Head of Product Management - Machine Learning


Head of Product Management - Machine Learning

The company



  • Logistics, Collaborative Economy
  • From 250 to 2000 employees

The job

Head of Product Management - Machine Learning

This position was filled!

Who are they?

Stuart (DPD Group) is a sustainable 🌱 last-mile delivery company that connects retailers and e-merchants to a fleet of geolocalised couriers across several countries in Europe.

🚀 Our Mission

We are an impact-driven company that aims to build the future of logistics for a more sustainable world: shared, efficient and reliable. We are committed to creating a new standard for urban deliveries that meet today’s environmental and social challenges while offering a premium delivery experience blending speed, flexibility and convenience. Our motto: “Make every delivery a moment all of us can truly celebrate!”
More than 2000+ leading brands already partner with us across Food, Grocery, Retail, and eCommerce to deliver all types of goods at the tap of a button.

Stuart is a highly diverse and inclusive company of 700+ talents from 90+ countries working in Paris 🇫🇷, London 🇬🇧, Barcelona, Madrid 🇪🇸, Poland 🇵🇱 and remotely around the world 🌍. It’s the right moment and the right place for us to make an impact on millions of people, as home delivery services hit a record high. And guess what? You can help us fulfil our vision 🙌

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Job description

Let's talk about Data Product Management 🌟

The Data Product team's vision is to identify the right business opportunities and solve them with data and algorithmic solutions. We are the builders, innovators, and fine-tuners on a mission to ship the right products to our clients while offering the best experience to our couriers. We’re passionate about looking at problems in fresh and innovative ways – every problem is just an opportunity for a great solution. Together, we're building the world’s most advanced and scalable delivery management platform and crafting the future of logistics for a sustainable world: shared, efficient, and reliable 🚀

We are growing fast and are looking for a Head of Data Product Management to play a leading role in maximising the business impact of our algorithms. From real-time routing to forecasting live ETAs, the challenges are various and exciting, all contributing to the sustainable growth of our company. 

You will report to our Director of Data Product Management, working with various stakeholders to optimise our platform and tools alongside 200+ people building our real-time last mile delivery platform.

What will I be doing? 🤔

1- Build, maintain and evangelise an outcome focused Product vision for Algorithms 

  • Build and nurture the product vision with your Data PMs, based on the insights gathered
  • Define and refine our go-to-market approach, from algorithm to adoption 
  • Create relationships and build trust with a broad range of senior stakeholders across the business (both in Business and Tech teams).
  • Define success criteria and OKRs to help realise the strategic vision. Partner effectively with product analysts to implement measurement tools to track results of their team's initiatives.
  • Build and maintain a comprehensive and informed outcome-driven roadmap. Supports teams’ roadmap creation when there is significant ambiguity.
  • Drive the communication and alignment of roadmaps with all internal stakeholders.
  • 2- Drive a high-quality execution

  • Work across multiple teams to form coherent, think big and start small approaches.
  • Motivate your team to find creative ways to continue to ship frequently even for complex, high-dependency projects.
  • Get your team to communicate releases to the company using the appropriate channels with a strong narrative behind the decisions taken and anticipating potential concern and risks.
  • 3- Drive an Insights Driven culture

  • Represent the business needs accurately and fairly to create the best possible value for Stuart. You will use insights to ensure that you deeply understand their problems and pain points.
  • Develop business cases for initiatives in coordination with data scientists, product analysts and engineers.
  • Ensure that all Data Product Managers reporting to you master their business area thanks to extensive qualitative research or quantitative data.
  • 4- Grow your team

  • Drive complicated decisions where several stakeholders are involved taking into account each one point of view, challenging business requirements when needed.
  • Support the Data PMs to become autonomous and impact-driven. 
  • Set clear objectives for Data PMs, review and communicate performance regularly
  • What do we need from you? 😎

  • 5+ years experience with Data and Product Management
  • A strong track record of successfully delivering algorithmic data products, with particular focus on Machine Learning and Routing algorithms
  • Previous experience in hiring and managing PMs
  • Confident using data and insights at each stage of the product life cycle
  • Proven ability to communicate and manage change across multiple teams and levels of seniority.
  • Personal drive to influence stakeholders and gather critical information across the whole company.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve strategic goals in an innovative and fast-paced environment.
  • MS, MBA or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics or related technical field or equivalent preferable
  • (Bonus) Last-Mile hero: You worked in the last-mile logistics space and have a strong understanding of the constraints and needs of clients.
  • The stuff you wanna know 😉

  • Family-friendly work-life balance - work from home and flexible hours 🏡 
  • Ticket Restaurant by Swile (€13 daily) 🥗
  • Unlimited access to Udemy for all your learning and development needs 📚
  • Stuart Academy with regular workshops, Stu-Classes, and Stu-Talks 🎓
  • Stuart is putting Mental Health Awareness first! Wellness Allowance (€40 monthly) to use in any gym or sport class 🧘
  • Private healthcare provided by Alan 🧑‍⚕️
  • Work in an international, dynamic and passionate environment with a company culture focused on learning and development 🎉
  • You’ve read all this way but you’re missing a skill or two? No problem, it’s our job to up-skill you to take your career to the next level. What we’re trying to say is, don’t be afraid to apply if you don’t tick all the boxes 💪🏼

    At Stuart, we believe that employees today want to evolve in collaborative, high-growth environments where they can demonstrate their abilities and thrive both professionally and personally. We are convinced that employees need to find alignment between their inner values and their company’s culture and mission to unlock their full potential. We work to create a culture of empowerment, continuous learning and growth where everyone can bring expertise, own projects and easily measure their impact 🙌

    Stuart is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to promoting diversity. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status 💙

    Please note: Our Talent Acquisition Team is international coming from across the world 🌍 We kindly ask you to please submit your CV and application in English so that it can be reviewed correctly (unless the job posting is in a language other than English). Thank you 🤗

    Want to learn more about us? Visit https://stuart.com/about-us/ 


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