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About The Role

We are hiring a Senior Product Manager to join an entirely new product team and work alongside Engineers and Data Scientists to drive our AI/ML driven Personalisation and Data Product efforts. You will identify, explore and quantify customer problems, approaches to address them, and test different ideas to solve them. 

You will solve complex problems like how to balance human generated and ML-driven content, how to bring together our Blinks, Guides, Pathways and upcoming content formats into a seamless experience and make it easy for people to discover relevant content. 

Check out the interview process for this position. 👀

What You Will Do

  • Discover & Innovate - Demonstrate excellent product discovery skills to understand our customers and find innovative ways to leverage emerging AI/ML technologies.
  • Take ownership - Fully own, prioritise and shape the backlog, roadmap, strategy and vision of the AI/ML product area based on data, customer insights & feedback, technical requirements, risk and other factors.
  • Measure - Define business and product metrics for your area, understand how they impact our business performance long-term and monitor success over time. Collect and analyse the data needed to test your assumptions and champion a data-driven approach to product development
  • Connect - work closely with cross-functional teams spanning many departments (e.g. data science, other product teams, content) and become a trusted sparring partner to the members of those teams
  • Collaborate - Work with our Data Science team on a shared mission and lead the cross-functional Product Trio of PM, Data Scientist, Engineering to achieve it
  • Represent - Be the advocator of ML/AI products, your customers, and the users within the company to ensure that the right priorities are being worked on across the business and customer interests are appropriately represented
  • Stay lean - prioritise ruthlessly, move quickly, test assumptions and focus on “better” not “more”
  • Be an entrepreneur - do whatever is necessary to build the right product for our customers, knowing when to focus on the details and when to zoom out to the big picture, when to get things done and when to take risks
  • Understand - Show a constant curiosity and drive to learn more about our customers' desires, needs, and problems and to uncover, understand and analyse what makes them come back for more. Stay on top of relevant technology and user trends to make sure Blinkist is always thinking ahead of the competition

What You Need To Have

  • 5+ years of experience in consumer-facing product, with a solid understanding of mobile
  • 2+ years experience across Product Management for Data Products, with day to day understanding of the technologies involved.
  • Experience as Applied / Data Scientist is a plus
  • You have solid understanding of ML/AI basics in order to build effective products 
  • You’re passionate about product and stay on top of what’s happening in the product & AI/ML world
  • You believe in thinking big as much as you believe in shipping often
  • You engage with Data Science, Research & Insights, Customer support or Product Analytics to derive value from existing studies and articulate needs for new studies
  • You make smart decisions, you know when process and structure make things easier and when they get in the way
  • You know how to see the big picture, but never forget about the details
  • You may not be a developer, but you understand how technology is built and all the challenges therein

Why Blinkist

Our unique culture of empowerment, mutual respect, and transparency has always been our defining characteristic. We support each other and carve out opportunities for every individual to develop and grow. We strongly believe that diversity powers innovation, thus we celebrate and support our differences, providing equal opportunities for employment and career growth. We embrace a flexible, remote-friendly way of working that supports different needs and lifestyles. 

🌟 We are proud to have been selected by LinkedIn as one of the Top 25 Startups in Germany. Glassdoor and Kununu ratings put us amongst Berlin’s top three employers. 

These are some of our most valued benefits:

  • 30 vacation days + local public holidays in your place of work
  • Virtual stock options plan
  • Quarterly days of learning and wellbeing
  • An extra day off for you birthday 
  • Unlimited home-office with a monthly workspace allowance
  • Learning & development budget
  • Coaching budget for minorities and mothers returning from their leave
  • Physical and mental health support through various partners
  • Relocation and visa support for Germany

If you choose to join our team in Berlin, you'll have access to our modern office space in Neukölln and enjoy healthy plant-based meals prepared fresh every day by our very own chef. 🥑

 

Apply Now

If we’ve captured your interest and you want to take part in changing the world through the power of ideas – apply now and tell us what got you excited about this opportunity. 

We look forward to hearing from you! ☀️

 

🔎 Research shows that while men apply to jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other marginalised folks tend to only apply when they check every box. If you think you have what it takes, even if you don't meet every single point on the job description, please still get in touch. We’d love to have a chat and see if you could be a great fit.

 

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