Junior Product / Project Manager // Homebell

January 6, 2017
Would you like to work for a fast growing, high-tech startup, on it’s way to become the go-to platform for home improvement? Do you feel comfortable with managing and working under tight deadlines? Are you willing to push yourself and your team members? Yes, wonderful, read on, we got the job for you!

Homebell is a fast growing Berlin-based startup whose mission is to revolutionise and disrupt the home improvement industry, not only in Germany but all over the world. We aim to achieve this through digital innovation and cutting edge technology, bringing transparency into a traditionally opaque industry, accompanied with continuous and exceptional service.

As such, we are constantly on the lookout for the sharpest talent in order to continue to drive our product development and help with the speed of implementation. Right now, we are searching for exceptional people who can join our team in Berlin as full-time Junior Product / Project Manager.

As Junior Product / Project Manager at Homebell, you will…
… be in charge of managing the implementation of new features of our product, by:

  • Being responsible for the flow of information from the project owner to the development team regarding the project
  • Participating actively in working sessions to define the scope and find solutions to business problems and generate new ideas
  • Translating the resulting solutions into detailed requirements and work with user experience/design, engineering and QA to ensure they are implemented correctly
  • Planning, commencing, executing, supervising, and rounding up assigned projects
  • Monitoring customer satisfaction and other KPIs to identify where we can improve performance
  • Analysing the competition and keep abreast of new technologies to ensure that our digital experience is constantly being critiqued and improved on

Are you passionate about management and can you push people to overachieve and get things done? Great! Additionally, the following skills are needed:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in business informatics, information systems, business administration with emphasis in computer science or similar field
  • First experience working in a digital environment is desirable
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and effectively with people at all levels in an organisation
  • Able to multi-task various projects and tasks
  • Analytical and logical approach to problem-solving
  • Able to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Great reporting abilities to track and follow the development
  • Ability to communicate complex ideas effectively – both verbally and in writing – in English
  • Understanding of technical languages (e.g. Ruby, HTML, CSS, Python, Javascript, Apex, Visual Force) is a huge plus
  • Previous experience with managing an offshore development team is a plus

Besides daily challenges and a steep learning curve, we offer you:

  • Flat hierarchies with space for your own ideas in a dedicated and motivating environment
  • Young, international team that loves demanding targets AND fun
  • A professional outlet for your creativity!
  • Great mentors and “learn at work” opportunities
  • Internal promotion possibilities
  • Free breakfast & dinner, fruit, tea & coffee
  • Amazing Friday after work drinks
  • Wonderful team activities
  • And, let’s not forget, the chance to join the next global giant

Are you our new go-getter with that can-do attitude? Do you want to grow exponentially, together with us? Apply now, by sending your application to alexander.kootstra@homebell.com

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