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Would you like to take the Studio Organization of Paradox Interactive to the next level? Do you enjoy working in a creative environment in a variety of areas, supporting the Studio Managers in their efforts to reach their goals? Then this is probably a job for you!  

The Studio Group Operations Manager (SGOM) is responsible for developing and driving projects related to the Studio Organization of Paradox Interactive. There are currently nine internal development studios in the organization. Projects range from overseeing the onboarding and integration of newly acquired studios to execution of initiatives that aim to improve processes and ways of working. 

The SGOM reports to and works very closely with the Chief Operations Officer (COO) of Paradox Interactive. Other main stakeholders are Studio Managers, Studio Operations Managers and other departments that collaborate with internal development studios. The SGOM is also an integral part of studio-level strategy and development. 

This is an organic role that will evolve and bring new challenges as the Paradox Studio Organization evolves. As a close liaison to the internal development studios, you know them by heart, always working towards the shared benefit of them and Paradox as a whole.

As Paradox development studios are based in many different places globally (currently Sweden, Finland, Netherlands, France, Spain and US West Coast) travel will be part of the job.

Responsibilities:

  • Leading the Studio Operations Council, which consists of representatives from all internal studios and aims to improve processes throughout the studio group.
  • Organizing and leading the team of Thought Leaders across the globe; a knowledge sharing and training initiative across studios and Paradox Interactive, relating to processes, organization, culture and management.
  • Lead the effort of successfully onboarding and integrating newly acquired studios to make the experience as smooth as possible for both studio leadership and employees
  • Take part in the M&A Due Diligence process by evaluating possible targets in terms of organization, development processes, leadership and other areas related to studio operations.
  • Ensure that studios develop, update and follow their Business Plans, aligned with Paradox Interactives high-level vision and goals.
  • Set and drive standards for studio Quarterly Business Reviews, reporting and follow up, roadmaps for their long-term growth and development
  • Plan and execute on projects related to the Studio Organization of various scope and size
  • Act as stand in for COO in contacts with the studios and in relation to other departments at Paradox Interactive

On a personal level, you are at ease working within a multidisciplinary setting in an energizing environment, where you'll be expected to - through collaboration - achieve the best results possible. You strive to build long term relationships through honest two-way communication and trust, and believe in a philosophy of practical and strategic planning to ensure healthy and sustainable results for your stakeholders. 

Requirements

  • Experience in management of an organization, department or team
  • Experience working with stakeholder management
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Great understanding of how to achieve studio goals and how to develop the organization for future success
  • Business minded and with a strong will to improve and make others improve
  • Fluent in English, spoken and written

Practical Information

  • Scope: Full-time 
  • Location: Stockholm, Sweden
  • Reports to: Chief Operations Officer


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If you think that this description matches you, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

At Paradox Interactive we celebrate difference and care deeply about diversity and inclusion. We therefore encourage you, no matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think you’d be  a great addition to our team.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Stockholm, Sweden

Magnus Ladulåsgatan 4
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Working at Paradox

So what’s in it for you? We keep it simple and have divided this into four areas: work, social, development, and compensation. This is a brief summary of our perks and what it means to work at Paradox. If you want to know more - get in touch!


  • Work

    Small teams and accessible managers means that your contributions are important to us

    You are close to the final product, our community and our fans - we encourage you to interact with our community and players directly through social media, our forum, and via streams

    Work/Life balance is important to us so our plans do not rely on crunch (this does not mean we never work overtime but overtime is relatively uncommon)

  • Social

    Company-wide Social Hour every Friday with snacks & beverages

    Yearly company parties

    Ping-Pong table/Pool Table, Warhammer table, and lots and lots of board games

    Spoiler-free break room environment for at least a week after major movie/show launch

  • Development

    Leadership courses available for all employees

    We continuously send employees to conferences and development opportunities such as GDC and GamesCom

    Lunch n´ Learn sessions held by employees: topics range from everything between “Doing business in China” to “Surviving the zombie apocalypse”

  • Compensation

    Competitive monthly salary and salary revision once per year

    Participation in our company wide profit share program

    5+1 weeks of paid vacation per year

    For international hires, we will provide relocation assistance (Visa application, Initial Home Finding, Settling in Service, and your flight)

Our Culture

In November 2016, we gathered the entire company for a four day conference in Malta. The focus of the conference was to discuss company direction, discuss our internal goals, and also put into words the company culture we are so keen to keep as we continue to grow. Together, we decided that the following cultural pillars are what makes up the foundation of Paradox:

- DEDICATED

- PASSIONATE

- GET SHIT DONE

- OPEN-MINDED

- NERDY

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