Senior Product Operations Manager

Job post summary
Location EMEA
Team Product Management

About the role

Shop is a consumer app, which is on a mission to change how we shop. From the fastest checkout experience in Shop Pay to all-in-one order tracking and easy ways to find and shop local brands in app, Shop is making shopping better one step at a time for both shoppers and the merchants they buy from. Shop is already one of the top 5 apps in North America and we're just getting started in Europe.

What will you do?

Be a cross-functional expert

  • Owning the rituals for alignment, accountability and feedback, and driving their rhythm across multiple teams within Shop Growth. 

  • Ensuring the right people are involved in the right projects at the right time and managing Shop & Shopify wide communication, finding alignment and best practices across teams.

  • Understanding blinds spots, identifying and escalating risks across dozens of projects to Product Leadership, all while building communication bridges between executives and hands on teams building our products

  • Build and develop relationships with key stakeholders to improve efficiency, effectiveness and escalate areas of opportunities/risks to Product Leadership

Ensure we build and optimize for velocity

  • Develop a deep understanding of how teams work and what’s in their way, to solve bottlenecks, streamline communication, and help us focus and move faster to make merchants successful.

  • Provide visibility into what product teams are working on, timelines, and risks so leadership, marketing, support, and the rest of Shopify know what’s shipping, by when, and for whom.

  • Create and share content for collective clarity on purpose, priorities and progress.

  • Collaborate with frontline teams, Data and UX Research to disseminate insights leading to data-informed product development.

Qualifications

What do you bring to the table?

  • Experience with product operations or other product roles, go-to-market or project management

  • Experiencing ideating and owning processes, tooling and/or roadmapping for software products

  • Create order out of chaos by asking tough questions and communicating clearly, and being comfortable in an ambiguous environments 

  • Have a growth mindset to learn new things every day, including things you’ve never done before

  • Have experience implementing minimum viable processes and influence team behaviours, reiterate based on feedback speedily without hesitation

  • Understanding blinds spots, identifying and escalating risks across dozens of projects to Product Leadership and designing mitigations

  • Be self driven and proactive - prior leadership experience is a nice to have, but not mandatory.

At Shopify, we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous people, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.

Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity & inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities, and/or people with intersectional identities. Please take a look at our Sustainability Reports to learn more about Shopify’s commitments to our communities, and our planet.

At Shopify, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team - so if your experience is this close to what we’re looking for, please consider applying.

How we hire

At Shopify, we put a lot of care and time into who we hire. We believe that in order to build the best products, we need to build high impact teams. Our recruitment process centres around what we call the Life Story interview, a conversational-style interview where we get to learn more about you.
Learn more about our hiring process 

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