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Engineering Manager

  • Aarhus +1 more
  • Aarhus +1 more

Do you want to be a part of one of the most agile companies in Denmark?

And do you want to grow your competencies, developing Denmark’s largest commercial sites (dba.dk, bilbasen.dk and bilinfo.dk) - impacting more than 2 mill. visitors per month?

Our tech department

As an Engineering Manager in Schibsted Marketplaces Denmark’s tech department you will be working in a highly skilled tech department consisting of Backend, Frontend, iOS, Android, QA engineers and Engineering Managers. Our tech department works in autonomous, self-organising teams called squads. The squads are cross-functional and include both tech-, product-, analytics-, and UX competencies. Referring to the Senior Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for building and managing a high-performing team of engineers consisting of 6-8 colleagues working in a cross functional squad.

We offer a hybrid workplace environment with great flexibility and ability to work from home some days each week.

Primary work assignments

You will help support our vision and business OKRs (goal setting framework with focus on outcomes) by ensuring that the right mix of people and competencies are present in the team, and by guiding and coaching teams on OKR execution in facilitating their OKR process. You will develop your team members’ skills and careers ensuring high-performing and satisfied employees. You have an agile mindset and take pride in empowering teams to make decisions with agile ways of working. As an Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for hiring, on/off boarding, performance management, calibrating and participating in developing best practices around management processes.

Professional skills

You are motivated by working with self-organising teams who are empowered to make their own business decisions. The person we are looking for has experience in working with team management or tech leadership of both knowledge workers and junior engineers.

Other relevant qualifications:

  • Empowering employees through mandate and trust to make confident decisions within the given context

  • Understand and make use of coaching & mentoring methodologies

  • Mastering agile principles, having experience in working with agile methodologies and understanding leadership in that context

  • Experience in facilitating workshops and sessions in a team context e.g. to ensure good decision making

  • Experience in managing performance in relation to rating, calibration, and feedback

  • Administrative people management tasks like expense reimbursements, leave handling, etc.

Personal skills

Our culture is very important to us and we always weigh a cultural match when we hire.

We are looking for a new colleague who

  • Brings professionalism and enthusiasm to the team and for whom collaboration and communication is a top priority

  • Is passionate about leading people in an agile environment, takes pride in their work, and shares best practice with others

  • Is a team player and likes to work in a dynamic, fun, and fast moving environment

  • Has an agile mindset

  • Is a good communicator and problem solver

  • Is able to have overview, robustness, and ability to follow up

  • Empathetic leadership style

  • Is precise, trustworthy and possesses a holistic mindset

Success criteria

We believe that you will

  • Be able to ensure high performance and satisfaction in your team

  • Understand how to maintain team autonomy and empowerment in your role

  • Contribute in further developing management best practises

  • Contribute to ways of working by understanding agile methodologies

Next step

We invite candidates on an ongoing basis. We therefore urge you to apply already today.

If you have any questions regarding this position please feel free to contact T&A Consultant Lars Ritlov by phone +45 5121 5544 or by email.

Work with great people

Anniken Ore Larssen
Product Manager
"At Schibsted you meet people who cheer each other on, creating great products facing millions of consumers every day."
Larry Parker
Junior Developer
"I feel extremely inspired and fortunate to work with talented colleagues, many of whom had decided to return to Schibsted after a period of working elsewhere."
Stina Janson
UX Director
"Schibsted has the fantastic combination of having the strengths of a large organization and being a place for innovation, growth and new initiatives."
Eoin Falconer
Data Enabler
"Schibsted allows you to turn your passion, energy and expertise into real-world solutions that touch millions of users."

Great Place to Work

  • 5000 fantastic colleagues in over 4 countries

  • Empowering body and mind with Schibsted Life

  • Work with products that matter in peoples lives

  • We embrace diversity

  • Career opportunities within the Schibsted family

About the company

Schibsted is a family of digital brands with a strong Nordic position, and more than 5,000 employees. Millions of people interact with our companies every day through our leading online marketplaces and world-class media houses. We also help new promising businesses grow.

Our joint mission of empowering people in their daily lives is rooted in the values of our media heritage and a legacy of bold change. At our best, we are a fearless force for change in a society built on trust and transparency.

In Schibsted Denmark Marketplaces we operate the number one generalist marketplace (DBA) and motors marketplace (Bilbasen). We also operate Bilinfo, the leading B2B motors sales tool in Denmark.

Bring yourself to work! We love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, personalities, perspectives and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day.

We want to ensure that you experience Schibsted Denmark as a place where you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work.


1839Christian Schibsted
 founds a Printing House.

1860Aftenposten is established,
 soon becoming a favoured
 and trusted media channel.

1966Schibsted acquires VG

1996Schibsted buys Aftonbladet,
 today the primary news source 
in Sweden.

1998Schibsted acquires Svenska Dagbladet, one of Sweden’s leading national quality newspapers.

2000Finn.no is founded.
 The marketplace has 
been enormously popular 
in Norway ever since.

2003Blocket is acquired. Today
 the number one marketplace 
in Sweden.

2005 – 2008Schibsted Growth 
starts investing in
 various digital brands.

2006The international expansion of 
Schibsted classified business is
 starting.

2009Fædrelandsvennen, Bergens Tidende and Stavanger Aftenblad are fully incorporated in Schibsted.

2009-2019Schibsted Growth expands the portfolio,
 by 2019 it consists of more than 20 brands.

2019Adevinta is listed at Oslo Børs. Schibsted’s international Marketplaces is spun off into a 
separate company.

2020Schibsted aquired 100% of Oikotie

2020Adevinta acquires 100% of eBay Classifieds Group creating the worlds largest online classified company

2021As part of the agreement in 2020, Schibsted buys eBay's online classified businesses DBA.dk and Bilbasen.dk

Lars Ritlov | Contact Person

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