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Strategy & Planning Execution Lead



Tallinn, Estonia · Tallinn, Estonia
Posted on Monday, November 13, 2023
Are you a seasoned program & knowledge management professional ready to lead the charge in shaping the strategic success and propelling organizational excellence? Are you driven by driving implementation and have the whatever-it-takes-to-get-it-done attitude?

We're seeking a dynamic Strategy & Planning Execution Lead to take charge in orchestrating complex initiatives, streamlining processes, and driving implementation and performance enhancement. If you thrive in a high-impact high-paced, collaborative environment and are eager to shape the future of a global mobility company, this is your opportunity to shine. Join us in a pivotal role where you'll navigate the realms of strategic planning, program management, and cross-functional collaboration to architect a brighter future for people and cities.

About Us

Bolt is one of the fastest-growing tech companies in Europe and Africa, with over 150 million customers in 45+ countries. We’re a global team of more than 100 nationalities joined on a common mission – to make cities for people, not cars. And, we need you to make it happen!

About The Role

As the Strategy & Planning Execution Lead, you will be the main Program & Knowledge Manager for all cross-vertical & cross-functional initiatives at Bolt. You will play a critical role in leading planning and execution of cross-company strategic projects within our organization i.e. this role is the seed for the central PMO function. Working within the Strategy team, your stakeholders will include the company's top management, senior vertical and functional leadership, and cross-functional stakeholders. You will be responsible for ensuring the successful delivery of strategic initiatives. This role requires exceptional project & knowledge management expertise, strong leadership skills, and the ability to drive collaboration across different teams to achieve project objectives.

Your daily adventures will include:

  • Project planning and execution: Lead the end-to-end planning, execution, and monitoring of cross-company strategic projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, within scope, and on budget.
  • Stakeholder management: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, senior leadership, and external partners to gather requirements, gain buy-in, and maintain open communication throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Project scope and objectives: Define clear project objectives, scope, deliverables, and success criteria, aligning them with the overall strategic goals of the organization.
  • Resource allocation: Identify and allocate the necessary resources, including human resources, budget, and technology, required for the successful execution of projects.
  • Risk management: Proactively identify potential project risks and develop mitigation plans to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Reporting: Provide regular project status updates to senior management and stakeholders, highlighting progress, challenges, and key milestones.
  • Knowledge management: Develop and implement knowledge management processes to capture and disseminate project insights, lessons learned, and best practices across the organization.
  • Change management: Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop change management strategies for organizational initiatives, and ensure successful adoption of changes.
  • Process improvement: Continuously improve project management processes, methodologies, and tools to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Project documentation: Ensure comprehensive documentation of project plans, timelines, status reports, and project-related communications.
  • Team leadership: Provide guidance, support, and mentorship to project teams, fostering a collaborative and high-performing project management culture.

About you:

  • Bachelor's degree in project management, business administration, or a related field (Master's degree is a plus).
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in project and knowledge management in high-pace environment, with a proven track record of successfully delivering complex projects; experience in management consulting is a plus.
  • Strong project & knowledge management expertise, with the ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously and drive them to successful completion.
  • Excellent problem solving, leadership and team management skills, with a track record of effectively leading cross-functional project teams.
  • Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to influence and engage stakeholders at all levels.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a focus on finding practical and effective solutions to project challenges.
  • Knowledge management expertise, with the ability to capture, organize, and share project-related insights and best practices.
  • Familiarity with project management tools and methodologies.
  • Strategic thinking and understanding of how projects contribute to organizational objectives.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and adapt to changing priorities.
  • PMP certification or other relevant project management certifications are desirable but not mandatory.

Experience is great, but what we really look for is drive, intelligence, and integrity. So even if you don’t tick every box, please consider applying if you feel you’re the kind of person described above!

Why you’ll love it here:

  • Play a direct role in shaping the future of mobility.
  • Impact millions of customers and partners in 500+ cities across 45+ countries.
  • Work in fast-moving autonomous teams with some of the smartest people in the world.
  • Accelerate your professional growth with unique career opportunities.
  • Get a rewarding salary and stock option package that lets you focus on doing your best work.
  • Enjoy the flexibility of working in a hybrid mode.
  • Take care of your physical and mental health with our wellness perks.
  • Some perks may differ depending on your location.