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Head of Product

EU - DEU - General Management – Berlin, Berlin
Department EU - DEU - General Management
Employment Type EFTE-Employee Full Time Equivalent
Minimum Experience Executive

 

Travelzoo is a trusted online publisher of travel and entertainment deals sourced by Travelzoo Deal Experts around the world. Established in 1998, Travelzoo has been publishing travel and entertainment offers for more than 20 years. Travelzoo has 25 offices in 11 countries and an audience of 28 million members globally. We research, test and evaluate travel and entertainment offers to ensure they are high value, accurate and available at the date and price advertised.

 

For our office in Berlin we are seeking a Head of Product. This role can also be based in any of our other European offices.

   

The Head of Product is responsible for the development, usability, content and design of Travelzoo’s products as well as the global product implementation. The Head of Product reports to the Global CEO.

 

Your profile:

 

  • Create high quality products that are successful for our members
  • Lead the development of the product roadmap and assist the Global CEO with the execution
  • Enable and promote a culture of innovation and continuous improvement to ensure Travelzoo’s product offerings are creative and market-leading
  • Ensure the daily operations consistently deliver value and fulfil the needs of our internal and external stakeholders
  • Implement an Agile Methodology type approach to drive rapid product development improvements, reduced development cycles and increased development efficiency
  • Align and execute product strategies and roadmaps in collaboration with IT/ Engineering and other departments
  • Closely collaborate with all General Managers to understand the product needs of their respective markets
  • Identify opportunities in the product market and present these to the Global CEO for initial validation and further testing
  • Lead and motivate the team by providing clear frameworks and work processes to drive efficiency and performance
  • Support the development of a healthy internal culture that retains key employees and encourages their professional development
  • Regular cross-functional collaboration with other departments
  • Oversee key hiring and talent development programs in collaboration with Human Resources

 

 

Your profile:

 

  • Master’s degree or equivalent degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Engineering, Computer science or equivalent
  • Relevant work experience of approximately 10 years in Product Management and/or Project/Program Management
  • Highly developed analytical capabilities and data-driven decision-making
  • Capability to work effectively in a global organization
  • Excellent communication, relationship building and influence skills
  • Strong leadership capability and an empathetic, hands-on and innovative working style
  • Ability to think creatively with a strong member focus
  • Sound commercial acumen with proven strength in delivering value and strong ROI
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and the ability to identify new or hidden opportunities

 

 

Success factors as Head of Product include but are not limited to

 

  •  Handle content, product, usability and design
  • Anticipate and understand technology and function as a product builder
  • Understand how to create exciting, relevant, targeted and personalised offers for our members

 

 We offer:

 

  • Competitive salary
  • Unique incentives such as an annual stipend to experience Travelzoo’s deals and employee discounts
  • Flat hierarchies and a highly motivated team
  • Various development options and career opportunities
  • International exchange and cooperation with colleagues around the globe
  • Best working conditions and modern offices in the heart of Berlin

 

 

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  • Location
    Berlin, Berlin
  • Department
    EU - DEU - General Management
  • Employment Type
    EFTE-Employee Full Time Equivalent
  • Minimum Experience
    Executive
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