Catawiki

Principal Product Manager โ€“ Personalization

14 days ago

Job Description

Special objects are the last frontier of E-commerce. We need you to conquer this last frontier. Weโ€™re looking for a Principal Product Manager to play a pivotal role in shaping and executing our Personalization and Machine Learning strategy, ensuring a highly tailored and engaging user experience. Youโ€™ll be responsible for the personalization experience of the entire Buyer Journey and own holistic cross-team and cross-vertical initiatives that aim to deliver the most engaged and personalized experience for Catawiki buyers. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including engineering, design, marketing, and data science, to deliver innovative personalization features that delight users.

  • Work with the team to articulate the Personalization vision and set the roadmap
  • Understand the strategy of Catawiki and work with internal teams across the organisation to translate this into the most impactful personalization outcomes
  • Work closely with stakeholders across the organisation to make sure that the team is meeting the needs of the companyโ€™s long and short-term goals.
  • Drive experimentation agenda on our recommendation/ML models, including working with ML engineers to measure quality and assess the potential impact of new machine learning models on customersโ€™ needs.
  • Lead the integration of personalization features across our user experience, ensuring alignment with the overall product roadmap.
  • Own metrics on models and personalization performance and collaborate with teams to iterate and optimize features based on feedback and data insights.
  • Collaborate with design to ensure a user-centric approach to personalization, emphasising seamless integration and a delightful user experience.
  • You will be joining our Demand vertical where we focus on welcoming users to Catawiki, giving them a great onboarding experience, helping them find the objects they love and turning them into happy winners. Youโ€™ll be responsible for the end-to-end experience across our three verticals.

Who you are

  • You have at least 5 years of product management experience and have had demonstrated success defining product roadmaps specifically for personalization, product recommendations, search or other relevant ML-centric products.
  • Are outcome-driven with a bias towards action, demonstrating the ability to set and achieve ambitious goals.
  • Possess a sense of urgency and the capability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, delivering results within tight timelines.
  • Demonstrated decision-making skills, with the ability to make informed and strategic choices while considering both short-term and long-term implications.
  • Have excellent storytelling abilities, capable of articulating a compelling product vision and strategy to both internal teams and external stakeholders.
  • Have a strong analytical mindset with the ability to derive actionable insights from data, contributing to data-informed decision-making.
  • Possesses extensive experience in designing, executing, and analyzing A/B tests and other experimentation methodologies specific to Machine Learning projects. Capable of leveraging data-driven insights to refine and enhance personalization algorithms, ensuring continuous improvement in user engagement and product performance.
  • Demonstrated a strong technical understanding of machine learning concepts and applications, from the statistical and mathematical foundations to the practical aspects of turning models into product features.
  • Must be skilled in working alongside machine learning engineers to develop and integrate user-focused personalization features into a product ecosystem, ensuring they are optimized and effectively implemented.

Where youโ€™ll be
This role is based in Amsterdam.  We offer an excellent relocation package for people living outside of the Netherlands.

Hereโ€™s what we can offer you
This is your chance to join our mission to fulfill peopleโ€™s passions as part of a young and dynamic organization. Youโ€™ll be part of an enthusiastic, highly motivated team of 800+ Catawikians.

Additionally, you can expect:

  • A challenging role in a diverse, international and fast-growing organisation with over 50 nationalities.
  • Regular fun activities both on and offline e.g summer parties, boat rides and regular team events.
  • Great secondary benefits including a holiday allowance and a fantastic pension plan paid for by Catawiki.
  • Hybrid ways of working between home and office. We offer remote and activity-based working, suited to the team and individual responsibilities
  • We care about our teamsโ€™ wellbeing and offer a holistic wellbeing programme including our Employee Assistance
  • Programme offering clinical services, single-session therapy, wellness support and more.
  • Tailored learning and development opportunities to support your personal and professional growth;
  • We want to help you celebrate special occasions in life by:

Provide employees with a 100 EURO Catavoucher upon joining and 50 EURO birthday Catavouchers;

  • Extra days of annual leave for work anniversaries at 3, 5, 8 and 10 years;
  • Additional leave allowances for important life events such as moving, engagement & marriage;
  • Each year Catawikians get an additional dayโ€™s leave to Pursue their Passion!
  • Please note that our benefits offering changes depending on which country you are employed in.

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About Catawiki

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Catawiki is the leading online marketplace to buy and sell special objects. We offer over 75,000 special objects in auction every week โ€” each reviewed and selected by one of Catawikiโ€™s hundreds of in-house experts specialised in Art, Design, Jewellery, Fashion, Classic Cars, Collectables and many more.

We've sold 10 million unique items to date and itโ€™s our mission to become the worldโ€™s most popular auction destination for special objects.

Weโ€™re an innovative, pioneering and fast-growing scale-up. If you think you can make a difference to our team, go ahead and apply.

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