Self Service (GO) Portfolio Manager (m/f/d)
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GK is looking for a dynamic, self-stating, driven & experienced Product Manger to lead its new exciting GO product line.

A successful candidate will be accountable for the products P&L, solution vision & strategy, cross-functional leadership within the organisation, and leading the delivery, as well as working with technology partners and relevant functions to enable sales and market communication.

In addition, you will work in close contact with strategic accounts and pipeline opportunities.

A good candidate will be an experienced Product Manager with the ability to inform, develop and mentor others, with background in Retail Self Service software.

Will deliver results through your knowledge of the retail industry, our strategy, and the competitive global landscape.

Your responsibilities
  • Provide and continuously adapt solution strategy & vision, in line with overall company and portfolio strategy
  • Provide and continuously update competitive analysis
  • Define MVP and full capability model, for new solution, in line with strategy & market requirements
  • Own solution P&L, monitor progress against targets, and be able to provide regular updates and recommendations to portfolio management and the board
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders to identify cross functional requirements, agree priorities and drive solution roadmaps, providing business requirements in terms of functionality, costs, and solution interdependencies
  • Work closely with development teams to clearly communicate vision, requirements, and priorities as well as monitor progress against target
  • Define effective solution licencing model & pricing to enable sales and profitability
  • Define and support launch and ongoing go to market activities, coordinate internal resources and provide content & key messaging for sales enablement and marketing
  • Work closely with Sales to develop, realise, and enhance the opportunity pipeline
  • Work closely with partners and lead commercial, legal and go to market activities
  • Deliver internal and external strategic presentations to stakeholders of wide interests and organisation levels
Your profile
  • Bachelorette degree in Busines and or Software
  • At least 5 years of experience in retail software product management
  • Proven experience as a product manager responsible for delivering large scale, multi-project technical solutions throughout the entire development life cycle, from inception to operation
  • Domain knowledge of Self Service & scanless solutions for retailers, in-store processes and multichannel commerce platforms
  • Strong analysis skills, able to identify and articulate market landscape, trends, needs, competitive situation and market potential
  • Business development capabilities able to identify and articulate beneficial go to market approach and plan, as well as retailer’s business needs and dynamics
  • P&L abilities to provide forecasts, and track progress of revenue, cost and budget accordingly
  • Exceptional team player with proven ability to drive solutions from concept to delivery by coordinating across functional areas to plan, deliver, market, sell, and support retail industry solutions
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, able to engage, brief, and present to people from a wide variety of roles and organisations
  • Strong drive, creative thinking and solution finding approach, identifying and mitigating risks whilst advocating and accelerating objective achievement
  • Ability to travel frequently and on short notice (when possible pandemic wise)
  • Ability to work remotely and communicate effectively utilising a variety of meeting, video and collaboration tools
  • Be a native speaker/ fluent in English, and ideally also German
  • Experience with agile methodologies, such as Kanban, Scrum & SAFe
  • Jira and confluence experience- an advantage
We offer
  • GK enables you to work from home at any time
  • We put emphasis on a long-term and trustful cooperation by offering permanent employment relationships with flexible working hours
  • Company car policy and free parking at our locations with good public transport connections
  • Lease a maximum of 3 bikes up to a total value of €9,000
  • An international working environment as well as a cooperative working climate with space for own ideas, creativity and concepts
  • Turn your friends into colleagues: recommend a new employee and receive a referral bonus of €3,000 net
  • Develop yourself professionally and personally through our own GK Academy and e-learning offerings
  • Leasing of the latest Hardware for the private usage as part of our employee PC program. We make sure that your job-related equipment is ready for you for a smooth start from the first day of work
  • Discounts offered through our corporate benefits program
  • Location-related preventive measures (running groups, online sports courses, massage, blood donation appointments, health day
  • Advantageous everyday life facilitations while you are in the office, such as parcel and bread roll service, pharmacy delivery service and much more
  • Internal restaurant, bouldering and climbing wall, in-house kindergarden “Pixel” on the campus site at our headquarter in Schoeneck (Saxony) as well as a wide range of culinary offerings at the other locations
  • Spend time with your colleagues outside the office at our many company events
  • Read more about our Active Balance Program (here)
At a glance
  • Bachelorette degree in Busines and or Software
  • At least 5 years of experience in retail software product management
  • Be a native speaker/ fluent in English, and ideally also German

Your contact person is Philipp Barthel.