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Role Description

Job Challenge

As a Product Owner at Getsafe, you are responsible for turning our vision into reality. You will work and collaborate with our data, design, engineering, customer support and marketing teams to accomplish our growth targets. As an advocate for both our users and our business, you will balance diverse perspectives and create value by prioritizing, managing, and shipping new product features.

Job Brief

You want to work at one of Germany's fastest growing and most innovative InsurTech startups? Then join our team! At Getsafe you are part of a highly motivated and skilled team of top performers, where hierarchies do not matter but passion and drive do. Moreover, we offer you a big loft office 5 minutes from the central station as well as fresh fruits, healthy food and the best coffee in Heidelberg everyday for free. As a Product Owner at Getsafe, you are responsible for turning our vision into reality. You will work and collaborate with our data, design, engineering, customer support and marketing teams to accomplish our growth targets. As an advocate for both our users and our business, you will balance diverse perspectives and create value by prioritizing, managing, and shipping new product features. 

Responsibilities

  • Set ambitious and clear product vision and communicate ‘the story’ effectively to key stakeholders and the rest of the team
  • Drive an Agile development methodology – implementing product development processes that work, based on real world experience
  • Act as Product Owner for Getsafe’s insurance products and as a mentor for less experienced POs
  • Own the end-to-end product strategy from inception & roadmap to operations, and determine business value once the solution enters production
  • Build backlog of product features, i.e. write user stories and acceptance criteria together with a cross-functional team
  • Opportunity assessment, requirements management, UX, architecture planning and system process documentation
  • Work closely with Director of Product, Director of Engineering and senior stakeholders, to establish the vision for the product and plan for making it happen to harmonise product strategy and tactical direction

Requirements

  • You are a fast thinker. You can iterate quickly and can make ideas reality in record times
  • You are great in transforming customer needs into business opportunities and vice versa. You’re not just building features because you like them, but because you know they will make an impact
  • Ruthless prioritization is one of your best skills. You know how to make sense of the continuous flow of ideas and requests for product changes
  • Data is your friend. You can find and use the right tools to make decisions, and use data to motivate your decisions and critically look at your past choices
  • You can effectively communicate with a Development Team of engineers and convince the Management Team of your ideas as well
  • You have proven relevant experience in online product management (at least 3 years), either web or mobile apps; having worked in a Tech startup is a big plus
  • You have knowledge of product management techniques like Scrum and / or Kanban
  • You are fluent in German and English
  • As we re-think insurance strictly from a customer perspective, no deep insurance industry knowhow required