Product Manager - Carpool Core - Paris

Long term
Paris, France
Partial remote possible
1 yrs of exp.
Posted on 10-14-2022
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BlaBlaCar leverages technology to fill empty seats on the road, connecting members looking to carpool or to travel by bus, and making travel more affordable, sociable and convenient.

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  • Between 250 and 2000 employees
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About Carpool Core

BlaBlaCar maintains a global carpool inventory of several millions of trips published, searched & booked over its 22 countries. A back-end team is dedicated to managing this inventory, providing a simple and consistent interface to it for all teams.

  • Validating & storing the publications of our drivers (incl. their route)
  • Serving the internal search engine to display the results in the BlaBlaCar app & website
  • Managing the lifecycle of bookings (requested, accepted, confirmed
  • Providing key inventory information for all screens in the product requiring them

This is the core of the core of how BlaBlaCar works.

Your Mission

The PM on Carpool Core will be obsessed with one question: how can we generate value to our users and to BlaBlaCar by enabling the most impactful inventory-based features ?

Examples of challenges you will face :

  • Adapting the eligibility rules for the display of Boost results in the search
  • Owning the product rules & understand underlying architecture to the booking, to support all product decisions related to a key upcoming migration
  • Better managing & leveraging our database of Meeting Points & Routes
  • Linking the technical SLOs to the business impact

Your Responsibilities

  • Supporting the building of an actionable product strategy, working hand-in-hand with relevant PMs, the Head of Product and the Engineering Manager of Carpool Core.
  • Defining the roadmap for the team, prioritizing the highest-value projects and fostering the right decision when arbitration is needed
  • Managing the delivery of selected projects, liaising with all relevant stakeholders (engineering, product, legal, etc.) - as the gatekeeper of all user-facing (or not) changes
  • Identifying user- and business opportunities

Your Qualifications

  • You’ve already had a first experience as Engineer/Developer or as a Product Manager, ideally both
  • You are able to coordinate and work with multidisciplinary stakeholders: project manager, critical thinker & down-to-earth
  • You can engage people that will not be reporting to you : empathetic, capacity to simplify, excellent communication skills (oral, written)
  • You learn fast and can create yourself a strong opinion: coachable, pragmatic
  • Professional level in English

If you don’t meet 100% of the qualifications outlined above, tell us why you’d still be a great fit for this role in your application!