Senior Product Manager

Job description

Department: Product

Reports to: VP Product

 

ABOUT US

OpenClassrooms makes education and career mobility accessible to everyone, everywhere. 🌎

We are the leading online education platform in Europe and Africa, offering fully-accredited online diplomas based on the skills of the future and gathering each month a passionate community of 3 millions of students from around the world.

Welcome to the revolution of education ! #BecomeFutureProof

 

THE JOB

👉 As part of its business expansion, OpenClassrooms is looking for a passionate, curious and talented Senior Product Manager

👉 As one of the user advocates, you will analyse users and stakeholders feedback and identify the most valuable problems to solve. You will work with your agile squad, to propose innovative solutions and drive your roadmap and monitor the squads OKRs you will have challenged.

 

Solving problems

 

  • Constantly looking for your target audience interests and problems to solve

  • Collect and analyze users’ feedback and data in order to adapt the solutions

  • Work with the UX team to prototype and test solutions

 

 

Execution

  • Drive the product roadmap

  • Ensure the backlog is constantly organized and prioritized in order to ship the most valuable functionalities based on our vision and strategy

  • Create and document lean canvas and user stories for agile team work

  • Manage high-quality and on-time product releases

 

 

Communication

 

  • Communicate internally and externally about product features launch

  • Communicate the vision to the agile team

  • Provide cross-functional leadership, most notably between Engineering, Education, Revenue, and Student Success teams

  • Spend a significant part of its time with customers and stakeholders

  • Organise Demos with stakeholders

 

Analysis

 

  • Monitor and analyses competitors activity

  • Define and follow the impacts (OKR) of the agile team on the customer experience and the company goals in order to constantly improve the product

  • Work closely with Data Analysts

Requirements

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR

  • Are you target-orientated/Results-focused ? We are all ears!

  • Are you highly motivated, with a pro-active approach to workload ? Sounds amazing!

  • Are you Confident and have a positive personality ? Great, we love it.

  • We can say you have a determined approach ? Could not be better.

  • You are able to work on own initiative ? The dream.

  • Intelligent and keen to learn new skills ? We should get along.

  • Team player ? To be continued ...

 

WHAT WE EXPECT FROM YOU

The role requires an individual who is capable of

  • Highly skilled at product strategy, data gathering and analysis, synthesis and prioritization of requirements, wireframing/specification writing, development cycle management

  • Good technical background, understanding of complex technical limitations and needs

  • Great communication and interpersonal skills

  • Fluent or native-level English

The ideal candidate will have

  • At least 8 years of experience in Product Management with significant high volume website experience

  • Significant experience as a Product Manager in an agile team

  • Experience building products on tight deadlines

  • Experience defining specs and product needs

  • Experience in following results in analytics tools

  • Interest in Education

 

HIRING PROCESS

The journey starts with a phone interview and a meeting with Audrey, Hiring Manager.

Then we plan face to face meetings with:

  • Fanny, VP Product. 

  • Some team members within the Product and Tech Team.  You’ll be asked to make a presentation based on a user problem and how to solve it and measure the outcomes

  • and a few other people from teams across the organization


Feel free to get the gist of who we are : https://openclassrooms.com/courses/how-do-we-work-at-openclassrooms


WHAT WE OFFER

- Public transportation in Paris and suburbs for free (Pass Navigo paid by OpenClassrooms)

- Health insurance for free (“Mutuelle” monthly fee entirely paid by OpenClassrooms)

- Meal vouchers (Employer contribution at the max authorized by law)

- Access to gym for free (Gymlib paid by OpenClassrooms)

- Unlimited days off and a 1.000€ premium once a year for 15+ days off taken

- Access to remote working

- A company MacBook

- A work environment and a strong culture built on agility, openness, respect and high quality


👉 OpenClassrooms is a French hyper-growth company eligible to the French Tech Visa program. That means, for foreign candidates, benefiting from the accelerated procedure to apply for a "Talent Passport" residence permit. There is also a simplified "accompanying family" procedure available for spouse and dependent minor children. More information here: https://visa.lafrenchtech.com/4/french-tech-visa-for-employees

 

👉 We highly value a workplace free from discrimination and 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 students. This is something we value deeply and we encourage everyone to come be a part of revolutionizing Education.

 

👉 Working at OpenClassrooms means joining a dynamic and stimulating team, take up challenges, meet awesome people every week, and change the world, a little bit, everyday! 🌎