Senior Product Owner (m/f/d) in Hanover


At Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, we are aiming to become a leader in the digital service for the future of mobility. In the heart of Hanover, we create innovative digital products in the field of commercial mobility solutions and work together to provide a seamless user experience for customers. With an inspired, interdisciplinary and agile team we develop a fleet management system, ConnectFleet, which enables to effectively manage fleet vehicles. As a Product Owner you are responsible for a digital product and service related to vehicles. In an interdisciplinary, agile team, we work together, among other things, on the further transformation of fleet management and infotainment systems.



  • Preparation and prioritization of a product vision, strategy, roadmap and backlog along with internal and external stakeholders
  • Corporate responsibility for products, features and implementation
  • Responsible for backlog management: Collecting and prioritizing customer requirements and translating them into user stories with support from UX, Sales, IT and Technical Development
  • Daily cooperation and spatial collocation with the internal
    development team as well as implementation of refinements and plannings
  • Relevant coordination with VW Passenger Cars and Group – VWN representatives in product-related committees
  • Coordination and agreement with affected vehicle projects
  • Management of KPIs over the lifecycle, integration of customers through user and product tests
  • Operational demand and capacity estimation for product enhancements
  • Coordination of business case preparation and application with support of the departments and vehicle projects



  • A successfully finished university or postgraduate degree in economics (business studies, economics), engineering or information technology with a relevant focus and an interest in IT-related topics.
  • Fluent in English
  • Expertise and work experience in digital services and project management
  • Relevant experience as a product owner (planning, implementation and operation of digital products)
  • Experience in agile non-hierarchical work with flexible team composition
  • Analytical and collaborative working methods
  • Product Owner certification, technical and UX knowledge are advantageous
  • Work experience in the automotive industry, in strategic consulting or in startups is an advantage
  • Strong entrepreneurial behavior and willingness to assume responsibility



  • Start-Up feeling within a big corporation
  • Agile, interdisciplinary working environment
  • Working in the centre of Hanover (close to the central station)
  • Flexible working-hours