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Lead Product Owner - Back Office (m/f/d)

Do you want to be a part of the future of online food ordering? And do you want to work at the core of our products, alongside dedicated and compassionate product teams? Then keep on reading!

We are looking for an experienced Team Lead who can lead, coach and manage our Back Office Product Owners and Product Analysts in Berlin. You are outcome-driven, have a focus on a clear and practical product roadmap, and you understand the value of KPIs.

Within Back Office we provide high-quality products and services to empower our colleagues to work better and more efficiently, and to enable the growth of our platform and company. Our main product is used by almost 3.000 employees in 10 countries and supports all Takeaway.com departments.

In Berlin we have multiple Back Office product teams, each consisting of a Product Owner, Product Analyst, UX/UI designer, developers, QA, and a Scrum Master. The Product Owners and Product Analysts will report directly to you, and together you're all responsible for the development and support of various internal products. Motivating your team comes naturally to you and you enable them to create clear and elevating objectives each quarter, including fitting and achievable product initiatives.

Your job

You and your product teams are based at the tech office in Berlin and you will report to the Product Lead of Back Office in Amsterdam. You have a passion for and a deep understanding of modern product management, product performance, and you have the leadership skills and responsibilities of a manager. You mentor your team to tackle new and interesting challenges. You enable them to deliver high quality work within a challenging time frame, and you are able to adapt quickly in a fast moving environment.

Your tasks
  • You represent the Product Owners towards the rest of the organisation 
  • You act as the first point of contact for your Product Lead, located in Amsterdam
  • You actively work on implementing and improving product management practices within all your product teams
  • You mentor your team towards continuous growth and personal development
  • You fully support your team and the daily tasks that come with this
  • You collaborate on the vision and direction of your Product Owners and make sure these and related initiatives are in alignment with the Product Lead and overall Product strategy
  • You ensure your product teams deliver value according to their OKRs continuously and iteratively

Your profile

  • Academic degree and preferably a technical affinity with backend systems and processes
  • At least 4 years of Product Owner/Product Manager experience in an e-commerce environment
  • At least 2 years of management experience
  • Fluent in spoken and written English, German is a plus
  • Deep understanding of and experience with UX and UI
  • Passion for leadership and mentoring
  • Strong in logical and analytical thinking
  • You enjoy keeping up with developments in the product management community
  • You are a team player and motivator; you value the input from each person in your team
  • Experience within a hypergrowth e-commerce environment is a plus
  • You are data-driven, experienced working with KPIs, and focused on outcomes

Our offer

  • Work in a young, dynamic and international eCommerce company with flat hierarchies
  • Amazing multinational product and development teams
  • Short decision-making processes and room for initiative
  • Company contribution toward your pension saving
  • Awesome (global) team events like the summer party, skiing trip and more!
  • Table football, billiard and Playstation in the kitchen
  • Contribution to your travel cost with the amount of the BVG monthly abonnement
  • An attractive location with roof terrace close to Potsdamer Platz
  • Workshops, conferences and training seminars to support our growing team
  • Inhouse German language courses

Reference number: R_005240

Application process

Phone interview
1st Interview
2nd Interview

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