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Senior Product Manager

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United Kingdom

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Product

For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.

Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!

Job Description

Senior Product Manager 

 

For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees. 

 

Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge! 

 

Job Description 

 

GfK has recently launched its new product ecosystem and as our clients evolve with our product our products evolve with them. We are looking for Senior Product Managers to help us drive our product first mentality across the business working within one of the following product focus areas: Design, Client Platform, Product Propositions, AI Products, Products Scale 

 
More about the role:  

 • You’ll own the product backlog and roadmap, working actively with your on-site engineering team to build out new features that achieve the area vision. 

 • You’ll have a strong desire to improve customer experiences and will partner with and lead Engineering and Experience Design to work out what the next awesome experiences you want to ship for our customers   

• Be the champion of your product – use the right level or type of material to communicate experiences, benefits and long-term vision across a variety of audiences including development teams, stakeholders at all levels, partners and external parties   

• Own the customer and business value for your product backlog, working to deliver maximum customer and business value whilst making effective prioritisation choices to deliver the maximum value and return on capital   

 • Collaborate with other Product Managers to ensure consistency, drive product goals/shared objectives, and continuously improve product management across the division   

• Contribute to setting product objective, goals, OKRs and KPIs/metrics and lead the team to achieve/ exceed them 

• Demonstrate ability to think both strategically and tactically 

• Make build vs buy decisions in collaboration with senior technology counterparts based on what is best for the product strategy 

• Maintain and establish new relationships with suppliers and business partners relating to your product portfolio  

• Own, decide and communicate the vision and strategy for your product portfolio (the product mix, new products and retirement of old products) 

• Lead discussions on programme delivery  

• Demonstrate ability to anticipate and shape the resource/skills demands for the department 

 

What (or Who?) we’re looking for:  

• Passion for Product  

• Creative problem solving 

 • Enthusiasm for delivering change through people and technology  

• Ability to switch between strategic visioning and getting into the detail, being the authority in all aspects of your product  

• Strong leadership and influencing skills, adapting your decision making to different levels of ambiguity and urgency  

• A high level of team contribution, seek opportunities to provide input and support across the team and outside core areas of focus, role model effective collaboration   

 

Desired experience (but not essential) 

  • Experience launching successful B2B products  

  • Fast paced, high-growth environment; VC or PE backed 

  • Collaborating with AI and Data Science teams  

  • Strategy or innovation background 

 
We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions. Can there be a better place to take centre stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to get to know you!

We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to getting to know you!

Posted: 49 days ago

City: London

Work Area: Product

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00006927