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Head of Projects



London, UK
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Do you have experience of managing multiple software projects at scale in the automotive or consumer electronics industries? Do you want to work on creating a world where everyone can breathe clean air? Do you want to have an opportunity to shape a growing company?

Who we are

At Breathe, we believe an electrified future is key to achieving this, which is why we are building battery technology to help brands do more with the power they have.

Our physics-based battery management software helps some of the world's largest and most iconic automotive and consumer electronics brands deliver products with faster charging, longer life and zero compromise on safety. Put simply, we make batteries better. And we want you to join us.

What we will give you

As a growing start up you will join a talented and cohesive team who everyday go to work to do more with the power we have. Why? Because we dream of a world where everyone can breathe clean air. You will have the opportunity to have a big say in how the company is run and where we are going.

You will become an agent of change and help us push the industry forward by helping make the complex simple and in return you have an opportunity to grow your career with us as we scale.

We’re genuine people who want to do good and are driven by passion, coffee and a mutual love of dogs – and yes, our office in London is dog friendly and we would love to add more dogs to our pack.

Sounding great right?

Being a start-up, we know it isn’t always 9-5 but we do know that family and a good work life balance are key to innovation, so we offer flexible/hybrid working to try to accommodate your needs, - Not based in London? don’t worry let’s chat.

We believe in keeping energy levels high and we have a constant supply of office snacks to help you with that.

We offer Share options, an ethical pension scheme and we know downtime is key to keeping the mind sharp, so we offer 34 days holiday per annum inclusive of Bank Holidays that we want you to take.

As well as the ability to learn from and with a room full of experts working at the cutting edge of the industry, we will provide the support and training to develop your skills, be that via courses, conferences or other learning opportunities / materials.

What you will be doing

This is an exciting time to join Breathe. Having proven the value of our products in both the automotive and consumer electronics spaces, we are scaling and looking to add a Head of Projects to the team. You will lead and coordinate our customer projects internally and externally, ensuring our products performance and software is integrated at the highest quality and delivered to meet our customer’s timelines. You will be working with some of the largest and best-known automotive and device OEMs in the world - coordinating software delivery with our cross-functional internal teams.

Your day to day

  • Plan, coordinate, and help execute the integration of our Embedded Products into our customers' systems, from project scoping to start of production
  • Work closely with Breathe commercial team on maximising commercial value
  • Cultivate strong relationships with customers' engineering and wider teams to maximise the value of our software solutions and drive customer satisfaction.
  • Lead the Project team, which is responsible for ensuring the timely completion of our automotive and consumer electronics projects
  • Partner closely with our Product Development teams to continuously improve our products based on customer feedback
  • Drive continuous improvement in operational efficiency, emphasising end-user focused high-quality software delivery aligned with industry standards such as ASPICE and ISO 26262
  • Collaborate with the Head of Battery and Head of Software to strategically resource plan for delivery on projects

Your background

  • Proven experience of managing multiple software projects at scale in the automotive or consumer electronics industries
  • Proven track record of successfully leading highly technical teams to deliver complex projects within ambitious production timelines
  • Experience in managing customer-facing projects and fostering strong client relationships
  • Experience with batteries and battery management systems is a plus
  • A self-starter, with attention to detail, who can take ownership of a project and work with internal teams in a kind and conscious manner

We want to add the best talent to our incredible team, and we want to find you tomorrow. We will do our best to process your application as quickly as possible and come back to you within 2 weeks as we appreciate communication is key. But we aren’t perfect so do reach out to us for an update.

At Breathe, we believe that having diverse perspectives within our team is an essential part of innovating quickly, thinking from first principles, and expanding our expertise. Ultimately, enabling us to deliver better products to our customers.

We aim to attract, nurture, and retain diverse individuals. Because that’s how we do our best work. And because that’s the kind of world we want to live in.

We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified candidates and are happy to provide the accommodations you need within our recruitment process to enable you to demonstrate your skills. Just let us know what you need.

So, what are you waiting for? Come join us!

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