Head of Development (Global Tech)

Head of Development (Global Tech)

Do you want to be a key player in scaling up a company that works to empower consumers across Europe to make smarter and more conscious financial decisions?

Would you also like to work in an entrepreneurial environment yet have all the perks of being a part of an international media company?

If yes - Take the opportunity to join the marketplace for loan comparison, Lendo, as we're looking for our new Head of Development Growth and Expansion!

About the Role
As Head of Development, you will be a key player in our global tech organization, you will be responsible for the scaling, performance and well-being of your tech teams consisting of both back and frontend engineers building and enhancing the Lendo product in new and growing markets in Europe. You will lead other managers responsible for development teams in these markets, and initially lead one of these teams yourself. You will also work with the management team(s) in the markets you and your team(s) support. Your organization will consist of approximately 30 people, and is expected to grow further as we move into more markets in the years to come.

You will work closely with Heads of Development in other markets to continuously improve the Lendo development practice, and as part of the Tech Leadership Team, you will be expected to contribute to implementing our global tech strategy.

Our global technology team today consists of 70+ colleagues and is mainly located across Stockholm and Oslo. We use a modern technology stack such as Kubernetes, Docker, RabbitMQ, PostgreSQL and write microservices in Golang.

Possible locations for the role are Stockholm or Oslo, and some travel between the cities can be expected. The role reports to our CIO, and is part of the Tech global leadership team.

We believe that you:

  • Are a skilled tech manager, who also has experience from being a leader of other leaders

  • Have a strategic mindset, and are able to efficiently switch between strategic and operational focus

  • Have experience in successful change management

  • Have been instrumental in building and maintaining good tech cultures, where communication has been a vital part

  • Acknowledge the importance of clarity and consistency in leadership and have good communication skills

  • Believe in building diverse and inclusive teams

  • Have good insight into product and software development methodologies and are well-versed in data-informed development

  • Bring experience working in a distributed environment

  • Have a proven record of being proactive, setting and driving your agenda. You are solution- and action-oriented to always improve your team

  • Are genuinely interested in people and, with passion and compassion, you thrive on developing and coaching them to reach their full potential

We offer:

  • A place for everyone - in an international environment, we have teammates coming from 20+ different countries

  • Be a part of the Schibsted family with endless possibilities

  • We like to inspire your passion by organizing hackathons, and knowledge-sharing events as well as giving you the opportunity to join global conferences

  • Lots of things you can learn through the Schibsted Learning platform, skilled sparring partners as well as make use of a good budget for competence development

  • Central location in Stockholm with an awesome rooftop, and at Tøyen Startup Village in Oslo

  • We also have an Employee shares saving plan at Schibsted!

  • Hybrid office

Sounds interesting?
That makes us warm at heart. Please send your application as soon as possible!
We just can’t wait to get in touch with you!

Mer info
Område Stockholms stad
Yrkesroll Data & IT, IT-Chef
Typ av anställning Heltid
Hemsida https://www.lendo.se/
Sista ansökningsdag 31 jan 2023 (55 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

Lendo is a leading marketplace for loans. We are an international fintech company, founded in Sweden in 2007. In the last couple of years, Lendo has embarked on an exciting global journey launching its innovative product in numerous European countries, including Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Norway, Italy and Finland. Our purpose is to empower people to make smart financial decisions that actually make a difference in their lives.