At Adevinta, we believe everything and everyone has a purpose in life. Our selection of digital brands unlock the full value in every person, place and thing by creating perfect matches on the world’s most trusted marketplaces.
With trusted brands that enjoy leading market positions, Adevinta operates a resilient business model at the centre of the second-hand economy at the time when consumers are seeking more sustainable and cost-efficient ways to buying products.
Sustainability is in our DNA, and we are recognised as a global sustainability leader by DJSI Europe. By providing marketplaces where people buy and sell second-hand goods, we contribute to the circular economy and help people live more sustainably.
At Adevinta we'll stay ahead of the curve by using innovation, curiosity and technology to develop products that help everyone and everything find new purpose.
We're all about matchmaking, and we take the same approach to hiring. But it's not just about finding the right skills for the job. It's also about making sure the role and the culture are the right match too.
We care about gaining and keeping the trust of our users, customers and stakeholders by acting responsibly, promoting sustainability and protecting the environment.
We invest in companies with tangible traction, a potential to scale beyond their domestic market, and who we can support with more than just financial resource.
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We’re Adevinta, a global leader in digital marketplaces. Our household name brands, including Marktplaats in the Netherlands, Mobile.de in Germany and Leboncoin in France, reach hundreds of millions of people every month across 16 countries.
We’re all about matchmaking, and our sites help people find whatever they’re looking for in their local communities – whether it’s a car, an apartment, a sofa or a new job. Every connection made or item found makes a difference by creating a world where people share more and waste less.
Global Tech Hubs in Barcelona, Amsterdam, Paris and Berlin support our brands. Their goal is to develop common global products and innovation platforms which our brands can use. This means using cutting edge technology to create scalable, customisable and secure products and components that free up development time and leverage our access to global data.
Description of the team
The Messaging team in Adevinta owns the software and infrastructure that sends over 10 million messages every day and serves millions of customers worldwide. Marketplaces integrate their applications using our SDKs to enable chat in their web sites. Our team is formed by more than 30 professionals from different areas such as UX, Product and Tech that work together to develop top-of-the-line software products.
Our team of Enablers are in charge of supporting the global Product and Tech organisation to engage and collaborate effectively with our local Marketplaces.
As a Technical Project Manager (what we call internally Enabler Coordinator), you will join the Enablers team. You will be the glue between our highly skilled Messaging engineering team and our global marketplaces. Ideally, you have a background in software engineering, enabling you to quickly build a solid technical understanding of our product. You might already have moved on to project management, where you have been successful managing expectations and plans with internal or external stakeholders, and have actively participated in leading projects and integrations to completion.
What you will do
Working closely with Product Management functions in setting priorities for product and engineering, serving as the main technical point of contact for marketplaces.
Helping coordinate the support process and its execution to provide awesome and fast response to our Marketplaces.
Provide technical and hands-on project management of deployments, cross-functional coordination and inter/intra team communications to deliver outstanding outcomes.
Manage schedules, identify possible issues and clearly communicate them to project stakeholders.
Take responsibility for release communication, schedules and milestones, keeping up a high velocity in a fast-paced environment.
Support and improve the integration process for our product and align with other components.
Who you are
Prior knowledge of working on software delivery projects: you have architected, built, designed or managed one.
Significant previous experience managing complex technical projects.
Preferably, experience with global products in an international group with an Agile mindset.
Excellent analytical and problem solving aptitude combined with solid communication skills.
Diligent in task prioritisation and disciplined follow-up, together with solid documentation skills, either on product, process or technical topics.
Can effortlessly zoom in to the details with the engineers and zoom out to the strategic integration roadmap with our marketplaces, often in the same conversation!
What you’ll get from us
Competitive compensation package
A unique position in an international and dynamic environment
Opportunity to shape the way we work. Your feedback and opinions are valued at all levels of the organisation
The chance to be a key player in a growing, highly skilled team
Great colleagues and a healthy working environment
Benefits including private health insurance, stock purchase plan and bonus
Flexibility to work when and how you want - flexible hours, choose your phone and computer
Career development, including individual training budget and language classes
Flexible benefits programme (transport, restaurants, child-care, etc)
26 days of holidays
Adevinta is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.
If anything you’ve read above ticks your boxes, then why not apply now to find out more!
The health of our employees is very important to us. Due to Covid-19 all of our employees currently have the option to work from home full-time or, depending on the local situation and government regulations, they may go into the office following all safety protocols. This means that our interviews are currently taking place virtually. We are reviewing the situation on a regular basis and want to ensure that we follow all governmental guidelines and put the health of our people first.