Today technology is driving the world. And at we are driving the technology for one of the leading international wholesalers specializing in food - METRO. From ecommerce to checkout, to delivery software, we work on a wide range of products to meet the needs of our users - METRO’s customers and employees from across 25 countries. With passion and responsibility, we move the wholesale industry towards digitization and leverage METRO’s long history and expertise in B2B for building a more sustainable market ecosystem.

Purpose of your new department

Products and assortment are the core of commercial activity of METRO. Commercial Data:Evaluate is the team behind making sure all digital solutions of METRO are getting their commercial data (products, attributes, assortment) at any given moment when they need to show it to the customer - it is the beating heart of online selling and much more. We support the customer in making their buying decision by telling them a product story – with data! As a Product manager you will be owning a centre of product data streams, and together with the team building business logic that will cater to the customer needs in the best way.

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Your new challenges:

  • Being in the centre of many processes means lots of communication – you will have to grasp the needs to customer facing products, the offers from the relevant background data providers, and make sense of all of it in the customer-tailored frameworks – clear and open communication; organization and structure will be your comrades
  • Definition and measurement of KPIs for monitoring and continuous optimization to improve our customer's experience
  • Writing of user stories, epics and backlog planning for the operational implementation
  • You work in an agile work environment with international teams and a diverse set of roles and capabilities
  • You collaborate and align with stakeholders and customers on a daily basis
  • You understand and communicate software architecture on a business level (technical level is a plus)

You are a great fit:

  • You have experience in developing digital products and managing products in an agile environment
  • You have a good understanding of a product data hubs and/or e-commerce backbone / how it works and what it needs
  • You are a good listener and focused on understanding the real needs of your customers and stakeholders
  • You know how to prioritize what matters and how to set clear expectations
  • You are ready to solve conflicts and make decisions at any time
  • You are an excellent communicator (and well-versed in written and spoken English)
  • You can understand and systematise complex structures into digestible parts

Role Specific Skills:

Product Development: You build the required product through continuous discovery and by applying agile and lean methodologies.

Data-driven mindset: You collect, cluster and interpret data in such a way that helps to identify trends and to guide decision making process. You define objectives and measures key results and metrics (OKRs).

Managing Stakeholders: You manage the expectations and the objectives of all people who have an interest in their area of responsibility and can affect or are affected by the business. You identify and analyse stakeholders' needs and systematically plan to communicate and engage with them.

Strategic thinking: You have the ability to find and develop unique opportunities to create value by enabling a disruptive and creative dialogue.

Communication: You convey or share ideas, feelings and information effectively using the most appropriate methods, tools and channels for the respective audience. 

Our general Benefits:

Work-Life Balance: flexible working hours, home office, 30 days of vacation and flexible office options.

Personal growth: a comprehensive further training offer over our METRO House of Learning as well as individual development opportunities.

Well-being: health programs, pension scheme, regular employee events and the opportunity to participate in the annual METRO Marathon.

Comfort: very good transport connections and free parking spaces including charging stations for e-mobility. Two canteens with delicious and discounted meals plus other catering facilities. Furthermore, discounts in our stores as well as at many partner companies.

Our Values:

Respect: You respect individuals and mutual ideas and appreciate each contribution. Furthermore, you can admit mistakes in order to learn and grow

Pragmatism: You strive for simple and effective solutions and processes, get things done by taking calculated risks rather than doing it perfectly, and continuously run experiments and making data-driven decisions to maximize the value.

Ownership: You love to take the initiative and moving things forward. Furthermore, you hold yourself accountable for the outcomes and empower yourself to make decisions.

Passion: You are passionate about solving our customer's problems, have an inspirational attitude and are enthusiastic. And you strive for the highest standards and continuously improvement.

Have we aroused your interest? Then we are looking forward to your online application. METRO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer all qualified applicant’s full equal opportunities.

Your point of contact:
Talent Acquisition Partner

Job Details

Date posted27 January 2022

Location(s)Berlin, Germany

ProfessionProduct Manager

ProjectProduct Management

Employment TypeFull-time

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