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Senior Product Manager

Open until suitable candidate is identified

Please quote vacancy number: TEC1805-1701


We are looking for a Senior Internet Product Manager to join our Pangea Digital Team. We work together on Pangea CMS for journalists all around the world. The Senior Internet Product Manager handles many of the oversight and management duties involved in getting a product from concept to production. He/she also works to maximize the product by foreseeing customer and market demands, depending upon business needs. We are a team of designers, developers, QA testers, sysadmins and product managers building custom Internet solutions for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Voice of America, Middle East Broadcasting Networks and Office of Cuban Broadcasting. We design and develop News Websites, Mobile Apps, Smart TV Apps, our custom Pangea Content Management System, Media Asset Management System and more.

Responsibilities

  • Lead, strategize and prioritize roadmaps and roll-out multiple products for multiple projects.
  • Mentor and guide other (junior) PM team members by coaching and supervising.
  • Ensuring that best practices are followed, the goals are achieved and the projects and related operations are conducted effectively.
  • Serve as a liaison between the stakeholders and the development/implementation teams.
  • Define and document the product requirements and the roadmaps for the execution.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams for every stage of the product development.
  • Lead the market research and come with the plan for the products improvement.
  • Product presentation and marketing.
  • Ensure that all products he/she manages passes Quality Assurance (QA) Testing prior to product launch.

Qualifications & Competencies

  • 5-8 year of software and/or technology product management experience is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, and a consideration for scale, efficiency and performance.
  • Ability to collaborate cross-functionally to optimize resources and leverage best practices. Demonstrated ability to positively influence people across all functional areas of an organization.
  • Able to function well in loosely structured situations. Works effectively in situations involving uncertainty or lack of information. Effectively handle multiple projects or tasks at the same time, while being open to and responding flexibly to change.
  • Strong diplomacy skills to negotiate consensus despite competing business needs and objectives.
  • Knowledge of technical processes in the software development.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Fluency in English.

Apply now

Should you be interested in this position please apply by sending your CV and a cover letter in English to jobs@rferl.org , including in the subject line the vacancy number as above.

Appointment against this post is on a local basis only. Please note that for the locally advertised positions preference will be given to those with a work permit and/or a valid residence status in the Czech Republic. Locally recruited employees should reside within commuting distance of Prague, Czech Republic, or be willing to move to take up work. They are not eligible for allowances applicable to candidates who are internationally recruited. Rather, they receive statutory benefits as per Czech labor law. Salary scales for locally recruited employees are based on the best prevailing local conditions. RFE/RL does, however, cover the costs of interview travel and, upon appointment, some relocation costs.
Note: In response to changing operational requirements, RFE/RL retains the discretion not to make an appointment, or to modify the job specifications for a particular vacancy.


By replying to this advertisement or sending your CV and/or other personal data to RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty, you are agreeing to having your data saved and managed by employees of the HR department of the company for possible future reference in full accordance with the law (no. 101/2000 Sb. regarding personal data protection). This agreement may only be withdrawn by a written revocation and remains valid until that date. However no longer than 5 years.
Thank you

Odpovědí na tento inzerát či zasláním Vašeho životopisu a případných dalších osobních materiálů do společnosti RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty dáváte souhlas ke zpracování a uchování Vašich osobních údajů dle zákona č. 101/2000 Sb., o ochraně osobních údajů. Tento souhlas platí až do jeho odvolání písemnou formou, maximálně však po dobu 5 let.
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Who we are ...

Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is an international news organization based in Washington, D.C. and Prague, Czech Republic. RFE/RL's programs -- via radio, the Internet, and television -- reach influential people in 23 countries, including Afghanistan, Iran, Russia, the Caucasus, and Central Asian nations. RFE/RL's mission is to provide accurate and reliable news and information to domestic audiences in the local language. RFE/RL broadcasts in 26 languages and attracts more than 26 million weekly listeners and online visitors. With more than 400 journalists, 750 freelancers, and 17 local bureaus, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world. It is funded by the U.S. Congress through the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG).

RFE/RL Standards

RFE/RL is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Positions at RFE/RL are considered Public Trust Positions, with appointment contingent upon the positive outcome of a background investigation.

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