Product Manager

Leuven, Belgium


Job Description

THEOplayer is looking for entrepreneurial Product Managers to help innovate around online media, video and advertising technology and execute product initiatives across the company.

The role reports to the Chief Product Officer.

THEOplayer's mission is to give our customers the tools, knowledge and means to deliver and monetize their video content on every platform and device. Through our growing family of products and services, we've build a different kind of company that strives for customer satisfaction.

Our award winning video player is being used by billions of people per year at some of the world’s biggest telcos, broadcasters and publishers such as CNN, NBC, Periscope of Twitter and Telenet. Whether we're creating new products or advising one of our customers, people at THEOplayer are innovators at heart.

THEOplayer Product Managers work with teams of engineering, marketing and sales people to build innovative products and spread knowledge across the company. We are looking for extremely entrepreneurial Product Managers to help build new, innovate around existing and execute product initiatives in the online media, video and advertising technology sphere.

We have a number of opportunities for Product Managers to join us and drive the product roadmap for different teams and products. The position is full time and based at our Leuven (Belgium) head quarters.

The online video market is a market growing at lightning speed. THEOplayer plays a pivotal role in the evolving video landscape and is a recognised market leader in the HTML5 player domain. In 2016 THEOplayer won the Streaming Media Reader's Choice Award in the Video Player category, confirming its game changing role.

We value proven experience, prior success, intelligence and work ethic.

An application where you explain and motivate how and why you will make a difference is much appreciated.

We will only get back to you if there is a relevant match between you and THEOplayer.


Leuven, Belgium (Europe)

Product managers will work from Leuven.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leading the ideation, requirements specification, technical development and launch of innovative products or product enhancements.
  • Performing customer interviews, usability studies, research and market analysis and processing the results in new product requirements with the goal of enhancing the overall customer satisfaction.
  • Establishing shared vision across the company by creating consensus around product priorities.
  • Informing and teaching teams about new and upcoming products, product enhancements and industry evolutions.
  • Defining metrics that measure the success of products.
  • Understanding THEOplayer’s strategic and competitive position and delivering products that are recognized best in industry.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Knowing the online video industry is a plus
  • 1+ years of product management experience, including delivery of entire products start to finish.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication and presentations skills in English.
  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills.
  • Experience with planning and managing projects and teams.
  • Experience developing online media, video or advertising technology products is strongly desired.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced scale-up environment.
  • Tons of energy, passion, humor and enthusiasm.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills: courteous, well spoken and polished.
  • Ability and willingness to relocate to Leuven.

About THEOplayer

THEOplayer, the award-winning and industry-leading HTML5 based video player is delivering a world-class viewer experience with no plugins.

THEOplayer delivers superior HLS and MPEG-DASH playback fully in HTML5.

It removes the need for plug-ins such as Flash or Silverlight, or streaming video content with multiple protocols.

THEOplayer has proven compatibility with industry-leading solutions for streaming, DRM, advertising and Server Side Ad Insertion. It is easy to integrate and dedicated integration engineers guide customers through the process. Experienced support engineers guarantee business continuity. THEOplayer focuses heavily on end-to-end Quality-of-Experience.

We simplify distributing video content online.

THEOplayer has a worldwide customer base including companies such as NBC, CNN, Swisscom,

Periscope of Twitter, Ericsson, Nasdaq, Cisco, HUDL, Telenet, France Télévisions, Telia and the UK Parliament a.o.


Send your cover letter and CV to or apply through LinkedIn.

An application where you explain and motivate how and why you will make a difference is much appreciated.

We will only get back to you if there is a relevant match between you and THEOplayer.

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