Remote | Product Manager (Talk & Trade)

Lisbon, Portugal /
OLX Group – Product /
WELCOME TO OLX

At OLX, we shape the future of trade to unlock the hidden value in everything.
We help people buy and sell cars, find housing, get jobs, buy and sell household goods, and much more, all via our network of trading platforms. Our 10,000 colleagues help to serve 300 million people around the world every month, through 20 well-loved local brands such as OLX Autos, Otomoto, and Property24.


About OLX
OLX Group is one of the world’s fastest-growing networks of trading platforms, serving 300 million people every month and operating in 30+ countries across 5 continents. We shape the future of trade to unlock the hidden value in everything. We help people buy and sell cars, find housing, get jobs, buy and sell household goods, and much more.
 
With more than 20 well-loved local brands including OLX, Otomoto, and Property24, our solutions are built to be safe, smart, and convenient for our customers. We are powered by a diverse workforce of 10,000+ talented individuals, together building an inclusive culture around the world. We have the strong financial and operational backing of Prosus, one of the largest consumer internet groups in the world.

You will enable teams to build experiences in one of the fastest and key marketplaces: Motors. The European Motors Team is developing the Vertical Motors Platforms for many valuable markets figuring many millions in revenue.  Among our brands you can find  Otomoto.pl in Poland, Standvirtual.com. You will play a key role in enabling our organisation to scale efficiently.

About the specific area:
Talk & Trade: Build frictionless online communication between buyer and seller. Ensuring everyone can negotiate their next vehicle purchase online with confidence, from the initial contact to closing the transaction.

What you will be doing:
• Define and drive the product vision, strategy, goals, success metrics and roadmaps (short and long term) for one of the many major areas (growth & re-engagement/ consumer listings / vehicle health & transparency/…) in the motors category.
• Build a product that is ‘loved’ by our users. Drive a great customer experience, continually raising the bar on quality, functionality and usability. Also applying technical awareness and understanding of technical risks, both in short term and long.
• Build and continuously refine the delivery and opportunity validation backlog.
• Determine the metrics which measure our success.
• Identify user needs through various methods of research (quantitative, qualitative, product analysis, market insights, competitor benchmarking, experimentation,...). 
• Inspire your teams, stakeholders and build alignment around your plans. Also actively work with your team in the delivery of the roadmap.

Who we’re looking for:
• You have thrived in a consumer product role as a product manager, at a high-traffic consumer Internet or e-commerce company, building great customer-focused products.
• You are experienced in delivering impressive features at scale and drove large swings in key metrics 
• You strive to deeply understand and delight customers, using your strong analytical skills and product intuition to invent on their behalf. 
• You are experienced in data driven product development and applying A/B testing, user research, conversion optimisation, user testing, data analysis, competitor and market analysis in your decision making
• You value collaboration and diverse and inclusive teams. You also value building consensus in and outside of your teams, in the spirit of teamwork.
• Solid understanding of Agile methodologies (Scrum)
• You take full end to end responsibility for your product. Ability to work independently with support & guidance from the Head of products.
• You have excellent communication skills, both written and oral communication skills. You are required to be proficient in English. 

What we’ll give you:
• Outstanding opportunity to become a part of an international team of committed people learning from one another and contributing to the global Naspers Classifieds success.
Work remotely from any place based in Portugal, Spain, Poland and Romania.
• Great place to learn and develop within fast-growing, global classifieds leader which opens further career opportunities in diverse world of OLX and Naspers.
• Fun and informal environment where getting stuff done and enjoying the ride is far more important than rules and hierarchies.
• You will have perks like company self-service, food supply, bonus system for good performance, and others.

We are curious, results-oriented and allergic to corporate interference. We improvise, experiment and push each other further, embracing uncertainty and inspiring change!

Inspired and interested in the job? Be encouraged to apply in English!
It only takes a few minutes to apply using our simple application template. Once submitted online our talent scouts promise to give it serious consideration. We will try to get back to you as soon as possible, and we will respond to every application no matter what.

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Why join OLX?
At OLX, we unlock value in our people. We invest in ourselves and each other to reach our full potential. We avoid bureaucracy and empower our teams to innovate; with opportunities, training, and leadership behaviors a focus for all. Our commitment to inclusion ensures we listen to a diverse range of voices when making decisions. And, we combine the spirit and agility of a startup with our global scale and the backing of Prosus, one of the largest consumer internet groups in the world.
We also unlock value for our stakeholders. We are proud of the positive contribution we make to our planet, by enabling more conscious consumption and helping the world make the most of its limited resources through more efficient trade.
And last but not least, we love to unlock value for our customers. Every single month, over 300 million people use our platforms to easily, safely, and conveniently find their perfect home, buy or sell a car, find a great job, sell things they no longer need, or strike a great deal on something they need. And we help thousands of entrepreneurs and businesses find their customers too.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at OLX
If you do not meet every single requirement for this role, we would still encourage you to apply. At OLX, we are committed to creating a high performing diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, we know that we get the best results when we have the broadest range of knowledge, backgrounds, and experiences in our team, and we believe you are at your best when you can bring your whole self to work.
So, if you are excited about this role, but your past experiences do not align perfectly with every criteria asked for in the job description, we would still like you to apply. We strongly encourage people of all races, ethnicities, disabilities, ages, gender identities or expressions, sexual orientations, backgrounds, and experiences to consider applying for this role. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles in our business, and we'd like to hear from you.
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