As a venture builder and growth equity investor, it is our people, our unique culture and way of working that unites us in growing ideas into companies and investing in promising startups. As the innovation engine of the Migros Group, we focus on the most relevant trends and opportunities for Migros and society at large within the fields of Food & Beverage, Fintech, Last-Mile, Digital Health, Sustainability & Circular Economy as well as Commerce & Shopping.

Both idealistic and pragmatic, we Sparrows are passionate and execution-driven entrepreneurs who are striving to make an impact. In our daily work, we love to tackle challenges, value collaboration and speed in execution and create an environment where no day is the same.

What to expect as Junior Product Manager

At Sparrow Ventures you can expect a no bullshit, down to earth, yet high calibre work environment. You will be part of a young and dynamic team that is highly motivated to create an impact. As Product Manager, you will:

  • Be the voice of our customers to build a product they really love.
  • Be part of a multidisciplinary team, composed of a Venture Architect, UX/UI Designer, Growth Marketer and Engineers - to build a new startup from the ground up and make a positive impact on people's life.
  • Work closely with all team members to deliver products with quick time-to-market and optimal resources.
  • Deliver products by either developing them yourself (we love no-code tools) or in collaboration with our engineering team, acting as a product owner.
  • Extend in all areas of the startup to support your team and make the venture a success.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Business Administration, Business Sciences, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
  • First work experience in product management and agile methodologies is a plus
  • Understanding of and hands-on experience with no-code tools - having built solutions yourself
  • Previous work experience in a startup is a plus
  • Technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies preferred
  • Fluency in English with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done
  • The ability to keep calm in turbulent, time-critical situations
  • Full-time availability (explicitly: no part-time or freelance), to commence on January 3rd 2022 or by agreement.

Benefits

Based in the heart of Zurich, we have flexible hours and a hybrid working culture topped up with regular team events and lunches.

We foster a no bullshit, down to earth, yet high caliber work environment where the best argument counts. Being highly dynamic and results driven, we have a “move fast and learn fast” culture, here for the fame and glory of what we have built. Most importantly, we have fun on the way.


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