Senior Product Manager, Data Platform (m/f/d) - Munich, Amsterdam

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

Personio is a modern all-in-one HR platform that customers love. As one of Europe’s fastest-growing technology companies, we are helping back-office teams 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 Senior Product Manager to join our Product Platform Tribe and take ownership of Personio’s data platform. This is a strategic and rewarding role that will work cross-functionally with customers, other product domains, and senior leadership to create and establish the new data foundation that will enable Personio’s growth.

You have spent 5+ years turning complex technology problems in regulated environments into scalable products that deliver value to both customers and internal teams. You are comfortable working with deep technical and data governance tools while defining the next generation of products for how data is produced and consumed. You will be responsible for defining how data becomes part of people’s daily activities, as well as the roadmap for how we get there.


  • Develop a deep understanding of Personio’s data, architecture, and technologies to effectively manage our data and develop data products.

  • Align your team around strategic goals, relevant KPIs, and measures of success

  • Create a short, mid, and long-term strategy for Personio data governance and products

  • Break down complex problems and write clear specifications in collaboration with engineering

  • Systematically analyze user feedback in collaboration with Design, User Research, and customer-facing stakeholders.

  • Plan and execute a product roadmap based on an objectively prioritized backlog

  • Manage product delivery in an agile setting and guide your team in all sprint activities

  • Coach and develop fellow PM team members; act as a mentor in a fast-growing environment

  • 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 in SaaS product management in a regulated environment developing data products

  • Experienced working in a complex, compliance heavy domain and using analytical problem-solving skills to make decisions

  • Preferably computer science background and strong understanding of technical architecture and data engineering principles

  • 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

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
  • Find your best way to work with office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! We offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework to suit your needs.