Product Manager

Job description

OTA Insight is a Revenue Management Intelligence Provider for the hospitality industry (our clients are individual hotels and major chains like Hilton, Accor, … ). OTA Insight dashboard provides rate intelligence for the hotels to increase their revenue by optimising the pricing of the rooms on various channels for various lengths of stay. We combine cutting edge technology and data analytics to provide business intelligence driving revenue management processes to maximise occupancy and rates for incremental revenues.

Today OTA Insight is present in more than 160 countries around the world and works with more than 50,000 independent, local and global chain properties.


We are looking for a full-time Product Manager in Ghent to join our Product Team.


The role we’re looking to fill is a career defining opportunity for someone passionate about this mission, as well as product management who wants to lead a world-class team of engineers, designers, and researchers in Ghent and London. You will help inspire, design & build the products that fuel OTA Insight’s vision to empower hoteliers to make smart revenue and distribution strategies. You’ll have a direct impact on product strategy, roadmaps, and the detailed design of new experiences that help both the world’s biggest hotel chains such as Hilton and Best Western, as well smaller independent hotels, all over the world. We are not just looking for someone who can improve our existing products. This team has launched 3 new products in the last 3 years alone and has the ambition to build many more.

At OTA Insight you join a team of A-players who make state of the art products. In this role you will have a major impact that goes from building completely new products - to be used by tens of thousands of hotels across the globe - to driving and executing your ideas and vision with cross functional and international teams.

What will I be doing?

  • Own a major product from ideation to delivery. This includes management of the roadmap in your area
  • Understand our business strategy and deliver product that reflects a uniquely OTA Insight perspective on how to achieve it
  • Develop and deliver on OTA Insight’s product strategy, spearheading key initiatives and driving cross-functional alignment and progress
  • Lead the cross-functional teams in your area – in close partnership with engineering and design – to create and ship delightful products that empower hoteliers to make smarter revenue, distribution & marketing decisions
  • Work closely with our users, research, and customer success to deeply understand and address user needs
  • Define product features and craft product specifications. Work with Design, Research and Engineering to access tradeoffs and feasibility.
  • Constantly evaluate if your solutions have solved the problem through quantitative and qualitative measures, both in beta’s and after full release.
  • Own the key metrics for your area. Track their progress and identify ways to achieve goals that ladder up to company-wide goals.
  • Collaborate with your team in thinking big, to imagining future solutions that solve these problems, but scope these solutions to their smallest coherent state to ship to customers as early as you can
  • Own and maintain the quality of the product areas your team are responsible for; deliver world-class software in every release.
  • Motivate a group of committed, smart people to do the best work of their careers

Requirements


  • Multiple years experience in a Product Manager role (or a similar role)
  • Have a background in Revenue Management
  • Be a clear communicator of product decisions and the rationale behind them. Be comfortable in making decisions without consensus. You can help others make decisions by being persuasive.
  • You’re entrepreneurial; you don’t need direction; you're self driven.
  • You’re organised, not ad hoc.
  • Be able to easily switch between thinking creatively and analytically.
  • Have a strong design background, be able to think deeply about product design decisions and have an understanding of how to create simple user interfaces. (nice-to-have)


Joining our team will give you endless opportunities to use your passion, ingenuity, experience, and pragmatism to help OTA Insight become top of mind with every hotel and revenue manager. OTA Insight’s innovative, intuitive hotel and property revenue management technology affect tens of thousands of customers including the world’s largest hotel chains.

At OTA Insight you join a high performance team #bestteamever who make a state of the art product. An extensive training and coaching program is provided to keep you up and running, but also to stay up to date with all new technologies.