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Product Manager

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In Barcelona we have recently established a Cars Vertical Product Team. This team will consist of Product Managers, UX experts, Data Scientists and Engineers and their mission is to make global car-related solutions for the millions of customers buying and selling cars on our 30+ marketplaces every day (Vibbo, Milanuncios, Coches, etc).

This is an extremely exciting challenge as the automotive industry is at the start of a revolution. At Schibsted, we believe the way people buy, sell and utilize cars is about to change dramatically and it is this team who will lead the transformation of Schibsted’s products into this next generation. Given our substantial car dealer customer base and our vast wealth of car market data, we believe Schibsted is uniquely positioned to provide a comprehensive suite of tools and data insight products to help dealers run effective digital businesses and make the transition fully online.

That's why we are looking for an experienced Product Manager to lead the creation of Schibsted’s dealer tools with the following responsibilities:

  • Conduct market research supported by on-going visits to customers and non-customers as well as analyzed of product data
  • Craft product strategy that executes on our vision and harmonizes with other product strategies in the group
  • Contribute to go-to-market plans, positioning, messaging and all elements related to the business case
  • Communicate internally and externally to evangelize vision and inspire all stakeholders to get them on the same page
  • Working with UX translating research into deep understanding of the target users, their needs and how to deliver product value
  • Work with Engineering lead to initiate and prioritize projects, assist in determining the best technical implementation methods including what parts to build vsbuy
  • Work with design and UX creating preliminary design concepts and work closely with engineering to implement and iterate them
  • Contribute to product launch plans together with engineering, marketing and sales and finally launch product
  • Measure and evaluate how the product is used to ensure that the product solves the right problem, users understand it and, if applicable, that they are willing to pay

Main requirements

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, other Science field or equivalent practical experience (PhD preferred)
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving aptitude combined with brilliant communication skills
  • Outstanding product instincts and creativity combined with a passion for digital media and advertising products
  • Ability to inspire and guide teams without direct authority and provide hands-on leadership
  • Understand and be able to communicate with all types of internal and external stakeholders
  • Proven track record to take full ownership of products from conceptual ideas to actual launch
  • Good technical understanding and experience in building platforms
  • Analytical mindset and the capability to think creatively about how data can be transformed into valuable (monetizable) insights and presented to car dealers in a simple, intuitive way
  • Strategic vision to ensure the products are well positioned within the market (amongst their competitors) and that their proposition is clear and unique
  • Collaborative with experience with working with multiple sites and stakeholders
  • Excellent understanding of how technical teams work and an ability to provide leadership to technical teams so the products can be launched with maximum effectiveness
  • Ability to apply the best organizational, analytical and problem solving skills to product development and strategy

Nice to have

  • The ideal candidate will come from within the automotive industry, having worked at a company who produce online tools for car dealers. Companies could include Autotrader, AutoScout 24,, Cars Direct, Edmunds, eBay (etc)


  • Free coffee, juices, soft drinks
  • Fresh breakfast and organic fruit
  • Meal Vouchers
  • 26 days of holiday
  • Flexible working hours
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Gym membership (70% discount)
  • Physiotherapist (50% discount)
  • Beer Friday
  • Tech talks once a month in the office
  • International Team
  • Events and Conferences

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