Head of productivity is responsible for delivering to Kiwis the best hardware and software tools and solutions to be most productive anywhere in the world.

Your key responsibilities

  • Define the team charter, required skills and responsibilities of the Employee Productivity team that are aligned with company priorities.
  • Lead the Employee Productivity team, perform regular 1:1s, support team members with personal growth and development, regularly review individuals performance against goals.
  • Define, execute and evaluate hardware/software and productivity tooling automation strategy at Kiwi.com.
  • Guarantee that Kiwi.com employees are provided with the most efficient tools for their job while balancing costs and value.
  • Quarterly review contracts with all suppliers and identify opportunities for improving cost efficiency.
  • Regularly review customers satisfaction with tooling and automation. Promptly create an action plan to address deficiencies.
  • Manage and cultivate Kiwi.com’s skill-set for internal tools development by establishing best practices of how we manage these tools and upskill people in this area.
  • Constantly improves “remote-friendly” collaboration concept with the goal to enable Kiwis working anywhere in the world.
  • Own the “future collaboration vision” for Kiwi.com – define, build the strategy and execute.
  • Understand company business context, share it with the team, and align the strategy.

Professional qualification

  • Deep understanding of the tool set used at Kiwi.com both at feature and customization level.
  • Ability to perform software development, customization and administration of all the tools in the portfolio.
  • Ability to build solutions on top of existing tools.
  • Deep understanding of business unit needs so that these can be transferred into teams initiatives and plans.
  • Contracts management, negotiation and vendor account management skills.
  • Analytical mind with the ability to recognize and understand the broad business context.
  • Great understanding of IT and Information Security fundamentals.
  • Experience supporting, integrating and managing SaaS applications –  including Google Apps for the Enterprise (Gmail, Calendaring, Drive, Sites, Groups and Google+), Slack, Confluence, JIRA, SuccessFactors, Concur, Netsuite and others.
  • Understanding API architectures and the ability to build solutions on top of such APIs.
  • Hands on experience with one or more programming languages such as Python, Go or Javascript.
  • Experiences in architecting systems supporting thousands of users.
  • People management and team leadership skills – ability to set the context and expectations for the team, ability to support team members to reach their goals.
  • Great communicator – ability to write articulate memos to socialize and get feedback on new ideas, proposed tests, and to gain broader alignment on key tech support decisions.
  • Attention to detail and processes rigorousness.
  • Lead by example by demonstrating company values and set the right context for team and individual behavior.
  • Ability to deal with confidential information and ability to guarantee confidentiality in end-to-end processes.
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • 3+ years of software development
  • 5+ years people management
  • 3+ years experience developing/maintaining off the shelf tools.

What we offer?

Work in one of the most promising Czech companies (Award Forbes Startup of 2017, Superbrand Award 2017, Deloitte Technology Fast 50- the fastest growing technological company in Central Europe).

  • The opportunity to join a Tech Unicorn in it’s making and shape it.
  • A supportive and international management team.
  • Freedom to try new things and unleash your ambitions.
  • Competitive package including bonuses.
  • Meal vouchers, flexible benefits scheme, sick days, annual flight credit vouchers, multisport card, etc.

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Recruiter

Katarína Daniš

Your manager to be

David Pavlík

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