Director of Product Management


Copenhagen, DK
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 02/21/2021
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  • Company Address: Danneskiold-Sams√łes Alle 41, Copenhagen, 1434

About Labster

Labster is a fast moving, award-winning company that focuses on revolutionizing the way science is taught to students all over the world. Our platform offers a Virtual Laboratory provided as a supportive curriculum based e-tool where students can work with real-life challenges in an online environment that simulates reality.

Job Description

Job Summary:

This is a unique opportunity for you to transform the EdTech landscape and positively impact millions of students. Labster is looking for a Director of our Product Management. You will lead and grow an outstanding team of product managers, product marketers and product owners and help instill agile product management best practice. You will provide ongoing coaching, mentoring and knowledge sharing with a collaborative and empowering servant leadership style.

Your work will lay the foundation on which the organisation will deliver scalable products for years to come across multiple global markets. You'll be ensuring the commercial success of our core B2B products, and will directly contribute to Labster's mission to help millions of students globally.

Key Responsibilities:

    Design, build, coach and mentor a world-class global all-star Product Management team
    Be an expert agent of change and scalability with a drive for supporting individuals to transform their behaviors to an agile way of working.
    Support a team of product owners, product managers, product marketing managers and various others functions to identify solutions to problems as they arise and work to resolve roadblocks
    Develop performance measures for roles within the PM/PO/PMM domain
    Facilitate a customer/user-centric outcome-focussed product vision, strategy and roadmap that aligns with overall company goals
    Enable efficient operations and execution of product strategy via good processes and communication
    Ensuring  the product is devised, engineered, branded, and marketed all under one single vision through strong alignment and distributed decision making
    Supporting product realization for new business streams
    Create a shared 2-5 year vision for team growth
    Develop good goal-setting, metrics for new and existing products or initiatives
    Scaling the team as the business grows


The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

    5+ years coaching and growing team members within the Product Management domain and related go-to-market functions, especially across different tech products (Web, mobile, Content authoring, platform tools)
    Experience taking products global and growing market share globally a plus
    Experience working with teams working on platform products a plus
    Experience continuously developing high-performance team members
    Applied knowledge of various business models and product metrics
    Experience setting up professional development pathways for a variety of roles within product management
    Experience collaborating with large development teams to ensure efficient product delivery
    Experience creating a scalable organizational structure
    Understanding of a variety of Product or Engineering team set-ups (like Squads/Chapters) and ability to adapt best approaches for our teams
    Experience coaching and aligning product strategy across many product managers and product lines
    Experience working with OKRs a plus

Labster Vision: Empower the Next Generation of Scientists to Change the World

For more information on our company vision to empower the next generation of scientists to change the world, please see video links below:

BBC News:


TED Talk: see our founder's TED talk here

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