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.
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 Platform Tribe and level up Personio’s ability to scale our cross-platform design system used by all product teams. This is a strategic and rewarding role that will work cross-functionally with other tribes and Product & Engineering leadership to enable higher quality products that can deliver value faster.
You will lead a dedicated cross-functional team — including both engineering and design — to deliver the proven foundation upon which all user-facing experiences are built and enable all our products to fully represent the Personio identity. You will be part of a larger product team — each member with their own specialty - building a strong, flexible, and scalable Design System that enables and accelerates our fast growth.
Articulate and evolve the Design System team’s vision and mission; codify the desired impacts of the Design System in clear and measurable OKRs
Define, plan, and execute a design system roadmap based on an objectively prioritized backlog
Stay informed of the latest design systems thinking, engaging with the wider community, and bring valuable findings back to the organization
Seek diverse input from a broad set of internal partners -- including members of all other product tribes -- to ensure your team is always able to build the most effective solution
Evangelize your mission & products at all levels in order to achieve measurable impact across the business
Work with the Engineering & Design to make sure your team is strong and healthy — including capabilities, happiness, resilience, and growth
Work closely with a wide range of partners across the organization to ensure that your team provides for the company’s short- and long-term goals
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 3 years experience building high-quality platform products at scale
You have experience working with design systems to efficiently scale out a visual identity without disempowering teams iterating on the experience
You are familiar with working across scaling platforms and understand the relative merits and constraints of those environments
You are excellent at sorting out ambiguity and ensure both engineers, designers, and stakeholders have appropriate information and clear direction at all times
You understand the importance of the developer experience to improve the impact, distribution, and success of teams building on top of your product
You have excellent leadership and relationship-building skills.
Relevant experience in 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 PersonioAside 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: