Senior Product Manager in Madrid or Remote


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Job Description

Frontiers is an award-winning open science platform and leading open access scholarly publisher.

We are one of the largest and most cited publishers globally. To date, our 200,000 freely available research articles have received more than 1 billion views and downloads and 2 million citations. Our journals span science, health, humanities and social sciences, engineering, and sustainability. And we continue to expand into new academic disciplines so more researchers can publish open access.

Be part of the publishing revolution and help us transform the way research is published, evaluated, and communicated to the world.

The Role:

We are looking for a Senior Product Manager to complement our product management team. We seek a team player with great initiative and get-it-done attitude. You will be collaborating with a cross-functional team including engineering, design, data science and publishing to build a compelling product roadmap, facilitate the execution, and ship impactful product features that delight our customers.

Key responsibilities:

  • Discover user needs through continuous discovery

  • Craft your roadmap and ensure it contributes to the goals and objectives of the company

  • Monitor and continuously improve your product; all decisions need to be data-driven

  • Proactively propose and lead cross-departmental initiatives related to our Objectives and key results (OKRs)

  • Collaborate with designers, engineering, data analysts, and stakeholders to create the outcome that adds most value based on the organisation’s objectives

  • Lead and take responsibility for the creation and the evolution of the user experience both internally and externally

  • Drive prioritisation and delivery of product features via an Agile development methodology.

  • Refine the functional requirements in detail for the development teams, clarifying amongst others, the goals & definition of success, for the required features while being able to engage and challenge at a technical level

  • Write user stories for the development teams, clarifying the ultimate business goal of the required features while being able to engage at a technical level

  • Communicate with all stakeholders in the appropriate language and abstraction level, engaging in priority negotiations and ensuring the most valuable features find their way in the product backlog


  • Critical thinking and clarity of though, you always have a rationale for what you say and do

  • At least 5 years of working experience as a Product Manager in a fast-paced environment 

  • Experience in discovery user needs, ideally with continuous discovery

  • Experience with Agile Methodologies and especially mindset

  • Data savviness and fluency, ability to deep dive into Tableau reports or raw datasets to find key information that will enable you to make decisions for your product

  • Previous experience in UX/UI redesigns or features with complex UX/UI needs

  • Understanding of web technologies, databases and APIs

  • Ability to communicate easily and effectively with many stakeholders

  • Solid communication skills in English, both written and verbal are an absolute must


With more than 50 nationalities represented in our global team, you will work regularly with teammates in other countries, and with our community of researchers, editors, and authors from around the globe.

Our mission to create solutions for healthy lives also extends to the working environment we provide for our employees.

This includes:

100% remote working

Employees now have the flexibility to choose where they want to work, with remote working available on a part- or full-time basis (not applicable to some Workplace/IT jobs due to nature of role requiring presence onsite, in the office).

Learning and development

All employees have access to LinkedIn Learning (and Pluralsight for our technology team), an annual personal learning budget, and dedicated L&D time.


We offer free online yoga classes, an employee assistance plan, access to the Headspace app, and four wellbeing days on top of your annual leave allowance.

Volunteering opportunities

Employees can dedicate three days each year to volunteer for a personal cause or through our volunteering partner platform, Alaya.

Frontiers actively embraces diversity and is a safe and welcoming workplace. Recruitment is free from discrimination – including based on race, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or sexual orientation. With over 600 employees from more than 50 different nations, our diversity creates vibrant teams and constantly challenges us to appreciate multiple perspectives.


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