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Job Description

What you’ll do

Our CPO will soon go on maternity leave and as a family friendly employer we want to support this in the best possible way. This is your opportunity to become a key player in our Kleinanzeigen Leadership Team for 18-24 months.


  • Be a key member of the Kleinanzeigen Leadership Team, reporting into the CEO of Kleinanzeigen

  • Lead an organisation of around 65 talented employees, covering Product Management, UX Design, UX Research, Customer Operations and Agility. You will be a mentor and coach to the respective leaders of these fields

  • Drive the transition journey of a fast grown organisation

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

  • Co-develop and inspire our product and user experience strategy, spanning across products for consumers, small and medium businesses, real estate agents and advertisers with your team and other key leaders within Kleinanzeigen and Adevinta 

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


Who you are:

  • You are an accomplished leader, a true team player, growth oriented, with a holistic understanding of the customer journey and with a keen business sense

  • You have 10+ years experience in Product Management, 8+ years supervisory experience, ideally also as a leader of leaders and with an online marketplace background

  • You have a proven track record  navigating the entire product life cycle from bringing products from a vague idea, to MVP to Product Market Fit and finally to a scaled product

  • You can craft a product vision and are able to realize it together with your team(s)

  • Experience in upscaling an agile organisation

  • Coaching, mentoring and change management abilities come natural to you

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

  • 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

  • Fast thinker, excellent logical, analytical and strategic skills, structured and self-driven

  • Result-oriented: You set clear goals and metrics, shape strategies, and align the teams on the right path to success

  • Pragmatic: Your positive attitude will overcome challenges and ambiguity with passion and creativity. Your bias for action inspires. You are ready to roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to help your team build a great product and a successful business

  • You inspire others and are good at what you are doing. Being always curious you seek for opportunities to learn more

  • You are fluent in English. German at conversational level

Additional Information

What you’ll get from us

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

  • Benefits including 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 - between 5 and 45 days per quarter in the office

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

  • Career development, including language classes and Adevinta Academies: specialised content built by our experts on Machine Learning, Agile, Leadership and more

  • 28 days of holidays 

  • Commuter allowance

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. 

If you feel like you don’t meet all of the requirements for this role but are interested, please consider applying anyway. Research suggests that women and individuals from underrepresented groups may self-select out of opportunities if they don’t meet 100% of the job requirements. We strongly encourage people from historically excluded groups to apply and look forward to speaking with you.

Company Description

eBay Kleinanzeigen is the most-visited general classifieds site in Germany and growing at speed. Currently, we have more than 45 million live ads and 35 million unique visitors per month – with the majority on mobile devices. eBay Kleinanzeigen helps people find whatever they’re looking for and every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less.

Customer centricity and passion for our products is what helps us to develop our platform. Our agile environment, weekly usability tests, prototyping and multi-functional teams make our product better every single day. If you’re passionate about joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to building an ambitious and diverse work environment, join eBay Kleinanzeigen.

eBay Kleinanzeigen is part of Adevinta: a global online classifieds specialist and sustainability leader with 40+ products in 14 countries.