Head of DE Regional Product (f/m/d)

Dreilinden, Germany Requisition Number R0035258

Are you looking for a company that encourages passion, courage and imagination? A role with the freedom to help shape the future of eCommerce, while growing millions of small businesses worldwide? With well over a billion listings and hundreds of millions of sellers, eBay is the world’s largest marketplace! Our team extends eBay’s rich global buying and selling experiences to meet the particular needs of shoppers in Germany. We’re searching for a top-tier product leader to lead this effort.

By championing customer research, you’ll establish a deep understanding of German shoppers’ needs guiding us to translate our local business team’s market strategy into a robust product roadmap that solves real problems for real shoppers. Your team will drive the end-to-end product from strategy through development, immersing yourselves in customer analytics and qualitative feedback to iterate and experiment until we have it “right”.

You will manage a small but hardworking team of product managers directing the efforts of 20+ engineers located alongside you in Berlin/Dreilinden while also influencing our global product direction built by teams distributed around the world. You will also partner closely across roles including business and finance managers, global leaders, UX research and design.

Bottom line, you will be the glue uniting all aspects of our product under a cohesive vision to ensure we offer the most natural and delightful experience possible for German shoppers.

Key responsibilities

  • Be a mentor and a good coach to grow your team of product managers as individuals and to deliver significant business impact.
  • Drive the core product strategy in a strong collaboration with your team and key partners in Berlin and abroad.
  • Champion customer research and analytics to build the right product for our users.
  • Represent our team to executives.
  • Foster a culture of innovation, passion, and unrelentingly high standards.
  • Ensure a consistent, rapid, and effective product execution.

Candidate profile

  • 8+ years in a product management role, with experience working on web and mobile consumer products in an agile environment.
  • 2+ years managing a team of at least two product managers. You love working with people, and have a track record for building and leading teams in a dynamic environment, working across multiple teams and balancing multiple priorities.
  • Results-oriented - You set clear goals and metrics, shape strategies, and align the team on the right path to success.
  • Pragmatic - Applying a strong, positive attitude, you overcome challenges with passion and creativity. You have a bias for action and help your team do the same.
  • Excellent communication abilities - You are a natural at consensus-building and decision-making.
  • Impact - You recognize market opportunities and customer needs and how to turn them into product experiences that improve our customers’ lives.
  • You inspire others and are good at what you do, but remain curious and feel that you have much left to learn.
  • You are proficient in English and (ideally) German.

What we offer

  • Opportunity to create a major difference in our team and for our customers.
  • High team autonomy in an Agile development environment.
  • A great team culture committed to excellence and growth.
  • Challenging work with a diverse and highly skilled team.
  • Home office possibilities.
  • Competitive salary, including stock plans and company pension scheme.
  • Conference & education budget.
  • A great campus in Dreilinden, just outside of Berlin, with fitness center (yoga, pilates, cycling), table soccer, bike rental, coffee-bar, canteen, and shuttle service.

If you’re interested in joining a customer-centered community dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace, come lead our eBay product team in Germany!

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status. If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com. We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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