Group Product Manager – Business Products

at Yelp (view profile)
Location Hamburg, Germany
Date Posted May 13, 2019
Category European Union - EU Blue Card Jobs
Germany - Residence Permit Visa Jobs
Job Type agile
product-management

Description

Millions of consumers use Yelp to connect with a great local business, whether it’s a mom-and-pop shop or an international brand like Starbucks. In this role, you’ll be responsible for leading a team of Product Managers to create compelling, revenue-generating, only-on-Yelp experiences for both consumers and businesses. We’re looking for a Group Product Manager to lead a team of PMs that focuses on the business owner experience at various stages, from first contact up through the purchase of multi-million dollar advertising campaigns. Business product make up 95% of Yelp’s revenue, so this is an impactful role at an important moment for the company.

The team you’ll work with is scrappy, nimble, and fun. The culture at Yelp is a unique environment combining the best parts of being at a startup with the stability and resources of a successful public company. You’ll have full ownership of the product you’re working on and will be able to make fast decisions in a highly collaborative, no-BS, no-bureaucracy environment.

What You Will Do:

  • Lead the Business Product team in Hamburg, including overall metrics, business impact, product vision, and roadmap
  • Hire and develop a team of PMs into strong leaders and help your team craft their objectives, KPIs, and roadmaps
  • Use data, market, and customer research to define a product roadmap with a focus on generating revenue for the business
  • Communicate the vision, strategy, and roadmap with executive leadership in the San Francisco headquarters and translate that feedback into action with PMs and engineers in the Hamburg office
  • Be an ambassador for your team and their initiatives both inside Yelp with other teams and stakeholders, and outside Yelp in the advertising industry with customers and partners

What We Are Looking For:

  • Multiple years of hands-on experience delivering highly successful and innovative products that drive impact and revenue
  • Experience leading a team of PMs: You are personally invested in coaching, mentoring, and making great PMs even better
  • Focused on building businesses, not features: Entrepreneurial experience building and leading businesses, including ownership and optimization of business performance metrics
  • Creative thinking: You can define the right goals to drive a business successfully and can bring creative thinking to deliver against those goals
  • Biased toward action: You are constantly pushing for alignment and execution; you are scrappy and encourage your team to be resourceful as well
  • You set a high bar for your own contributions and the people you work with
  • You work well with others, and they’re always excited to have you on their team
  • You’re passionate about Yelp’s mission of connecting people with great local businesses, and already have ideas about how to make those connections stronger

What We Offer:

  • Full responsibility for projects from day one, an awesome team, and a dynamic work environment
  • Competitive salary with equity in the company, a pension scheme, and an optional employee stock purchase program
  • 30 days paid vacation per year
  • Flexible working hours
  • Regular 2-day Hackathons and weekly learning groups, always with interesting topics
  • Opportunities to participate in events and conferences throughout Europe 
  • Complementary elective German lessons for international employees
  • Subsidization of your public transportation card and €50 per month toward any exercise of your choice
  • Monthly personal development allowance 
  • Central location, a fully stocked kitchen, adjustable sitting/standing desks, team events, happy hours, foosball, and more!

Visa Assistance

Open to assisting the right candidate with the following Visa(s) / Work Permit(s)

1) European Union - EU Blue Card Jobs
2) Germany - Residence Permit Visa Jobs

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