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  3. Digital Products, IT, Data & Analytics
  4. Accor

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Issy-les-Moulineaux

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REF2359H

Lead Product designer e-com Attract (F/M/X)

Region

Accor HQ



Company Description

Accor Tech & Digital is the power engine of Accor technology, digital business and transformation. Our 2,000 talents are committed to deliver the best tech and digital experiences to our guests, hotels and staff across 110 countries and to shape the future of hospitality. 

Accor Tech & Digital, jobs in the tech field where intelligence is above all human ! 


Job Description

We are the Digital & Business Factory of the Accor Group, the innovation and transformation laboratory of the global leader in the hospitality industry; 

With our 700 - Heartist®, we bring together the best of hospitality and the best of tech & digital. 

Our ambition: to offer personalized, memorable, and sustainable experiences. 

Here, we give birth to new ways of traveling in each of our 5,500 hotels, closest to our 100 million customers in 110 countries. 

Here, we are at the heart of a fantastic playground for designing and creating digital products and services, for our customers and our hotel teams, generating maximum value for our company. 

Here, your scope will have no boundaries, so dare to have impact on the world with us! 

 

Here is where your greatest challenge awaits you: 

Accor has a strong ambition: to reinvent the travel experience by focusing on personalization and a strong brand identity. Achieving this is the obsession of the Digital Direction: a team dedicated to defining and implementing the future of the Accor Product Experience.

Attached to the Product Design team and under the responsibility of the Head of Design (HOD), you will oversee the product designers' team within the e-commerce and convert scope while ensuring product vision and internal teams' acculturation to design approaches.

 

Your mission: 

  • Design leadership within your scope: Provide clear direction to your team, in line with the vision, business objectives, and user needs, to guide the team in creating coherent and engaging user experiences.
  • Team leadership: Manage and animate the team of 3 designers. This includes assisting with roadmap management, mentoring team members, promoting a collaborative work environment, and stimulating innovation within the team.
  • Interfunctional collaboration: Work closely with Design and Product teams to align product vision, co-organize delivery cycles, and achieve team goals. Facilitate communication with departments such as Product, Tech, and Marketing to ensure a common understanding of Design goals and maintain excellence in user experience.
  • Design process management: Oversee and improve the Design process, from Discovery to Delivery. Continue to enhance our processes and define best Design practices with other Leads and the HOD;
  • Evolution of Design culture: Work on Design strategy with the HoD, Lead product designers, and Design Ops. Promote the Design culture within Accor, foster innovation and creativity within your scope.

 

Your responsibilities: 

1. Improve the integration of Design in the Product approach

  • Co-build OKRs and roadmaps with Product teams;
  • Ensure Product designers understand and commit to the visions and objectives of their respective products;
  • Collaborate with Product and Tech leads to break down silos;
  • Identify cross-functional dependencies and regularly exchange with other areas;
  • Assist Product designers in defining and tracking relevant KPIs.

2. Ensure delivery quality, roadmap, and team rituals

  • Ensure that each feature your team works on is delivered on time with the highest possible quality;
  • Facilitate backlog review and Design critique sessions, ensure proper integration of the Design System, and reflect user needs in solutions;
  • Establish effective processes, methodologies, and templates to optimize the design team's workflow and ensure timely delivery;
  • Ensure proper integration of resources such as User researchers or Content designers.
  • Participate part-time (30%) in the discovery and delivery of certain topics to raise awareness of best practices within the team.

3. Advance and grow the team towards excellence

  • Mentor team members and create a conducive environment for learning and skills development;
  • Organize retrospective sessions and contribute to the continuous improvement of team practices;
  • Implement personalized career tracking for each member and support them in their development and goals;
  • Promote Design culture within and outside of Accor: write blog articles, organize and speak at conferences.

