Product Manager

Product Manager

We are Insight Guides & Rough Guides - APA

For over 50 years, Insight Guides and Rough Guides have enabled travellers to realise their trips of a lifetime. As a spin-off from the guide books we now provide travellers with an unique online platform to access our unparalleled travel expertise and provide an easy-to-use solution for the planning and booking of amazing travel experiences.

Our travel business is aimed at well-informed middle-to-high-budget individual travellers aged 35 plus. With offices in London and Warsaw and remote staff all over the world,  we are a truly global business. 

For July 1st / tbd we are looking for a highly motivated Product Manager (3+ years experience) to join our team and bring our travel platform to the next level.Specifically, you’ll join us for improving the front door / landing pages and lead generation funnel for our travel platform and for partner brands with a similar product, and later on for development of new product features.

Your role

  • As a Product Manager in this role you will be responsible for
  • owning part of our digital product, for the start front door / landing pages and lead generation funnels
  • working and communicating with all relevant stakeholders inside APA Digital and from partners for understanding and collecting requirements
  • analysing data or other sources of information on product performance
  • defining user stories and stages for product development from MVP to live CRO
  • identifying potential blockers and devising smart, low-effort-low-complexity solutions that integrate into the existing ecosystem
  • establishing and managing the roadmap for your part of the product, including experiments for optimisation and other initiatives to move the product forward
  • working closely with the UX Designer and development team for concepts and implementation
  • providing quality assurance of implementation
  • defining and creating experiments (including data points to collect) to test your hypotheses and validate your solutions
  • participating in agile workflow (dailies, sprints and sprint planning)
  • owning the performance of your solutions/optimizations by managing and reporting defined KPIs & targets
  • updating relevant stakeholders at regular intervals on progress

Candidate requirements

  • Essentials - as an ideal candidate you bring the following to the table:
  • Relevant work experience and strong track record with managing digital product implementation in agile environments (#leanproduct). Experience in travel industry is a plus
  • Strong communication, listening and collaboration skills
  • Experience working in remote, cross functional and cross cultural teams - ideally with German stakeholders
  • Experience with creating and managing tests (prototypes, MVPs, other initiatives) to challenge and improve your solutions (#CRO)
  • Google analytics and general performance tracking skills to measure your experiments
  • Ability to explain your ”why” for product decisions and back it with data analysis
  • Outstanding analytical mindset and ability to identify the most effective leverage 
  • Solution-driven & pragmatic (20:80) mindset focused on achieving outstanding results as a team
  • Ownership mentality for your projects and drive to make them successful
  • Self-organisation skills & planning / estimating tasks
  • Fluency in English (German a plus).  

Nice to haves

  • Experience in managing mobile app & web based products
  • Experience in process modelling & diagram visualisation
  • Reporting skills and overlap into BI

Our offer

  • Fully remote position in a distributed team with regular in person sessions
  • You will be challenged to grow and create with us - your opportunity to learn from experienced team members and grow into the position in an agile environment
  • Working in a global start-up set to conquer the leisure travel market
  • If based in Poland: Stable employment based on an employment or B2B contract, LuxMed medical care and/or sport cardIf not in Poland, stable, long-term project contract on self-employment basis
  • Competitive salary plus annual bonus based on achieved targets
  • International, dynamic and diverse culture located across multiple European cities (mainly in CH, DE & UK)

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. We strongly believe that diversity of backgrounds, ethnicities, experience, circumstances, abilities and perspectives leads to a better workplace for our employees and a better product for our users.If you are interested in joining our team, please apply to mail@roughguides.com

- subject “Job application Product Manager” with your letter of motivation, CV, portfolio and salary expectations.

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