Uniplaces is hiring a

Senior Product Manager

Lisbon, Portugal


Uniplaces is a young, Lisbon-based, venture backed startup with a passionate and ambitious team who’s creating a trusted global brand for student accommodation. We believe in making accommodation easier for students and accommodation providers. We want students to feel safe when booking and we understand the value of good accommodation providers. We give both of them the great service they deserve. This is our way of turning an old-fashioned market on its head. It’s our way of changing the world.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Developing and driving features across products and platforms to success through great service evolution
  • Working closely with UX/UI and Engineers to scope and prioritize projects based on business and customer impact
  • Working closely with Uniplaces' product, design and engineering team, to gain a deep understanding of the customer experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that improve customer experience
  • Driving revenue growth internationally
  • Managing the full product lifecycle and realisation of value to the user business
  • Outlining product roadmaps and coordinate with your team to deliver on schedule and with the expected level of quality



  • 3+ years of experience as a Product Manager, Product Owner or similar, preferably in a B2C internet company
  • Strong analytical mindset
  • Hardcore Excel skills (pivots, complex formulas, VBA)
  • Experience in positions with challenging stakeholder navigation
  • Fluent English, spoken and written
  • Ability to move from high level product concepts to very granular and detail oriented execution
  • Extremely independent, able to proactively take on any challenge autonomously
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to learn fast and drive to self-teach
  • Empathy for high quality and user centered experience
  • Go getter, obsessed with delivery and driven by impact
  • Background in Mathematics, Physics, Statistics or computer engineering

Ideally also:

  • Experience using Jira, Confluence and Slack
  • Comfortable with mock up design and wireframing
  • Good comprehension of modern web development technologies
  • Track record of managing and liaising directly with software engineers
  • Strong commercial and business acumen
  • Experience with web analytics software such as Google Analytics
  • Knowledge and experience in conversion optimisation, digital marketing, UX design and/or consumer psychology and research.


  • Opportunity for growth in a hot, venture backed startup
  • The rare chance to tap into an untapped market
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Fun working atmosphere and an open vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it