(Senior) Lean/ Process Development Manager (f/m/d)

Permanent contract, full-time, Cologne/ flexible

Who we are


We are part of the team behind Kaufland.de: 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 love flexibility!  That's why we offer you a modern workplace in our office in Cologne / Darmstadt / Düsseldorf, while at the same time giving you the opportunity to work remotely. 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 190 experts pursues the goal of creating the best-possible customer shopping experience for the Kaufland.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 know how to moderate and facilitate meetings, workshops and Sprint ceremonies efficiently and eliminate impediments persistently
  • You foster close collaboration across all product team members and empower knowledge sharing
  • You help to build a respectful team environment focused on problem-solving, an open feedback culture and self-organization
  • You continuously inspect and adapt the team’s processes to increase productivity
  • You support the team in defining and understanding their overall scope and goals by defining key metrics and quarterly goals (OKRs)
  • You advise and work closely with the Tech & Product leadership team to contribute and execute on strategic topics with regards to people, culture and performance

Your profile – this is what we expect from you

  • You are passionate about lean methodologies and have solid experience in this field (ideally in a cross-functional software development environment) 
  • You have hands-on experience with digital product topics and Lean/ Agile ways of working (e.g. OKRs, Scrum, Kanban) and are enthusiastic about the daily work with people of all kinds
  • You have strong communication skills, both orally and in writing (English, German optional)
  • You are a great mentor, facilitator and coach
  • You possess analytical, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
  • You have a structured and result-oriented way of working, a confident appearance, and you enjoy teamwork

What we offer


  • Work as you feel comfortable! We offer you the best possible flexibility in terms of working hours and location. Create your own work-life!
  • 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


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: Hanna Frost
real.digital
real,- Digital Payment & Technology Services GmbH*
Habsburgerring 2
50674 Köln

*Our company will be renamed in the future for company law reasons.

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