Senior Product Manager

  • Nantes, France
  • Full-time

Company Description

Akeneo helps more than 80,000 worldwide merchants manage their product information.

Our intuitive platform is made to simplify product information processes and is designed for companies looking for efficient answers to their multichannel needs. 

Akeneo software brings efficiency to marketing teams struggling with tools such as excel. We made our software user-friendly so it’s intuitive and easy to use! Made.com, Kurt Geiger, Samsung, and many other companies chose Akeneo to improve their product enrichment processes.

Context

Akeneo is a fast-growing company, we have strong ambitions regarding business and team development.

Akeneo’s product management team is comprised of twelve talented product managers and product directors. Our overall product department consists of ninety-five teammates. We value high collaboration between product management, engineering, product design, and customer support.

Our common mission is to create value for our customers, our users, and our own business, in a sustainable way.

Our offer, the PXM Studio, consists of five different products, serving our vision, by fostering collaboration between our different user personas. Our products allow them to craft and manage great product experiences to unlock their business growth.

Job Description

We are looking for a seasoned Product Manager to work on our core product: Akeneo PIM (Product Information Management). It aims at helping merchants to centralize, translate and control the quality of the product information, leading to higher transformation rates, better SEO, shorter time-to-market, and lower return rates. 

You will partner on a daily basis with the other Product Managers in charge of the PIM, Software Engineers, Engineering leaders, Designer, Product Marketing and your business stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Create buy-in for the product vision

  • Scope and prioritize activities based on business and customer impact according to the Akeneo global strategy

  • Represent the company by visiting customers to solicit feedback on company products and services

  • Work with the Product Marketing team on developing product pricing and positioning strategies

  • Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes with the help of the UX designers

  • Manage your backlog: write, prioritize and test your user stories

  • Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding for internal and external audiences

  • Be a reliable point of contact on the product health monitoring

  • Partner with Product Marketing for successful product launches (documentation, enablement...)

  • Maintain the training content delivered via our e-learning platform.

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 10 years of professional experience

  • 5-7 years experience as a Product Manager 

               - in a fast-growing SaaS company

               - in an international business context

               - in a multi-product organization

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Top-notch organizational skills 

  • Fluent communication in English (a strong French accent is ok) and French, both written and oral 

  • Skilled at working effectively with cross-functional and cross-regional teams in a technical environment

  • Business-minded, you tie product investment to business outcomes

  • Data-driven, you like to mix the right usage, financial, or market data, to run relevant analysis and make data-informed decisions.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Work location:

The position is opened in the lovely city of Nantes (France), where the product team is located.

We have a remote-work policy, you can apply even if you are not living in the city, however, a regular presence is required (2-3 days, twice a month).

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