XING GmbH & Co. KG
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XING GmbH & Co. KG

(Senior) Product Manager (m/f/x) – Messenger

  • Hamburg
  • Full-time employee
  • Professional/Experienced

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!

New Work SE – for a better working life

We believe in a world of work where people can find their true self and achieve their full potential. NEW WORK SE offers a wide range of brands, products and services for a better working life. This not only makes individuals more satisfied and happier, it also makes companies more successful.

(Senior) Product Manager (m/f/x) – Messenger

XING, a New Work SE subsidiary, has been one of the leading companies in building user-oriented digital products thanks to an organisation that embraces agile methods in and beyond the cross-functional product development teams. With our strong group of over 50 product people - with a variety of specialisations and a keen interest in collaborating and learning from one another - we actively work to grow our product culture. Come and join our Messenger team to make a real difference for more than 16.5 million users. Achieve true impact cross the whole XING platform by developing a state-of-the-art product. Help our users to foster their professional social network by providing them with inspiring conversation starters, networking assistants and a fun-to-use conversational interface. Our cross-functional staffing ensures a close collaboration of product, UX, user research, marketing, engineering, analytics and data science – use their different viewpoints to build successful products at scale.

A challenging task

  • As part of XING you will shape the future for our B2C platform.
  • Shape, drive and execute the product strategy for your product in close collaboration with your team and PO peers.
  • Laterally lead an interdisciplinary team of Engineers, UX-Designers, QAs, Agile Coaches, Analysts and Marketeers located in Hamburg and Porto.
  • Understand our users’ needs, determine requirements, build hypotheses and validate them through prototyping, user feedback and A/B testing.
  • Collaborate with your key stakeholders to define, prioritise and execute a roadmap specifically designed to increase the value of our platform for our users.
  • Cooperate with stakeholders outside your own unit and make sure your product is in line with our overall company strategy.

A convincing background

  • Represent a strategic mindset, be self-driven and execute on it.
  • Professional experience as a Product Manager. Experiences in managing remote product teams or individual team members are a plus.
  • A sound understanding of cross-platform software development and good technical skills to communicate and closely collaborate with the engineering team.
  • Desire to build outstanding products that customers love and use regularly.
  • Utilise qualitative and quantitative data to understand user needs and behaviour.
  • Knowledge and experience in user-centred product discovery to ensure a high-quality outcome.
  • Highly analytical approach to products and enthusiastic about data-based decision-making.
  • Proven track record in A/B or multivariate testing.
  • A hands-on attitude in everything you do.
  • Keen to work with best-practice agile development methods - prior experience in this field is definitely a plus.
  • Sound communication skills combined with fluency in English and preferably in German - note: XING is a multicultural environment and English is the official communication language.

An inspiring environment

XING offers a dynamic environment. 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 ProfiTicket 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….

If you have any questions please let us know!

Carolin Kammer

Sounds good to you? We're looking forward to hearing from you!