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Chief Product Officer

Berlin, Germany · Product

Our passion at SumUp is championing small businesses. We believe in creating technology that is flexible, fair, affordable and easy to use.  Every day millions of people around the world dream of starting their own businesses. We strive to help them to do this. 

SumUp is a growing organization with over 3000+ people from 93 nationalities, spread across 22 offices on 4 continents. At a point of major inflection and scale, SumUp is looking to hire a Chief Product Officer to drive the execution of SumUp’s product vision and masterplan. This person will play a key role in driving and overseeing product design, strategy, and operations to achieve the vision of the business at large. The Chief Product Officer will report to our CEO and collaborate very closely with our CTO and all our tribe leads. 

What you’ll do 

  • Act as strategic partner to the CEO and CTO.

  • Facilitate strong collaboration between product, engineering, tribe leads, the CEO, and other executives.

  • Define, embody, and empower SumUp’s product culture.

  • Ensure product vision is being realised through aligned quarterly objectives advancing SumUp towards its realisation.

  • Drive and oversee product design, strategy, and operations to achieve the vision of the business at large.

  • Market and competitor analysis and derive conclusions for SumUps product roadmap

  • Oversee and implement strong metrics around product launches, quality and interactions of product features.

  • Partner with global teams to learn about local needs and expectations, ensuring our products meet the defined objectives.

  • Manage a team of product leaders, up to VP level. Continuously inspire, mentor, and scale product leaders and motivate them to deliver high-quality work.

  • Help attract and retain a diverse, high-caliber team in multiple functions including product management, product design, product operations and product strategy.

You’ll be great for this role if,

  • You have a proven track record as a Product leader and have extensive experience in developing product strategy, delivering innovative solutions and executing through multiple phases of testing and launching,

  • You have a deep understanding of how to manage and grow highly effective, agile product functions with a strong focus on delivery and know how to build a product culture based on a high level of cooperation and innovation, 

  • You have experience working in internationally distributed, highly dynamic, interconnected, multi-product companies and distributed or service-based systems,

  • Ideally, you have strong experience with consumer facing products, expertise with mobile applications and relevant industry experience in FinTech, POS or similar solutions for small business.

Why you should join SumUp

  • We are a true global tech company with over 3000+ people from 93 nationalities, spread across 22 offices in Europe, LatAm and the US.

  • You can truly create your own path here and help us shape the future for small businesses globally.

  • We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and you will have access to the SumUp Sabbatical, our Employee assistance programme for mental health as well as Fitness and language learning offers.

  • We offer visa and relocation support for you, your family, and even your pets.

About SumUp  

We believe in the everyday hero. 

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we're creating tools that help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first' attitude, our diverse teams across Europe and South and North America work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful doing what they love.

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate.

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