Program Lead at Affirm

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Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest.

Affirm is committed to delivering products and services to its merchants in the most efficient and effective way possible to support long-term growth and ongoing revenue generation!

As a Program lead, Enterprise Delivery, you will use your project management skills to serve as the hub for internal cross-functional support teams to deliver key business initiatives to one of Affirm’s largest merchant partners. The person will drive executional excellence leading a portfolio of programs and will help drive prioritization, provide transparency across programs, and set program and project management standards, working in tandem with the Commercial business operations team. This person must understand how to apply project management tenets and tools to optimize the planning and implementation of strategic projects and initiatives.

In addition to internal Affirm operations, the role will also ensure flawless delivery to the merchant, coordinating external client meetings, agendas and results in a fast paced environment.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

We are looking for a problem-solver who is an effective doer who also has a high degree of business insight. They need to deeply understand Affirm’s business, merchants, client success team and rapidly demonstrate impact and value to the organization. The role requires outstanding relationship and project management skills to successfully track, schedule, and coordinate internal delivery functions from design to execution. Candidates should thrive in high-growth and fast-paced environments, be forward-thinking and work autonomously.

What you'll do:

  • Lead overall project plan and inputs from Affirm cross-functional teams, ensure initiatives hit achievement targets, and call out when at-risk
  • Use tracking and project management tools such as Google Sheets and Asana to supervise and communicate project statuses at an achievement and task level
  • Lead and facilitate stand-up meetings of cross-functional partners
  • Support business process standardization via standard methodology by sharing insights with business unit counterparts and positively contributing to a culture of standardization
  • Roll out efficiency tools and documentation tools to improve efficiency in cross functional projects

What we look for:

  • 5-8 years of program management experience ideally in a high-tech professional environment
  • Experience coordinating inputs from many (40-50+) cross-functional partners to support the execution of technical and/or business solutions
  • Collaborative and not afraid to approach partners to move projects forward
  • Highly-organized and with high attention to detail
  • Able to anticipate risk areas and raise as vital
  • Able to deliver against timelines, often under pressure
  • Strong meeting facilitation skills
  • Experience with enterprise client management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of marketing technologies, SaaS, and e-commerce preferred
  • Experience with business process analysis and/or consulting preferred
Location
 
We’re excited to announce that Affirm is now a remote-first company! This role can be located anywhere in the U.S. Remote based employees may occasionally travel to an Affirm office for meetings or team building events. Our offices in San Francisco, New York City, Pittsburgh, Chicago, and Salt Lake City will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis.
 
Please note that visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
 
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If you got to this point, we hope you're feeling excited about the job description you just read. Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people that believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways – not just candidates who check all the boxes.
 
At Affirm, "People Come First" is a core value and that’s why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can read about our D&I program here and our progress thus far in our 2019 D&I report.
 
We also believe “It’s On Us” to provide an inclusive interview experience for all, including people with disabilities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations to candidates in need of individualized support during the hiring process.
 
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Location

Affirm's office is located in San Francisco's Financial District with close access to great coffee, restaurants, and bars.

What are Affirm Perks + Benefits

Affirm Benefits Overview

We’re excited to announce that Affirm is now a remote-first company! The majority of our roles can be accomplished anywhere in the U.S. and Canada (with the exception of Quebec). While most Affirmers will have the option to choose a remote-first accommodation, our offices in San Francisco, New York City, Pittsburgh, Chicago, and Salt Lake City will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis.

For this new way of working, we’re thrilled to introduce a dynamic and competitive compensation model and total rewards package that complements our remote-first work style. Affirm’s 2021 benefits will allow flexibility for Affirmers to customize their experience by selecting benefits based on their individual needs and preferences to be successful from almost anywhere -- continuing to lean into our value of “People Come First”.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Affirm Cares is a 501(C)3 employee foundation dedicated to supporting nonprofit causes in our communities.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Our Diversity and Inclusion Council is comprised of Affirmers from across all organizations and levels working together to build towards a more diverse and inclusive workforce.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Affirm supports paid parental leave for periods of disability and for baby bonding.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Affirm provides leaves of absences for eligible employees under the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and California Family Rights Act (CFRA).
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend

Additional Perks + Benefits

Check out Affirm's 2020 DEI Report here: http://bit.ly/affirmdei2020

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