Manager, AI Transformation Programs



Software Engineering, Data Science
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, March 19, 2024

About the Team

The Strategic Programs & Operations team is responsible for driving complex cross-functional projects and implementation of programs, systems and processes to optimize the way our business runs.

About the Role

We are searching for a dynamic individual to spearhead our Internal AI Transformation. Your primary objective will be to guide our company through a comprehensive shift towards becoming an AI-first organization.

You will formulate and implement a cohesive strategy that seamlessly incorporates AI solutions into our operational framework. In this pivotal role, you will play a crucial part in determining how we harness the power of AI at Miro, streamline processes, and drive an AI-first mindset. We are looking for someone with a resilient and experimental mindset to lead initiatives involving cross-functional teams, who will together ideate, prioritize and propose to our business leaders how, when, and where we introduce and adopt AI solutions.

Your hands-on approach drives tangible progress. Providing practical leadership and fostering connections, you'll steer the transformation into an efficient, AI-first company. Embracing an experimental mindset, each strategic initiative translates into practical, impactful changes within the organization.

You are a 0 to 1 thinker, able to partner with people of all levels in the organization to identify opportunities, create first prototypes of solutions and then bring them to reality.

What you’ll do

  • Lead the development and execution of a comprehensive AI strategy, aligning it with business objectives, and ensuring a seamless integration into our operations.
  • Drive and oversee agile process optimization initiatives, identifying areas for improvement, and implementing efficient, data-driven solutions to enhance overall organizational productivity.
  • Foster collaboration among cross-functional teams, breaking down silos, and championing a unified, AI-first vision to accelerate the adoption and impact of AI solutions.
  • Embrace an experimental mindset, leading by example in launching fast, iterating, failing fast, and learning, while maintaining a focus on achieving tangible results.
  • Utilize strong influencing skills to gain support for AI initiatives, building relationships across departments, and ensuring a company-wide commitment to the AI-first approach.
  • Effectively communicate complex concepts and plans in a clear, concise manner, ensuring all stakeholders understand the strategic direction and the value AI brings to the organization.

What you’ll need

  • Proven experience driving large digital transformations, preferably on AI in a corporate setting, showcasing a track record of tangible results.
  • Strong proficiency in driving agile process optimization, identifying efficiency gains, and executing data-driven solutions to enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Exceptional ability to foster collaboration among cross-functional teams, breaking down silos, and instilling a shared vision for an AI-first organization.
  • Hands-on experience with an experimental mindset, willing to launch fast, prioritize wisely, iterate, and learn from failures while maintaining a focus on achieving tangible outcomes.
  • Proven ability to influence stakeholders at all levels, building strong relationships, and ensuring company-wide commitment to the AI-first approach.
  • Clear and concise communication skills to articulate complex concepts, ensuring understanding and alignment across diverse stakeholders.
  • Strong background in change management, with the ability to navigate and lead. organizational transformations, particularly in the context of AI adoption and integration.
  • Knowledge of leveraging low-code / no-code platforms to optimize workflows is a plus.

What's in it for you

  • Competitive equity package
  • Medical insurance coverage
  • Lunch, snacks and drinks provided in the office
  • Wellbeing benefit and WFH equipment allowance
  • Annual learning and development allowance to grow your skills and career
  • Travel allowance for your commute
  • Opportunity to work for a globally diverse team
  • Inspiring workplace in the heart of Amsterdam

About Miro

Miro is a visual workspace for innovation that enables distributed teams of any size to build the next big thing. The platform's infinite canvas enables teams to lead engaging workshops and meetings, design products, brainstorm ideas, and more. Miro, co-headquartered in San Francisco and Amsterdam, serves more than 60M users worldwide, including 99% of the Fortune 100. Miro was founded in 2011 and currently has more than 1,800 employees in 12 hubs around the world.

We are a team of dreamers. We look for individuals who dream big, work hard, and above all stay humble. Collaboration is at the heart of what we do and through our work together we hope to create a supportive, welcoming, and innovative environment. We strive to play as a team to win the world and create a better version of ourselves every day. If this sounds like something that excites you, we want to hear from you!

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At Miro, we strive to create and foster an environment of belonging and collaboration across cultural differences. Miro’s mission — Empower teams to create the next big thing — is how we think about our product, people, and culture. We believe that creating big things requires diverse and inclusive teams. Diversity invites all talent with different demography, identities and styles to step in, and inclusion invites them to step closer together. Every day, we are working to build a more diverse Miro, cultivate a sense of belonging for future and current Mironeers around the world, and foster an environment where everyone can collaborate and embrace differences.

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