Sound Delivery Manager (d/f/m)

Department: Product Development
Office: Ableton AG / Germany
Schedule: Full-time

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Your mission

We are looking for a Delivery Manager for our Sound Focus Area to ensure timely delivery of devices, sound content, Packs, and other features to Ableton products. In this role, you will work with the Head of Sound, Head of Sound Content, Product Owners, and Teams to create a shared view of what’s going on in each project. Your responsibilities will include helping teams remove roadblocks, escalating and monitoring any issues that pose a risk to the success of a project, and ensuring a good level of collaboration between the different teams in the area. Part of your role will also be to keep the delivery plan up to date and create transparency around progress towards a release. Additionally, you will advise on how to optimise the Sound Focus Area’s setup and workflows while collaborating with Product Owners, their teams, and other Delivery Managers at Ableton. 

Your responsibilities

  • You maintain and communicate the Sound roadmap

  • You manage dependencies, identify impediments and gaps and make sure they get resolved 

  • You track project risks and staffing needs and make sure they are clearly communicated

  • You collaborate with Commerce, QA and the Release Manager on product and Pack Store releases

  • You support Team Product Owners with applying the right Agile tools and workflows

  • You continuously look for process improvements and help optimize collaboration between Sound Teams and other Ableton Teams

  • You run cross-team planning meetings

Your profile

  • You have deep knowledge of Agile tools and principles

  • You are proficient in project management, planning techniques and tools

  • You have experience with planning across multiple timelines

  • You have a highly organized, solution-oriented and self-sufficient working style

  • You have strong communication and mediation skills and speak fluent English

  • You are comfortable moderating meetings with large groups

  • You are approachable, available, transparent and display empathy for teams and individuals

Your application

If you like the sound of this role, please apply with the following documents and information:

  • CV (without a picture)

  • A short introduction about yourself 

  • Earliest starting date

  • Salary expectations

About Ableton

Here at Ableton, we come from a wide range of cultural and professional backgrounds. What connects us is the shared belief that each of us has the skills and knowledge to contribute to the future of music culture.

We’re dedicated to what we do, and equally so about improving who we are. We work hard to foster an environment in which people can develop both personally and professionally. We believe that teams work best when they include a range of skills and experiences. That’s why we’re committed to becoming a truly inclusive workplace, providing equal opportunity in both our recruitment process and in the subsequent growth of an employee. Working here, you’ll have the opportunity to engage in mentoring, soft skills training and coaching. We care deeply about the balance between work and life, and support this with benefits surrounding health and fitness, mobility, working hour flexibility, the provision of ergonomic work equipment, as well as inspiration and tools for music-makers.

With us, you’ll work in a relaxed but dynamic environment, surrounded by people who love music and technology. You’ll be creatively challenged, encouraged to learn, and you’ll become part of an expanding, international company.

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