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Lead Product Manager - Privacy Services

  • Oslo +1 more
  • Oslo +1 more

Schibsted User Foundations is hiring a Senior Product Manager to our Privacy Services team. This is a new leadership role in the team, with both strategy formation, product and people management responsibilities.

Over the last 5 years, the Privacy Services team in Schibsted has developed and operated a portfolio of platforms, products and services, both developed entirely within Schibsted and based on third party SaaS Consent Management Platform tech. We are now poised for a renewed period of investment into this team, as it grows to handle the increasing demands of users, our brands and the law in the growing number of countries we operate within.

Leading a team comprised of yourself and two other product managers, you will work together in a functional triangle with engineering and design teams ring-fenced for this team’s work. Together, this combined team will create an experience of privacy within Schibsted’s products that is centred on the user’s needs. At the same time, these products also need to deliver critical legal and commercial results for our business. This team’s products will be adopted by market-leading business to consumer brands within Schibsted across Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark.

To do this, you’ll need to be able to inspire your team with passion and energy for both our users, our brands and the privacy domain. You’ll need to be able to train new product managers on how to work within modern empowered product teams. You’ll also need to be able to lead and influence at senior levels, communicating with the highest clarity about strategy, mission, objectives, priorities and the results your team will achieve. And you’ll need to find ways to make potentially complex privacy concepts as simple as possible for our users and for our brands.

The role will report to the Director of Product for User Foundations within the Schibsted Product and Tech Foundations team.

Your responsibilities include

  • Defining and anchoring a product strategy for your team with senior leaders across Schibsted, including our brand teams.
  • 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
  • Hiring, training, inspiring, coaching and managing other product managers
  • Contributing to the larger User Foundations management and leadership team

Requirements

  • 5 years+ of Product Management experience from the consumer-facing technology, media or online marketplace sectors
  • Proven track record of launching platform and SDK-based products that solve user and business problems.
  • Experience in an agile development environment, alongside work within an empowered product team with a high degree of autonomy in decision-making
  • Experience with experimenting to gather necessary data, as well as utilizing this data as insights to make informed decisions.
  • Demonstrable experience in people management and leadership skills, ideally within a product management context. Other leadership contexts will also be viewed positively.
  • Insight into the challenges posed by GDPR and other privacy regimes (e.g. iOS), as demonstrated through products and services you’ve worked to deliver and where you can clearly describe how you influenced how the team tackled these challenges. Having said that, it is important to note that specific certifications, expertise and experience within GDPR and privacy, though beneficial to an applicant’s assessment for this role, will not be an absolute requirement. Product management and leadership skills will be weighted more heavily.
  • Proven stakeholder management skills with experience presenting and evangelising to all levels of the organisation.
  • Ability to travel occasionally to meet stakeholders and team members in any of our countries of operation (Denmark, as well as Finland, Norway, Poland and Sweden).

About us
User Foundations is an organisational unit within Schibsted’s Data and Technology group. We work as a team of teams, keeping a steady focus on the problems we solve for the users and businesses. Our products are truly foundational to the services that Schibsted offers to our users and brands, including

  • Log-in and identity authentication to preserve the integrity of our services and offer a simple singular point of access for 20 million+ potential users, as well as giving users the tools to manage this data
  • Payment solutions to remove user-facing and internal friction from payment, finance and fulfillment processes
  • Embedded privacy controls to enable users to direct us in how we use their data, no matter which brand they are using
  • Privacy tools to allow our brands to embrace and deliver our users’ instructions with simplicity, speed and accuracy
  • Providing products, tools and platforms to enable Schibsted to deliver its commitments transparently to users, brands and regulators

User Foundations is in expansion mode, growing to meet the demands of our users, brands and regulators for easier log-in, higher security, faster payments, greater transparency and simpler controls over what happens with their data.
If you are interested in being a part of Schibsted’s journey towards solving these problems for media, marketplace and other businesses in the North of Europe, hit the apply button below.

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"

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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