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Senior Program Manager

SWORD Health

SWORD Health

Porto, Portugal
Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Each year, 2 billion people across the world are limited by physical pain. By helping people live without pain, they are free to do the things they love most with the people they love—and never miss a moment. This is what we do. We create and design new technologies to solve one of the biggest problems in healthcare: taking care of our Physical Health. Sword Health is the world’s fastest growing digital musculoskeletal (MSK) care provider on a bold mission to free two billion people from acute, chronic, and post-surgical physical pain. Our customers include some of the most progressive Fortune 100 and 500 companies, as well as over +1400 other established businesses across the world.
The Sword program allows members to complete a personalized physical therapy program from the comfort of home, with continued support and supervision from one of our talented Sword specialists. Sword’s personalized care is more effective than traditional standards of care, and has proven to deliver best-in-class clinical results. Since breaking into the market less than three years ago, Sword has worked with insurers, health systems, and employers in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Australia to make high quality musculoskeletal care accessible to everyone.
This is an opportunity to join Sword during a time of hyper growth and expansion. After our recent $2bn valuation, we’re excited to continue accelerating our impact by scaling with high caliber people with passion, commitment and energy to create and deliver technologies, services and products that drive human progress forward.
We welcome you to join our mission, to make a difference on a grand scale and play a pivotal role with a global team at Sword– working alongside great people pioneering novel products and cutting edge technologies.
We are looking for an experienced Senior Program Manager to join our Infrastructure Team, being responsible for leading work on long-term programs that have an impact on the entire company.

What you'll be doing:

  • Develop and implement project/program management plans, including scope, schedule, budget, and risk management.
  • Manage complex projects/programs from inception to completion, ensuring they are delivered on time, within budget, and to the satisfaction of stakeholders.
  • Lead and manage cross-functional teams, providing guidance and support on best practices and project/program management methodologies.
  • Monitor and report on project/program progress, identifying and addressing issues as they arise.
  • Ensure that project/program deliverables meet quality standards and are aligned with business goals and objectives.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including internal teams, customers, and vendors.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory and safety requirements.

What you need to have:

  • Proven experience in project management in technical/cross-functional projects.
  • Solid understanding of the fundamentals of agile software development and software development practices.
  • Keen product sense. critical thinking and a results-oriented mindset.
  • Ability to learn and get a working understanding of complex topics.
  • Proficiency in communicating and discussing complex topics with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to navigate through complexity and ambiguity, adapting to evolving project requirements and challenges.
  • Willingness and ability to wear multiple hats and collaborate effectively to reach common goals.

What we would love to see:

  • Background in Engineering or Management.
  • Experience working with Agile methodologies, such Scrum.

To ensure you feel good solving a big Human problem, we offer:

  • A stimulating, fast-paced environment with lots of room for creativity;
  • A bright future at a promising high-tech startup company;
  • Career development and growth, with a competitive salary;
  • The opportunity to work with a talented team and to add real value to an innovative solution with the potential to change the future of healthcare;
  • A stimulating environment with room for creativity - fast-paced, fun, and energetic startup;
  • A flexible environment where you can control your hours (remotely) with unlimited vacation;
  • Access to our health and well-being program (digital therapist sessions);
  • Remote or Hybrid work policy (Portugal only);
  • To get to know more about our Tech Stack, check here.
*Please note that this position does not offer relocation assistance. Candidates must possess a valid EU visa and be based in Portugal.
We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We champion diversity and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. At SWORD, we believe that diversity and inclusion among our applicants and teammates is critical to our success as a global company. The more inclusive we are the better our work will be.
Sword Benefits - Portugal
Health, dental and vision Insurance
Meal Allowance
Equity Shares
Sword Perks - Portugal
Remote Work Allowance
Flexible working hours
Work from home
Unlimited Vacation
Free Digital Therapist for your family
Snacks and Beverages
English Class