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Job Description

This newly created Chief Product Officer (d/f/m) role is your opportunity to become a key player in our Product & Technology Team.

You and your team will shape how millions of users and professional dealers sell and buy cars online. Moving Mobility is our ambition - you can craft how this translates into products our users love. We want you to inspire the whole company with a bold and remarkable story for our product's future, based on that clear vision and strategy.

The role:

  • Be a key member of the Management Team, reporting into the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of mobile.de
  • Be responsible for our full product portfolio and its UX, spanning across products for professional dealers, consumers and advertisers, including classifieds and transactional offerings

  • Develop and inspire our product and user experience strategy by aligning with key business leaders and global innovations in the car and online marketplaces industry

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams navigating diverse interests, users needs and functional requirements. You understand yourself as the link between teams and departments and are a bridge-builder by heart

  • Lead an organisation of around 75 individuals, covering product management, UX design and UX research. You will be a mentor and coach to the respective leaders of these fields

  • Collaborate closely with other product leaders across the Adevinta portfolio to share and leverage learnings

  • Support a diverse team that seeks to constantly improve

  • Drive further continuous improvement for agile methodologies and for fast, iterative experimentation-based product development


  • You are an accomplished leader, a true team player, growth oriented and a faced paced thinker with a keen business sense

  • You have 10+ years related experience in Product Management, 8+ years supervisory experience

  • Demonstrated ability to drive customer impact through product and growth in customer satisfaction metrics (e.g. NPS, CES)

  • Proven record in building strong teams based on trust

  • Bringing products from a vague idea, to MVP to Product Market Fit and finally to a scaled product is something you have done before. You can craft a product vision and are able to realize it together with your team(s).

  • You are a product authority with experience in sophisticated and agile business environments

  • Coaching and mentoring abilities come natural to you

  • Great collaborator, ability to build strong relationships cross functionally and collaborate closely with global teams across the group.

  • Excellent communication: you are able to handle complex business relationships and priorities and share strategies and visions in an inspiring manner with your teams, internal and external stakeholders (e.g. board and investors).

  • Experience in the (German) car industry and/ or online marketplaces is a plus

Additional Information

  • Opportunity to shape the way we work. Your feedback and opinions are valued at all levels of the organisation

  • Benefits including stock purchase plan and annual bonus plans

  • Flexibility to work when and how you want - flexible hours, autonomy to set your own agenda, choice of phone and computer

  • Smart Working Policy - work remotely some of the time, balanced with time in the office together with your team

  • ‘Work from anywhere’ weeks - up to four weeks working from anywhere, as long as you have an internet connection!

  • 28 days of holidays 

  • Commuter allowance

  • Life insurance, retirement plan and generous family leave

Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status. 

Covid-19: We’re reviewing the situation on a regular basis to ensure that we follow all local government guidelines and put the health of our people first. Most interviews are currently taking place virtually. 


Company Description

Founded in 1996, mobile.de disrupted the status quo of buying and selling cars with the first online vehicle marketplace, driven by the idea to create something new. As a driver of change for growth and innovation, we became more than just a platform. We are an ecosystem of skilled and entrepreneurially minded people, a community to unite sellers and buyers. As the No 1 marketplace in Germany we closely cooperate with a powerful network of around 42,000 dealers and connect them with almost 17 million unique users per month. 

Mobile.de is part of Adevinta: a global online classifieds specialist and sustainability leader with 40+ products in 15 countries.