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Senior Program Manager - Marketplace Operations

HousingAnywhere

HousingAnywhere

Operations
Rotterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

About HousingAnywhere

HousingAnywhere is Europe’s largest mid-term rental platform. With Kamernet and Studapart under its umbrella, it represents three fast-growing brands with over 30 million yearly unique visitors combined, 160,000+ properties available for rent and 100,000+ tenants securing their new homes, based on the 2022 performance. HousingAnywhere serves young professionals and students, primarily aged between 18 and 35, connecting them with accommodation providers. Through its advanced technology platform, tenants rent accommodation for 3 to 12 months outside of their country of origin. Headquartered in Rotterdam, HousingAnywhere operates in most European cities and recently expanded to key cities in the US, establishing a presence in over 125 cities. Driven by the mission to enable people to live wherever and however they choose, thanks to a flexible renting experience, the technology scale-up employs 340 professionals globally.

Our mission
Rent Easy, Live Free.

We are empowering people to live wherever and however they choose. To find comfort and peace of mind on the other side of the world or the other side of town. All while feeling confident and totally at ease, whatever their adventure might involve. We are doing it by creating a new standard of renting. Safe. Harmonious. More options. Less hassle. With the help of our trusted networks of landlords and partners.

Our Values

  • Ownership
  • We are Enablers
  • We are Changemakers
  • We are Connectors

The Team

The Marketplace Operations department encompasses our Sales, Marketing, and customer operations teams. Reporting directly to the COO, you will collaborate with the Marketplace Operations leadership team to drive strategic change and innovation across our business operations. This role offers the opportunity to make a significant impact on our company’s growth and success.

The role
We are seeking an experienced and driven Senior Program Manager to lead complex, strategic change initiatives across multiple functions and stakeholder groups. This role will be responsible for driving high-impact programs from ideation through execution to deliver transformative change for the organisation.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, manage and execute comprehensive program plans for major strategic initiatives
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including Operations, Product, Engineering, Finance, to define program objectives, scope, and deliverables.
  • Lead the coordination and communication across workstreams, ensuring seamless integration and a cohesive change management approach
  • Establish a robust governance structure with clear roles, responsibilities, decision processes and program artefacts (status reports, dashboards, etc.)
  • Proactively identify dependencies, resource needs and escalate risks/issues in a timely manner to leadership
  • Track and communicate program performance against defined metrics, milestones and desired future state
  • Identify and mitigate risks, resolve conflicts, remove blockers, and ensure programs stay on track to achieve targeted outcomes and benefits
  • Provide leadership and guidance to project team members, fostering a collaborative and high-performing work environment.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to senior leaders, providing strategic guidance and recommendations throughout the lifecycle

Your profile

  • 8+ years of experience leading complex, transformative programs impacting multiple business functions
  • Proven ability to influence and drive results through partnerships with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Strong strategic thinking, analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Exceptional organisation, communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to translate strategies into concrete, actionable plans

This senior-level role calls for an exceptional program leader with the ability to drive strategic change across the enterprise. The ideal candidate will combine formal program management expertise with outstanding leadership, collaboration and communication skills.

What’s in it for you

  • Diverse international community (46+ nationalities).
  • Hybrid working policy.
  • Unlimited paid holidays, minimum-based not maximum.
  • 1,000 EUR personal development budget.
  • Complete coverage for commuting.
  • Personal equipment, including laptop and ergonomic setup.
  • Relocation support & 30% ruling application assistance.
  • Gym membership discount with GoVital or OneFit.
  • Variable pension scheme.
  • Dutch/English classes budget.
  • Fun team-building and after-work drinks every Friday.

If you have further questions, please email Iris at i.fernandes@housinganywhere.com.

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