Product Lead (Consumer)

Omschrijving


As a Product Lead you are responsible for a team of Product Owners, ensuring strategic alignment across several multidisciplinary product teams. It’s your job to translate complex product challenges into actionable initiatives and ensure alignment across the organization. You and your team will be responsible for the consumer side of the funda platform; an exciting challenge working on a platform that impacts millions of visitors and home seekers monthly.


Funda is the leading real estate platform in the Netherlands. A trusted brand, we are proud to be part of one of the most important moments in people’s lives. With over 5 million returning visitors per month, we want to continue strengthening our position, and use that to add more value throughout the whole journey of searching, buying, moving, owning and selling a house, so that we can take the stress out of all those moments in buyers’ and sellers’ journeys.


Your job

You’re not only responsible for your team, but also for developing a strategy and vision for the Consumer Group, collaborating across product teams, marketing partners, business and service stakeholders, while maintaining alignment with the overall funda vision. You lead by example and are equally comfortable running strategic initiatives as you are running sprints when necessary.


Your challenges

  • Develop a strategy and vision. Support your teams to get their product directions correct while aligning them together.
  • Serve as the voice and ambassador of the group, ensuring we listen to and share out to our many stakeholders in other groups, and in marketing, sales, service operations and customer support. Clearly communicate the vision and product direction.
  • Get into the data and support your Product Owners with data, engineering, and design system fundamentals as we continually improve how we work together.
  • Problem solve and collaborate across the company, bringing out the best in others to get us to the right answers.
  • Set up your group’s structure and support superior product execution across your teams. Meet or exceed your goals while delivering consistently and predictably.
  • Ensure all features and products we ship are validated and instrumented.
  • Build, lead, grow, and retain a team of Product Owners. Bring out the best in others while running your group’s product operations well.


Your team

You work with Product Owners on several multidisciplinary product teams and report directly to Peter, our Chief Product Officer. You’re comfortable collaborating with peers in engineering, marketing, sales and service operations to ensure the successful rollout of new initiatives.

Vereisten

Your profile

You are passionate about high performance teams and what makes them tick. You have an entrepreneurial drive and a tireless work ethic.

You meet the following technical requirements:

  • Degree in business, technology or design.
  • 5-10 years of work experience as a product owner of which at least 3 years as a product lead/ manager at a technology company, marketplace or e-commerce platform that has a large user base.
  • Experience managing product owners/managers.
  • Proven ability to couple strategy with execution.
  • Experience with setting objectives and measuring progress using key results (Objective Key Results).
  • Experience working in a truly agile organization using hypothesis driven product development and various validation techniques.
  • A thorough knowledge of technology trends and the opportunities they present.  
  • You have good instincts and support them with data.

Also:

  • You’re fluent in English (speaking Dutch as well is a bonus).
  • You are very goal orientated and have a proven track record of exceeding goals.
  • You are comfortable with analyzing and making decisions based on data.
  • You are both a player and a coach: you will be mentoring a team and getting stuck in as necessary.
  • You have good communication skills.


This is what we offer

Funda offers you one of the most challenging jobs in your field. You’ll work in an amazing office in the heart of Amsterdam, with our own ‘funda square’ and an unobstructed view of the IJ river. You are within 2 tram stops of Amsterdam Central Station. That’s 5 minutes by bicycle or 15 minutes on foot. Whatever your pleasure.


You’ll be working with more than 130 great (international) minds, who will make you feel at home from the start (even now we work partly remote due to COVID-19). To us, it’s only logical to take good care of our talents, and therefore of you. If you come work to with us, we offer you:


  • An excellent salary with an annual bonus scheme and 25 days off (you can buy more days if you need them).
  • Flexible work hours.
  • Reimbursements for your telephone, home internet, travel expenses, gym and part of your pension.
  • Heavenly chair massages 6 times a year (during work hours).
  • Chef-prepared fresh lunch every day (when your'e in the office), ranging from soups to salads, fresh bread rolls from the baker and a snack every Friday.
  • Dinners, team outings, drinks and a birthday present.
  • The opportunity to follow courses, congresses and classes. Because at funda, we believe that you’ve never learned enough. Also, you can get your creative juices flowing during our hackathons.

Interested?
We like to act swiftly at funda. So here’s what you can expect from us:
Get started
You can apply by sending your résumé and cover letter (or video) via the application button.
Hooray!
Going to the next round? Then one of our recruiters will invite you for a telephone screening.
And then...
If you have passed the telephone screening, we will schedule that first job interview with you as soon as possible. You can expect a maximum of three rounds of interviews.
To case or not to case
For this vacancy a case and a Profile Dynamics test will be part of the procedure.


More information?

Call or whatsapp recruiter Tessa de Beurs via +31- (0)6 46 87 77 26 or Kim Thomas via +31- (0)6 15 02 74 86, or send an e-mail to recruitment@funda.nl


We take Covid-19 very seriously. Most funda employees are working from home. However, this does not stop us from striving for a swift and enjoyable recruitment process. Our procedures haven’t changed, they will just happen (partly) virtually. Our recruiters will stay in touch with you, every step of the way.


Acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated. No rights can be derived from CVs that are supplied unsolicited.