Share this Job

Product Manager, Checkout & Payments (f/m/d)

Requisition ID:  29169
Location(s): 

København S, Region Hovedstaden, DK

Work experience:  Management
Type of position:  Full-Time
Job Function: 

Vestas Factory

Everything related with global payment processes, invoice reconciliation and reporting is right up your street? Getting to grips with new processes and markets, building structures is exactly your competence, skill and zeal. Then we need you for our start-up environment at Covento. 

 

Service>Global Service Commercial & Products>Payments

If you have ever wondered how your skillsets can be a part of the climate solution and grow your career- Covento is for you. We need people that are willing to roll up their sleeves, creative problem solve, and bring the efficiencies and simplicities of technology to a space that is long overdue for it. 
For too long the ordering and procurement process within the renewable energy space has been fragmented and lack transparency.  At Covento (by Vestas), we aim to change that. Our goal: a place where all buyers in the renewable space (field engineers, procurement professionals, O&M professionals, etc), can find everything from consumables to highly technical parts and services across multiple sellers. We know this will be hard. But believe if we can turn the cumbersome into transparent, it will result in improved economics and Covento can contribute to move the needle in solving our climate crisis.


We are seeking a Product Manager Checkout & Payments (f/m/d) for B2B Payments to coordinate Covento worldwide, both from a geographical and industry standpoint.  As the payment product leader to build end-to-end payment experiences for Covento globally. The ability to enable real-time purchasing and the option to pay by invoice, credit card, or SEPA/direct debit is a table-stakes for Covento. As the global lead of payments for Covento, you provide business, strategic, technical, operational and methodical design leadership for the Covento payment strategy.

 

Responsibilities
As Product Manager Checkout & Payments (f/m/d), you have solid fundamentals in product management, problem solving ability, financial acuity, and the ability to effectively communicate with and influence at all levels. Deep knowledge in B2B payment understanding both from a customer experience and regulatory and compliance perspective. You are eager to get into the weeds to deeply grasp your customer's metrics using a variety of financial and data analytics techniques. You're able to provide a holistic vision and cohesive strategy for next generation designs and strategies.
You have an intrinsic motivation and innate ability to simplify problems to deliver results in a forward-thinking and often ambiguous environment. You are able to make tough calls on product prioritization and defining the roadmap, possess a commercial understanding and are able to comprehense how to balance near-term papercuts, quick wins, and the big bets for the long-term.  


Key areas of responsibility and function

  • Owning the business requirements, technical delivery, performance metrics, and overall roadmap prioritization for Payments for Covento globally, with a particular focus credit cards, bank transfer, and pay by invoice, including payment and reconciliation experiences
  • Definition and building the right SMB and enterprise ready capabilities that comply with local tax, payment and procurement practices, a highly complex and exciting product opportunity with maximum impact for Covento growth
  • Collaboration with cross functional partners including tax, software engineering, UX, finance, the broader product management team, marketing and data science. This person will collaborate with product teams and global business leaders across Covento & Vestas

 

Qualifications

  • The right candidate (f/m/d) has a more than 6 years in product management/business management with a background in technical product management, program management or software engineering
  • Experience in steering engineering discussions around technology decisions and strategy related to a product
  • Experience in owning roadmap strategy & definition as well as end-to-end product delivery
  • Proven history of owning and delivering innovative experiences to B2B customers and a record of thriving product delivery
  • Professional verbal/written communication and data presentation skills, including an ability to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams at every level in the organization
  • Methodical and quantitative skills; ability to use hard data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and steer actions
  • Experience in working with enterprise customers and systems (e.g., ERP, eProcurement, SAP, etc)

 

Competencies

The suitable candidate (f/m/d) the following personal skills:

  • Creative at working cross-functional with different stakeholders at different organizational levels
  • Values productivity and efficiency over activity. Willing to prepare to do good work and create something new to effectively problem solve
  • Has a good bias for action and ability to continually optimize in real time as information evolves
  • Values clarity and collaborations with peers and employees, ensuring success for the entire organization, not just for the individual or department
  • Data-driven mindset. Always look for data upfront supporting the decisions and the design as well as design for that all solutions, no matter small or large, can be monitored after implementation
  • Comfortable with ambiguity with a good sense of ownership and accountability 
  • Fluency in English. A secondary fluency in Danish, Spanish, French, German, or Mandarin is beneficial

 

What we offer

You will join a team of aspirational and solution-oriented colleagues with mindset to be a part of the climate solution and bring exponential commercial impact to Vestas. We work hard and are focused on defining value, creative problem solving, and building something new.  Our goals are high, the organizational support is efficient, and we break rules when it makes sense for our customers and for the business. 

 

Additional information

This role will report directly to the Global Vice President of Covento and work closely with Engineering, IT, Sales, Marketing, Business Intelligence, Finance, third-party financial institutions, and third-party partners to ensure cohesion, effective prioritization, and best-in-class B2B payment experience.

Your work location can be in Copenhagen, Denmark; Aarhus, Denmark; Madrid, Spain; or Hamburg, Germany. You can expect 25% travel activity.

All enquiries are treated confidentially.

Please note: We do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time.


BEWARE – RECRUITMENT FRAUD
It has come to our attention that there are a number of fraudulent emails from people pretending to work for Vestas. Read more via this link, https://www.vestas.com/en/careers/job-openings.

 

About Vestas
Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We are specialised in designing, manufacturing, installing, and servicing wind turbines, both onshore and offshore. 
Across the globe, we have installed more wind power than anyone else. We consider ourselves pioneers within the industry, as we continuously aim to design new solutions and technologies to create a more sustainable future for all of us. With more than 145 GW of wind power installed worldwide and 40+ years of experience in wind energy, we have an unmatched track record demonstrating our expertise within the field. 
With 29,000 employees globally, we are a diverse team united by a common goal: to power the solution – today, tomorrow, and far into the future. 
Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills, and perspectives. We also aim to give everyone equal access to opportunity. 
To learn more about our company and life at Vestas, we invite you to visit our website at www.vestas.com and follow us on our social media channels. We also encourage you to join our Talent Universe to receive notifications on new and relevant postings.