Director of Product Management

Madrid, Spain

Contract type: Permanent
Department: Product
Posted: 2021-01-08

Job Description

The Olympic Channel is a multi-platform global media destination where fans can discover, engage and share in the power of sport and the excitement of the Olympic Games all year round. Offering original programming, news, live sports events and highlights, the Olympic Channel provides additional exposure for sports and athletes 24 hours a day, 365 days a year in 12 languages. The Olympic Channel was launched in August 2016 in support of the IOC’s goal, set out in Olympic Agenda 2020, of providing a new way to engage younger generations, fans and new audiences with the Olympic Movement. Founding Partners supporting the Olympic Channel are Worldwide TOP Partners Bridgestone, Toyota and Alibaba. The Olympic Channel is available worldwide at, its mobile apps and on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV and the Roku platform.

Job Description

The Olympic Channel is looking for a Director of Product Management to join our team and have direct impact on how fans discover and interact with unique content from one of the world’s most respected sports brands. The Product Team is an international group that collaborates with colleagues in Editorial, Marketing, PR, Legal, Finance, Commercial, Data and Technical Delivery as well as external partners and brands.

Job Responsibilities

Specific Responsibilities & Key Deliverables

  • Lead a team of Product Managers to reach set goals
  • Refine the product development process together with the Head of Product and the Technology team
  • Help define Product vision, strategy & roadmap
  • Identify market trends & new business opportunities
  • Assess competitive challenges and deliver clear strategic recommendations
  • With the help of the Data and Research teams, define, analyze and report metrics that inform on products success (both problem areas & opportunities)
  • Help plan and direct resource schedules as well as project budgets
  • Help shape and influence company’s overall business strategy
  • Job Qualifications

    Experience & Competencies Required for Success

  • 10+ years Product Management and Leadership experience
  • Experience with web, mobile app, and connected televisions
  • Experience managing Agile product development process
  • Proven track record with successful consumer sports and/or news digital products
  • Ability to lead cross functional teams, manage dependencies & deliver results
  • Act as the bridge between strategic planning and tactical execution
  • Strong analytical skills, with ability to create appropriate KPIs to measure success
  • People-focused, with ability to understand end user needs and translate into actionable strategies
  • Technically savvy & comfortable with a multitude of software systems & tools
  • Ability to work independently, as well as collaborate as part of a team
  • Clear track record of getting things done in timely & efficient manner
  • Ability to remain flexible, juggle multiple priorities, & change directions as needed
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills; this individual must be able to communicate ideas and information clearly and concisely
  • Fluent English
  • Workplace & Environment

  • Fast paced work environment
  • Permanent position based in Madrid, Spain
  • Some international travel may be required
  • Subject to national/international criminal background check
  • How To Apply

    To apply for this role, please do so following this link.

    We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

    Please be informed that the controller of your personal data will be Olympic Channel Services, S.L. (hereinafter, OCS) with trade register No. B87320867, and a registered address in Calle Torrelaguna 75, 28027 Madrid. Your personal data will be processed in order to evaluate your application among other things (purpose no. 5 detailed in our privacy policy below linked), being the legal basis for it your consent by freely submitting your application. You may exercise your rights of access to, rectification,

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