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Product Design Manager



Product, Design
Multiple locations · Dublin, Ireland · Madrid, Spain · London, UK · Amsterdam, Netherlands · Berlin, Germany · Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Friday, March 22, 2024
The Role: How you'll make an impact at Personio

This position can be office-based in one of the following cities: Munich, Berlin, Barcelona, Madrid, Amsterdam, London or Dublin.

At Personio, your work transforms the way millions of people experience work every day. Join our Product & Technology team, where we drive our customers’ outcomes by designing, developing and delivering innovative and high quality products. Be empowered to take ownership of your areas and make an impact on your team, our product, and our customers.

In this role, you'll lead a large product area, providing clarity in all aspects of your domain, possessing deep, industry-leading experience, and being regarded as exceptional by peers both internally and externally. You'll manage and hire talent for diverse teams, drive high-impact initiatives, and lead an entire product group in collaboration with Engineering and Product Management partners.

Role Responsibilities: What you'll do
  • Managing a team of individual contributors across various products and initiatives.
  • Identifying, driving, and delivering high-impact and valuable initiatives for the company.
  • Attracting, hiring, and investing in high-potential senior individual contributors and managers.
  • Leading an entire product group in collaboration with Engineering and Product Management partners.
  • Identifying problems and opportunities that others may not see.
  • Ensures collaboration is productive, actively improves own function. Simplifies process, removes blockers, sets up best practices to drive speed of execution and outcomes.
  • Creates outsized impact on the quality of the design organization at large.
Role Requirements: What you need to succeed
  • 3+ years experience managing a world-class design team through performance management
  • 10+ years of professional experience as a Product Designer, working in scaling or scaled tech companies
  • Experience working closely with Product Management and Engineering to define product strategy and OKRs.
  • Possesses experience in building and launching products at a successful product company.
  • Ability to simplify objectives and projects to deliver in the most efficient and high quality way.
  • Experience mentoring individual contributors, contributing to their growth and success, particularly through challenging projects or features.
  • Experience identifying and consolidated frameworks, systems, tools, adding simplicity and driving velocity.
To apply, include your Portfolio & CV in English.
Why Personio

Personio is an equal opportunities employer, committed to building an integrative culture where everyone feels welcomed and supported. We embrace uniqueness and understand that our diverse, values-driven culture makes us stronger. We are proud to have an inclusive workplace environment that will foster your development no matter your gender, civil status, family status, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, education level, or race.

Aside from our people, culture, and mission, check out some of the other benefits that make Personio a great place to work:

  • Receive a competitive reward package – reevaluated each year – that includes salary, benefits, and pre-IPO equity

  • Enjoy 28 days of paid vacation, plus an additional day after 2 and 4 years (because we love what we do, but we also love vacation!)

  • Make an impact on the environment and society with 2 (fully paid) Impact Days – one for an individual project of your choice and one for a company-wide initiative

  • Receive generous family leave, child support, mental health support, and sabbatical opportunities with PersonioCares

  • Find your best way to work with our office-led, remote-friendly PersonioFlex! Most teams offer a roughly 50% remote, 50% in-office working framework

  • Invest in your development with an annual personal development budget to use on professional memberships, external certifications, conferences, and more

  • Connect with your fellow Personios at regular company and team events like All Company Culture Week and local year-end celebrations

  • Engage in a high-impact working environment with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes

About us
Bring your best. Make your mark. We’re using technology to revolutionize the way HR operates so that we can transform the way millions of people experience work every day. We move fast, challenge the status quo, and support our people as they shape their careers.

With over 10,000 customers and a team of 2,000 in eight offices around the world, now is the perfect time to join! We believe in hiring driven people who want to make an impact. So bring your best, and let’s build the future of HR technology together.

Discover our Personio Principles, that guide our mindset, behaviours, and the ways we work together:

Exceed Customer Expectations: We anticipate, prioritize, and solve for the needs of our customers.
Deliver Exceptional Results: We dream big and move with urgency to make great things happen.
Elevate One Another: We work together as trusted partners to amplify our collective impact.
Care to Challenge: We care personally and challenge directly to unlock our full potential.
Ignite Positive Momentum: We embrace the challenge with a positive mindset and celebrate our wins together.