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Program Manager

Full Time, Permanent — Sydney, NSW

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Brighter Together
At Brighte, we believe every Australian deserves access to a sustainable and comfortable home. How do we help Australian’s achieve this? We build innovative mobile and web platforms, responsible and seamless financial solutions, and relationships with customers and vendors that last. Our addressable market is massive and rooted in a positive mission that empowers Australian’s and the growing and critically important sustainability market.
We have been recognised for our incredible work in diversity and inclusion and have a leadership team that is passionate about building a high-performing culture where people feel a sense of belonging. If you’re keen to work for a mission-driven company, with smart people who live and breathe Brighte’s values, have a read below.
This role exists within Brighte’s emerging energy business. You will be the glue that keeps the energy team focused on the priorities and milestones in creating our next great product.
In a fast-paced environment, you’ll help provide just-the-right-amount of program management within the team and across all of the stakeholders and dependencies at Brighte to assure a successful product. More importantly, you’ll use your strategic understanding of the business to make sure that the activities of the team are leading to the outcomes we need.
This role drives the coordination across our business strategy and the connection to the business deliverables through tools like OKRs to ensure we’re hitting our goals, learning fast, and iterating quickly.

What you'll do

  • Work closely with the Head of Wholesale Energy, Head of Product, and Head of Operations in the Energy business to manage the overall delivery of the Energy offering to market and beyond.
  • Develop a structure and process for the leadership team to balance their focus between longer-term strategy and the demands of day to day operations.
  • Challenge the energy team by asking hard questions, identifying risks and dependencies, and working with the leadership to resolve them.
  • Own the OKR process for the Energy business – ensuring the team is delivering on the goals they’ve set
  • Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration, and commitment across multiple groups and multiple priorities across the entire Brighte business.
  • Identify and implement improvements to our approach and process, in order to increase team output, team effectiveness, and team health.
  • Set the agenda for team meetings, drive good practices on updates and communications, and make sure the team has a real understanding of where we are and what we need to achieve.

Who you are

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant post-qualification experience.
  • Strong experience working with a leadership team to create the structure and process around longer-term strategy, annual planning, team organisation and health, and budget planning.
  • Highly organised, with the ability to create and guide the systems that increase the speed of the team rather than creating unnecessary overhead
  • Strong business acumen with a commercial awareness and insight to commercial drivers and relationships.
  • Experience as a program manager (working across projects), as well as agile methodologies, timeline creation, project tracking, risk management, and process improvement. Good at handling expectations about risks, issues, resourcing and timeframes.
  • Ability to work with ambiguity and to deliver results under pressure in a high-energy, fast paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, stakeholder management skills.
  • Curious, determined and collaborative.
  • Very comfortable using online tools like Confluence, Jira, Slack as your primary method of communication.
  • Experience in the Energy industry not required but highly desired
  • Embodies our Brighte values: Deserve the Customer, Brighter Together, Be Human, Call the Ball and Think Big Stay Green
We’re a high performing team and proud to be backed by investors who believe in our mission and the opportunity we have ahead of us. Airtree Ventures, Mike Cannon-Brookes’ Grok Investments, Kim Jackson and Scott Farquhar’s Skip Capital as well as Qualgro Partners continue to help us scale our teams and products.
We’re recognised as one of Australia’s leading fintech companies, having been ranked the 6th fastest growing Technology Business in Australia in the Deloitte Fast 50/500 (2020) and winning the inaugural Finder Green Award (2020). We’ve also been recognised as a leading FinTech by the Australian Financial Review, Fintech Business Awards and KPMG.
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Brighte acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the traditional custodians of our land - Australia. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to the elders past, present and emerging. The Gadigal of the Eora Nation are the traditional custodians of the land on which Brighte’s office stands.