Senior Product Manager - Buy

  • Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Full-time
  • Department: Product & Engineering

Company Description

Have you ever worked for a company that actually wanted you to bring your whole self to work every single day?

About Tradeshift
Tradeshift is a unicorn in the fintech industry. We are disrupting a typically stagnant environment by connecting companies of all sizes and providing them with the platform and network needed to create value from old processes like procurement, invoicing, payments, and workflow. We recognize that business is both messy and social - two revelations that have driven the development of Tradeshift, a platform for all your business interactions.

Team 
The Buy Product Management team is dedicated to building products that make Buying and Selling on Tradeshift fully digital, simple, collaborative and easily extensible. The role is about an innovative area - Private Marketplaces - and combines aspects of the Business2Business and the Business2Consumer market while targeting all sizes of companies. Currently a team of 6 Product Managers, we will grow our team size as well as the number of Scrum teams to deliver on our disruptive concepts.   

Job Description

Role
We expect you to enjoy engaging with customers who are both internal to Tradeshift and our external end-users to understand their motivations and goals. You will thereby ensure the roadmap of your product is aligned with their needs. You will be responsible for a key product of Tradeshift and expected to own that responsibility. We want people who have imagination and ambition to contribute to our vision as we expand the capacity and functionality of the Tradeshift platform. You will enjoy working closely with Software Engineering teams and collaborating with them to define and refine deliverables across the whole product lifecycle.

What a day is like:
You will work with customers and colleagues from our customer-facing teams to understand and validate business problems and value drivers and gather their requirements. 
You will collaborate with our talented UX/UI teams to visualise, explore and refine the functionality needed as well as have access to our UX Research team to validate your approach.
You will work closely with Engineering teams using the agile product development methodology and ensuring they understand what is required and when; you will stay engaged with them throughout the scrum delivery process in order to achieve your goals. 
You will build an innovative product with the right product-market fit based and keep its roadmap always updated for the next big things. 
You will be able to respond fast to evolving business strategies and emerging market conditions and be expected to manage the inevitable positive and negative effects of such changes in prioritisations.
Effective communication is key to this role: you will spend a lot of time promoting the deliverables from your teams and listening to the resulting feedback.
You’ll have the freedom to challenge traditional solutions for customer problems by proposing disruptive solutions that create value based on the Tradeshift platform and network
You’ll be engaged in lively and important discussion with your PM peers about how Tradeshift’s products should evolve and how you can contribute to this process.

Qualifications

You’re perfect for this role if you:
Have 5-7 years of product management, consulting or relevant entrepreneurial experience in the Procure-to-Pay or Sell-to-Order area in a B2B environment.

You also have:

  • ​Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Some background in Procure-to-Pay software and Business Networks would be preferred
  • Ability to travel fairly regularly both domestically and internationally
  • Advanced degree in Economics/Computer Science/Math/Engineering; MBA preferred
  • A curious, inventive and broad-ranging mindset coupled with a rigorous and structured approach

Additional Information

Location
Our office in Copenhagen has a palpable excitement that stems from the constant change that keeps everyone on their toes. Each employee has a voice, and their hard work pays off. No good work goes unnoticed. 

Culture 
Our culture began day one when three Danes poured their brains, heart, and guts into creating a platform that could connect every business in the world. We expect each employee to approach their work with the same amount of pride and passion. One day you might find us having a ping pong match in the middle of the work day, and then you’ll find us handing off projects to colleagues in different time zones so we can continue progress around the clock. 

TradeShifters come from various backgrounds and nations, and we all thrive off challenging the status quo. We take pride in nurturing employee happiness, encouraging personal development, and welcoming teammates from all walks of life.

We value diversity and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Why you might like working here:

  • You love autonomy and the freedom to get your work done how you want 
  • You like sharing your opinions and feeling like they matter
  • You want to work for a company that requires you to bring your whole self to work every day: brains, heart, and guts.
  • Ambitious international startup
  • Career and professional development opportunities
  • Large office that provides caters to many different work-environment preferences  
  • Flexible work hours
  • Mobile phone plan and at home internet
  • Lunch and snacks daily with drinks
  • A competitive compensation package and equity
  • In-house activities like yoga
  • Opportunity to join many fun, varied company events like happy hours, hackathons, family holiday parties, and many more.
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