International DesignOps Manager

Central London
£58,000 - £60,000
Start date:
Posted By:
Nicole De Jong
12 months

Job Description:


  • Our DesignOps Managers are passionate data-driven connectors and problem solvers. By supporting the various aspects of seven globally distributed product and design teams, you will enable teams to focus their time on designing, building, and shipping awesome products and experiences.
  • You'll utilize a full range of organizational, research, and interpersonal skills to help keep teams on track, execute specific design initiatives intended to grow team culture, industry expertise, and team impact, and you'll have an opportunity to work with cross-functional teams as you establish great ways of working together.
  • As a detail oriented and strategic thinker, you will be working with the DesignOps lead and support ongoing initiatives, drive and own specific initiatives that will increase operational efficiencies across all teams in the International Design teams’ portfolio.
  • Lead one-off unique initiatives involving deep cross-functional and cross-geo partnership Evaluate how work flows through
  • Design functions & cross-functional partners Identify opportunities that include both quick wins and systemic change Enable the company to increase the quality & efficiency of Design output through optimized tools, aligned processes, and methodologies
  • Support and coordinate Design Teams’ reach & impact by implementing processes that: Enable ICs to focus on the work that better serves our customers
  • Quantify operational improvements in measurable terms
  • This is an international role with a global impact working with design teams in EMEA, LATAM, and APAC: for this reason, some flexibility over working hours, based on priorities and projects, is required.

        Required Skills :

  • 6+ years in Design Operations or similar Program Management or operations roles, with additional experience working with cross-functional Design teams
  • Deep knowledge of design principles and methods Deep understanding of user-centered design principles and how to amplify them through operational excellence
  • Curiosity and commitment to testing new ideas and innovating to drive business results
  • Effective communicator, presenter, and negotiator
  • Expertise delivering Design initiatives that impact on operational and/or spending efficiencies on time and on budget with measurable and quantifiable metrics
  • Knowledgeable with key design and user research tools, methods, and processes
  • Proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously
  • Have proven experience working with Designers and design teams