• Location
    • Paris
  • Date Posted
  • Nov. 21, 2021
  • Function
  • Product Engineering
  • Sector
  • Mobility

About BlaBlaCar

BlaBlaCar is the world’s leading carpooling platform, created with one dream in mind: leveraging technology to fill the millions of empty seats on the road. We offer long- and short-distance carpooling as well as a bus marketplace, with the mission to become the go-to marketplace for shared road mobility.

Today, our community counts over 100 million travelers in 22 countries, creating a smarter, friendlier and carbon-saving transport network. Every year, our community saves 1.6 million tons of CO2e by sharing the road, equivalent to the CO2 emissions generated by Paris traffic in a year. But it doesn’t stop here – our team of 250+ engineers is developing innovative algorithms to further unlock the potential of shared travel and multiply its impact.

We’re looking for people to join our journey – people who care, who are driven by impact and innovation, and who want to thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. We offer a flexible workplace where we count on each other to take initiative. So join the ride – we can’t wait to see where it takes you.

Your Mission

We are looking for a Project Manager to join the Operated Buses Engineering team, in charge of providing tech services and tools that enable BlaBlaCar to develop the Operated Buses business, and that improve efficiency, productivity, and comfort of internal teams.

Your role will be to manage our services and tools related to Bus Operations on the field. You will ensure the proper functioning of the existing tools of your scope and manage the implementation of new projects and tools to improve the overall quality of our operations.

To get a grasp of your first 6 months:

  • You will lead the implementation of a new tracking system to better geolocate our buses and calculate ETAs and delays
  • You will study the impact of new sanitary measures on our boarding mobile app for drivers
  • You will work with BlaBlaCar mobile app teams to determine how to give real-time information to passengers about their trip
  • You will secure the migration of our Traffic Control tools on BlaBlaCar infrastructure

Your Responsibilities

  • Studying Tech solutions that could be put in place to answer business needs
  • Owning with the Engineering Manager the full process Idea > Specs > Production
  • Coordinating internal/external Tech developments regarding new solutions
  • Ensuring the run of existing solutions in coordination with all Tech teams
  • Maintaining a proactive technological watch on the Tech solutions market

Your Qualifications

  • You have strong experience in project management, with complex processes involving multiple stakeholders
  • You are at ease with build, integration, and run phases involving internal or outsourced teams and/or tools
  • You are hands-on and have a real practical sense of fields operations
  • You have excellent communication skills, you’re humble, and you enjoy sharing & learning from others
  • You embrace change, are able to take a step back, prioritize, and focus on added-value tasks
  • You have a results-driven and impact-oriented mindset

Fluency in English

  • Nice to have: Experience in transport is a plus
  • If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above, tell us why you’d still be a great fit for this role in your application!

What we have to offer

  • An international environment: over 35 nationalities across 7 countries: Brazil, France, Germany, Poland, Russia, Spain, Ukraine
  • Opportunities to learn: 360 onboarding weeks, weekly team-all BlaBlaTalks to learn about what other teams are up to, International Weeks to mingle with other offices, regular Q&A sessions with our leadership, honest discussions about our company KPIs, ‘Fail, Learn, Succeed’ moments where we destigmatize and share moments of failure with others

. Innovation: Coding Nights to pitch ideas outside our roadmap and make development dreams come true, weekly Product & Tech Demos and blogs to share engineering stories, access to top conferences across Europe.

Impact: building a product that has a real impact on society and the environment, and sharing an office culture that prioritizes low-waste and eco-friendly practices.

People-first: wind down from work at our BlaBlaShows, BlaBlaBreak retreats, weekly breakfasts and afterworks (when the sanitary conditions permit it) or meme battles on Slack.

Shared company principles that guide us in our everyday decision-making and bring us closer to our goal. Find out more about our BlaBlaPrinciples.

Your Future Benefits

  • Tailor-made remote policy: from 2 days per week to full remote (to be discussed with the Talent Acquisition Manager during the first call).
  • A fair and competitive salary package

Employee Stock Ownership plan

  • Holidays: 10 days off in addition to the legal 25 days
  • Relocation package and visa sponsorship to welcome you wherever you are currently based

Parental policy

  • Trainings and career development programs
  • Free carpooling & bus-rides wherever whenever

Interested in joining the ride?

Here’s what your hiring journey will look like :

  • a 45-min video-call with one of our Talent Acquisition Managers to get to know you, understand your career expectations and answer your questions
  • 60-min video-call with the Hiring Manager
  • a fully remote exercise to evaluate your technical skills
  • a 60-min video-call with team members to discuss your exercise
  • a 45-min video-call with our VP
  • Usually, our hiring process lasts on average 20-25 days and offers usually come within 48 hours.
  • BlaBlaCar is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
  • BlaBlaCar is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.