Technical Product Manager (f/m/d)

Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany DHL Global Forwarding, Freight req77910 10/05/2019
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Saloodo!’s mission is to deliver modern technology solutions that enable small & medium companies to get instant access to trusted road freight providers so they can focus on their core business. Customers benefit from fast transport offers, transparent prices and real-time status updates from pick-up to delivery. We simplify our customers’ daily business by providing a single and convenient interface for tracking, documentation, and payment - giving them end-to-end control of their shipment processes within a single platform.

We are looking for a Technical Product Manager to join our rapidly growing engineering team and help us building the digital future of logistics. Every day is a new day full of challenges, excitement and learnings. You will be in an environment where engineers and data scientists are around you all the time. Transportation is all about efficiency, speed and commitment – a perfect world to disrupt with data and technology-driven business models. Jump on board and let’s form the future world of logistics together!

What you’ll do

  • You are the point of contact to the business teams to understand and gather customer requirements and generate ideas.
  • You are responsible for developing your team's roadmap and vision (together with the team).
  • You work together with other product managers and the management team to align the product vision and strategy across the company.
  • You are fully responsible that product discovery is done properly in conjunction with business stakeholders. This includes user research, documentation (why, what and for whom), translating business requirements to user stories and acceptance criteria, story estimation and prioritization based on clear business impact and effort
  • You manage the product backlog to enable fast experimentation of new features, refined UX/UI and A/B testing to discover the right product fit that unlocks full market potential
  • You ensure that your development team has the customer and business context. You will interact with our customers to define the right problems to solve, and to get user feedback.
  • You will lead the presentation of new features at Sprint demos, create internal and customer-facing product documentation, and educate the business teams on new features.
  • You collect feedback from customers and analyze them in order to generate effective ideas that solves real problems and goes beyond cusomter expectations “The WOW Factor”
  • You work with QA to make sure they understands the requirements and the acceptance criteria of the product and you are the point of contact to prioritize the importance of reported issues during development.

What we expect

  • You have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a Product Manager in web, software or mobile development.
  • You have demonstrated technical product ownership with B2B or B2C services
  • You are able to communicate effectively - written and verbally in English and German
  • You have a data-driven approach to product development and growth.
  • You have experience working with Agile teams and using tools like JIRA to manage tasks and Confluence for knowledge sharing
  • You have a deep understanding and appreciation for users with a genuine passion to solve their problems.
  • You have a proven ability to lead teams and work cross-functionally in a highly collaborative environment.
  • You have the technical understanding to effectively communicate with the development team and understand business domain requirements
  • Logistics knowledge is a huge plus

What we value

  • Individual development: You seek to continuously develop yourself with the latest technologies, languages and frameworks.
  • You enjoy working in a dynamic environment where the process is fluid and creative solutions are
    desired
  • Trust & Transparency: You can learn from your mistakes and improve every day. We embrace small-scale failures as a path to large-scale success.
  • Teamwork: This does not mean agreeing all the time, but being able to take other's point of view into account and reach compromises when needed
  • Data-driven: Data-backed factual proof trumps seniority in determining which path to take

We are looking forward to your online application. Please contact Monica Colavitti if you have any questions to the position.

Facts and Figures

  • Working Hours

    tbd

  • Business Unit

    DHL Freight GmbH

  • Employment Type

    Permanent Full-Time

  • Work Permit Required

    Yes

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