(Senior) Product Manager - Public API (m/f/d) - Munich

Permanent employee, Full-time · Munich

The Role

Personio is a modern all-in-one HR platform that customers love. As one of Europe’s fastest-growing technology companies, we are helping our customers across the continent become more effective, efficient, and strategic. Our core purpose is to enable better organizations by helping businesses put their people first. 

We are looking for an experienced Product Manager to join our Product team and lead our Public API team to enable Personio to reach a new level of scale, impact and profitability.

You will lead a dedicated cross-functional (partially remote) team, responsible for developing our Public API and developer platform. 

This strategic role is critical to the business, has a huge impact on all Personio customers and requires collaboration with a broad set of stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive a dedicated team mission focused on delivering a consistent and comprehensive Public API.

  • Define, plan, and execute a roadmap based on an objectively prioritized backlog

  • Work cross functionally with Product, Design, Engineering, Partnership Management, and other development teams to deliver new endpoints and infrastructure that meet customer needs today and supports our growth.

  • Communicate broadly to the company about upcoming plans and opportunities, become an expert on our Public API and champion an API First mentality across Personio.

  • Evangelize your mission & products at all levels in order to drive significant change and deliver measurable impact across the business

  • Be able to work with data to demonstrate the scope of opportunities and drive measurable outcomes

  • Work closely with a wide range of partners internally and externally to ensure your team enables the company’s short- and long-term goals

  • Partner with Engineering Management and Design to manage product delivery in an agile setting and guide your team in all sprint activities

  • Deliver updates and represent the team’s progress to stakeholders, including members of the executive team

What you need to succeed
  • At least 4 years product management experience, working on B2B SaaS products ideally in a technically oriented environment. 

  • You have demonstrated experience in understanding and synthesizing complex technical needs while considering customer value and future growth.

  • You have demonstrated experience of successful collaboration with internal and external stakeholders

  • You have a keen sense for business strategy and are interested in working on the Public API. 

  • You can define and drive impactful success metrics for technical projects

  • You are excellent at sorting out ambiguity and ensure engineers, designers, and stakeholders have appropriate information and clear direction

  • You have excellent leadership and relationship-building skills across multiple internal departments

  • You enjoy complex technology and platform-scale problem-solving

  • You are comfortable working with cross-functional teams in an agile setting applying Scrum

  • Strong sense of ownership, ability to work independently in a result-oriented way

  • Fluent in English with excellent verbal and written communication skills

Why Personio
Aside from our people, culture, and mission, there are a variety of additional benefits that help make Personio a great place to work! Work with us and receive:


  • Competitive compensation package that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity
  • 28 days of paid vacation, plus another additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • 2 Impact Days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society –  one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility
  • Find your best way to work with our office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! We offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework to suit your needs
  • Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.
  • Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)
  • High-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Receive generous family leave, child support, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares
  • Save money with corporate discounts across brands like Adidas, LG, Bosch, Apple, and more
  • Invest in your retirement via the Personio Pension Scheme, including a Personio contribution
  • Choose between green mobility options, including a JobRad® bike or monthly public transportation ticket
  • Access multiple fitness studios and sports facilities across Germany for €22 per month with a subsidized Qualitrain membership
  • A beautiful, spacious office in the heart of Munich, complete with professional espresso machines, free drinks and snacks, and indoor and outdoor break spaces
About us
Being a Personio means being part of something big. It means shaping the future of HR, the future of our company, and at the same time, the future of you. And we’re not just one of the fastest-growing B2B SaaS companies in Europe. In October 2021 we raised $270 million in Series E funding, making Personio the fastest-growing and most valuable HR technology company in Europe. With more than 6,000 customers and a team that has doubled in size in 2021 alone, now is the perfect time to join! We’re hiring talented, impact-driven individuals who want to be more than just another employee.

Personio is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to building an integrative culture where everyone feels welcomed and supported. We #EmbraceUniqueness and understand that our diverse, values-driven culture makes us stronger. As we continue to scale, we focus on enabling our employees to grow both personally and professionally.

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.

Will you join us in shaping the future of HR in Europe?




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