Product Manager

Impala Studios is a hyper fast-growing, mobile tech company. We are looking for a Product Manager to join our Product Management team.  


You will operate in an agile environment and expand our globally successful app portfolio. You will achieve this by owning and driving the P&L (profit & loss) of the apps in their portfolio. You will also drive new app improvements, features and content from initial concept to successful delivery, market adoption and commercial long-term success. You will have functional/operational management responsibility over a group of developers, product marketers and product designers. As a line manager, you will report to the Head of Product and have (1-3) Product Owners assigned to you for direct reporting.


What you’ll do:

  • Own the commercial short, mid and long-term success (Profit & Loss) of one or a group of apps.

  • Maximize the value for both consumers and Impala Studios by identifying market opportunities and driving strategy accordingly.

  • Defining, implementing, executing and monitoring of app (feature) ideation,  app (category) vision, app strategy, app P&L, full app lifecycle (ideation till ‘grave’), app performance management and app roadmap.

  • Identify goals, metrics and analytics to determine product value and continually make recommendations and refinements to the product backlog.

  • Manage resource allocation and prioritisation of the team in consultation with the functional managers of the departments.

  • Provide regular product and team performance updates to senior management.

  • Take an active role in hiring and onboarding new team members.

  • Follow HR’s guidelines on recruitment, personnel development, coaching, assessing, workplace performance and guidance on sick leave. 

  • Communicate with stakeholders to inform, report and gather information about app strategy.

  • As the main expert of the products, you will be the voice to all stakeholders in and externally.

  • Drive X-functional collaboration with the team & the rest of the organisation


Who you are: 

  • Big-picture and detail-oriented. You know how to fine-tune details yet focus on the big picture.

  • Strategic thinker as you will lead the strategy planning and implementation of our app portfolio. 
  • Experienced in managing multiple products simultaneously.

  • Experienced with People Management. You will be responsible for personnel development, coaching, assessing workplace performance, and hiring new developers. 

  • An excellent communicator, as you will communicate stakeholders’ wishes to the team. 

  • Solution-oriented. You don’t only detect issues but also provide solutions.


What we’re looking for:

  • Completed 3rd level education (HBO).

  • 5+ years of experience as Product Manager in software development (preferably mobile app industry).

  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written.

  • Entrepreneurial mindset as you will drive our apps from initial concept to successful delivery.

  • Rich experience in quantitative and qualitative analysis, heuristic evaluations and A/B testing.

  • Proven record of managing and successfully delivering new products and features.


Benefits & Perks:  

  • Be a part of a diverse and challenging international culture within a dynamic and innovative company with lots of virtual events!   

  • An enthusiastic team of great and passionate colleagues who work together in a collaborative and challenging environment. 

  • A competitive salary and a great remote and flexible working environment. 

  • All the hardware and gear you will need to work the best way possible! 

  • A pension scheme to plan your future in the Netherlands, and a bicycle plan to live your best life in this country!  

  • At Impala, we take your development seriously, so we offer all the training and education you might need for your personal and professional growth.  

  • Once we go back to working in the office, we'll have you covered: You will have a very tasty lunch, and healthy snacks will be there anytime you would like, and we'll provide a full travel allowance for you.


And this is who we are!

Impala Studios is a global leading European mobile media publishing, content creating, technology powerhouse. We make people’s daily life joyful, simpler, more informed, skilful and creative through the functionality & content of our portfolio of applications.  


Our group of talented people (currently over 40 and growing fast) work agile and in X-functional teams. We combine all the right expertise & capabilities to stay on top of the ever-changing app market and constantly grow our portfolio of successful apps. Millions of consumers worldwide enjoy our top-ranked apps daily, and our consumer base is growing every day. 


Our company culture: 

We sincerely care for each other and our work-life balance within Impala Studios. In our work, we collaborate and challenge each other. We speak up, we give and receive feedback and we are proud of our “decide and do” mindset. And last but not least, we ensure that what we do is meaningful. 


Interested in working with our amazing team and taking our product development to the next level? If yes, apply here!


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