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Data Services Software Product Manager (m/f/d)

GK is looking for a dynamic, self-stating, driven & experienced Product Manger to lead its new exciting Data Services & Analytics 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 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, ideally with background in Retail & BI/Analytics 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 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
Your profile:
  • 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 data & analytics solutions for retailers, in-store 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 (once possible pandemic wise)
  • Ability to work remotely and communicate effectively utilising a variety of meeting, video and collaboration tools
  • Bachelorette degree in Business and or Software
  • Be a native speaker/ fluent in English, and ideally also German
  • Experience with agile methodologies, such as Scrum, Kanban & SAFe
  • Jira and confluence experience- an advantage
We offer:
  • Remote work from home is possible
  • A international work environment, as well as continuous employee development and advanced training measures
  • State-of-the-art technology in the workplace and outstanding development opportunities in a future orientated sector
  • A cooperative work atmosphere with room for individual ideas, creativity and concepts
  • A broad work relationship
  • Employee benefits, a safe working environment and facilities to make everyday life easier
  • Complimentary drinks, fresh fruit and an attractive offering of sports and other activities by our Active Balance Program

Your contact person ist Anna Tittel.

We look forward to hearing from you!

Reference number: 1508/1398