Hi, I'm Manon

Product Manager in Paris.

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I’m Manon. I’m passionate about horse-riding, travels and tech products & services. My experiences within my own business and in startup environment have enabled me to acquire a complete and concrete vision of web product evolution. From market research to commercialization, as well as technical development, I have learned how to take profit of different steps to solidify and extend my skills. I appreciate learning continually and I have a strong capacity to solve problems in various situations. I grant a big importance to team working and I show leadership to carry on my projects.


December 2020 - Today

Product Manager - HumanCraft

The HumanCraft web app (Needz) connects customers looking for tech services with consultants of engineering services societies and freelancers previously qualified.

As part of a team of 7 developers and a CTO, I work on the different product conception phases keeping a continuous improvement logic.

- User Research ( interviews, workshop facilitation, user test)
- Market Research ( monitoring, competitors, pain points)
- Defining Roadmap considering the Business Value
- Collaborative work with UX/UI designer to design prototypes and user journey
- User Flow development
- Data analysis (tracking plan, using of Amplitude tool)
- Implementation of a no-code solution for onboarding, release note and users questions
- User stories writing
- Backlog prioritization
- Scrum ceremonies facilitation
- Testing and features approvement
- Feedback and bug monitoring

TOOLS : GitLab, Miro, Amplitude, Stonly, Sketch, Notion

September 2020 - December 2020

Product Manager - Reverso

I started at Reverso just after the launching of their translation desktop app. I have worked with an international technical team on the first release improvements.

I was in charge of :
- Defining Product Roadmap
- User stories writing
- To define the user journey
- Wireframe design
- Tracking plan writing to implement Google Analytics
- Data analysis ( monitoring and audience)
- Working method improvement (Scrum framework)
- The smooth running of sprints
- To collect and process users returns to help prioritization

During this mission, I have also worked on the creation of Ginger Writer, a desktop app that allows to rephrase and correct grammar and spelling mistakes in English texts. I was in charge of the same tasks as on Reverso app.

Ginger is also a web app, I have worked on the redesign of Grammar Checker Online part, which counts 8 millions users each month.

October 2018 - January 2020

Product Manager - KOBA CIVIQUE

Koba Civique is a start-up specialized in web communication dedicated to local communities. The offer consists of differents services available on a unique Saas platform to develop communication within french municipalities.

My missions were :
- Creation and backlog progressive maintenance (Jira)
- Operational watch of the environment
- Sprints planning and monitoring
- Reviews
- Establishment of Agile & Scrum method within teams
- Animation and follow-up of Agile ceremonies (sprint review, retrospective, daily scrum)
- Market research for news services from customers and sales leads
- Reflection on mid and long-term roadmap
- Establishment of partnerships with differents companies specialized in municipalities tools
- Adaptation of tools developed by partners to our customer base
- Recruitment of developers, product owners and business developers.

September 2015 - June 2018

Co-founder - LOGASPHERE

Creation of my own company LOGASPHERE that offers web services for SME based on Saas solution.

I was in charge of :
- Market researches, business plan, operational watch - Product management (roadmap, reviews, customers interviews to understand pains and needs)
- Establishment of business offer and business development
- Customer relationship, customer training

November 2014 - February 2015

Public Relations consultant - GUCCI MASTERS

Intern as Public Relation Consultant with Virginie Coupérie Eiffel for the prestigious Gucci Masters Horse Showjumping. Management and administration of guests hospitality, before, during and after the show.

September 2013 - June 2015

Bachelor in Communication - SUP DE PUB PARIS

Second and third years of Bachelor of Communication.


Soft Skills


Tools & Technology

Product Management


Design Thinking

Data Analytics

Human Management


Conflict Management & Resolution

Team spirit & Motivation

User Experience

User interview


User flows


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