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Product Manager - Blocket Bostad

  • Application Deadline: May 27, 2022
  • Stockholm
  • Application Deadline: May 27, 2022
  • Stockholm

So here we are looking for you, our Product Manager to Blocket Bostad. You will be a key contributor taking Blocket Bostad into the future. As a Product Manager at Blocket you will not only have a big responsibility and impact on the product, business and the future of the Real Estate marketplace, but also a higher purpose of helping people find their next place to live. A really 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 onbegagnateffekten.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 products and services for our users and clients. We still have a lot more to do and therefore really welcome your perspective.

What you'll be up to
As a Product Manager at Blocket Bostad you are responsible for crafting the product vision, roadmap and goals connected to the recently crafted Bostad strategy. You have a central role in finding the best opportunities for your product area and developing solutions our users love, and that creates value for our business. You will work closely with a dedicated UX designer and a small team of excellent engineers. Your responsibility is to be an expert in understanding what our users, customers and business needs and problems are, and translate those into action. Business acumen and an ability to spot and explore market opportunities is central to the role. You will run experiments to test your hypotheses and iterate your way towards your goals. This role is crucial for the success of Blocket Bostad

Apart from the above, you have access to our +10 Product Managers in Blocket (our Product Guild) that is only a chat/call away. Collaboration is our secret sauce when creating great products and for growing as a PM. We also truly believe sharing is caring and a great way to become a better you at work. Together we also have regular meetups to hang out and have fun together.

To put it short - this is a key position where you will not only bring great value to our users and customers but also create WOW. Have you ever heard about a more exciting opportunity?

Skills & Requirements

Who you are
You have the ability to engage with engineers, designers, analysts and company leaders - well everyone - in a constructive and collaborative manner. You know how to engage and get the buy in, communication is one of your master skills. You love the business side of things and know how to connect the business, user problems and solutions into great outcomes.

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 to our business.

Background/skills

  • Years of experience from building and shipping digital user centric products (i.e. SAAS, marketplaces, e-commerce or similar)
  • Understanding of the techniques and methods of modern product discovery and product delivery
  • 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.
  • Data analysis skills and familiarity with data analysis tools such as Tableau, Optimizely etc.
  • Business acumen
  • Project management skills

Bonus

  • Swedish
  • 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 circular 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.

Hello from your Manager!
I am Jonatan and lead one of the product areas within 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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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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