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

Permanent contract, full-time, Cologne / Remote

Who we are


We are real.digital: Several thousand merchants and millions of products make our multi-channel portal one of the largest marketplaces in Germany. Our work is characterised by a dynamic corporate culture, with a start-up mentality and the opportunities offered by a large corporation in the background. We combine knowledge and many years of experience in e-commerce with flat hierarchies and a highly motivated team. Whether as an intern or an executive: We take every idea seriously, because we want to work together in shaping the future of e-commerce!

We are a Remote First Company! That means you decide whether you want to work in our office in the heart of Cologne // in our modern loft office in the heart of Darmstadt // in our modern office in the Rhine metropolis Düsseldorf, in your home office or at any other location. We want to offer you the most attractive workplace in e-commerce and a maximum of flexibility for your personal work-life balance.

Day-by-day, our development team of about 150 experts pursues the goal of creating the best-possible customer shopping experience for the real.de marketplace. We are here to inspire millions of customers, to help them find, purchase and get the things they love. To enrich the lives of our customers, we collaborate in cross-functional teams, in which product owners, product designers, frontend and backend engineers, data scientists and lean managers join forces. Details regarding the challenges of the respective product areas can be found here:  https://www.real-digital.de/team/tech/.

Your tasks – this is what awaits you in detail

  • You shape the way our customers and partners experience product information
  • You acquire a comprehensive and deep understanding of how product information in our shop can be used in order to create a compelling customer experience and how our product information portal can enable our partners to provide us with the most relevant product information
  • You collaborate with product leaders when it comes to identifying, defining and prioritizing business goals as well as outcomes based on data-supported arguments 
  • You connect the right dots and work together with your team and peers to translate them into game-changing products
  • You permanently measure performance and create an understanding of the factors that lead to do ‘A’ instead of ‘B’, back it up with data and communicate those insights
  • You work closely with a dedicated and cross-functional product team (consisting of engineers, product designers, data scientists) that drives product topics forward from discovery to delivery using best practices such as design thinking and extensive data analyses
  • You create and foster close relationships with relevant stakeholders (such as your peers, c-level executives, external parties), consider their viewpoints, align on business priorities and help to prioritize the product roadmap 
  • You constantly develop initiatives and tools to increase the efficiency of the processes related to your area of responsibility

Your profile – this is what we expect from you

  • You love data and are familiar with descriptive, exploratory and causal analyses. Not only that, you also ask the right questions and answer them based on data. Therefore, you feel comfortable talking about algorithms with data scientists
  • You always think customer first, understand the customer pain points and are able to derive actionable insights by conducting the right research and analysis 
  • You already gathered relevant experience in the field of Product Management and enjoy taking on responsibility in complex environments applying state-of-the-art product management as well as lean methodologies
  • You feel comfortable collaborating with different stakeholders and are experienced in communicating with them efficiently
  • With your positive, open-minded, hands-on personality you motivate people around you and make them feel heard 
  • You have excellent communication skills, are willing to embrace our company culture and values and enjoy working in an international, english-speaking team


What we offer

  • Remote first: You decide, if you prefer to work from the office or from home

  • A highly-motivated and qualified team from different fields and numerous nations

  • A sophisticated product with millions of users and a broadly-based technology stack

  • A dynamic environment with a start-up mentality, no superfluous red tape and hierarchy, as well as plenty of courage and trust to break new ground

  • Free choice of hardware – we provide you with the development environment of your choice

  • Always up-to-date – you receive four days of special leave and a budget of €1,300 per year to attend relevant fairs and conferences

  • Top conditions at the Urban Sports Club for fitness, team sports, yoga and more

Refer an Engineer Program

You want to work for us, but not without your dearest colleague? Join us as a team and earn money by referring your buddy for one of our open Tech positions! Depending on the level we offer a bonus up to 1.300,- € per referral, which will be paid after successful recruitment (the first part with your first salary, the second part after your buddy passes the trial period).

Why are you the perfect fit for this position? Don't bother with cover letters - we're interested in facts and figures!
Apply here
Your contact person: Sandra Camara
real.digital
real,- Digital Payment & Technology Services GmbH
Habsburgerring 2
50674 Köln

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