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Wayfair Lead Product Manager - Supplier Platform in Berlin, Germany

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We are looking for an experienced product manager to lead one of our platform workstreams. We are in the early days of capturing a multi-billion dollar opportunity and you will be joining us in the foundational stages of our journey. Your work will impact thousands of suppliers, and in turn, millions of customers.&nbsp;</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The Partner Home Core team, based in Berlin, is responsible for building our next generation supplier application platform. We offer enterprise components and frameworks for creating supplier facing applications to our engineering teams: Common front-end components, shared services for supplier offerings, and application-specific tools. The platform we provide has to achieve both, accelerate Wayfair’s teams and enable a best-in-class user experience for our suppliers. We have big aspirations for more advanced, differentiated services that will help our suppliers onboard, manage, grow, and optimize their e-commerce performance.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">In the role of the Lead Product Manager, you will be accountable for the development of our supplier platform offerings: You identify new platform solutions together with your team that help hit our platform outcomes around experience, efficiency, and scalability. You partner with internal engineering and product teams to understand their challenges, needs, and end to end use cases to create a valuable and viable offering. You work with operational teams to align and reshape our business processes and workflows across multiple geos when necessary. Success in this role means to build solutions which get broadly adopted across the supplier-facing ecosystem because using them is the fastest way to deliver impact.</span></p>

<p><strong>What you‘ll do</strong></p>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Lead product development for a cross-functional team of engineers, designers and analysts through goal setting, requirement definition, solution design, delivery, release, and adoption</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Define the product vision, own the roadmap to achieve it, and prioritize effectively together with your engineering counterpart where to allocate the team’s capacity</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Develop a deep understanding of your domain, its offerings, its use cases, and the broader eco-system for our suppliers and use data and intuition to identify the right problems and opportunities to solve</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Communicate and partner with leads and executives from engineering, product, and business across offices and timezones on building better solutions for our suppliers</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Take full responsibility for the launch strategy towards our internal engineering teams as well as suppliers and drive adoption of your products and services</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Measure and communicate the success of your team’s solutions</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Be an advocate for the needs of our platform users (engineers) and our end users (suppliers) towards your team and your stakeholders</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ensure high-leverage product processes for feature requests, bug triage, product documentation, and incident handling within your team</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Be a key member of our platform group, work with fellow product and engineering leads, and contribute to the overall success of our teams and our platform</span></li>

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<p><strong>What you‘ll need</strong></p>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">6+ years of experience in product management with a proven track record in delivering solutions for complex problems in multi-stakeholder setups over multiple quarters</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Demonstrated understanding and ability to coach others of the techniques and methods of modern product discovery and product delivery</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to create clarity in an ambiguous or complex problem space and to break it down and sequence it into multiple end-to-end use cases using logic and data&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Capability to collaborate with engineering teams on scoping technical requirements.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">High attention to detail with a proven track record in taking ownership of problems independently and driving results with a healthy bias for action</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Entrepreneurial mindset and a passion for creating impactful products and services</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Capability to collaborate with the broader organization across multiple time zones and to influence decisions even without direct authority&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">An inclusive, adaptable, and persuasive communication style and the ability to author well-structured, data-informed narrative and documents</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.</span></li>

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<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Nice to have would be experience with:</span></p>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">B2B products, SaaS, API development, or data platforms</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">A mix of start-up and large-company experience</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Basic analytical skills and hands-on experience with SQL, GA, and Data Studio</span></li>

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<p><strong>About Wayfair</strong></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find what they want from a selection of more than 14 million items across home furnishings, decor, home improvement, housewares, and more. Committed to delighting its customers every step of the way, Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes – from product discovery to final delivery.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or&nbsp; Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes.&nbsp;</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking. No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success.&nbsp;</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.</span></p><div class="content-conclusion"><p><strong>About Wayfair Inc.</strong></p>

<p>Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.</p>

<p>No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.</p></div>

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