Product Manager, Autonomous Stores

Valora Group


1 month ago

01/07/2020 10:22:57

Job type: Full-time

Category: Product


Our team of Product Managers advocates for our customers and our business, setting the vision for the future of retail. We use data, research, strategy, and empathy to guide our digital roadmap, balancing diverse perspectives and empowering our teams to do great work. We take projects from idea to rollout and take ownership of every step of the process.

The future of retail employs advanced technologies such as computer vision and machine learning to transform the customer experience and dramatically change the cost structure by getting rid of checkout and automating common tasks such as restocking. At Valora we want to be at the forefront of such developments and want to move from concept to successful pilot and widespread rollout as fast as technology allows and the business case makes sense. As our Product Manager for Autonomous Stores you will be responsible for making this future happen.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Set the mission, vision, strategy, and goals for our “Autonomous Stores” pillar

  • Own the product process through all phases: from writing specs and creating wireframes, to calculating a business case and defining go-to-market strategy

  • Gather, review, and interpret qualitative & quantitative data to uncover new insights, customer needs and business requirements

  • Represent your projects and priorities inside and outside the company, including to all levels of company leadership

  • Collaborate with engineering, design, legal, marketing and business teams to ship new products, features and projects on time and on budget

  • Anticipate shifts and disruptions in the retail business and steer our business to react in time

Key skills / requirements

  • Ability to quickly absorb technical concepts and communicate them to a non-technical audience

  • Empathy for customers and intuition for developing software that solves their needs

  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills in English and good spoken and written communication skills in German

  • Strong organizational, project management and leadership skills

  • Ability to think outside the box / envision a world different than the status quo

Desirable:

  • Experience in any of the following programming languages: Java, C/C++, C#, Python, 

  • Experience in the retail industry

  • Background in a technical field such as computer science, mathematics or similar

  • Experience with wireframing for mobile, web or desktop applications

  • Basic programming or data querying (SQL) knowledge

What we offer

  • Build products for a customer base of more than 5 million people across 5 countries

  • Access the resources of a big corporate but get the freedom of working in an uncomplicated environment

  • Work from home when you need to

  • Competitive salary

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