Head of Product


Berlin, DE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 04/14/2021
  • Website: payfit.com
  • Company Address: 75 rue de Tocqueville, Paris, 75017

About PayFit

Developer of enterprise software designed to digitize payroll and HR management.

Job Description

✨ Make work a source of fulfillment for everyone ! 
PayFit simplifies payroll and HR processes for small and medium size businesses. Our intuitive SaaS solution helps businesses from 10 to 100 employees to digitize manual processes and to focus on what really matters: The employees. 💛
Founded in France in 2015, we have raised a total of €179 million and are growing continuously. With 5,000 customers and 600 employees in 5 countries, we are one of the fastest growing SaaS companies in Europe!🥇
In 2018 we launched our office in Berlin which has since then become the largest PayFit location outside of France with 55 employees. The German market is an essential part of PayFit’s strategy and success - and you could become an integral part of it as our Head of Product! 
We are looking for an experienced product leader who is passionate about transferring complex problems into simple and easy to use digital solutions for our customers. You will be leading the German product team which is working with our own low code language, Jetlang, to build the local payroll product. At the same time you will work closely with the global product team to exchange best practices and to ultimately shape the local product vision and roadmap.

Your Challenges

    • Lead, develop and grow our product team with currently 8 product builder and our team lead
    • Foster an innovative product environment enabling the team to build the best possible product for our customers
    • Develop an understanding of our business strategy and customer needs to create an ambitious and actionable product roadmap
    • Take ownership of the product vision and translate it into tangible KPIs for your team while also enabling them to succeed
    • Develop our product with a core focus on user experience and functionality
    • Work closely with the German Customer Success & Growth team to enhance our customer understanding and leverage relevant insights for the product roadmap
    • Communicate the German product vision and strategy throughout the German and Global organisation 
    • Shape the German company culture and strategy as part of the German management team

Your Profile

    • You are a passionate and inspiring leader who manages at eye level with a strong focus on excellence
    • You are constantly seeking new challenges and see setbacks as opportunities for growth, translating them into learnings and successes
    • You have demonstrated experience in managing, leading and training a team
    • You have a proven track record of building digital products within a fast growing company environment within SaaS, FinTech, HealthTech or similar regulated business segments with a strong customer focus ranging from B2B to B2C
    • You are extremely process oriented and analytical, bringing a deep understanding of agile product development (lean startup, scrum, design thinking etc.) 
    • You excel at translating complex problems into clear and easy workflows for non-expert users
    • You are entrepreneurial and combine strategic thinking with a hands-on mentality
    • You live & breathe a digital mindset and you are eager to learn the basics of our own in-house low code language and platform called Jetlang
    • You are a strong communicator with very good German (C2 level) and English (C1 level) skills
Sounds like an exciting challenge? We can’t wait to hear from you! 
Become part of a dynamic and international team and shape the culture of a fast growing and innovative SaaS company. 
Last but not least, a little sneak peek into life at PayFit: 
🦄 Permanent employment contract
🌴 31 days of vacation
🍝 Lunch Budget
🚃 BVG Jobticket
💻 The opportunity to regularly work in home office or wherever you feel productive #workfromanywhere
💙 Regular team events and workshops through our inhouse event plattform
💪 Further development through mentoring programs, Payfit learning platform and much more
🥇 Transparent and innovative company culture

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.