4. Collaborate with all Lead Product Designers and the Digital Factory team to grow Accor

  • Assist in the adoption of the Design System and other Design standards within your scope;
  • Sync up with other Lead Product Designers to share best practices and resolve cross-team issues;
  • Co-create and continuously improve interactions and processes with Design Ops teams;
  • Develop strong relationships with various stakeholders and teams;
  • Participate in cross-team rituals facilitation.

Qualifications

And you? 

  • Graduate of a top Engineering or Generalist Business School, with a focus on computer science or a specialized Master's degree in Design.
  • Ability to work in a team and collaborate effectively with stakeholders from different departments.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills to present analysis results in a clear and concise manner.
  • Master user experience design both strategically and operationally and be able to explain it to both expert and novice interlocutors.
  • Master the methodology and tools related to Product Design.
  • Minimum successful experience of 4 years in a similar position combining Product Designer expertise and management.
  • Experience in B2C Consumer and e-commerce is a plus.
  • You are rigorous and organized, able to lead and prioritize team work.
  • Empathy, active listening, and pedagogy are keywords for you.
  • At least one initial experience as Lead Product Designer in a product organization.
  • Fluent in English (all presentations conducted in English).
  • Ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders.
  • Ability to simplify complex subjects.
  • Focused on Product Design.

Additional Information

Accor dares to impact: 

- the world  

  • We are committed to the world around us, with a strong employer culture focused on the development of our 300,000 talents. 

  • On the tech side, we are committed to reducing the impact of digital technology across all our projects. 

 

- your career:  

  • We enable all our employees to manage their work-life balance and offer them the means to shape their work environment according to their preferences. 

  • Training and career paths are defined both individually and collectively, allowing us to grow together on a daily basis. 

  • We value the richness of diverse nationalities represented, from various backgrounds, encompassing all the stories that make us who we are. We encourage diversity in personalities and professional paths. We know how to adapt to the specific needs of our employees, especially those with disabilities. 

 

- Specifically, at the Digital & Business Factory 

  • Expanded remote work and no meetings on Wednesday afternoons, 

  • Continuous improvement & training: Hackathons, exceptional technological partnerships, dedicated talent management, and a specialized platform for training, Digitech Academy & certifications. 

and also,  

  • Work from Everywhere: Personal access provided to over 500 coworking spaces, many of which are within our hotels. 

  • ALL - Heartist® Program: Unforgettable stays and experiences at all Accor locations and partner venues worldwide. 

  • Heartist® for Good Program: Commit to supporting an association of your choice from those available on our volunteering platform (1 day offered per year by the Group during your working hours). 

  • An Employee Social Committee (CSE) supporting the financing of your cultural and sports activities. 

  • Sustainable Mobility Package up to €700 for the use of "green" transportation, or 75% coverage of Pass Navigo (public transportation pass). 

  • €10 meal vouchers. 

  • A mandatory health insurance plan funded at 50% by Accor without additional costs in case of enrollment of your dependents. 

  • And at our Issy les Moulineaux site: Collaborative workspaces, an employee restaurant, unlimited coffee, gaming and sports areas, a concierge service, and a park just across the street 😉 

 

Is this mission appealing to you? 

Recruitment is all about people!  

Apply, and we will offer you: 

  1. A meeting with our recruitment team to present the essential aspects of the position to you or guide you towards the role that may suit you. 

  1. An interview with the team manager responsible for the role you are interested in.  

  1. For some roles, you might also be required to complete an assessment (use case and motivation questionnaire. 

  1. A final interview with our Human Resources team to discuss our Group's culture, work environment, training program, career prospects, as well as various benefits offered by the Group. 

  1. A personalized feedback. 

 

#accordigitalfactory 

Diversity & Inclusion for Accor means welcoming each and everyone and respecting their differences by giving priority only to qualities and skills in extending employment and development opportunities. Our ambition is to provide meaningful employment, a warm and welcoming culture, excellent working conditions and to promote the development of all people, including those with disabilities.
When applying, do not hesitate to let us know of any specific needs you may have so that we can take them into consideration.

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