Vacature Innovation Product Manager in Amsterdam | Modis
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Innovation Product Manager

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Toegevoegd op 12 August 2022
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You will drive the product strategy and roadmap with global and geo technology partners. Breaking down the concept and vision into executable parts (epics and features) to define product backlog, coordinate prioritization, trade-off conversations, highlighting/owning risks and dependencies. Ensure the readiness of the work (accept or reject work results) and that the work is aligned to the overall Tech Innovation roadmap and long term strategy. You will use product management standards and best practices to ensure that the Technology teams have the required user, business and technical context to build valuable solutions. You take a proactive role in setting up regular communications and demos on evolving innovation products to tech- and specific project stakeholders. You know how to deal with complicated systems and platforms that are owned across multiple global teams and are able to get the Tech Innovation requirements prioritized.


The IPM will be part of the TIO Marketplace Studio and work closely together with TIO’s engineering teams based out of the Netherlands and Poland. You will partner directly with multiple geo and global Technology partners like Architecture, Engineering, Technical Product Management, (UX) design and potentially external partners we collaborate with. Other partners are Program Management, Information Security and Data and Analytics teams who can support and influence your innovation roadmap and adoption at scale.


Modis are looking for a Innovation Product Manager to join our IT team, our chosen candidate would initially work onsite at our global retail client, located in Hilversum.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career with Modis, a global consultancy with over 200 clients in the Netherlands. As a Modis consultant you can be assured we take pride in developing your skills and giving you access to cooperate with our global clients. As a global consultancy Modis strives to retain our consultants in order to provide new and exciting opportunities within our local and global community.


The TIO is looking for an experienced Innovation Product Manager (IPM) to drive the incubation of marketplace and consumer-facing innovations through to scale phase. You have experience in turning newly defined innovation concepts into technology products that engineers can start building. Your product vision is aspirational and you keep the overall business strategy in mind. The ideal candidate has a deep understanding of (technical) product life cycle management and a profound experience with scaled technology products. A strong learning mindset, ability to influence, data-driven communication, and ability to navigate the matrix are essential to success. A solid experience with innovative technology solutions and lean & agile inspired frameworks and methodologies help to drive impact. We need a candidate that has a growth mindset and experience with large and scalable technology solutions. Someone with a startup attitude to tackle interesting opportunities across a wide range of technologies and methodologies.



8+ years of shown experience in an international business environment ideally in innovation or technology.

Of which 5+ years in product ownership/product management.

Experience in leading cross-functional technology innovation work.

Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships and high commitment with a wide range of collaborators.

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to think and act creatively.

Ability to anticipate customer’s needs.

Ability to respond to and prioritize changing demands efficiently.

Strong communicator in English (verbal-written).

Crafting business cases to support business decisions.


Progress over perfection, focus on projects that offer the highest return on engagement

Test fast and frequently - sometimes you’re going to have to throw away some of your early work (kill your passion projects). Important part is iterating and finding the solution that truly adds value!

Maintain focus and resist the temptation to do too many things at the same time

Be agile and adaptable, responding quickly to changing market conditions and pivot where necessary

Optimizing the use of group time (meetings culture, means of communication, push/pull updates) and using other means of collaboration when they’re more efficient

Staying calm whilst also being able to quickly flag and remove blockers


Should be available 40 hours per week

Netherlands based PLEASE

Please share your Updated CV in English, and we will be in touch for next steps.

Thank you.

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