Product Manager (f/m) – XING Campus - XING Corporate
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For a better working life

For a better working life

Product Manager (f/m) – XING Campus

XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world. Help us shape the future – for a better working life! We currently have an opening at our headquarters in Hamburg.

XING has been a leading user-centric digital product company for a number of years now thanks to its cross-functional development teams who work according to agile methods. We constantly strive to improve our products through our strong product community consisting of over 60 Product Managers with a broad set of skills, experience and expertise, a keen interest in collaboration, and a clear culture of learning (through mistakes). We also offer a large selection of training courses and conferences along with various opportunities to meet up with domestic and international experts.

Come and join our growing “New Bets” business unit and help us develop new value propositions and products for XING. Our unit develops creative solutions for strategic user segments (as of today we are focusing on Students, Executives, Coaches and Trainer) with the goal to get ideas off the ground quickly and iterate on them together with our users. Our teams are cross-functional and consist of designers, marketers, analysts, developers and product people.

This job is for you if you like to talk about the Outcomes: “A highway construction company’s Outputs are the number of highway miles built and repaired. Outcomes are the difference made by the outputs: better traffic flow, shorter travel times and fewer accidents.”

A challenging task

  • Take ownership of XING Campus – our product offering for students. Apply user-centric thinking & methods to come up with solutions users will love.
  • You will lead an interdisciplinary team of Engineers, Designers, QA Managers, and Scrum Masters across two locations: Hamburg and Porto.
  • With your team, drive and execute the product strategy, determine requirements, create product concepts and validate them through prototyping, user feedback and A/B testing.
  • Collaborate with your key stakeholders (Marketing, Business Development, …) to define, prioritize and execute a roadmap, specifically designed to increase the products value.
  • Manage your product KPIs and analyze product performance over time to increase user satisfaction and make a noticable impact on the business KPIs.
  • Collaborate and sync with your stakeholders outside your own Business Unit and make sure, your product is in line with the defined company strategy.
  • Be part of defining the future of the leading professional social networking in German-speaking countries.

A convincing background

  • A startup-mindset (not necessarily a startup person)
  • Execution excellence: Be hands-on in everything you do
  • Professional experience as a Product Manager
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Sound communication skills coupled with an excellent command of English and German - note: XING is a multi-cultural environment and English is the official communication language; many development teams work in English.
  • Desire to build outstanding products that customers love by using user centered design methods.
  • Highly analytical, enthusiasm for data-informed decision making  with the an attention to detail
  • A sound understanding of software development and a good technical understanding to communicate with engineers
  • Experience or familiarity with agile teams and agile development
  • Embrace change (we are constantly optimizing our ways of working as well as the means to reach our goals)
  • Willingness to travel to our Porto office on a regular basis (1-2 times a quarter)

An inspiring environment

XING offers a dynamic environment located in the centre of Hamburg. As well as flexible working hours, you’ll have an opportunity to unleash your skills and acquire new ones. We offer a wide range of training courses in addition to German, English and Spanish lessons, regular team and offsite events, and lots of fun. We also provide free drinks and organic fruit as well as a Proficard public transport ticket, restaurant vouchers and travel insurance. And let’s not forget the smartphone or iPad that you can use privately. You’ll also be provided with a high-end Macbook Pro, and our offices have table football tables. If you’re feeling really sporty, we also have great gym deals, and various other benefits….

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Robert Neuhann

Robert Neuhann

Senior HR Manager

Product & Design, Media & Communication 

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