Software Product Owner Mannheim

Software Product Owner Mannheim

Software Product Owner – Web – Life sciences

Based in the Mannheim area, Germany

Immediate start role!  One of the world’s leading scientific content providers is looking for an online systems Product Owner to lead creation of their Pharma information product suite.

The company is keen to create a pharma information product suite that builds on the success of its existing international database in the pharmacological sciences.  This product has enjoyed tremendous success since it was launched and the company wants to achieve further sustainable growth with online platforms in the pharma domain.

Part of this push is to further develop the existing systems into solutions with must have content, that support the workflow of both academic and corporate customers around the world. The Product Owner will work closely together with the other stakeholders in and outside the company and liaise with distributed development and data integration teams to deliver online products in an agile environment on time, in-scope and in-budget.

Working in the IT & Production Corporate Markets and Databases area as the successful Product Owner you would:

  • lead  and manage the technical development and technical launch of complex commercial online products working with internationally distributed development teams
  • analyse needs and prioritise emerging requirements with various business stakeholders
  • manage database and 3rd party integration, front-end development and work with other parties: external vendors and colleagues
  • liaise between multiple stakeholders, both internally (e. g. Sales, Publishing, Production, Marketing, IT, Customer Service) and externally
  • support the Sales and Marketing department (re)presenting company products, if needed

As the successful Product Owner, you will have:

  • a solid leadership and ownership attitude, great organisational and project management skills combined with excellent communication, interpersonal and networking capabilities to establish effective working relationships
  • proven track record  in delivering complex IT software projects in a worldwide environment
  • strong working knowledge in agile software development and agile project management skills
  • experience in working in a complex international matrix environment – this is as essential as having the skills to influence and persuade in such an environment
  • prior experience in a business analysts role during your career demonstrating your strong analytical, problem solving and excellent communication skills
  • knowledge of modern database and web technologies (Semantic Web, SQL, NoSQL databases, state-of-the art programming languages)
  • experience and passion about online product development, preferably in Science Technology Medical Publishing or similar
  • excellent spoken and written English skills as well as good knowledge of German
  • a strong willingness to travel world-wide
  • an academic degree (MSc or higher) in either computer science, product development or a pharma-related science (pharmacological, medical, chemical or biological sciences)
  • domain knowledge in the above pharma-related sciences would be an advantage



Anja Burton Recruitment
InterJob · Hampshire – United Kingdom
Tel.: Office Germany: +49 (0) 3342 699 2435
Office England: +44 (0) 23 92 988 299

POSITION: Software Product Owner

BRANCHE: Scientific Industry

ORT: area of Mannheim (Germany)