Senior Product Manager at Starship
Helsinki, FI

At Starship, we are redefining how goods flow through the places in which we live. We see a future where a new generation of convenience services become available to everyone - made possible by our network robots that are ready to serve you anywhere, anytime. 

It is a bold, brave ambition, so we have brought together some incredible talent - we are making this happen. If you share our desire to impact the world in a positive way, then we want to hear from you.

We are a global technology start-up with operations and engineering in Europe and the United States, launched by the co-founders of Skype in 2014.

 

About you….

 

We are looking for an experienced, talented and passionate Product Manager to join our team in delivering an history-defining consumer service. To succeed you will need to be an outstanding communicator, passionate about the role of technology in society, and knowledgeable about customer experience and satisfaction. The ability to utilize insights quickly and effectively and work fluently in a flat, fast-moving organisation are essential skills.

You will work in an iterative and goal-oriented manner in a cross-functional team environment using modern analysis, product development and success tracking methodologies - with a focus on rapid execution, adaptive learning. All the while bringing world-class product sensibilities to the table and striving for business impact.

 

Primary Job Responsibilities

 

Define the strategy, production, and implementation of a specific product offering

Execute rapid research and develop strong product assumptions that drive tactical and strategic product decisions

Generate and gather insights that provide rocket fuel for winning value propositions and product definitions

Drive fast-paced quality decision-making into our development, launch and growth initiatives

Work cross functionally with business development, engineering, design, data analytics and operations towards specific goals that are valuable to the business

Structure and clearly explain the trade-offs related to choices, as well as set timetables for execution

Lead in the creation of critical success factors and drive them into the product acceptance criteria - tracking rigorously all product outcomes

Communicate results to the broader team and illustrate suggestions in compelling and creative ways

Directly participate in the ongoing refinement and renewal of our company and product strategies, roadmaps, and executional product backlogs

 

Minimum Qualifications:

 

7+ years experience in hands-on technical product management and development

Full product cycle experience from conception through to launch and growth cycles

Proven ability to collaborate across cultures, geographical areas and cross functional teams

Excellent working knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods

Ability to facilitate senior team sessions and ask, as well as answer, meaningful and impactful questions

Outstanding communication and influencing skills

Proven ability to be resourceful and adaptable in a dynamic business context and is comfortable working with uncertainty

Sound business judgment, proven ability to influence others, and strong analytical thinking skills are critical to success in this position

B.A/B.S. in Computer Science, Product Design, Business Management, Human Computer Interaction, Marketing is highly desirable

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

MA/MSc/MBA in Computer Science, Product Design, Business Management, Human Computer Interaction, Marketing

Previous experience in an externally funded technology Startup

 

Job specifics:

 

Full time contract

Location is Helsinki, Finland (with relocation support)

 

Want to learn more about our robots, our design philosophy and how we might change the world together? Get in touch and let’s have a chat!