Product Manager (f/m/d) – Accounting

Permanent contract, full-time, Cologne / Darmstadt / Düsseldorf / remote

Who we are

We operate Kaufland.de: Several thousand sellers and millions of products make us one of the fastest growing online marketplaces. Our work is characterised by a dynamic corporate culture, with a start-up mentality and the power of a big corporate group. We combine knowledge and many years of experience in e-commerce with flat hierarchies and a highly motivated team. Whether you're an intern or a teamlead: We take every idea seriously, because we want to work together in shaping the future of e-commerce!

We love flexibility! We offer you the best environment to work in a flexible and focused way: You decide whether you want to work in our office in Cologne // Darmstadt // Düsseldorf while at the same time having the opportunity to work remotely (Germany). We want to offer you the most attractive workplace in e-commerce and a maximum of flexibility for your personal work-life balance.

Day-by-day, our development team of about 250 experts pursues the goal of creating the best-possible customer shopping experience for the Kaufland.de marketplace. We are here to inspire millions of customers, to help them find, purchase and get the things they love. To enrich the lives of our customers, we collaborate in cross-functional teams, in which product owners, product designers, frontend and backend engineers, data scientists and lean managers join forces. Details regarding the challenges of the respective product areas can be found here:  https://kaufland-ecommerce.com/en/team/tech/ .

Your tasks – this is what awaits you in detail

  • You lead and inspire your backend-heavy team, set and communicate a holistic vision, drive the execution and remove road blockers
  • You spend time with stakeholder to understand their needs and build products that solve real world problems efficiently
  • You permanently measure performance and create an understanding of the factors of the gathered data, use them for decision-making and communicate those decisions transparently
  • You engage closely with relevant stakeholders (peers, business partners, c-level executives, external parties), consider their viewpoints to align on business needs to find the sweet spot between technical complexity, creating value and meeting external requirements
  • You constantly develop initiatives and tools to increase the efficiency of the processes related to your area of responsibility

Your profile – this is what we expect from you

  • You have experience in digital Product Management or process focused consulting, take initiative and carry responsibility – from discovery to delivery
  • You have a strong technical knowledge and can convey technical complexities from engineering to business stakeholder and vice versa
  • You are data savvy and outcome-focused - you know how to ask the right questions and answer them based on data
  • You can consider multiple perspectives, quickly get to the bottom of things and filter what is important
  • You consider processes end to end and can visualize them
  • You are a motivated and empathetic communicator who is experienced in collaborating with software development teams and interacting with different stakeholders
  • You speak English and German fluently


What we offer

  • Create your own work-life! We offer you the best possible flexibility in terms of working hours and location 
  • A highly-motivated and qualified team from different fields and numerous nations
  • The future is digital - Develop the e-commerce of the future with us and work on a product with millions of users with a broadly-based technology stack
  • Power meets dynamic - flat hierarchies and start-up mentality meet the power of a big corporate group and offers you an agile and secure working environment at the same time
  • Free choice of hardware – we provide you with the development environment of your choice
  • Personal & team growth: We love to have flexibility in terms of working location, but we also believe that personal interactions are important. That’s why we organize company events, and cover the costs to bring you there and to other (approved) get togethers with your peers. The same applies to conferences and other learning opportunities. We want everybody to grow personally and professionally, as a team and as a company.
  • Top conditions at the Urban Sports Club for fitness, team sports, yoga and more

Check out our Principles & our blog for even more insights into our company culture!

Refer an Engineer Program

You want to work for us, but not without your dearest colleague? Join us as a team and earn money by referring your buddy for one of our open Tech positions! Depending on the level we offer a bonus up to 1.300,- € per referral, which will be paid after successful recruitment (the first part with your first salary, the second part after your buddy passes the trial period).
Why are you the perfect fit for this position? Don't bother with cover letters - we're interested in facts and figures!
As we have very international teams, we would highly appreciate it to receive your CV or profile link in English.
Apply here
Your contact person: Vivian Förder

Kaufland e-commerce
Kaufland e-commerce Services GmbH

Postal address:
Habsburgerring 2
50674 Köln