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Job Description

Commercial Lead PRO (d/f/m), eBay Kleinanzeigen

About PRO:

Besides the huge offer of private listings eBay Kleinanzeigen is the perfect platform for

commercial users to market their goods and services. Our paid business product PRO is one of eBay Kleinanzeigen’s biggest success stories and forms our professional offering for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with a local presence.

Improving and scaling our PRO offering will be one of eBay Kleinanzeigen’s key strategic goals over the next few years. If you would love to lead the team together with your Product counterpart into this exciting phase of growth, join us as Commercial Lead PRO (d/f/m) !

What you´ll do:

  • Be responsible for our PRO proposition from strategy to execution together with your product counterpart.

  • Lead and scale the cross-functional PRO team of over 40 people that includes all disciplines from software development to go-to market (marketing, sales and customer service) together with your product counterpart. 

  • Empower the team to make the vision a reality by deploying truly agile and pragmatic ways of working while not losing sight of the long-term goal. You not only supervise progress against OKRs in the short term, but set the right foundations to turn PRO into a €100 mn business, by scaling the team, setting a focus and constantly evolving tools and ways of working.

  • Be the people manager of a talented PRO business development team taking care of commercial aspects like pricing, strategic projects and coordination. As people manager for several directs you act as a mentor and coach and help them develop against their personal and business related goals.

  • Collaborate with local and global stakeholders  on all levels of the organisation including top management to deliver the best experience for all eBay Kleinanzeigen users


Who you are:

  • Master’s degree (or similar) in a business-related field or relevant professional experience.

  • Demonstrated experience in a similar commercial management role with at least 3 years of experience leading a team.

  • Comfortable working in a matrix in a highly agile environment.

  • Fast apprehension, excellent logical, analytical and strategic skills, self-driven.

  • Excellent German and English language skills.

  • You are ready to roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to help your team build a great product and successful business.

  • You believe in collaboration, empowering teams and agile ways of working. You know from experience that teams will only deliver great results if they enjoy what they do and have a safe environment.

  • Outstanding communication style to bring together people from various backgrounds and build to-the-point presentations for different levels within the organization including top management.

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 organization

  • 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 - between 5 and 45 days per quarter in the office depending on each team. (Please clarify this for your team during your first interviews!). 

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

  • Career development, including individual training budget and language classes

  • 28 days of holidays 

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. All interviews are currently taking place virtually.


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 15 countries.