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Head of Product Management

Deadline: As soon as possible


Do you understand the importance of leading both the software engineering side and the commercial side of product development and are you able to create sustainable balance between customer pull and technology push? Then here is your chance to join a team of highly skilled and dedicated people to set direction for Karnov Group’s future digital and data-driven product management.

We are searching for a visionary and ambitious Head of Product Management, who will take on the overall responsibility for Karnov Group’s online services in Denmark and Sweden, thereby creating value for Karnov Group's base of 30.000+ users who trust us to perform their job every day.

This featured position offers ample opportunity to set the overall direction for the continuous development of Karnov Group’s online services. You will be heading and partially setting the Product Management Team responsible for maximizing all product development in Karnov Group for the benefit of existing and future customers. You will be part of the Technology Leadership Team and report to the CTO.

You will join the Technology Unit in Karnov Group and work closely with software engineers, digital specialist, and data scientists. The Product Management Team currently consists of you and a strong and dedicated Product Manager in Copenhagen and you are expected to expand the team in Stockholm and assess the need for expansion in Copenhagen.

 

What you’ll do

  • Set and lead the Product Management Team in Copenhagen and Stockholm. Focus on supporting, developing, and making your team members grow and shine
  • Be a strong ambassador and storyteller for product management of Karnov Group’s digital services, internally and externally
  • Design and implement a product management 360 degree responsibility from new product introduction to life-cycle management
  • Build and implement best-in-class framework and process for roadmap and release note communications
  • Calibrate technology readiness with business readiness by continuously assessing feasibility levels
  • Engage with internal stakeholders as well as external users and customers on a daily basis to observe user behavior and understand customer needs
  • Lead the continuous development of your own application in close collaboration with the software engineering team by daily specification and prioritization of feature requests and incidents
  • Take a proactive role of the Technology Leadership Team and promote cross-organizational collaboration between departments in Karnov Group
  • Assess and challenge existing processes and mindsets while respecting the profound legacy of the company and people

 

Skills we value for this position

You enjoy developing and carry product visions. You get energy from setting direction and walking the talk, and you are proud to be a role model for true followers. Balancing independent hands-on work as well as making your team and colleagues shine, motivates you.

We expect you to have some years of experience in heading the product management of digital services, and you define yourself as driven by data in any decision you have to make or facilitate the making of.

As tough as it may sound, we need you to be able to maintain an overview and set direction for our digital services while also being able to operate hands-on with the individual applications. We’ll teach you the domain specific knowledge, but the balance between flying high and digging deep, you need to be at ease with yourself.

Your communication skills are no doubt excellent, both in writing and verbally. Fluency in English and Danish is necessary, and proficiency in Swedish is a plus. As is a divers or technical background and experience with agile software development.

 

What you'll get 

In Karnov Group we are proud to sustain and grow engagement across all departments and job levels. We encourage a winning culture and an open mind, while also having fun. You will experience an open and direct atmosphere where knowledge sharing and sparring is highly appreciated, also when it comes to improving how we work.

And then there are regular celebrations, which Karnov Group highly encourages. Furthermore, we offer a competitive salary, bonus, pension scheme, 6 weeks’ vacation, benefits etc.  

 

Additionally:

  • High level of responsibility, room for experimentation 
  • Working at a central location in Copenhagen
  • A multinational, open, and informal work environment 
  • Pension and health insurance 
  • Travel insurance including family 
  • 5 weeks holiday and 5 extra days off 
  • Possibility of continued education, networks, and courses 
  • Paid company phone and laptop 
  • Healthy canteen arrangement
  • Massage arrangement 
  • Flexible working hours, including working from home 
  • Culture Club – Christmas party, Summer party, Friday bars, events and celebrations 
  • Access to the awesome Karnov Group VR setup 

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