Group Product Manager – Podcast and talk formats

  • Spotify
  • London, UK
  • Mar 13, 2019
Full time Product Manager

Job Description

We are looking for a Group Product Manager with both creative and analytical thinking to focus on Spotify’s podcast and talk formats (to be based in London or Stockholm). As part of the Core Experience department, you will lead teams at the center of the Spotify product experience.

This is a leadership position at Spotify.  Your work will impact the entire Tech, Product, Insights & Design organization and you will collaborate across the organization with content recommendations, marketing, licensing, editorial content, creator tools etc.

What you'll do:

  • Own one of three “Product Areas” inside the Core Experience department, encompassing several teams that focus on one strategic domain

  • Manage a team of 3 – 5 Product Managers within your Product Area

  • Partner with your Tech and Design Product Area Leads to lead your Product Area and foster a culture of impact and performance

  • Define and drive overall product vision, strategy and metrics for your Product Area and galvanize the teams to follow you

  • Work closely with stakeholders across the organization to make sure that you and the Product Area provides for the company’s short- and long-term goals.

  • Make sure that your teams are strong and healthy – including capabilities, happiness, resilience and growth.

  • Work relentlessly to make sure your team is doing the right things, while not spreading too thinly. A healthy balance of innovation, support and maintenance is key for all successful teams at Spotify.

  • Stay on top of Spotify’s strategic and competitive position, filtering this down to your direct reports and your Product Area as a whole

  • Define OKRs, track progress and measure impact across several teams

Who you are:

  • You have several years of experience managing and developing well-loved mobile products

  • Experienced in defining and driving product strategy across more than one team

  • You are experienced with data driven product development and have deep knowledge of AB testing methods

  • You have experience and interest in managing and growing direct reports

  • You have excellent leadership and relationship building skills.

  • You are an excellent communicator and storyteller, communicating concepts and ideas to stakeholders at all levels, in different shapes depending on the context

  • You are good at sorting out ambiguity

  • You know how to influence decision-making at all levels within an organisation, and in a variety of contexts

  • You have high standards for yourself and others

  • You never hesitate to roll up your sleeves and take on something hands-on, you persevere when others fall away

We are proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users and our creators. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of changing the way the world listens to music.