Product Manager - M.Scale

Employer: METRO.digital
Domain:
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
    Location:
  • BUCHAREST
  • Updated at: 18.04.2021
    Short company description

    METRO Digital Romania is the tech product-led company of METRO, the leading international specialist for wholesale and food trade. With longstanding experience in global wholesale, METRO.digital develops customized IT services and products worldwide for all METRO countries. Located in Germany and Romania, the METRO.digital employees are working continuously on one goal: digitalizing the wholesale industry.

    Requirements

    Minimum of 2 years of experience in leading agile projects as a product manager or equivalent.
    Experience in managing products in an Agile environment
    A good understanding of the tech stack and product life cycle //start-to-end app development process;
    Always wanting to deliver the best measurable results
    Contributor mindset, motivated by co-operation
    Good time management, able to set up priorities and to monitor progress
    Ability to balance effort/costs/resources with benefits & gains for our customers
    Ability to build credibility in relationships with stakeholders and team members
    Support the agile team with business knowledge

    Leadership

    Always wanting to deliver the best measurable results
    Contributor mindset, motivated by co-operation
    Good time management, able to set up priorities and to monitor progress
    Ability to balance effort/costs/resources with benefits & gains for our customers
    Ability to build credibility in relationships with stakeholders and team members
    Support the agile team with business knowledge

    Product Management DNA

    Pragmatically building the product vision and roadmap
    Use experimentation techniques to validate assumptions
    Continuous discovery focus, user-centricity (willingness to apply human-centered product design)
    Ability to act FAST! Relentlessly reduce the Cost of Delay
    Prepared and willing to gracefully articulate a ‘No’ with the appropriate arguments.
    Be the expert on market trends & industry best practices
    Maintain a critical perspective to drive revisions and extensions for existing products and solutions.
    Data-driven - relies on metrics and concrete results to define success
    Get the most out of the product team

    Engineering understanding:

    Knowledge and understanding of technical engineering best practices (e.g., test-driven development, continuous integration, etc.)
    Familiarity with cloud-based technologies and microservice architectures
    A basic idea about (at least) one programming language, would be a big plus
    Advanced knowledge of product development and Agile methodology
    Collaborate with the UX/UI team to research, develop and validate the UI flows to be implemented
    Support the agile team with business information
    Fluent in English both written and spoken
    High willingness to travel in Romania and abroad up to 30% of the time.

    Responsibilities

    As a Product Manager, you will be the essential link between the business owners and a dedicated agile team.

    Working with us means that YOU are the mastermind who knows what will make the business prosper, what’s technically possible and how to make it happen, leveraging the team's capabilities.

    Once you’ve got the right vision, you have the autonomy to create your product strategy, draft a roadmap, set priorities and objectives and enable your agile team to make it happen, all of this at eye level with our customers.

    Other info

    Our general Benefits:

    Work life-balance: flexible working time, work from home forever, celebrate your birthday with a free day;
    Personal growth: training in the area of soft, technical and business skills, free Bookster account, the opportunity to learn and work with a variety of technologies;
    Well-being: online sports activities, fitness centers discounts, health and life insurance, private pension, lunch tickets;
    Working mode: multicultural, self-organizing teams, agile environment;