Betterup

Deployment Manager

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What Betterup is looking for in applicants

At BetterUp, we give people the coaching, support, and push they need to reach peak performance and unlock their limitless potential, in all they do, personally and professionally. We work with world-class experts and Coaches, pioneer innovative technology, and foster human touch at scale to fuel the BetterUp experience, and make growth and development achievable for all. We believe that practicing strong mental fitness is a never-ending practice of maintaining and building the strengths that proceed health, happiness, and success. 

And we’re looking to build out a diverse and ambitious team of go-getters to join us as we grow. Exciting opportunities lie ahead, as well as work that makes a real difference — not only in the lives of others, but for your own personal and professional growth, too. Join us as we continue to bring BetterUp to more people everywhere, and create impactful change for our members and for you.  

This Deployment Manager will be a critical member of the Post Sales team, serving as the lead on deployment projects for BetterUp’s new customer launches. This person will directly contribute to BetterUp’s mission by ensuring these deployments launch with velocity and quickly reach a critical mass of user activations. Success in this role involves not only launching successful projects but delighting customers with a seamless experience where their programs are organized in a way that leads to their desired business outcomes. We need a critical thinker that can identify opportunities to improve the program and come up with solutions to said opportunities. Beyond the classic project manager skills of collaboration and organization, the ability to influence customers to take action and to hold them accountable to those actions will be a key skill to succeed in this role. This role will report to the Director of Deployment Management.

What you'll do:

  • Serve as project lead for initial customer launches and ongoing deployment management. 
  • Lead multiple projects by prioritizing and managing conflicts of schedule and resources.
  • Guide customers to success by consulting on best practices and making recommendations specific to their context. 
  • Collaborate with both external customer stakeholders as well as internal cross-functional teams. 
  • Be a functional product expert in the BetterUp platform. 
  • Ensure customers launch with momentum to accelerate adoption.
  • Manage project plans by providing progress updates and other necessary documentation to external and internal stakeholders
  • Identify, manage, report, and escalate on project risks.
  • Work with customers to set appropriate project expectations, address customer goals, determine target dates, manage customer tasks, and provide regular project updates.
  • Enable customers with the tools and understanding they need of the BetterUp platform to successfully deploy and manage their programs. 
  • Identify opportunities to improve and scale deployment operations.

If you have some or all of the following, please apply: 

  • Ability to stay organized when multi-tasking across several client launches simultaneously. 
  • Ability to balance operational and client-facing tasks to ensure successful execution
  • Manage customer expectations while maintaining a spirit of accountability, partnership, and flexibility.
  • Ability to lead without authority and drive decision making.
  • Experience analyzing data to monitor and assess deployment health.
  • Flexible work hours to accommodate customers across a range of geographies and timezones. 
  • If you get excited about the idea of turning a process from “good” to “great”. 
  • Someone with high EQ who can easily build rapport and connect with a variety of people. Excellent spoken and written communication skills are a must.
  • Experience with HR processes (particularly L&D or Talent Management/Development) is a plus, but not required. 

Benefits:

At BetterUp, we are committed to living out our mission every day and that starts with providing benefits that allow our employees to care for themselves, support their families, and give back to their community. 

  • Access to BetterUp coaching; one for you and one for a friend or family member 
  • A competitive compensation plan with opportunity for advancement
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible paid time off
  • Per year: 
  • Holiday charitable contribution of your choice on behalf of BetterUp
  • 401(k) self contribution

We are dedicated to building diverse teams that fuel an authentic workplace and sense of belonging for each and every employee. We know applying for a job can be intimidating, please don’t hesitate to reach out — we encourage everyone interested in joining us to apply.

BetterUp Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetics, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, BetterUp Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. 

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