Delivery Manager

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Delivery Manager

At Open Social we're looking for a Delivery Manager to join our team.

Full-time · Enschede / Amsterdam / Remote

Hi there 👋!

We are Open Social. We are a startup that develops open-source community engagement platforms to help lots of organizations like Greenpeace and the United Nations to bring people together online and share their knowledge and ideas.

We strongly believe in a pro-privacy, anti-monopoly and open web that inspires trusted connections and collaboration and are on a mission to build world leading community software. To help us reach our goals, we are looking for a Delivery Manager.

As a Delivery Manager, you will be one of the key members in the development of our software. Working in collaboration with different disciplines you will be structuring initiatives and releases for the delivery of value.

As we are a startup, you will collaborate with colleagues from different disciplines such as development, design and sales. Our team is diverse with different cultural backgrounds.

Sounds cool? Keep scrolling 👇🏻!

What's the job?

We are looking for a Delivery Manager to play a key role in the planning and delivery of releases for our SaaS products. You'll be working in collaboration with developers, the product manager as well as customer success to get high quality software iterations to our SaaS customers.

This will involve estimating, planning, keeping track of milestones, and hands-on analysis. You will also act as a team coach (scrum master) responsible for process health results. Along the way inspiring the team to grow in quality, capabilities and efficiency.

Are you ready for an adventure 💪🏻? Scroll down for the job requirements and what we offer!

A bit about us

Open Social empowers people by providing an open-source platform to build online communities of like-minded individuals. Replacing tools such as Facebook, Open Social fuels bottom-up innovation within organizations.

We offer our software in different versions: a free distribution, a fully maintained software-as-a-service and an enterprise edition. It's built with open-source tech such as Drupal, React & GraphQL for creating ambitious digital experiences and has more than a hundred thousand active contributors worldwide.

Our mission

We are an open adoption software company, meaning our products are free to adopt and open to modify. We believe that open adoption drives the next wave of software. Our collective pace of innovation will be world-changing. Success for us means being the global leader in online community software.

Your responsibilities

A delivery manager guard teams' time and engagement, to ensure continuous delivery is possible. Team time and engagement is precious.

  • Work daily with development team(s) so ensure the on-time and at a high quality delivery of product iterations
  • Support a collaborative and dynamic planning process - prioritize the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team
  • Organize sprints to minimize waste, remove dependencies, and maximize team efficiency
  • Assist in the removal of impediments for all team members
  • Partner closely with the Customer Success Team to ensure the successful transition of customers to go-live

The experience you bring to the team

  • 5+ years proven IT solutions delivery experience at a product-oriented SaaS company (B2B a plus) or similar
  • Expert in the practical application of Agile software development methodologies
  • Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative, and distributed environment
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment

  • Inspire team(s) to iteratively grow in quality, capabilities, and efficiency

  • You speak English fluently and have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • You are able to organize your own work, work independently and take initiative
  • Ability to handle stressful situations with perseverance and professionalism

We offer you these benefits:

  • A position for 32-40 hours per week. Starting date: ASAP.

  • Possibility to buy equity in the company
  • Travel allowance and a modern pension plan
  • Inspiring workplaces in the heart of Amsterdam & Enschede (partly remotely is also possible)
  • Excellent hardware and comfortable workplaces
  • Fun team activities, from running marathons in London to an elaborate new year's dinner
  • Collective lunches. You can join us without a fuss!
  • A contribution for your gym or sports membership

What are you waiting for? Apply now!

Apply for the job

Do you want to join our team as our new Delivery Manager? Then we'd love to hear about you!

Please submit your application by sending your cover letter and resume to

@Recruiters: thank you for your interest, but we got this!