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The most impactful digital products in the market today are the direct result of a seamless blend of business strategy, design and technology. Orchestrating this behind-the-scenes integration is a Product Manager, who prioritizes the customer experience from vision to execution and, together with their team, guides all workstreams toward a common vision and plan for delivery. Lead Product Managers are trusted advisors to senior stakeholders and are responsible for understanding their needs, driving commercial results and supporting them on their journey to providing more successful customer experiences.

Job responsibilities

  • You will cultivate meaningful relationships with client stakeholders, bridging technical and business worlds while developing a deep understanding of a client's strategy, structure and business model.
  • Drive the overall product development lifecycle and continuously deliver undeniable value to our clients.
  • Create the go-to-market strategy, ensuring operational readiness to support the product experience.
  • Through collaboration with your product team and client stakeholders, build a shared product vision and roadmap and execute on it.
  • Frame and run rapid experiments to test new business ideas.
  • You will define key metrics of success and use data to inform your decisions.
  • Track industry trends and the competitive landscape, undertake formative research, perform data analysis and generate insights to inform the product strategy and target market segment.
  • Own the product backlog while constantly evolving and prioritizing it based on user research, data and the latest changes in the market and the business.
  • Ensure ongoing buy-in and support from stakeholders and bring in external research to validate.
  • Contribute to the growth and impact of our evolving business by taking an active part in recruiting, community building, mentorship and driving best practices.

Job qualifications

Technical skills

  • You have a track record delivering successful products to market.
  • You can work both the portfolio and product level — defining and executing a strategy, and shaping a vision and translating it into a roadmap with clear business and customer value-based measures of success.
  • You have experience in user research and a deep understanding of design methods and processes.
  • Passion and perseverance for creating best-in-class software products which deliver an outstanding customer experience
  • Good understanding of agile software development practices and product maintenance/support processes
  • You enjoy leveraging data to improve one's understanding of user needs, product performance and value created for the customer

Professional skills

  • You enjoy collaborating with a multidisciplinary team to determine the best product-market fit, technical implementation and release schedule.
  • You naturally cultivate effective collaboration between Thoughtworks and client teams by fostering open communication and advocating for shared outcomes.
  • You have a bias for action and can break down complex problems into tangible steps that drive product development at speed.
  • You provide thought leadership, leveraging your extensive expertise to advise stakeholders, facilitate workshops, coach product teams, introduce best practices, identify roadblocks and generate solutions for resolving them quickly.
  • You have a knack for prioritization, obtaining buy-in from stakeholders and resolving conflicts as they arise.
  • You're analytical; you know that your product must provide tangible business value and can gather the right requirements and market data analysis to support your work.
  • But you're right-brained, too; you know the power of effective storytelling and can easily synthesize research insights into clear, impactful messaging.
  • You have a bias for action, and can break down complex problems into tangible steps.
  • You enjoy motivating committed, smart people to do the best work of their careers

Other things to know


There is no one-size-fits-all career path at Thoughtworks: however you want to develop your career is entirely up to you. But we also balance autonomy with the strength of our cultivation culture. This means your career is supported by interactive tools, numerous development programs and teammates who want to help you grow. We see value in helping each other be our best and that extends to empowering our employees in their career journeys.

Job Details

Country: Germany
City: Hamburg
Date Posted: 11-17-2022
Industry: Information Technology
Employment Type: Regular

About Thoughtworks

Thoughtworks is a global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design and engineering to drive digital innovation. For 28+ years, our clients have trusted our autonomous teams to build solutions that look past the obvious. Here, computer science grads come together with seasoned technologists, self-taught developers, midlife career changers and more to learn from and challenge each other. Career journeys flourish with the strength of our cultivation culture, which has won numerous awards around the world.

Join Thoughtworks and thrive. Together, our extra curiosity, innovation, passion and dedication overcomes ordinary.

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