Lead Product Manager - Payroll (m/f/d)

About us

Enabling Better Organizations.

Personio is a fast growing HR SaaS start-up based in Munich. It offers a holistic HR and applicant management software designed for companies with 10 to 1000 employees. Personio plays a critical role in making the day-to-day operations of more than 700 HR teams more efficient and transparent. We are a bunch of fun, international people striving to build the leading one-stop HR platform in Europe.

The Role

Join our international Product & Engineering team and take an active role in shaping the future of thousands of HR teams and organizations across Europe. With Personio Payroll we’re building a revolutionary product, expanding our HR platform for small and medium-sized businesses.

Reporting to the Director of Product for our Payroll Tribe, as Lead Product Manager you will:

  •  Lead and develop our German Payroll capability, be the owner for ITSG Certification, and directly contribute to building our integrated Payroll Product for the German market. 
  •  Lead the Payroll Analysts on topics related to subject matter expertise,  enabling our cross-functional product teams accordingly. With your deep payroll expertise and leadership experience,  you will lead and empower your team to translate complex legislative requirements into clear and concise product requirements. 
  •  Drive the quality of our product by defining test cases and supporting acceptance of product changes.

What you need to succeed

  • In-depth expertise and knowledge of German payroll, and operational experience in payroll calculations and end-to-end payroll process
  • SaaS product management experience at a senior level, having been accountable for managing complex products end to end (discovery and delivery)
  • Experience leading people, and working with cross-functional teams in an agile setting applying Scrum methodology, 
  • Self-organized, results-oriented, and a well-structured work style with a high-level of detail-orientation
  • Strong communication skills in German and English


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 virtual shares
  • 26 days of paid vacation + 2 days off for Christmas and New Year's Eve (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)
  • Inclusive, equal opportunity, and multicultural workplace
  • Annual personal development budget of €1,500 for conferences, courses, books, career coach, etc.
  • High-impact work environment with short decision-making processes
  • Opportunity to invest in your retirement via the Personio Pension Scheme
  • Choose between three mobility options: UNU electric scooter, JobRad® bike or monthly public transportation ticket
  • Subsidised Qualitrain membership gives you access to 90 fitness studios and sports facilities across Munich for €25 per month
  • Regular company and team events like Oktoberfest, ski trips, Christmas parties, and more! (COVID permitting)
  • Mental health support, as we know that mental wellbeing plays a major role in both our personal and professional success. #PersonioCares
  • Two Impact days you can use to have an impact on the environment and society. One day is for an individual project and one for a company-wide initiative! #SocialResponsibility