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Program Manager



Melle, Belgium
Posted on Friday, June 28, 2024

Location: Belgium

Recruiter: Mariel Bunag

Keyloop bridges the gap between dealers, manufacturers, technology suppliers and car buyers.

We empower car dealers and manufacturers to fully embrace digital transformation. How? By creating innovative technology that makes selling cars better for our customers, and buying and owning cars better for theirs.

We use cutting-edge technology to link our clients’ systems, departments and sites. We provide an open technology platform that’s shaping the industry for the future. We use data to help clients become more efficient, increase profitability and give more customers an amazing experience. Want to be part of it?

Purpose of the role:

Nature of work completed in the job:

  • Orchestrates program execution collaborating with top vehicle manufacturers, ensuring full alignment and meeting expectations.
  • Manages cross-functional teams to deliver multiple related projects on schedule, focusing on quality and following company strategy.
  • Facilitates effective communication between stakeholders to drive successful outcomes and maintain strong relationships with the manufacturers and other different players in the industry.

Contribution Level:

  • Fosters cross functional collaboration with Keyloop stakeholders
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with manufacturers and other key players.
  • Contributes to expand and accelerate Keyloop product and strategy vision; from OEM certifications to full journey ecosystems

Ability to address customer needs promptly and effectively, meeting expectations and ensuring high levels of satisfaction.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leads complex programs ensuring alignment of program goals with global manufacturers expectations and company vision.
  • Manages multiple cross-functional program team members to effectively plan and execute program initiatives, managing resources efficiently.
  • Promotes open communication and collaboration among team members and other internal or external stakeholders.
  • Identifies and mitigates risks throughout the program lifecycle to minimize potential impacts.
  • Tracks progress against established timelines and priorities, making adjustments when necessary.
  • Spots and facilitates problem-solving and decision-making processes to address challenges promptly.
  • Proposes continuous improvement initiatives to optimize program outcomes and efficiency.
  • Provides regular updates and reports on program status to senior management and stakeholders.

Knowledge and Experience:


1. Project Management:

  • Strong expertise in project management methodologies such as Agile, or Waterfall.
  • Proven experience leading complex programs and applying main principles such us scope alignment, risk management, and stakeholder communication.

2. Technical:

  • Familiarity with IT systems and processes, SaaS environments and cloud computing concepts

3. Automotive Industry:

  • High level understanding of the automotive industry, including trends and best practices.
  • Knowledge of OEM sales and aftersales journeys.

Supervision / Leadership

Individual contributor role while engaging with extensive number of stakeholders like P&E, sales and others. Strong alignment with the OEM brand director is required and key for the success of the programs.

  • Skill in leading cross-functional teams effectively, fostering collaboration and team work.
  • Ability to set clear expectations, motivating the team members as needed.
  • Capacity to align program goals with company strategy, promoting it internally.
  • Capability to identify, manage and resolve conflicts within the program.

Skills and Abilities:

Problem Solving

  • Ability to identify potential risks and stablish risk mitigation controls.
  • Skill to analyze complex problems and make informed decisions under uncertainty scenarios.
  • Capacity to anticipate to potential challenges, evaluating alternatives and proactively addressing them before they escalate.

Relationship Focus

  • Strong communication skills to deliver program status, updates, and risks to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Facility to build and maintain positive relationships with manufacturers and other key stakeholders.
  • Ability to address customer needs promptly and effectively, meeting expectations and ensuring high levels of satisfaction.

Why join us?

We’re on a journey to become market leaders in our space – and with that comes some incredible opportunities. Collaborate and learn from industry experts from all over the globe. Work with game-changing products and services. Get the training and support you need to try new things, adapt to quick changes and explore different paths. Join Keyloop and progress your career, your way.

An inclusive environment to thrive

We’re committed to fostering an inclusive work environment. One that respects all dimensions of diversity. We promote an inclusive culture within our business, and we celebrate different employees and lifestyles – not just on key days, but every day.

Be rewarded for your efforts

We believe people should be paid based on their performance so our pay and benefits reflect this and are designed to attract the very best talent. We encourage everyone in our organisation to explore opportunities which enable them to grow their career through investment in their development but equally by working in a culture which fosters support and unbridled collaboration.