Technical Product Manager (m/w/d)

Who We Are
Süddeutsche Zeitung is Germany’s biggest national subscription daily newspaper. It combines quality with high editorial standards and maximum reach. Some of the best journalists in Germany work for Süddeutsche Zeitung. The Süddeutsche Zeitung high-rise in eastern Munich offers an impressive view of the Alps and the city. At least when we are in the building. During the ongoing pandemic we support fully remote work. Our intent is to continue partly remote work in the future.

Süddeutsche Zeitung Digitale Medien GmbH (SZDM) is the digital hub of Süddeutsche Zeitung. In addition to the website, we manage all of the company’s mobile offerings and apps.

Your Responsibilities

  • You investigate the needs of our customer identification and deliver (valuable) features and improvements with your cross-functional team
  • You translate the company vision into tangible product features that solve customers’ needs
  • You identify the most important priorities and manage these
  • You care deeply about how the service’ ease of use from a customer’s perspective while being aligned with the overall business
  • You lead cross-team product initiatives using the service and find the product sweet spot for various applications
  • You contribute to other teams’ and partners’ integrations of your ID service by aligning expectations and delivering the product
  • You work with the ID and Pay team on new features, specification is a team effort

Your Profile

  • You are an experienced technical product person
  • You have worked in a cross-functional product team, ideally across multiple teams
  • You are comfortable in discussing technical solutions with your team
  • You have a knack for explaining complex technical matters to less technical peers and stakeholders
  • You have a passion for product excellence
  • You have measured the success of your products across large product families and releases
  • German language skills of at least B1
  • Hands-on software development skills are a plus

What We Offer

  • Best of both worlds: agile and decentralized companies and units, embedded in the stability of a holding
  • Annual budget for your personal and professional development – explore libraries, attend conferences or read books at home
  • Regular team and company events
  • Flexible and family-friendly working conditions in a stable environment
  • Hybrid working models – find your best way to work
  • Employee discounts for travel, shopping, cultural and sporting events
  • Special conditions for Deutsche Bahn and public transport in Munich and Stuttgart
  • Discounted employee subscription (e.g. Süddeutsche Zeitung, Stuttgarter Zeitung, Stuttgarter Nachrichten), free employee digital subscription (Süddeutsche Zeitung)

If you have any questions about the job offer, please get in contact with us.
Dominic Grzbielok – Head of Paid Content