Product Manager, Sympa HR



Let’s develop the world’s best HR Software, together. We are looking for a Product Manager to define the vision and strategy for our cloud HR solution. Want to join the team?

We’re looking for a Product Manager to take the product ownership of Sympa HR, a cloud human resource solution is used by over 200,000 people and loved by its customers, every day. Our technology helps organisations to master their human resources data securely within one solution, to automate HR processes and thus enable businesses to concentrate on their most valuable asset: people.

We’re looking you to join our Product Team of 25 people with a variety of backgrounds, from UI design to testing. As a Product Manager you’ll work closely with other team members in Vantaa and Lahti offices, and in general get to travel around our offices and customers in Finland and abroad.

Our team is based in Vantaa and Lahti, you get to choose which location suits best as your office base. We have colleagues also in Stockholm, Copenhagen, and Amsterdam.

Sympa is striving for fast international growth while maintaining the agility of a small business, and this shapes our work culture. Decisions are made fast, with flat hierarchy, and everyone who works here is valued for themselves and for their skills.

We’re all connected by a passion for what we do, and a desire to develop in what we do.

As Sympa HR Product Manager you will have an opportunity to:

  • Be part of developing a modern, global cloud service that tens of thousands of people use every day
  • Enjoy a central role as the product owner in the development organisation, being an important part of the product specification and definition
  • Meet our customers and users around the world and get to understand them and
  • Define and drive the product vision and roadmap, take part in product strategy creation
  • Have the freedom and responsilibility to prioritise the Sympa HR solution product roadmap
  • Get to communicate about our solution and it’s development externally and internally, including speaking at different occasions and events
  • Apply your talent in a multitude of ways and learn new things, challenging your problem-solving skills every day in a flexible and agile working culture
  • Enjoy a relaxed, yet committed work atmosphere
  • Work a flexible schedule and have time for your family, friends and own projects. In addition to enjoying our work we all value our spare time.

We are looking for someone with strong motivation, curiosity and an eagerness to learn.

What do we value in our candidates?

  • You are ambitious and an innovative problem solver
  • You are keen to take our solution to next level and to keep us in the first-row of world’s best HR solutions also in the future
  • Understanding and possible work experience in HR or HR software is considered an advantage
  • Enthusiasm and no fear for new challenges with persistence to finish your projects
  • We’re not looking for a software developer, but some knowledge or background in programming and technology is a plus
  • You have a true interest in user and market trends, general business understanding
  • Knowledge in user experience, user-centered design, service design, and of course product management
  • You are also able to communicate smoothly and efficiently to different target group and you enjoy presenting also to public audience

Do you want to be a part of a great team on a great adventure?

We are looking for a matching candidate and we will fill the position as soon as we find one! Tell us more about yourself and send us your application right away here. The application deadline is January 15th.

For more information about Sympa and the position, please contact our Product Director, Mikko Kojo, +358 50 371 7975 or [email protected] as follows:

  • December 29th between 12 and 13:00, or
  • January 4th between 12 and 13:00, or
  • January 9th between 12 and 13:00

You have great self-discipline and you make things happen. Sympa, in turn, does its very best to take good care of the whole Sympa family

Want to find out more about the position or Sympa?

Mikko Kojo

Mikko Kojo

Product Director
+358 50 371 7975

Sympa in brief:
We’re about making employees happier through enabling better and more efficient HR.  Sympa is the  fastest growing HR solution provider in the Nordic countries. Our solution is the most popular HR software in Finland,  used by and loved by over 200.000 people every day. Our secret for the fast growth is a simple formula: great software and overwhelmingly happy customers. Consequently, we’re expanding quickly across Europe and beyond.
We’re constantly looking for new talent to support our high growth. We like our people to grow with the company, and have fun while working.
Sympa was established in 2005 by two siblings and continues to be family owned. We currently employ around 70 people and have offices in the Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland and headquarters in Finland. Read more:

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Sympa is the fastest growing HR solution provider in the Nordics. Apply now and work with us to help develop the world’s best HR solution.

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