Product Manager (f/h)

Sport Heroes is hiring!


Sport Heroes is a start-up specializing in sport and well-being, founded in France with an international footprint.

We work with these themes for three reasons:

  • Sports is a mass phenomenon – The Ancient Greeks practiced sports and the world’s enthusiasm for it has never waned, with 2 billion physically active people today.
  • Being sedentary is a public health issue. According to the OMS, half of all cancers is due to lack of physical activity.
  • Activity boosts economical performance: We estimate productivity increases by 10% in companies who encourage their staff to be active.

Our mission is to help people live their life to the fullest (emotionally and with intensity) and the longest (through a healthy lifestyle).

Similarly, to the way Nike has made sport accessible to everyone, we use our technology to reach out to the widest audience possible. We have positioned ourselves at the crossroads where institutions, brands, corporates and the public meet.

Our job is built on three pillars:

  • Inspire : with beautiful stories, advice and ideas.
  • Engage : with challenges, connected races and events.
  • Encourage : by stimulating and rewarding our communities thanks to our excellent brand partnerships.

We work in two fields:

  • For the general public : we are one of the largest sport communities providing digital and physical media.
  • For corporates : we help companies encourage their employees to be active and engage them in sport with the use of our unique technology.

We offer our partners (brands, corporates and institutions) very specific advantages :

  • Specialized health insights from our sports and well-being experts, allowing us to invent the products and services of tomorrow.
  • Bespoke advice to help brands best position themselves in large communities, and advise how to adapt their products for optimum selling based on our data.
  • Easy to use technological solutions that can be duplicated at scale.

Today, Sport Heroes is 4 years old and boasts:

  • A fast-growing community of 1 000 000 people .
  • Over 350 brands partners, including Nike, Paris 2024 and UNICEF, across 127 countries.
  • More than 100 corporates already using our technology to bring their employees together.
  • 60 sport and well-being specialists, including 20 in technology.

Job Description

Job creation’s background:

Following our recent growth, we are structuring our Product team with a new Product Manager to managed our product development cycle. This role would help accelerate the development of our product by structuring its operations while allowing the CPO to work on the strategy and product vision

Definition of the function:

1- Job challenges, missions and results to be achieved

The challenge is to accelerate product development and ensure impeccable quality. Manage the product development cycle and product quality in order to maximize user satisfaction, clients needs and business revenue.
You’ll be in charge of defining and delivering the most valuable features and experiences for our sportive communities and clients in close collaboration with the business units (B2C and B2B), design team and technical teams. We deliver websites and apps based on a unique product (a SaaS platform based on design components).

2- The tools and means made available to realize them

You’ll be working in an agile framework environment using Atlassian tools (Jira for backlog and sprint management, Confluence for functional documentation), Sketch (design and wireframes), In-vision (prototyping) Google Slide (presentations), Kameleeon (A / B testing) and Google Analytics (tracking and reporting).

3- The daily tasks

Once the vision is well understood, the missions of the PM revolve around:

  • Identifying and prioritizing product features according to user and business needs
  • Functional requirements writing and design review
  • Management of development sprints, backlog and the prioritization of tasks
  • Quality Assurance of technical deliveries before going into production
  • Continuous control of the quality of production platforms and user paths, management and prioritization of bugs
  • Participate in the implementation of user tests and analyze the results
  • Conduct ongoing competitive intelligence, UX and technology best practice research.

Preferred Experience

Required profile

1- The professional skills required and / or simply desirable

  • Use and experience of Agile Methodologies
  • Knowledge of UX tools and practice: research, prototyping, persona, journey maps, user stories
  • Experience in writing functional specifications
  • Understanding the tech stack
  • Strong empathy for users
  • Mobile appetence and notions in UX / UI

2- The essential personal qualities and those simply desirable

Autonomous, curious and passionate.
Good communicating both orally and in writing

3- Experience in the function or activity (desired duration);

First experience (at least 2 years) as Product Manager / Owner in a digital start-up.

4- Training: level and type of training required.

Master Degree (Business or Engineering School).

5- Tools to know and know how to use

  • Confluence
  • Jira
  • GitHub
  • Sketch
  • In Vision
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Suite (Slide, Sheets, Docs)

6- Required language level

Perfect English.

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75011)
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 5 years