Head of Technical Program Management 

As we enter one of the most exciting times in our history we are seeking a Head of Program Management to join our tech organisation reporting into our CTO. This is a brand new role for us, which will see you create, build, implement and drive our program management function to help us become the definite food company!  

Objectives of this Role:

  • Implement strategy and goals, and continue to support and develop the engineering and product organisation.

  • Grow a highly-skilled group of program managers.

  • Be accountable for scaling through successful budget, headcount and forecast planning. 

  • A key contributor to both long term and near term goals planning. 

  • Influential member of a highly integrated team composed of both technical and non-technical members.


  • Build, manage and grow a team of Technical/Program Managers. 

  • Identify and use technical acumen to solve cross-functional and inter-team challenges. 

  • Create, develop and support standards and processes required to produce the deliverables from the team and to work effectively with other teams.

  • Build positive, trusting relationships through consistent, on-time delivery of commitments and effective communication

  • Oversee multiple project teams, ensuring program goals are reached.

  • Manage budget and funding channels for maximum productivity.

Minimum qualifications:.

  • 10 years+ experience, within a Program Management function with people management experience.

  • Experience working closely with engineers & engineering teams.

  • Education in an engineering related degree is desirable or extensive exposure within a tech environment.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Building or creating a function from scratch.

  • Excellent communicator, written and verbal. 

  • Experienced in planning and leading strategic initiatives. 

  • Proven experience organising and directing multiple teams and departments.


Location: London 

Who We Are: 

At Deliveroo we’re striving to build London’s best engineering organisation, our ambition is to be the definitive food company, feeding people three times a day with great food from the World's best-loved restaurants, all with an unparalleled level of convenience.

From distributed computing to large-scale system design, complex algorithms to beautiful user interfaces, we have teams working on every step of the journey, in real-time, to ensure we continue to offer our customers a growing selection of choice at the best price with a fantastic level of service.

We work with thousands of restaurants worldwide, from renowned local gems to your favourite chains, allowing them to open up a new revenue stream and reach new customers. Our restaurant partners, riders and customers are as passionate about food as we are, and if you want to make an impact on millions of users by solving some of the biggest technical challenges at great scale, come on board and join the ride.


We believe a great workplace is one that represents the world we live in and how beautifully diverse it can be. That means we have no judgement when it comes to any one of the things that make you who you are - your race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexuality, disability, age, marital, parental or veteran status, or a secret aversion to coriander. All you need is a passion for (most) food and a desire to be part of one of the fastest growing startups around.

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