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Wagestream

Wagestream

IT, Operations
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024
Delivery · London Office

Technical Project Manager

About Wagestream

Wagestream is dedicated to improving the financial wellbeing of frontline workers.

We partner with renowned employers such as Asda, Burger King, Hilton, and the NHS to provide their teams with fairer financial services centered around flexible pay. Our all-in-one financial wellbeing super-app empowers over 3 million people to choose when they get paid, track their shifts and earnings, save for a rainy day, utilize budgeting tools, receive free financial coaching, and access fairer financial products.

Wagestream stands out as a VC-backed company experiencing rapid growth, while also maintaining a social conscience and charity support. Our founding investors include the leading financial charities and impact funds in the UK. We operate on a social charter, ensuring that every product we develop enhances financial health and reduces the $5.6bn financial services "premium" paid annually by lower-income earners.

By joining our team of over 150 passionate individuals, you will contribute to our mission of building a category-leading fintech product. We are united by our commitment to improving financial wellbeing for all.

The Opportunity

The Delivery team at Wagestream plays a vital role in driving client success. We are responsible for onboarding and launching a diverse range of clients, including well-known brands like the NHS, Asda, Coop, Bupa, and Burger King.

As a Delivery Manager (Implementation Manager) at Wagestream, you will have a significant impact, guiding clients through the onboarding process, managing internal and external stakeholders, getting hands on technically and ensuring timely project delivery.

Your role is crucial in ensuring ongoing customer and employee satisfaction, leaving clients with a positive impression of a smooth and seamless implementation of Wagestream. From the initial signature to 45 days post-launch, you will own the client relationship.

This client-facing technical role requires excellent communication skills and technical expertise. You will collaborate closely with various teams, including Sales, Solutions, Client Success, and Engineering.

What will you be doing?

Your primary responsibility will be managing the client's implementation journey. You will:

  • Build positive relationships with customers such as Halfords, Asda, Bupa, Burger King, and the NHS. As a trusted advisor, you will help shape decisions and timeframes for an optimal launch.
  • Drive effective internal communication and collaboration within the project team to achieve the best possible outcomes for our clients.
  • Address objections and guide prospective clients towards Wagestream's best practices and tailored solutions.
  • Simplify and explain integration principles to both technical and non-technical audiences, ensuring clarity and buy-in.
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams to optimize data transfer (SFTP and APIs) between systems, aiming to enhance the end-user experience.
  • Proactively identify and address key risks and issues in projects, implementing effective mitigation strategies.
  • Take ownership by identifying blind spots, optimizing problem-solving approaches, and keeping colleagues informed of progress.
  • Actively contribute to enhancing team best practices, documentation, and internal processes.

What experience might you have? (But if you're close... we'd still love to talk to you!)

  • Passion for our mission
  • Proactive and solution-focused mindset, with a blend of technical and business acumen
  • Proven hands-on experience in end-to-end implementation projects, preferably in a similar fintech or technology-driven environment
  • Demonstrated ability to drive projects to successful completion within defined timelines
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, enabling you to build relationships and effectively collaborate with clients and internal teams
  • Experience in managing client expectations and addressing client concerns
  • Solid understanding of technical concepts such as APIs, SFTP, and Single Sign-On

Working Policy: Hybrid

Salary: Dependant on experience. Ranges between £60,000 to £70,000 + bonus/stocks & benefits

Benefits:

  • 25 Days Annual Leave in addition to public holidays (up to 5 day rollover), as well as flexible time off allowances for any ad-hoc childcare/family/caring needs
  • 10 days Annual Leave Buy-Back scheme
  • 24 weeks' paid Maternity Leave and 4 weeks paid Paternity Leave for employees with over 12 months service
  • Special Leave for In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and other fertility treatments
  • Sabbatical scheme
  • Paid leave to volunteer
  • Work from Abroad policy
  • Private Healthcare via AXA including comprehensive mental-, physical- and dental healthcare
  • £250 home office allowance to make WFH comfortable
  • Salary sacrifice to pension, as well as bonus exchange to Pension: reap even more rewards of any bonus by paying into your pension & save on Tax and NI + added compound growth
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • The best benefit of all, access to Wagestream!
  • Access to Salary Sacrifice Schemes via ThanksBen: THE Benefits marketplace. Choose the benefits you want, when you want. Pay less tax, receive more value.

Including:

  • Workplace nurseries
  • Cycle to Work
  • Home and Tech Scheme
  • Healthcare cash plans, etc
  • Discounts platform

At Wagestream we celebrate and support our differences. We know employing a team rich in diverse thoughts, experiences, and opinions allows our employees, our product and our community to flourish. Wagestream is an equal opportunity workplace. We are dedicated to equal employment opportunities regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity/expression, or veteran status.

Department
Delivery
Locations
London Office

About Wagestream

Wagestream improves the financial wellbeing of 3 million frontline workers, with a workplace finance platform built around their pay.

Award-winning employers like Asda, Bupa, Crate & Barrel, Pizza Express and the NHS make money fairer and work more rewarding, by offering Wagestream as an employee benefit.

Wagestream is a B Corporation that was founded with a social charter and built with the Fair By Design financial inclusion campaign.

Founded in 2018
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