Product Manager (m/f/o)

  • Mobiles Arbeiten in Deutschland
  • Stuttgart
  • Work experience
  • Project Management, Product Management
  • Fulltime
  • Published: 23.01.2024
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Job ID: 1150

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Product Manager to join the global Thieme Science Business Unit. 

You want to play an active role facilitating our Thieme Science Strategy "Commit to Open Access". You utilize a very "hands-on" approach and drive change in a rapidly developing publishing landscape leveraging strong interpersonal skills. You have a customer centric mindset and consider yourself a problem solver with agile experience. This is a great opportunity for a dedicated individual to be part of a strategically relevant team and shape Thieme's online publishing activities.  

Thieme ¬†is a leading supplier of information and services contributing to the improvement of healthcare and health. Employing more than 1,000 staff, the family-owned company develops products and services in digital and other media for the medical and chemistry sectors. Operating internationally with offices in 11 cities worldwide, the Thieme Group works closely with a strong network of experts and partners. The products and services are based on the high-quality content of Thieme's 200 journals and 4,400 books. With solutions for professionals, Thieme supports relevant information processes in research, education, and patient care. Medical students, physicians, nurses, allied health specialists, hospitals, health insurance companies and others interested in health and healthcare are at the focus of Thieme¬Ņs activities. The mission of the Thieme Group is to provide these markets with precisely the information, services, and products they need in their specific work situation and career.

Department: Thieme Science 
Start: to the next possible date
Contract duration: unlimited 
Working hours: fulltime 


  • You are passionate about Open Access and develop author-oriented services and solutions.
  • You are responsible for the modernization and further development of our eJournals and eBooks platform in technical, professional and business matters.
  • You take over the project management for the redesign and ensure the accessibility of the journal product pages (EU guidelines, WCAG, VPAT).¬†
  • You define responsibilities, processes and standards and ensure that they are adhered.
  • You work closely with internal stakeholders from sales, marketing, publishing, CX/UX, and IT.¬†
  • Working with the product owner, you will manage the external software development partner.¬†
  • You monitor the market and evaluate existing and new initiatives in terms of their usefulness and feasibility.¬†


  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience¬†
  • 3 years proven academic and open access publishing experience¬†
  • A strong dedication for open access publishing¬†
  • Experienced project leader with track record heading complex cross-functional projects with international stakeholders for 3 years+¬†
  • In-depth knowledge of STM journal business¬†
  • Thorough knowledge of the scientific community and its needs¬†
  • Highly customer and service oriented¬†
  • Ability to comprehend business needs and translate them into product requirements¬†
  • Tolerance for ambiguity, strong prioritization skills, and the ability to work cooperatively with a large variety of personalities at all levels of business¬†
  • Strong analytical skills, including expertise to present research and analysis¬†
  • International and cultural sensitivity as well as working experience in an international business or environment¬†
  • Fluent in in English (both written and spoken); German or another language would be a bonus¬†

Our offer

  • We provide a collaborative and empowering work environment
  • We value winning ideas and a proactive attitude
  • Our Thieme Academy provides individual training opportunities
  • You will work in a reputable and employee-friendly family business that encourages open communication
  • We expect a hybrid work setup upon return to our offices; we are open to other arrangements as well
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