Product Manager

Lausanne, Switzerland · Product Management

11/21/2018

We are looking for a technical product manager to complement our product management team and take responsibility for a part of the Frontiers web platform. We seek an enthusiastic team player with great initiative and a get-it-done attitude. The selected candidate should be able to operate in a fast-paced work environment, while juggling several different tasks at the same time. Excellent organizational and communications skills are a must. Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Identify the users and their needs based on evidence;
  • Align the product vision and roadmap to market and stakeholder requirements;
  • Write functional and technical specifications;
  • Take responsibility for the user experience and collaborate with designers, developers and stakeholders to create the outcome that adds most value based on the organization’s goals;
  • Act as Scrum Product Owner for a development team (near- or off-shore) and manage the entire product and development life cycle;
  • Constantly communicate with all stakeholders in the appropriate language and abstraction level;
  • Define, track and regularly report on KPIs and other metrics;
  • Own the vision of the product, be responsible for the roadmap, communicate and work to secure the organization’s understanding and buy-in.

Requirements

  • Minimum three years as a product manager or similar position, ideally with a focus on web-based products;
  • Strong analytical skills and independent, entrepreneurial, approach;
  • Understanding of Product Management principles and approaches;
  • Ability to build effective relationships through communication and transparency;
  • Understanding of web technologies, databases and APIs;
  • Experience in creating functional and technical specifications, including the creation of mockups, diagrams, workflows and use cases. (UML & BPML);
  • Experience with Agile Methodologies (SCRUM) is a plus;
  • Solid communication skills in English, both written and verbal are a must.


Environment

The working language is English. We offer plenty of social events, including games nights, yoga classes and monthly happy-hours (plenty of opportunities to celebrate success). You will have access to the latest equipment and work in a diverse and international working environment.


How to apply

Please submit your application in English.

Applicants must be Swiss or EU citizen, or have a valid Swiss work permit.

Agencies must first contact jobs@frontiersin.org and confirm agreement to our T&C’s, failing which any exclusivity and/or candidate representation right will be considered to be waived.

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