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Technical Product Owner (m/f) Posted May 09
GfK SE , Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany
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Technical Product Owner (m/f) Location: Nuremberg

Job Description

GfK Group is the world's 4th largest market research agency and the world no. 1 in providing market intelligence to the Telecom, Consumer Electronics, IT, Imaging, DomesticAppliances, and Home Entertainment industries. A leader in sales research and market expertise, we work closely with major global manufacturers and retailers of consumerdurable products, to help them make market decisions and develop their respective businesses.

Data & Technology (D&T) is responsible for the operation and development of current and future business applications in GfK Group - created in locations around the globe. In this regard, close cooperation with the relevant business/ product teams is crucial to build data-driven applications that truly stand out. We do believe that it is not enough to employ outstanding engineers and the best data scientists - it also needs people like you who are able to design an end-to-end solution by bringing all these ingredients together. The position is located in a Business Application called StarTrack providing the platform for one of GfK's most successful marketing research products in the area of retail. Roundabout 200 people work in this area across three locations (Nuremberg, Sofia and Kuala Lumpur). You directly report to the Chief Technical Product Owner of StarTrack.

As a Technical Product Owner (m/f) you are responsible for the delivery of a specific (technical) product from its solution design, technical architecture, implementation, qualityassurance and service delivery. Your area of responsibility will encompass the following activities in particular:

Single point of contact regarding a technical product towards our major stakeholders in Business and Operations

Overall responsible regarding a technical product throughout the complete delivery chain including design, architecture, implementation, quality assurance, system management and service delivery

Organization of senior management communication and steering boards regarding a technical product

Understands the key needs of our major stakeholders

Defines scope and major milestones of a technical product delivery

Aligns scope and major milestones with chief technical product owner and fellow technical product owners

Maintains technical product catalogue and technical product lifecycle

Close collaboration with project managers


You are a highly motivated and communicative person with strong analytical skills, who would like to become integrated in an engaged team. You are characterized by high specialized knowledge, your structured and consciously working method, confident manner and a high level of service orientation.

The following requirements and experiences you bring along:

Diploma in Computer-Science or Business Computing or Business Administration

3+ Years on relevant Job experience in the Requirements-/Consulting Business

Proven experience in technical product management, that is delivery of software-based products for Business and/or Operations and managing their complete life-cycle

Proven entrepreneurial thinking and experience in running a product as a business (understanding business cases, budgeting)

Can-do mentality and client focused thinking

Basic end-2-End understanding of IT Software Development Processes (from inception to daily operations / total ALM)

Basic knowledge of project management and/or portfolio management and/or program management

Good understanding of capturing and evaluating requirements. Experience in "Design Thinking" is a plus

Experience in System Design, System Architecture / Application Design and/or Enterprise Architect Software is a plus

Experience in the Market Research Industry is a plus

Good moderation and presentation skills

Good English skills (spoken and written)

Globalize your career

Having choices is what makes life exciting. Make your choice today and take your future into your own hands. We value skills and talents, and will support your development within our international teams. GfK makes your choice easy as we offer an exciting work environment that brings people together and encourages an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. As a trusted leader in market research present in over 100 countries, we know what makes consumers' hearts beat-globally and locally. We work on projects for successful companies in virtually every major industry.

How to apply

We are excited to get to know you. Make your choice and apply now! Go to\careers or send an eMail to .

Employment Type: Permanent
Other Pay Info: VB

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