Product Manager

Nydalen, Oslo
Product & Tech – Product Management
Full-time
Kolonial.no is the leading online grocery retailer in Norway, but as a company we are first and foremost an ambitious tech and logistics company. We’re one of the fastest-growing startups in the Nordics, working with huge, complex challenges to make the lives of our customers simpler and easier. Few (if any) in the world have truly cracked the code for online grocery logistics — but we’re getting close and with high speed. Want to join us?

As Product Manager you will be a part of a visionary Product & Tech team; with its small, but experienced group of product managers. We are organised into cross-functional teams with software engineers, designers, data scientists & analysts - where each team is expected to set strategy and deliver upon a well defined problem area. Some focus on customer experience and our shop platform, while others focus on building world class logistics for our warehouse or distribution operations. We have exciting product management opportunities in all these areas, and are looking for mid-level to senior PMs to shape our path forward.

Responsibilities

    • Lead: Lead product & technology development end-to-end within a product area as part of a cross-functional team
    • Collaborate: Forster and nurture a seamless collaboration in the team and with the rest of the organisation
    • Create a winning team: Build and develop a well functioning cross-functional team that is able to deliver upon the strategy and reach its goals
    • Understand: Bring out the best possible insight into customer or logistics needs and problems worth solving together with designers, data analysts & scientists, software engineers, and more.
    • Set goals: Challenge the team and company to take on hairy goals, to truly innovate and to have big-scale impact
    • Set strategy: Define and communicate product strategy in a way that ensures great short and long term impact
    • Shape: Make sure we know what we want to build; and base it on insight from all perspectives
    • Prioritise: Clearly define and prioritise problems worth solving now, later or never with a data-informed approach
    • Ship: Help and enable the team to design experiments, deliver, and to learn from actions in our build cycles
    • Support: Make sure your team support your stakeholders and respond also to small scale improvements / fix ups
    • Measure: Evaluate if the team is doing the right thing and has real impact; adjust strategy and priorities accordingly
    • Balance portfolio: Make sure you pay down debt as you move forward and constantly revise your portfolio
    • Communicate: Communicate strategy, ideas, priorities, plans, effect and learning in an efficient and inspiring way

We look for people who

    • Are passionate about developing new & great products and technology in complex systems
    • Develop themselves and learn new things - that you actively share with those around you
    • Are pragmatic when needed, and enjoy a dynamic everyday life where priorities and needs change
    • Take responsibility for execution, but thrives by bringing out the best in each member of the team
    • Create clarity and focus in complex situations
    • Have strong analytical capabilities, passion for data, and an experimental mindset
    • Envision and challenge how digital technology can make life 10x better for our customers or logistics
    • Have accumulated hands-on experience within design, software development, machine learning, analytics, business development, sales, growth marketing, and/or logistics
    • Have developed (parts of) a complex software platform earlier and/or transitioned a product into a scalable platform
    • Talks and writes fluently in Norwegian and English

Qualifications

    • 4+ years of experience as product manager (or similar) in a modern product & tech company
    • MSc within technology, design, management or similar is preferable
    • Several years hands on experience in leading a cross-functional product team delivering complex software solutions
    • Proven ability to deliver products and solutions that solves real customer or logistics needs
    • Experienced in building intuitive digital solutions at scale; as lean and agile as possible
    • Has built products and solutions within a large scale (distributed) software solution with multiple teams

We offer

    • Enthusiastic and ambitious colleagues that care about helping others
    • A huge set of complex and exciting product & tech challenges
    • Autonomy to form our path and focus going forward (we align via OKRs like Google, Twitter and Uber)
    • A chance to form and build a tech company culture from the ground up
    • A transparent workplace where tools like Quip and Slack helps us to stay in the loop - with less emails and meetings
    • Good opportunities for personal development in a way that suits you, and a passion for employee engagement
    • Encouragement to support and contribute to open source projects (like Django) or meetups within your discipline
    • Hackathons, team off-sites, great lunch from our chef and a wide range of social activities
    • Quiet team rooms for focus and open space for discussion - with a nice view overlooking Oslo
    • Hands on experience with our logistic operation and customer experience
    • The possibility to take stock in the success of the company
    • Help with relocation to Norway

    • If you’d like to read more about how it is to work in Product & Tech in Kolonial.no, we recommend reading up on kolonial.no/tech or to check out our stories on Medium.
As a part of our team you will be working with other enthusiastic, skilled and ambitious people in shaping and growing tomorrow's shopping experience. Recognised as one of the hottest tech-startups in Norway by The Next Web we are aiming to become world leading, and we invite you to join us on the journey. Come build the future with us!

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