(Circles.Life) Program Manager, COO Office

Location: Singapore
Discipline: Project Management
Job type: Permanent
Contact email: career@bcg-rise.com
Job ref: 539755
Published: 3 months ago
We are looking for a hands-on, dedicated and results-focused individual to play a role in helping to drive key business improvement improvements across the business.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing a large number of projects, some of them as project manager and in other cases making sure that the assigned project leads are on track to deliver the expected results on time and within budget.
S/ he will be expected to work across the entire business, picking up large projects or small. The successful person will demonstrate a willingness to apply themselves to any priority piece of work in the interests of the business and its objectives.

This is a group-level role based in Singapore
Circles.Life was founded by Rameez Ansar (ex-Temasek, BCG), Abhishek Gupta (ex-McKinsey, Bain Capital, StanChart PE) & Adeel Najam (ex- Nokia, Huawei, Starhub), who are supported by an all-star leadership team including C-suite executives from Tata Docomo, Paypal, Vodafone, Bharti Airtel, Hooq/ Singtel, and Flipkart (to name a few)

It now employs 400+ people over 5 APAC offices. It is the portfolio company of Warburg Pincus and Sequoia

Notable accolades from past years include: Top 5 most loved Singapore brands (2nd year running)- YouGov Customer's Choice; Top Telco for Customer Service- Seedly; and Top Employer- Influential Brands (2019)
Unparalleled access - Not only will the successful candidate have broad content knowledge across departments, but they also understand how the Founder and leadership team think and know what’s top of mind. They should use this to connect dots across projects, people, and departments to improve decision-making and make the organization work better.

Career accelerant - Opportunity to continue growing within the team as a key contributor who has the trust of senior leaders, knows everyone, and can operate at a senior level.

10X - Be part of a fast-growing organisation with ambitious plans to expand into multiple more markets and verticals, and help be the one to make it happen

Direct CXO and founder access - Get direct exposure to the founders (without being a part of the leadership team); learn what it takes to build and run a successful tech company and get hands-on guidance to help unlock your full growth potential
Oversee the program of projects that the COO and his team have determined, making sure that plans are regularly reviewed, optimised, etc. and that all risks are flagged, discussed and corrective actions taken.
In some cases it will be essential to take on the role of project manager for one or more of the projects. In other cases, the role requires coordination and influence with other project leaders and the teams assigned to the work.
Provide weekly reports of the program's status, flagging areas of risk and helping to identify reasons to celebrate along the way.
Be responsible for determining and checking the OKRs that apply to the projects and to the COO team itself. Updating OKRs weekly in line with normal business best practices.
  • COO and COO office team
  • Co-founders
  • Leadership team
  • Functional Leads across departments in Singapore and beyond
6+ years project management experience. Ability to focus in on the most important risks and issues. Concise reporting and escalation.
Ideally overseen programs across all areas of a business, commercial and technical.
A problem solver who is willing to apply themselves wherever this is needed.
One of Circles.Life's key missions is to build the best place to work and grow. In order to do that, we offer:

Exponential career growth & ownership - Completely own your own career and determine how fast and in which direction you grow. Being in a hyper-growth environment means having the opportunity for 10x the learning at 10x the speed; watch your role expand as the company expands.
Impact from Day 1 - Translate idea to action and help us to blaze the trial for innovative products and shake up the telco world, and beyond.
Talent Mobility - Circles.Lifers are given the opportunity to change roles internally, across functions and/or offices, through multiple structured programs (i.e. internal transfers, job shadowing or job rotation). We've witnessed many successful examples -e.g., from HR lead to Business Development Senior Manager.
Talent Development - We stand for a culture of continuous learning and growing. Besides structured career development paths and quarterly performance reviews, we offer monthly learning brown bag sessions, manager training and L&D budget to support development of professional interests and efforts.
Attractive Total Rewards (Salary + Equity) - We offer highly competitive salary and bonus inline with top tier technology companies, and equity for ALL employees (up to 6 months of annual salary worth for top performers). That means, unlimited upside based on company's performance
Benefits - Mobile bill reimbursement for all Circles.Lifers and their dependents and medical insurance. Bonus: Well-stocked pantry and monthly fun activities.

Circles.Life is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, disability or age.