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

We are looking for a Senior Product Manager (m/f/d) to help build out and scale our integrated payroll offering for Europe and to navigate the complex domain of payroll. The role will work cross-functionally with researchers, designers and engineers to deliver a simple payroll experience for Personio customers.

You have spent 5 years turning complex business problems into successful products in a regulated environment. You achieve results through a deep understanding of the customer’s world, synthesized with business requirements, and strong technical knowledge.

  • Develop a deep understanding of the market as well as our customers, their pains and jobs-to-be-done. Systematically analyze user feedback and payroll requirements in collaboration with our Payroll Analyst team.
  • Align your team around strategic goals, relevant KPIs and a respective product roadmap
  • Decompose complex problems and write clear specifications in collaboration with engineering
  • Plan and execute the product roadmap based on an objectively prioritized backlog
  • 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 5 years experience of SaaS product management in a regulated environment, ideally payroll
  • Experienced working in a complex, compliance heavy domain and using analytical problem solving skills to make decisions
  • Preferably computer science background and deep technical understanding
  • 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
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Fluency in English and preferably German

Why Personio

  • Market-proven, well-funded and fast-growing company ($130M funding acquired to date)
  • As you are joining Personio at such an early stage, this shows us your trust and confidence in us. We would like you to profit from the success of the company, and therefore, we offer you a competitive compensation package (salary, benefits and virtual shares)
  • We have an impact - Your chance to play a decisive role in shaping a company in its rapid growth and to grow and learn from your tasks
  • We love what we do, but we are still happy to enjoy 26 days of paid holidays + 2 days off for Christmas and New Years´
  • We enjoy becoming better day by day, that is why you will receive 1,500 € of development budget every year
  • We have fun! Join us for regular team events, e.g. raft trips on the Isar, ski trips, visits to the Oktoberfest and much more
  • We focus on results rather than schedules - we offer Flexibility and some hybrid on-site and remote-working
  • We want happy employees - on top of your salary you will receive 68 € for food & public transport
  • We like to be efficient - with us you will receive a Flexible Benefits Debit card in order to save taxes
  • Parental benefit: In case your kids get ill, you may take up to 10 additional days off