Senior Product Manager - Bumble BFF

BumbleLondona month ago

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Bumble BFF: Our users love using Bumble BFF to find friends, especially when relocating or travelling; so we created a platform just for this in 2016. Bumble BFF makes it easy to build a supportive community around you - no matter where or who you are. Whether you’re new to a city or looking to expand your social circle, Bumble BFF is a way to create meaningful friendships.  


We are looking for a product leader to take BFF to the next level. Especially given the recent IPO of Bumble, there is great excitement and support from Bumble’s executive team for making BFF a success. Therefore, this role offers a wide scope for defining the vision, strategy, and actual solutions so we are looking for people who bring an entrepreneurial spirit and approach to their work. You'll be comfortable sitting at the intersection of business, product, and technology and are not afraid to get hands on in any of those areas. 


You'll be used to delivering ideas from zero to hero with a delivery squad; be enthused about tech, social discovery and dating; and be able to drive efficiency in a dynamic environment where innovation is the norm.


KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Define the vision and strategy for how to deliver on business objectives through product solutions
  • Lead the discovery & ideation processes to identify the right customer needs & find the right solutions that deliver on those needs
  • Pitch ideas to senior stakeholders, manage their expectations and establish a shared vision and execution plan across the company. 
  • Drive product development with a team of world-class engineers and designers; hands on create and maintain the product backlog.
  • Understand Bumble's strategic and marketplace position and deliver best in class products
  • Share a compelling narrative about what problems our products solve, for whom, and how they are solved. Question user behaviour, and assess data to find answers
  • Define and study metrics to inform new features ideas and set KPIs
  • Motivate the team, creating urgency and excitement about projects


EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Proven record of taking complex business problems and coming up with innovative and effective product solutions.
  • Extensive experience delivering mobile products of a significant scale and complexity, shipping on a regular basis across different platforms.
  • Significant hands on experience in a Product Owner role in an agile squad. Comfortably applying concepts of releases, epics, user stories, acceptance criteria etc in daily work.
  • Hands on experience in the application of Design Thinking or a similar product design methodology with the ability to lead a team through the entire product design lifecycle. 
  • Strong knowledge of appropriate product performance metrics, and background in data-driven decision making.
  • Aptitude for UI/UX and having a keen eye for what makes a good customer experience. Experience working very hands on with designers. 
  • Demonstrable interest in social discovery/dating industry.
  • Strong knowledge of A/B testing.
  • Ability to break large projects into manageable pieces, prioritising according to value.
  • Experience with social and messaging products are a plus.


ABOUT YOU

  • A positive 'can-do' attitude and flexible approach to collaborating with others 
  • A problem solver and a forward thinker
  • A a self-starter: you thrive on taking ownership of initiatives with limited oversight
  • You have excellent time management and you know how to manage multiple priorities, breaking large projects into manageable pieces
  • You are a great communicator, both verbal and written
  • You are deeply passionate about Bumble’s brand vision and values


With over 700 staff in 10+ countries all working remotely during the time of COVID-19, we’ve worked hard to adapt and support our teams during this challenging time, including:


  • Flexible working hours
  • Streaming free, live yoga & meditation sessions each week, as well as a full weekly timetable of free online exercise classes
  • ‘Random Coffee’ - connecting staff across the globe in pairs once a week to get to know each other over a video chat
  • ‘First Fridays’ - meal delivery for a remote lunch with your team once a month
  • Employee Support Fund for those whose households are experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19
  • Written resources to guide employees through this challenging time
  • You will also be taken through a fully digital onboarding process!


Bumble Inc. is the parent company of Badoo and Bumble, two of the world’s highest-grossing dating apps with millions of users worldwide. The Bumble platform enables people to connect and build equitable and healthy relationships. Founded by CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd in 2014, the Bumble app was one of the first dating apps built with women at the center, and the Badoo app, which was founded in 2006, was one of the pioneers of web and mobile dating products. Bumble currently employs over 700 people in offices in Austin, Barcelona, London, and Moscow. For more information, please visit: https://team.bumble.com/

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