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Senior Product Manager - Machine Learning

  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Oslo +1 more
  • Applications are considered on a rolling basis
  • Oslo +1 more

Schibsted is a family of brands that consists of leading Nordic marketplaces, world-class media houses (we are the largest media group in Scandinavia) and digital companies that empower consumers. Data Foundations is a central team within Schibsted that is responsible for the data platform and building data fueled products with emphasis on volume, velocity and privacy.

Our team within Data Foundations is looking for a Senior Product Manager to join us in Oslo/Stockholm or even remote for the right candidate. You and the team will build and maintain machine learning models that are empowering many use-cases in Schibsted such as: producing insights about our customers, segments for the online advertising on our sites and personalization of news. Currently, our pipelines process around 950 million events per day and the output of our models is used by the majority of the Schibsted brands.

We encourage a diverse, collaborative and creative work environment, where you will develop and push for state-of-the-art solutions in big data processing as well as building reliable and highly scalable services.

Senior Product Manager - Machine Learning

As a senior product manager in Data Foundations, you will be the lead product manager for all of our current and future user modeling products, which today consist of Age, Gender, Home location and lookalike modeling. The products are used by nearly all Schibsted brands in multiple countries. You will work closely with stakeholders, machine learning engineers as well as other PMs and EMs. Together you will create exceptional products that truly improve both the user experience for your end users as well as enable Schibsted to become a data driven company. You will also use your experience and communication skills to collaborate with the family of Schibsted brands, both by identifying and solving business problems. Your products will of course also comply with all related privacy legislation. This role will report to the Director of Product within the Data Foundations group in Schibsted.

Your responsibilities include

  • Defining, anchoring and sustaining awareness of a product strategy for your team with senior leaders across Schibsted, including our partners in brand teams such as VG.no or Blocket.se.
  • Engaging with senior stakeholders on a regular basis - gathering input, communicating progress, setting expectations and anchoring decisions
  • Simplifying the challenges posed to the business by the various privacy regimes we operate with into pragmatic solutions that keep the user as their primary focus
  • Formulating challenging and realistic Objectives and Key Results (OKRs) with their team and achieving these
  • Applying and developing empowered product team practices to achieve those objectives
  • Participating in the hiring, training, inspiring, coaching and managing other product managers
  • Working closely with the product and engineering leadership of Data Foundations in translating Schibsted strategies for data into concrete and actionable product roadmaps, milestones, and deliveries
  • Being a true team player through actively contributing in team planning meetings, stand-ups and retrospects

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."
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."
Egil Martinsson
Machine Learning Engineer
"Schibsted is an awesome place to work with Machine Learning at scale. We really try to foster a culture of high ambition & lots of fun"

Skills & Requirements

About you:

  • You have worked as a product manager for data products before, preferably machine learning /data science products or have other relevant experience
  • You have deep knowledge within the user modeling domain
  • You enjoy switching between tactical execution and strategic thinking
  • 4+ years of product management experience
  • Fluency in core Machine Learning concepts.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to make complex ideas easy to understand, also for people with different backgrounds and skills.
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Experience working with executives, with the ability to build relationships, collaborate, and influence others
  • Strong track record of shipping products customers love
  • Data-driven customer-centric approach toward product development. Ability to clearly communicate data insights to others.
  • Strong track record of shipping products customers love

What you’ll be doing:

  • Define the product roadmap based on customer needs, competitive analysis, and market opportunities
  • Partner with data engineering. data science, back-end engineering, and front-end engineering teams to execute on the roadmap
  • Establish the product vision, strategy, and goals for your product area
  • Build alignment across cross-functional teams through clear communication, strategic influence, and reliable and consistent delivery


We build enriched user profiles by combining data in an intelligent and transparent fashion for Schibsted brands and central teams in order to enable high-quality user personalisation

Great Place to Work

  • Learn and develop within Learning Lab

  • 5000 fantastic colleagues in over 4 countries

  • Empowering body and mind with Schibsted Life

  • Career opportunities within the Schibsted family

  • We embrace diversity

  • Work with products that matter in peoples lives

  • Personlig utveckling och lärande inom Learning Lab

  • Var del av en mångfaldig, inkluderande arbetsplats

  • Karriärmöjligheter inom Schibstedfamiljen

  • 5000 fantastiska kollegor i fyra länder

  • Schibsted Life erbjuder fysisk och mental träning

  • Jobba med välkända produkter och tjänster

  • Personlig utvikling og læring i Learning Lab

  • Bli del av mangfoldig, inkluderende arbeidsplass

  • Karrieremuligheter i Schibstedfamilien

  • Mer enn 4500 fantastiske kollegaer i 4 land

  • Styrke kropp og sinn med Schibsted Life

  • Jobb med anerkjente produkter og tjenester

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, 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.

Data & Tech is a central product and tech unit that serves all of Schibsted. We are about 250+ people in Oslo, Stockholm and Krakow, and collaborate closely with other product and tech teams in all units in Schibsted. Areas of responsibilities include data & technology strategy, privacy/data trends/responsible data & machine learning, information security and internal IT.


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.

1839Christian Schibsted grundar tryckeriet Schibsted Förlag

1860Aftenposten etableras och blir snabbt en prioriterad och betrodd mediekanal

1966Schibsted köper VG

1996Schibsted köper Aftonbladet, Sveriges primära nyhetskälla idag

1998Schibsted köper Svenska Dagbladet, en av Sveriges ledande nyhetstidningar

2000Finn.no grundas. Norges mest besökta marknadsplats.

2003Blocket förvärvas. Den dominerande marknadsplatsen i Sverige idag.

2005 - 2008Schibsted Growth börjar investera i digitala bolag

2006Den internationella expansionen av Schibsted Classified startar

2009Bergens Tidende, Stavanger Aftenblad och Fædrelandsvennen blir helt integrerade i Schibsted

2009 - 2019Schibsted Growth utökar portföljen som vid 2019 består av över 20 bolag

2019Adevinta listas på den norska börsen. Schibsted’s internationella marknadsplatser etableras som ett eget bolag.

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