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Staff Product Manager, Payroll (d/f/m)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Remote Germany

The Role: How you'll make an impact at Personio

This position can be office-based or fully remote from one of the following countries: Germany, Ireland or the UK.

It’s time to bring your best and make your mark. Personio is a modern all-in-one HR operating system that customers love. As one of Europe’s fastest-growing technology companies, we are helping back-office teams across the continent become more effective, efficient, and strategic while reducing the effort by all employees to perform HR processes. Our core purpose is to enable better organizations by helping businesses put their people first.

We are looking for an experienced Staff Product Manager to join our Payroll product area where you will play a crucial role in a key pillar of the business. This is a strategic and rewarding role that will work cross-functionally with customers, other technical teams, and senior leadership to ensure a best in class product experience as well as looking at opportunities for expansion. You will be responsible for developing strategy in different areas of our payroll product in a highly regulated and complex environment.

Role Responsibilities: What you'll do
  • Develop a deep understanding of the market as well as our customers, their pains and jobs-to-be-done.
  • Systematically analyze user feedback and usage data gathered qualitatively through Customer interaction and from quantitative sources
  • Create and align teams around strategic goals, relevant KPIs and a respective product roadmap often across Domain boundaries
  • Plan, enable, and execute against a product roadmap based on an objectively prioritized backlog that spans multiple teams
  • Lead specific complex topics within the product that extend across Domain boundaries
  • Decompose complex problems and write clear specifications
  • Manage product delivery in an agile setting and guide your team in all sprint activities
  • Drive outsized business results via their direct contributions
  • Mentor and coach Senior Product Managers as a Senior member of the Domain
  • Act as a subject matter expert and point of contact for internal and external stakeholders 
  • Collaborate with fellow senior IC stakeholders such as Staff and Principal Engineers & UX
  • Evangelize their product area to actively increase wider organizational awareness and knowledge
Role Requirements: What you need to succeed
  • At least 8 years experience in SaaS or a relevant technical area of Product Management, preferably in a regulated environment
  • Previous experience building product platforms, managing high levels of complexity and dependencies
  • Relevant experience in working with cross-functional teams in an agile setting applying Scrum
  • Any experience in a compliance heavy space would complete your profile
  • Experience mentoring other Senior Product Managers, and optionally experience managing a small team of Product Managers working on complex topics
  • Strong sense of ownership, ability to work independently in a result-oriented way
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluency in English. (German or Spanish is a plus)
Why Personio
Personio is an equal opportunities employer, committed to building an integrative culture where everyone feels welcomed and supported. We embrace uniqueness and understand that our diverse, values-driven culture makes us stronger. We are proud to have an inclusive workplace environment that will foster your development no matter your gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, education level, or race.

Aside from our people, culture, and mission, check out some of the other benefits that make Personio a great place to work:

  • Receive a competitive reward package – reevaluated each year – that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity
  • Enjoy 28 days of paid vacation, plus an additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • Make an impact on the environment and society with 2 (fully paid) Impact Days –  one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative
  • Receive generous family leave, child support, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares
  • Find your best way to work with our office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! Most teams offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework
  • Invest in your development with an annual personal development budget to use on professional memberships, external certifications, conferences, and more
  • Connect with your fellow Personios at regular company and team events like All Company Culture Week and local year-end celebrations
  • Engage in a high-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
About us
Bring your best. Make your mark. We’re using technology to revolutionize the way HR operates so that we can transform the way millions of people experience work every day. We move fast, challenge the status quo, and support our people as they shape their careers.

With over 10,000 customers and a team of 2,000 in eight offices around the world, now is the perfect time to join! We believe in hiring driven people who want to make an impact. So bring your best, and let’s build the future of HR technology together.

Discover our Personio Principles, that guide our mindset, behaviours, and the ways we work together:

Exceed Customer Expectations: We anticipate, prioritize, and solve for the needs of our customers.
Deliver Exceptional Results: We dream big and move with urgency to make great things happen.
Elevate One Another: We work together as trusted partners to amplify our collective impact.
Care to Challenge: We care personally and challenge directly to unlock our full potential.
Ignite Positive Momentum: We embrace the challenge with a positive mindset and celebrate our wins together.
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