Project Manager - Seller Operations

Who we are

A piece of the moon, a complete dinosaur skeleton, the Pope's hat, the world's smallest book - at Catawiki, we come across exceptional objects such as these every day. 

Catawiki is the leading online marketplace to buy and sell special objects. We offer over 75,000 special objects in auction every week — each reviewed and selected by one of Catawiki’s hundreds of in-house experts specialised in Art, Design, Jewellery, Fashion, Classic Cars, Collectables and many more.

We've sold 10 million unique items to date and it’s our mission to become the world’s most popular auction destination for special objects.

We’re an innovative, pioneering and fast-growing scale-up. If you think you can make a difference to our team, go ahead and apply.

Our Commercial Operations Department

We are a team of operations experts who build capabilities empowering Commercial teams to deliver upon business goals. Our vision: robust Commercial capabilities driving growth in a multi-billion euro business. Our mission: operational excellence across everything we do.

A real 'spider in the web', the Commercial Operations team is a key player between Commercial teams, Product, Finance, Legal, HR and ensures Catawiki is set up for success.

About the role

Our Seller Operations Project Manager champions sales enablement programs. This role manages projects, regularly engages organization-wide stakeholders, and communicates effectively to build out programs that improve the commercial team's skills, ensure company-wide strategy alignment, and drive Catawiki’s sales efficiency.

 

What will you be doing?

  • Work with Sales, Marketing & various functions to assess and determine the required enablement support and the necessary tools to scale our Sales organisation - identifying the most effective assets & managing the roadmap for asset development.
  • Manage sales programs and projects execution. Create and manage plans and timelines for multiple, simultaneous projects in the Sales Enablement portfolio.
  • Track and report on sales enablement programs and program assets. Measure sales enablement activities to quantify impact and success of materials and program.
  • Establish processes for consistent communication with the Sales teams in order to collect input as well as to deliver updates and share knowledge.
  • Collaborate with Product Marketing/Management to coordinate education requirements and the rollout of new sales products and launches.
  • Define and conduct user training for sales enablement activities.

As part of the role you will:

 

  • Create project plans and execute them into measurable deliverables
  • Ensure actions and key deliverables are met on time and on budget
  • Develop detailed project plans and communicate project performance throughout the project lifecycle to all stakeholders (internal and external).
  • Maintain and update all project plan documentation, from initiation through execution to closeout.
  • Liaise with  cross-functional teams to deliver high quality deliverables on time and on budget
  • Establish a golden standard of project management

 

Who you are:

  • Outstanding project management skills. At least 3 years of core work experience driving end-to-end projects and with formal project management methodologies.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and relationship management skills
  • Ability to work effectively across cross-functional organizational teams
  • Demonstrated experience creating factual and concise verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to analyse, make decisions, prioritize, assess and mitigate risk.
  • Focus on quality deliverables throughout project lifecycle.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical/problem solving skills and a natural affinity to a structured way of working

 

Knowledge and Skills

  • You have at least 3 years of work experience leading projects and with formal project management methodologies.
  • Degree (or equivalent) preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience creating factual and concise verbal and written communication.
  • Ability to analyse, make decisions, prioritize, assess and mitigate risk.
  • Focus on quality deliverables throughout project lifecycle.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical/problem solving skills and a natural affinity to a structured way of working

Where you'll be

This role will be based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands with a work from home arrangement.

Here’s what we can offer you

This is your chance to become part of a fast but sustainable growing tech company! You will have an exciting role in a young, fast-growing, dynamic & international organisation. You'll be part of an enthusiastic, highly motivated team of 750+ international Catawikians; you'll have big responsibilities and can really create something. Additionally you can expect:

  • A diverse and international team with over 40 different nationalities;
  • Trendy office located in the heart of Amsterdam with an easy-going atmosphere;
  • Our entrepreneurial environment encourages everyone to take initiative and experiment with new ideas. You’ll actively contribute to the growth of the Catawiki platform;
  • Tailor-made training to facilitate your personal and professional growth;
  • The fun part! Our Activity Committee plans everything from ‘CataFooty’ to International Food Festivals, Friday Drinks, Board Game Nights, Pub Quizzes and Boot Camps!
  • And there’s more! Paid holidays, holiday allowance and a pension plan paid for by Catawiki.
  • Stock Options: All Catawikians are granted 100 Stock Options after 12 months of service.

Our commitment to you 

Catawiki’s eclectic team represents an international and intergenerational mix of people from different professional and cultural backgrounds. We foster an inclusive and queer-friendly work environment, committed to making every Catawikian feel welcomed and empowered. Whatever your story, we encourage you to bring your unique perspective to the table.

Catawiki stands with Ukraine and encourages people displaced by the current conflict to apply. In addition to the several initiatives we’ve launched, we’re open to ideas on ways we can continue to support the humanitarian effort.

Our offices and new way of working

We’ve embraced an activity-based way of working, meaning our team can choose how they split their work week between home and the office, in line with our remote framework and guidelines. In locations where we have physical offices, most employees enjoy two days at the office to connect and collaborate with each other.

Our experts and sales staff in local markets work 100% remotely – in most cases from home. Some key positions are hired remotely, while we also offer relocation services for colleagues needing to be closer to the office.

Interested?

Apply directly with an English CV and cover letter by submitting your information at the bottom of this page. By submitting your application you agree to Catawiki’s Applicant Privacy Policy.

If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.

Flexible Working
We champion flexibility. We’re continually incorporating hybrid elements, while employees choose how they split their work between the office and home.
Stock Options
We make sure all Catawikians can share in the company's success.
Excellent benefits
Our benefits are designed to ensure every Catawikian is energised, focused and thriving.

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