Product Manager - IT/ Software (m/f/d)

Date: Jun 12, 2024

Location: Berlin, DE, 10117 Schöneck, DE, 08261 Jena, DE, 07743 DE

Company: gksoftware

GK is a leading global software developer and provider of standard and cloud-based solutions for the retail industry, with over 500,000 retail and payment installations in more than 60 countries. At GK, more than 1,100 employees worldwide work on solutions for an all-encompassing shopping experience, improving the relationship between customers and retailers every day. GK is a hidden champion headquartered in Schöneck in the Vogtland region of Germany, but has locations in Berlin, Paris and Johannesburg while maintaining a presence in 13 further international locations. Together, GK develops groundbreaking technologies for the retail industry of today and tomorrow. 



Your responsibilities
  • Development of a product strategy (incl.: Definition of priorities, identification of market opportunities and determination of a clear roadmap) that reflects the long-term goals of the company
  • Analyze market needs and competitive situation to develop innovative solutions
  • Gathering, prioritizing and communicating requirements from customers and other stakeholders, as well as translating them into user-stories or specifications
  • Work closely with development teams and other stakeholders to ensure an efficient product development
  • Identify opportunities to improve user experience
  • Monitor product performance and -usage, derive actions for continuous improvement



Your profile
  • Experience in product management of software solutions, ideally in the retail industry
  • Technical understanding and ability to understand technical requirements and communicate with development teams
  • Strong analytical skills and strategic thinking which enable to analyze the market and provide competitive analysis
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively with internal and external stakeholders, as well as mediate between different interest groups
  • Passion for innovation and willingness to learn new technologies and industry trends
  • Experience with agile methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban
  • Very good command of written and spoken German and English



We offer
  • GK enables mobile working at all times

  • We put emphasis on a long-term and trustful cooperation by offering permanent employment relationships with flexible working hoursnus payments depending on the area of activity

  • 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