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Product Manager - Developer Experience

  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
  • Stockholm
  • Application Deadline: May 31, 2022
  • Stockholm

We are on a mission to make Blocket, the marketplace jewel, even brighter, faster and stronger. We are now scaling up our product organisation and looking for a Product Manager to our Developer Experience team. THE team that ensures our guardians of the jewel, aka our awesome Blocket engineers, are enabled to do their magic and work smarter, which in the end will result in more value delivered to our users. So, a pretty cool role if we can say it ourselves.

We are Blocket, Sweden’s largest and most popular marketplace with around 12,3M monthly active users generating 100 million sessions. We are proud of our work to enable second-hand trade in Sweden and our contribution to a positive environmental impact. Want to get a feel for the Blocket vibe? Check us out on Instagram & LinkedIn ! Or read more on begagnateffekten.se.

Blocket services are for everyone and so is our workplace. We have an inclusive culture and we see diversity as a great advantage to create great services for our users and clients. We still have a lot more to do, so welcome onboard, and welcome to be yourself and bring your perspective.

What you'll be up to:

As a PM in the Developer Experience Team, you have a central role in finding the best opportunities and developing solutions for your users, developers in Blocket, love. You will work closely with the Engineering Manager and set the direction for your team and together as a team you will create magic! Your team’s responsibility is to constantly identify and understand developers needs and problems to be able to address and translate them into actions. You will run experiments to test your hypotheses and iterate your way towards your goals. In addition, it is you who are responsible for crafting the team's vision, roadmap and goals that are connected to the overall product vision and product- och tech strategy.

You will collaborate with other PMs and stakeholders within Blocket and Schibsted since collaboration is our secret sauce when creating great products. We also truly believe sharing is caring and a great way to become a better you at work.

To put it short - this is a key position where you will bring great value to our +70 developers enabling Blocket to provide our 5M users with more valuable features every week. This means you will contribute to reducing the carbon footprint on our planet. Have you ever heard about a more exciting and meaningful opportunity?

Skills & Requirements

Who you are

You know how to engage with engineers, PMs and company leaders - well everyone - in a constructive and collaborative manner. You love the challenge of empowering developers to thrive in their work because you are passionate about software development, infrastructure challenges and improving the lives of the developers. You know how to engage and get the buy in, communication is one of your master skills.

You are skilled in figuring out solutions to hard problems with many constraints and you know how to validate assumptions in a smooth way. With sound judgement to assess risks, with data as a base and structure, you know how to lay out your arguments verbally and in writing to get action, speed and collaboration into goals and results. Amazing results. To put it short - you bring the cherries to the top, the frosting on the cake, the sprinkles …point taken. A PM at Blocket is a role that is crucial for our business.

Background/skills

  • Experience of managing technical software products all the way from start to shipping.

  • Understanding of the techniques and methods of modern product discovery and product delivery, ideally for developers in a platform environment.

  • Experience from working with cross functional product teams, stakeholder management and know how to set and communicate a clear vision, strategy and roadmap. You are a good facilitator and communicator.

  • A passion for developer products and tools

  • Technical project management skills

  • Bonus: Swedish

  • Bonus: experience from online marketplaces

Hello from the team

As PMs we have a great possibility to influence. The things we build have a huge impact on so many Swedes, which is really exciting. We have a strong focus on being data driven in our work and constantly learn from the experiments and insights. We work in cross-functional teams with committed colleagues who are passionate about Blocket's vision of a greener circulair future. Good support and inspiration is obtained from our tight PM team who are never more than a message/chat away. Our manager Jonatan gives us a lot of responsibility and freedom. He is an unpretentious and empathetic manager, who leads in a transparent and engaging way.

Hi from your new Manager!

I am Jonatan and lead the product department at Blocket. I am a proud Blocketeer, proud over the culture we have created, our strong brand and our products that bring amazing value to millions of people in Sweden every day. I have a passion for leading and developing product teams and I try to do so by giving my employees good opportunities and conditions to do their job in the best way. As a PM at Blocket you will take on great responsibility and be able to make your mark quickly as we are still a relatively small organization. I can assure you it’s an exciting opportunity!

Interested in joining the Blocket world?

We look forward to hearing from you! Send your CV or apply with your LinkedIn-profile and let us know what makes you tick. We would love to get to know you a bit better! Questions - feel free to reach out to [email protected]

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Buzz: product manager, PM, produktchef, Product owner, digital, produktägare, hållbarhet, sustainability

Great Place to Work

  • 30 days holiday

  • Fun events including awesome Kick Offs

  • Excellent learning and development opportunities

  • Generous annual wellbeing allowance and much more

  • Parental leave premium

  • A great, modern office in central Stockholm

  • Breakfast every Monday and fika on Fridays

About the company

The Blocket journey began in Skåne 1996 - since then the concept of Blocket has been exported to over 40 other countries. Today, Blocket, which is owned by the media group Schibsted, is Sweden’s largest online marketplace. There are approximately 600 000 items, vehicles, jobs and housing being advertised and discovered by its 5 million visitors every week. The value for all advertisements in 2018 amounted to SEK 714 billion - equal to 15 percent of Sweden’s GDP. Thanks to second-hand trading at Blocket, 0.8 million tonnes of greenhouse gases can be avoided every year. The output being equivalent to if Stockholm’s city roads stood empty for about a year. Blocket has approximately 240 colleagues and the office is located in central Stockholm. Together, we are passionate about second-hand trading, the environment and the continued growth of Blocket - one of Sweden’s largest sites. We are proud environmental heroes and enjoy working together. Read more on our career page.


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