Head of Product Development (f/m/d)

We are looking for enthusiastic team players who enjoy taking on responsibility and who take bold and thoughtful decisions. People who jump in at the deep end with passion.
With over 2,000 employees and 7 million customers, the myToys Group is one of the most successful e-commerce companies in Germany and is part of the Otto Group.
Head of Product Development (f/m/d)

Together with your team of product owners you will play a leading role to take our digital customer experience to the next level. You will develop, build, implement, and continuously improve highly engaging digital experiences for our customers to differentiate us from competitors. We look for an experienced product expert and authentic leader who can balance customer, business and technical needs and who inspires her or his team.

  • Develop a coherent product vision and set the strategic direction to reach our joint business goals
  • Create and maintain roadmaps for our digital products in alignment with our vision and strategy
  • Have an eye for data and bring a high affinity for eCommerce and Web platform technologies
  • Drive customer-centric product development thinking across the company
  • Work closely with senior stakeholders and top management across IT and business departments
  • Lead a team of Product Owners and UX/UI Designers while being a functional chapter lead for a team of product owners
  • Collaborate with IT and business colleagues on Tech and Business topics as well as with colleagues from other Otto Group companies on joint projects

Job requirements:

  • Experienced product leader who has a solid track record in creating customer facing products, ideally in eCommerce, and leading a team of product owners
  • Strong leadership skills with ability to nurture, build and attract new talent as well as managing diverse stakeholder interests
  • Deep understanding of customer behaviour and expectation on eCommerce sites and shopping apps as well as a good understanding of agile software development practices and processes
  • Experience in defining and executing roadmaps with the ability to make trade-offs on competing priorities
  • Ability to think strategically while also executing operationally with high attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to work across multiple teams (German and English)

We offer:

  • Flexible working hours: Combine family and work, organize your working day suitable for your individual needs.
  • Home office / mobile working: Whether from the office or from another location - mobile working is part of our everyday life. You can work from all over Germany up to three days a week.
  • Employee discounts: Benefit from our large variety of products and get attractive employee discounts at mytoys.de, mirapodo.de and yomonda.de
  • BVG ticket: We pay an allowance for your BVG ticket. You prefer to ride a bike in summer? No problem. Park your bicycle in our safe bike room.
  • Network: We are part of the Otto Group. Gain and share knowledge with a huge network of experts from affiliated companies.
  • One team - one mission: We are driven by our mission to make families happy. That connects us and is our common passion.
  • voiio - virtual advice for families: Use the virtual family support of the platform voiio. Including digital learning support, language courses, programming sessions and sports lessons. Get additional advice and guidance on various topics related to family, job and children.
  • Health offers: The health of our employees is important to us. We regularly offer (online) courses on staying healthy. In addition, we offer a flu and corona vaccination every year. We also support your membership in selected gyms with a financial subsidy.

Curious? Then get to know us. Take a look at our career site and apply direct online. We look forward to hearing from you!
Contact person: Denise Obersteiner

Willkommen in der MYTOYS GROUP