head of product management in Zürich

Isabelle Roessler, Zurich IT Professionals
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zürich, zurich
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isabelle roessler, zurich it professionals
058 201 56 30

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We are looking for people with vision, entrepreneurial spirit and implementation strength. Our client is setting up a brand new vertical. Seize the opportunity to shape new solutions and join the team in Flamatt or Zurich. Responsibilities:
  • The Product Management team is responsible for the overall positioning, performance and delivery of the online platform
  • As Head of Product Management for our Customer products, you define and hold our vision for the assigned product portfolio of B2C services
  • You lead all the activities related to your products (from definition, to go-to-market and in-life management) and you work very closely with your PM-Team and our Marketing, Product Design, User Research and Engineering team to ensure that we understand our customers and opportunities, and that we deliver an excellent service through our consumer products
  • Within this frame, you will be responsible to ensure that our discovery work is well linked and aligned with the delivery, focusing your attention to the area most needing support in the situation
  • To help you succeed in your activity, you can count on a team of 6+ PMs who own the vision and roadmap of their respective products within your portfolio (Inserts, promotion services, ...) and execute definition, planning and prioritization with their agile development team
These are the skills and experiences we like you to bring:
  • Education in business administration, business informatics computer science or equivalent with a strong orientation toward business and performance
  • Experience in digital product management (7+ yrs), as Product Manager, Product Owner, Business Analyst or similar role. You have ideally already managed a consumer facing product
  • A previous experience managing a team of highly independent professionals
  • You're somebody who inspires your team and is able to manage by influence and coaching
  • Understanding and previous experience in working for a marketplace and/or in the automotive industry is a plus, but not mandatory
  • Ability to see "the big picture" and to think in terms of overall contribution of the product toward the global offering goals
  • At ease with web technologies (and ideally app development), and with agile methodologies. You are able to understand technically complex systems and be able to ask the right questions and to progress quickly by working on hypotheses
  • Strong prioritization and analytical thinking skills
  • Excellent internal stakeholder management, synthesis and communication skills. Ability to conceptualize and to structure complex ideas and concepts into clear and actionable plans/decision frameworks
  • Excellent collaboration skills, strong empathy and ability to work with multiple cultures, ability to coordinate the work with various stakeholders in Switzerland, as well as remote teams (Asia).
  • Excellent skills in English communication, German and other national languages would be desirable but not mandatory
 Why you should apply now:
  • You can learn a lot of new things and contribute to the development of a business area with a can-do-attitude and great team-spirit
  • You enjoy a dynamic environment with start-up character and modern office space
  • Your place of work is preferably in Flamatt. If in Zürich, at least 2-3 days onsite in Flamatt is required, as the team is mainly based at the Flamatt location
Could we spark your interest? We look forward to your application.Human forward