ensure adequate safeguards for all projects to reduce the risk of outside breaches, resource redundancy and comply with data protections requirements 

KEY ATTRIBUTES

Education to at least BA degree level in computer science, engineering or other related field

5 years professional experience delivering innovative technology solutions, many of which have included significant data management 

Success building and managing internal and external project delivery teams, and you are a keen learner and regularly share your learnings with others and contribute to the wider tech community and/or would like to in the future.

The teams you manage have a track record of success delivering customer-centric products, data services and tools; improving internal processes and driving efficiencies

Experience working in a high-growth SME environment and track record of excellent problem-solving and data-led decision-making abilities 

Proven ability to effectively manage a diverse workload and deliver projects with excellence

A curious and proactive mindset, committed to continuous improvement, helping others grow and you are not afraid to challenge the status quo.

Strong interest in sustainability, with practical experience of ESG a big plus 

COMPENSATION & CULTURE

Base salary £50K-60K depending on experience

Enrolment in the company’s annual incentive scheme

22 days holiday minimum, up to 28 days, plus UK bank holidays

Pension contributions  

Cycle and electric car schemes

Bi-monthly study halls to further your sustainability knowledge

Monthly town halls & quarterly strategy reviews for transparency on performance and projects

ABOUT US

Positive Luxury’s mission is to shape a sustainable future for luxury by redefining the business model and rebuilding consumer trust. Since 2011 we have been helping luxury businesses accelerate adaptation to the new climate economy. Our assessment and certification programme is the only one designed for the specific practices and material risks of the luxury industry. The Butterfly Mark, a trust mark of excellence hard-won by the companies that bear it, is tangible, independent evidence to consumers and other stakeholders that a luxury business is operating in line with the highest standards of sustainability across the entire value chain. 

OUR FUTURE

When you join Positive Luxury, you join a small but growing team of luxury and sustainability experts working together to create a culture that values purpose, collaboration, excellence, and optimism above all else. Entering a phase of rapid growth and transformation, Positive Luxury is the ideal environment for those who want to work at the forefront of cultural and economic change. We will encourage you to exercise initiative in an environment where your character as well as your ideas are valued.

EVERYONE IS WELCOME

Positive Luxury is an equal opportunity employer, diverse and inclusive. With ESG at the heart of our business proposition, we are committed to recruiting, employing, training, compensating, and promoting regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, national origin, disability, age, and other protected status. We aim to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people work together to make the greatest possible positive impact on nature and society. 

To be considered for this role at Positive Luxury you must have a UK passport or be entitled to work and remain in the UK indefinitely. If you require additional equipment or support to participate in the job application or interview process, please let us know by contacting careers@positiveluxury.com.  

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