Product Manager - Advertising Technology
eBay Classifieds Group is an innovative leader in online classifieds with ten brands that span the globe. Our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a job, an apartment, a sofa, a car, a concert ticket, financial services or new friends. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less. People who want to connect and trade visit our sites because they’re fun, easy to use and built on trust.
Classifieds are shaping the future of local commerce by bringing people together through an enriched online experience that allows them to reach out to the community around them. We are comprised of more than 1,000 people who are passionate for local trade and maintaining the customer-centric nature of the Group, while exploring growth opportunities in both the countries where eBay Classifieds Group already has a presence and in prospective markets.
About the team
We believe that solving customer problems and delivering value to our business can be done at scale. As the Global Capabilities Team (CAPS) we offer our local brands a portfolio of capabilities along the end customer journey that speeds up time to market across the eBay Classifieds Group. Our global teams develop and innovate a broad variety of central solutions and services.
We closely partner with our local peers on efficient integrations of our capabilities that create valuable experiences for our end customers and the business. We are a diverse and highly motivated team. Data is the voice of our customers and helps us to define the common goals we work towards as one team.
Being part of CAPS, the First Party Advertising technology team (iCAS) is looking for a Product Manager to strengthen the team. We are building an internally used advertising engine combined with seller tools, to deliver shopping listings to the multiple platforms we have within the eBay Classifieds Group. Some of our complexities is the high traffic and volume demand, high uptime, handling click-fraud and optimising the listings being shown.
As CAPS Product Manager you are responsible for the product evolution of our iCAS services. You know how to discover and tackle our customers’ problems and you are able to articulate this vision concisely. You will inspire decision makers as well as your central development teams to deliver against the strategic goals you set.
As you are an ambassador of the company strategy, local business needs and the end customer, you empower your teams by setting the right priorities.
Building effective relationships with stakeholders in a global setup comes natural to you. In close partnership with local business and product peers you ideate, define, experiment and craft impactful value propositions. You ensure reliable feedback loops from end-users to improve existing services and solutions or drive innovation in your portfolio.
Together with tech and delivery leads you:
create transparency of the teams’ roadmap and key deliverables and ensure a continuous delivery of value to our end customers and our business;
share stories of successful value delivery across the eBay Classifieds Group;
provide context and easy access to knowledge for local markets and thus reduce time to impact globally.
What we’re looking for:
5+ years Product Management experience (preferably in Classifieds business);
You’re an experienced stakeholder manager on a global scale;
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills. Able to frame problems, collect data, perform the analysis, arrive at valid conclusions and present the data and metrics to influence others;
Understanding Software/Data Engineering on large data sets
Resourceful with ability to get things done. Capable of operating in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, across multiple teams and balancing multiple priorities;
Experience with different measures of product discovery, quantitative testing (e.g. A/B-testing) and qualitative testing (e.g. Usability testing);
Natural consensus-builder and collaborative decision-making style across partners, commercial, design & engineering teams;
Self-motivated and results driven. You challenge the status quo with the ability to articulate a path to get there;
Curious and passionate about learning and building great products to help us and our partners grow;
Team player with excellent collaboration, communication and organization skills;
Ability to quickly follow-up on impediments – having a ‘can-do’ attitude;
You have at least a bachelor’s degree.
Experience with first party advertising technology is a plus
What you can expect from us:
A collaborative, informal, international and playful work environment with self-organized, multi-disciplinary agile/lean teams;
Managers and teammates who are invested in your growth as a technologist and as a person;
Work with cool modern tools;
Access to tools and resources to do your job (best-in-class laptop, conferences and meetups, all the coffee and soda you can drink, and much more);
Ability to join and participate in multiple internal interest groups eBay Classifieds Group in trending topics like Machine Learning, AI, DevOps, BigData, mobile development, and others;
Continuous Deployment through multiple environments to get rapid feedback about your work;
What we offer:
Dynamic, international teams with very skilled personalities, a real passion for e-commerce, professionalism and a good sense of humour.
A competitive salary, outstanding benefits and an excellent working environment.
Silicon Valley amenities, such as iPhones and MacBook Pros, crazy high spec dev machines and very nice office facilities.
From the moment that you join our team we aspire to make your employment experience an outstanding and engaging one. If you are enthusiastic and thrive in a collaborative and friendly environment then apply and send us your CV. For more information, you can contact Radboud Fluttert, Recruiting
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