Product Owner // BEAT81

September 17, 2019

About BEAT81

BEAT81 is a fitness technology startup revolutionizing the way people get fit. By merging the very best of HIIT group training, heart rate technology and expert coaching we are empowering people around Europe, and soon the world, to Sweat Smarter Together! Our outdoor workouts led by fitness experts offer real-time, personalized heart rate monitoring and analytics – transforming the traditional group fitness experience. We think big. We think rebellious. And we’re building a world-class team to make BEAT81 a household name in fitness and technology. Join us in our mission to create lasting wellbeing!

About the role

Through real-life coaches, heart-rate tracking, gamification and the establishment of local communities BEAT81 is helping customers to develop healthy habits in sports (and long-term in nutrition, sleep, and meditation). As the product owner of our customer app, your goal is to facilitate amazing offline experiences and habit building through technology. It is your responsibility to envision new features, coordinate stakeholders for implementation, and iteration and to validate your hypotheses through user testing and data analysis. You will develop and prioritize the product pipeline for our customer app and streamline processes within the entire product team


  • Identify and understand customer pain points through user testing and analytics
  • Envision and specify product solutions in close cooperation with all stakeholders
  • Create user stories and estimate ticket effort and impact for all app-related features
  • Prioritize and communicate the design and development pipeline for our customer app
  • Coordinate design and development sprints to ensure fast release cycles
  • Establish process and communication best practices across the entire product, development and design teams
  • Define clear success metrics for stages in the product development process from start to production deployment


  • 3+ years of experience working in technical product management
  • A passion to apply technology and data to change how people develop healthy habits and to make the world a better place
  • Strong customer empathy and relentless truth-seeking
  • Strong communication and partnership skills – this will be a very cross-functional role requiring proactive communication, good expectation management, and the skill to lead constructive discussions and feedback sessions
  • Ability to build credibility and strong relationships with engineering and design counterparts and to jump into new challenges without hesitation
  • Good Process model experience, e.g. Scrum, Kanban, Dual-Track Agile
  • Good experience with Jira, A/B testing and most common user behavior tracking tools is considered a plus
  • Fluent in English
  • German is a plus


  • Join our mission to build the largest fitness company that is delivering lasting wellbeing in the world
  • Become part of a highly motivated and international team of Europe’s fastest-growing fitness technology startup backed by Europe’s best VCs and a unique team of fitness experts
  • A high degree of responsibility, autonomy, and impact in a rapid environment with flat hierarchies
  • The right equipment you need to get your work done!
  • Unlimited BEAT81 workouts for you and one family member/friend: we guarantee that you will get fit working here :)
  • Fresh fruit and healthy snacks on tap at the office to fuel your workout regime
  • Regular sports and social team events

We, at BEAT81, believe that a great working environment reflects our diverse world. Everyone is welcome, regardless of gender identity, nationality, sexual orientation, religion, or a secret dislike for burpees. All you need is a passion for fitness and the desire to be part of one of the fastest-growing startups.

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