So here we are looking for you, our new Product Manager to continue to take Blocket to new heights! We have exciting plans ahead and we are therefore scaling up our product organisation. As a PM at Blocket you will not only have a big responsibility and impact on the product, but also contribute to infinite value to our millions of users, our business and our future. A role that affects real stuff like carbon dioxide footprint and kind of everyone in our country. Actually 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. .
What you will be up to
As a PM at Blocket, 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 in a cross-functional team with engineers, UX and data analyst. Your team’s responsibility is to be an expert in understanding what our users, customers and business needs and problems are and translate those into action. 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 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 not only bring great value to our 5M users but at the same contribute to reducing the carbon footprint. Have you ever heard about a more exciting opportunity?
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 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.
Some 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.
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]
Buzz: product manager, PM, produktchef, Product owner, digital, produktägare, hålbarhet, sustainability
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
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.