Senior Product Manager for Search Backend

We are looking for a technical product manager with a passion for creating innovative solutions that lead to great customer experiences.

Your mission will be to build a search-as-a-product, determine a long-term strategy for the search engine technology stack and its integration with the rest of the business funnel. Own the business case creation for search improvements, drive the improvement process and research. Be responsible for the delivery of such a product (build or buy decision, MVP, prioritization of features). You will work with dedicated engineering teams discovering, defining and prioritizing features. Building roadmaps and delivering using Agile approaches. 

On the journey, you will closely cooperate with multiple product teams working on different parts of the kiwi.com business funnel, together directly contributing to the company’s mission to drive customer loyalty through better service.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Own technical and product features through the entire product lifecycle: ideation, discovery, planning, and delivery.
  • Prioritize the team’s backlog to maximize impact on business objectives, including continuous requirements gathering and dependency management.
  • Shape the roadmap for your product area in synergy with the rest of the portfolio, and in alignment with OKRs and business objectives.
  • Communicate product status and schedule delivery for releasing new products and services. 
  • Define high-level requirements (epics) and be able to split them into independent deliverables. 
  • Actively engage the stakeholder ecosystem around your product and the whole company, including external stakeholders.                                                     
  • Evaluate new technologies and determine where they fit Kiwi.com solutions and strategies.
  • Deploy and use best practices to measure, understand, and optimize the success of the products you own. 
  • Technical/Professional qualification

  • 4+ years of relevant product management experience.
  • Ability to define compelling product vision.
  • Technical knowledge
  • Capable of negotiating and executing technical decisions with little or no guidance.
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and working in cross-functional agile teams to successfully deliver results.
  • Ability to create simple solutions to complex problems with competing priorities.
  • Exceptional presentation and communication skills and thrive at delivering clear and concise messages that resonate with the whole audience.
  • Proficiency in using data and metrics to back up assumptions, and drive actions.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs, and evaluate new opportunities and ideas with internal and external partners.
  • Personal/Leadership skills

  • Self-starter, able to thrive in a fast-paced and continually changing environment.
  • An easy-going, yet results-oriented demeanor.
  • Specific role requirement

  • Experience with information retrieval systems is a plus.
  • We offer you

  • The opportunity to join our Phantom Stock scheme. 
  • We give our employees the freedom to choose between the environment of work from home and our modern office located in ZET Nová Zbrojovka with an in-house gym, masseur, sleeping spots, canteen, showers, chillout zones, free refreshments, Rebelbeans coffee, garage for cars/motorbikes/bicycles.
  • We enjoy benefits, such as meal vouchers, 25 days of paid vacation, Cafeteria, sick days, VIP Medical Care, Multisport card, Makro Cash & Carry Card, Employee Assistance Program, and career development framework.
  • The latest version of Hardware from Apple or Microsoft based on your preferences. 
  • Unlimited contracts within a forward-thinking and ambitious company.
  • Relocation package (including visa transfer support).
  • We’re rewarding Kiwis with flight vouchers to celebrate their Kiwi anniversaries. 
  • Grow.Kiwi program which supports parents and keeps them engaged with the company. 
  • Dogs, kids, and parties are welcome in our offices.
  • Interested? Join us and hack the traditional ways of travel!

  • Kiwi.com is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.
  • Throughout the recruitment process and for some time after it’s finished, we’re going to process your Personal Data. You can find all the necessary information in our Privacy Policy available at: https://jobs.kiwi.com/recruitment-privacy-policy/.
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marciSenior IT RecruiterMarcela Polášková

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LocationBrno, Czech Republic

TeamProduct Management

Employment typeFull-time

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