Head of Product Management (m/f/d)

Product Management · Berlin · Full-time · Head of

Job description

Job description

Project A is the operational VC that provides its ventures with capital, an extensive network and exclusive access to a wide range of operational expertise. The portfolio includes companies such as Artisense, Catawiki, Horizn Studios, KRY, LIQID, Spryker, uberall and WorldRemit. You can find more information at project-a.com and on the blog insights.project-a.com.

We are looking for:

A new team member for one of our portfolio companies.

What will keep you challenged?

  • Establishing and maintaining a product vision and its communication to teams and stakeholders inside and outside the company
  • Providing strategic guidance and comprehensive prioritization via product roadmap 
  • Accelerating the improvements in our software products and overall automation – incl. analysing existing business processes and their target setup
  • Discussing new development projects with business units and IT – particularly regarding their (end customer) desirability and economic validity of software development
  • Supporting agile development processes and their continuous improvement
  • Using suitable quantitative and qualitative research formats to analyse and validate customer needs and desires
  • Planning the team structure and resource allocation
  • Being responsible for a team of 10 product owners with different seniority levels and their systematic personal development

Which traits contribute to your success?

  • 10+ years of experience in product management and/or IT-related project management
  • 3+ years of experience with disciplinary leadership of product teams, ideally in larger, multi-team organizations
  • Profound knowledge in agile software development and product ownership for specific teams – ranging from backlog preparation, conceptualization and specification, estimation and planning to support of the implementation phase, validation of acceptance criteria and, ultimately, impact measurement via relevant KPIs
  • Analytical mindset and data-driven project approach
  • Being a promoter of agile processes and maintenance of related tools (e.g. JIRA)
  • Goal-oriented leadership culture
  • Very strong communication skills – both in German and English

What to expect working with our portfolio company:

  • Well equipped and modern office in the heart of Berlin
  • Transparent culture with flat hierarchies where every person is highly valued
  • Thrive from an inspiring, creative, and diverse environment with amazing and smart colleagues from all over the world
  • Having fun together as a company with regular team events
  • Getting challenged and developing your professional skills by taking over responsibilities, and a guaranteed steep learning curve from day one
  • Possibility for home office and flexible working hours to balance your work and private life
  • Take advantage of employee discount opportunities, company benefits, pension schemes, and partner programs
  • Choose from a variety of drinks and healthy snacks available to keep you energized throughout the day
  • Being part of an instant network within the Project A family with access to regular events, knowledge sharing, and meetups

Do you want to be part of our portfolio company's success story?
We are looking forward to your online application.

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