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Product Manager

Amsterdam, NetherlandsProduct

Job description

The Position

We are looking for an inspiring and effective Product Manager to join Sympower's Product team and challenge us on building the right thing to help our customers accelerate the global transition towards 'net zero' with smarter and cleaner renewable energy systems.

You'll be collaborating with 10 other Product Managers and designers and leading, alongside an engineering team-lead, a team of 6 engineers to deliver impactful outcomes.


This is a full-time position remote/hybrid located in -1/+1 to central European timezone.


What is in it for you

We are committed to creating an inclusive and values-based culture where everyone feels that they belong and where everyone has the opportunity to do meaningful work.

We offer a market competitive compensation package, including but not limited to:


  • 30 Days Paid Holiday Leave

  • 1 Day Paid Wellness Leave

  • 1 Day Paid Birthday Leave

  • Paid Maternity and Partner Leave

  • Pawternity Leave

  • Mental Health and Wellbeing Support

  • Remote Office Budget

  • Internet Allowance

  • Development Plan & Budget

  • Stock Appreciation Rights

  • 2 Days Paid Volunteer Leave


Learn about all of our benefits on our careers page.


Your role will be focused on three key areas: strategy, execution, and user understanding. This means you'll play a crucial part in shaping the direction of our products, ensuring their successful implementation, and deeply understanding the needs and experiences of our users. Sympower is a software company with a future tech stack and an emphasis on growth. Joining us means becoming part of an innovative environment where you'll have the opportunity to contribute to energy solutions alongside a talented group of professionals.


What you will do

Strategy

  • Ask insightful questions to determine the “what” and the “why” of our priorities

  • Co-create and define the Product Roadmap alongside the other Product Managers.

  • Provide context and guidance, empowering your team to have impactful results.

  • Improve the visibility and positioning of the product team in the company.

Execution

  • Prioritise product outcomes and capabilities based on research and data analysis.

  • Set goals, define success metrics, and motivate your team to achieve.

  • Own team backlog & fulfillment and collaborate closely with the engineering team lead.

  • Align stakeholders around the product outcomes.

User understanding

  • Conduct customer, competitor, and market research to inform strategic decisions.

  • Define behavioral questions, set the right analytics tool, measure, learn, and adjust.

  • Work with a Product designer on various user science techniques to deeply understand your end users.

Job requirements

What you will need

  • 4 years experience as a product manager (and working directly with a team of software developers)

  • Curiosity fuels your working day and data your decision-making process

  • Collaborative mindset, with experience in stakeholder engagement and excellent communication skills

  • Hands-on and result-oriented focus with

  • Proven ability to develop and manage complex software products with your team

  • Experience working with agile methodologies

  • Proven experience in pro-active behavior and contributing to the development of the product team culture

  • This is a full-time position remote/hybrid located in -1/+1 to central European timezone.


Beneficial skills

  • Experience with planning roadmap initiatives using the Double Diamond framework and prioritizing them using various frameworks (weighted score, RICE, etc.) in product management tools such as Productboard, Airfocus, etc.

  • Interest in user science techniques such as surveys, interview, prototyping, A/B testing, analytics tools

  • Proven ability to go from raw data to information, create conclusions, and suggest actions

  • Experience within the energy industry


Who we are

Sympower is accelerating the global transition towards ‘net-zero’ by helping to build smarter, cleaner renewable energy systems. Using our proprietary software platform, we help balance the supply and demand of electricity across international energy networks.

We help businesses, grid operators, asset owners and other energy stakeholders around the world reduce their carbon emissions, integrate more distributed renewable energy resources, and generate new revenue streams by participating in demand-side response services.

Learn more about us in this video!


In 2022, Sympower became a certified B Corp, which shows the company is meeting high standards of verified performance, accountability, and transparency across 5 impact areas: governance, workers, community, environment, and customers.


Sympower is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage a diverse workforce and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all team members!

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