We are seeking a professional individual to join our team as our new Head of Product (d/f/m) - Kleinanzeigen PRO (Fixed-term contract: 18-24 months).
Crafting and growing our PRO offering will be one of Kleinanzeigen’s key strategic goals over the next years. Besides the huge offer of private listings, Kleinanzeigen is the perfect platform for commercial users to market their goods and services. Our paid business product PRO is one of Adevinta’s biggest success stories and forms our professional offering for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with a local presence.
Be at the forefront of developing our future vision and strategy for PRO that will help both small and medium businesses prosper in a quickly changing commerce landscape while providing great value to the huge number of consumers in the Kleinanzeigen ecosystem. Help us grow our business product PRO at Kleinanzeigen with your customer centricity and business savvy product leadership.
- 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 business development 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.
- Lead the talented PRO product team within this cross-functional team set-up and take care of setting OKRs, deciding together on where to set priorities, what to explore and create focus on building the right product for the needs of our users with the right balance between pragmatism and quality. As people manager for several directs you act as a mentor and coach and help them develop against their personal and business related goals.
- Stakeholder Management: You ensure clarity, consensus and alignment around PRO’s key priorities and achievements within Kleinanzeigen and Adevinta. At the same time you allow your team to work in peace and focus by keeping outside noise down.
- You are highly engaged in the Product Community at Kleinanzeigen and Adevinta and help it to thrive together with the other Product Leads.
- Multiple years of experience in leading a team, change management and working cross functionally
- Experienced in stakeholder-management, consensus-building and decision making with excellent communication skills
- Experience in digital product management (Discovery and Delivery) in an agile environment (SCRUM/KANBAN) and scaling product teams
- Experience in strategy development and communication with different target audiences (team and upper management), experience in consulting is a plus
- Fast apprehension, 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 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.
- A unique position in an international and dynamic environment
- The chance to be a key player in a growing, highly skilled team
- Great colleagues and a healthy working environment
- Competitive compensation package
- 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.
- ‘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.
All interviews are currently taking place virtually
Kleinanzeigen.de 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. 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 build an ambitious and diverse work environment, join Kleinanzeigen.