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Strategy

Senior R&D Project Manager

31.05.2024
  • Are you ready to lead groundbreaking projects that make people think better?
  • Are you ready to shape the future of technology at reMarkable?

If this sounds exciting, apply now to be a Senior R&D Project Manager at reMarkable!

Company Overview:
reMarkable creates hardware and software products that help people all over the world think better through technology. We launched our original reMarkable 1 paper tablet in 2017. Since then, we’ve sold more than 2 million devices, grown to over 450 employees, and transformed from a small startup to a fast-growing scaleup. Following the successful launch of the reMarkable 2, which was named one of TIME's top 100 inventions of 2020, our subscription service Connect in 2021, and the Type Folio in 2023, we've set ourselves exciting growth and product development goals for the coming years.
With a brand new campus at Majorstuen in Oslo, and exciting products and services in development, we need new colleagues to join our journey.

Position Overview:
As we continue to expand our Research & Development (R&D) capabilities at reMarkable, we are seeking an experienced Senior R&D Project Manager. In this position, you will not only plan, coordinate, and execute high-impact projects that align with our strategic objectives but also contribute to the development of innovative technologies that help people think better.

This role demands a mix of technical expertise and project management skills. As a Senior R&D Project Manager, you will lead a cross-functional team delivering ambitious projects across technical domains. Your work will involve hands-on participation in technological development, ensuring that new solutions are not only innovative but also aligned with our business goals. The Senior R&D Project Manager has a key responsibility in ensuring progress and scoping work together with the team, and being the link between the team and the tribe leadership.

A key aspect of your role will be to uphold and drive excellence, building a culture of high standards and teamwork. You are expected to encourage collaboration and support within the team, pushing the boundaries of what is possible to achieve exceptional results together. We value ambition and innovation, and firmly believe our success is built on collaboration in a creative and curious work environment.

Employment type: Full-time

Location: Oslo

31.05.2024

Must Have:

  • Educational Background: A Master’s degree (or higher) in a relevant field of natural science or engineering.
  • Proven R&D Experience: Experience in technical project management within an R&D setting, with a solid grasp of R&D methodologies.
  • Technical Proficiency: Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional projects with a focus on innovative technological development.
  • Project Management Skills: Demonstrated capability to lead, define, and manage goals for smaller cross-functional teams and coordinate effectively with stakeholders.
  • Communication and Organization: Communication skills are important for clear articulation of project goals and processes. An organized and structured approach is necessary for efficient management of complex projects.
  • Technical and Domain Expertise: Knowledge in key domain areas such as software, hardware, material science, etc., sufficient to manage teams and project leaders effectively.

This Will Help You Succeed:

  • Specialized Knowledge: Expertise in mechanical or electrical engineering is highly beneficial given that you will be leading R&D projects where these skills are crucial.
  • Interdisciplinary Insight: Experience in R&D processes outside your specialty to provide a broader perspective and enhance project outcomes.
  • Collaborative Spirit: The ability to foster collaboration within the team and with external partners, driving innovation.
  • Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills: Strong analytical abilities and comfort with complex, sometimes ambiguous problem statements.
  • Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, evolving R&D environment.
  • Curiosity and Drive: A profound interest in technology exploration and enthusiasm for developing new solutions.

So why do we love working at reMarkable?

  • The R&D team has a large and meaningful impact in the organization. We enjoy working with highly skilled colleagues both within the team and in reMarkable at large
  • A team that cares for our personal wellbeing, warm lunch served every day, a shared Headspace account for meditation, a gym at the office and our flexible hybrid work model allows us to adjust to a work-life balance
  • At reMarkable, we are committed to your professional growth, offering continuous learning opportunities and career progression in a thriving environment
  • We have recently moved to a fantastic new office located centrally at Majorstuen
  • We appreciate having 5 extra days “reMarkable days” you can make use of in addition to our regular vacation
  • Premium health insurance (incl. physiotherapy and private medical consultations), a reMarkable 2, choice of mobile phone, and home Wi-Fi allowance
  • And maybe most importantly: We have fun! We have regular events and social gatherings

Practical information:

  • This role reports to: VP Strategy - Head of R&D (Christian H. Bjerke)
  • Wanted start date: ASAP, we will review applications on a rolling basis with a cutoff date on the 31st of May
  • Language requirements: English
  • Location: Oslo, Norway
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