Lead Product Manager

Permanent employee, Full-time · Barcelona (ES Cal)

Your mission
You will be responsible for elaborating on and delivering improvements to our international products in a multi-environment context: you will work not just on Hector Kitchen, but also on our sister companies Holidog, Pet Alert, and Pet Adoption. Our Lead Product Manager will play a key role in the shaping of our products while building a long-term strategy that supports our vision. This role represents a high level of responsibility: you will work directly with the management team and across all departments; lots of potential for using your technical skills and business aptitude. 

You will be the driving force across IT, Product and Stakeholders:

  • Strategy: Identifying product requirements with business stakeholders whilst meeting customer needs.
  • Product Roadmap: You build product roadmaps and backlogs in line with strategic goals.
  • Best Practices: You write clear User Stories at feature level and drive the UX design.
  • Reporting Product Performance: Product planning and delivery.
  • Tracking Progress: You measure and monitor product performances after releases, track the progress being made towards the wider goals of the team, and transparently communicate this with the CEO, COO, and CTO.
  • Leadership: Communication and stakeholder management (development process and expectation management).
  • Testing Attitude: You are an expert in A/B testing and prototyping best practices.
  • Continuous Improvement: You ensure continuous improvements by proposing and implementing new processes, designs and engineering practices that make the team more effective. Always Test, Learn, and Iterate.
  • Communicate: You evangelise the work of the teams to other teams and potentially publicly (blogs/speaking etc). Communicates across the company, and also externally, in a clear, concise manner.
Your profile
At Hector Kitchen, we look for determined, passionate and forward-thinking individuals who are strongly driven by digital innovation. By joining the adventure you will be able to embrace our vision and develop our products in ways that will increase sales but also disrupt the pet-tech market. You will be a strong candidate for the role if you match the following:

  • Language: You are fluent in English. French is a plus.
  • Professional Background: You have 5+ years experience working with digital products and you are knowledgeable about B2C online marketplaces (ideally in a scale-up or start-up).
  • Main skills: You are fluent in UX, AB Testing, Product Benchmarking, Agile and Bankan Methodology. Certifications such as Iron Hack or Le Wagon are a plus.
  • Tech-savvy: You are passionate and knowledgeable about the tech world. Tech bubble knowledge is a plus.
  • Achievement: You take ownership of projects and you are extremely organized. You have strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Data-oriented: Your decision-making relies heavily on data analysis. You have strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills.
  • Communication skills: You have strong communication skills and you can quickly understand stakes and expectations. You are able to break bigger ideas into simple concepts. Clarity and direct communication are a must.
  • Proactive: You are attentive to your surroundings and you can proactively assess needs and come up with efficient solutions.
  • Ownership and growth: You are invested in your work, and are willing to recognize and learn from your mistakes.
  • High standards: You are rigorous and reliable. You take great pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success.
  • Adaptable: You prove to be flexible and you thrive in an agile work environment, you can adapt quickly and face challenges with optimism and enthusiasm.
Why join us?
  • Start date: ASAP
  • Location: In-person Barcelona (Spain) or Hybrid
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Perks: Healthy food for your pet and a pet-friendly office in the center of Barcelona!
About us
As animal lovers, we all want the best for our furry companions. Just like for us humans, access to healthy and adapted food is essential to our pets’ well-being. That’s why we decided to create our dream pet food experience and launched Hector Kitchen in 2018! We provide high-quality food, tailored to your pets’ specific needs and delivered directly to your doorstep. 

And that’s not all; at Hector Kitchen, our mission is to make your lives easier, by helping you to better understand your four-legged friends. Using the power of data, technology, and innovation, we follow your pets’ needs throughout their lives and share precious information with you to help you become better, more informed pet owners.

Behind Hector Kitchen stands our parent company, Holidog. Launched in 2012, Holidog is France's premier marketplace for dog-sitting services, connecting pet owners with trusted caregivers. With a strong presence in 10 European countries, we are committed to providing the best possible experience for both our customers and service providers.

Together, Hector Kitchen and Holidog form a symbiotic relationship, where our collective devotion to pets drives innovation, education, and the creation of extraordinary experiences. Join us on this exciting journey of love, care, and companionship.
We look forward to hearing from you!
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