Product & Technology Architect

Job Title: Product & Technology Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cologne / Köln, Germany
Salary: €90000 - €135000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BH5159
Contact Name: Tom Fernandez-Buckley
Contact Email: tomf@venquis.com
Job Published: August 08, 2016 15:43

Job Description

Our client are a leading Customer Insights and Analytics solution provider based in central Cologne.

We are currently looking for an experienced Product & Technology Architect to be the interface between their consulting and product teams.


Role responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute a product implementation plan; working closely with other functions to ensure buy in and alignment
  • Act as a technical point of reference for the client team, supporting the client requirements, implementation and operational delivery for out client's solutions
  • Keep up to date with the product roadmap and communicating with client team and client
  • Ability to innovate and suggest new ideas to the Product Managers
  • Ensure the client team is proficient in using the solutions, providing training and guidance to new members of team
  • Manage major projects, including producing relevant plans, risk analysis and communications to client and management.
  • Review and report project status, ensuring milestones are achieved and realization targets are met
  • Train clients to operate the software and fit with existing or changed business processes
  • Be commercially aware and actively seek revenue enhancements from existing client base by identifying and seizing opportunities as they arise
  • Contribute to internal practice development initiatives, to constantly improve the methods and deliverables used to deliver solutions to customers



Your profile

  • Demonstrated experience and skills in building and implementing enterprise software as a service, ideally in a retail environment
  • Lead multi-functional teams with some or limited experience in software implementation
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding and managing client expectations, whilst delivering the shared vison and roadmap
  • Product management skills, must be able to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, prioritise workload effectively, and thrive in a complex environment
  • Educated to degree level or hold a relevant qualification
  • Logical and analytical approach to problem solving
  • Strong consultative skills paired with excellent technical understanding
  • Business fluent German and English


For consideration please send us your CV as well as your salary expectations to tomf@venquis.com and we will be in touch for an initial discussion. Feel free to call me on +49 (0)89 2109 3906 for more information.