Product Manager (Zurich, CH)

  • FIFA
  • 05 Jun, 2021

Job Description



To support our HR & Services Division, FIFA is looking to recruit a customer service and solution oriented person as a Product Manager, 100%


Your duties


  • Be accountable for the complete lifecycle of the Products in scope; including delivery, operations, and release planning
  • Establish and maintain a trust relationship with the Business Stakeholders
  • Create and agree together with the Business Stakeholders a Product long-term vision, roadmap, and strategy
  • Build and maintain Product awareness and coordinate the Product Roadmap across Products
  • Create and maintain the Product backlog according to the priorities given by the Business Stakeholders 
  • Lead the Product Backlog delivery ensuring continuous acceptance from the business throughout the delivery
  • Ensure the Product delivers a high-quality User Experience
  • Understand the Product requirements and propose innovative solutions
  • Facilitate the engagement and coordination of all IT capabilities, as well as the non-IT areas involved, during the Product Lifecycle, such as IT Architecture, IT Security, Legal, Procurement, Branding, among others
  • Facilitate and drive the actions that lead to the definition of the Product budget, as well as ensuring its efficient management and utilization throughout the Product Lifecycle
  • Identify risks relevant to the Product and propose risk treatment strategies
  • Plan and run regular Product Board meetings


Our requirements


  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar
  • In-depth knowledge of various delivery methodologies such as Agile, Scrum (certification in Professional Scrum Product Owner, Scrum Master, PMI-PMP, PMI-ACP an advantage)
  • At least 10+ years of proven work experience in IT roles – ideally within Delivery areas
  • Proven work experience as a Product Manager/Product Owner for at least 5 years within the IT field
  • Proven record of successful deliveries of various complexities within global and multi-cultural organisations
  • Experience of working closely with UX/UI designer and development teams
  • Experience in requirements gathering for web applications and subsequent translation of requirements in user stories
  • Fluent English, business fluency in at least a second FIFA language (French, Spanish or German, the latter being an advantage)
  • Excellent teamwork and leadership skills
  • Highly organised with strong time management and conflict resolution skills
  • Proven ability to manage teams remotely
  • High sense of accountability, trustworthiness and ethics



FIFA is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to gender, race, age, skin color, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, background, physical or mental disability, or on any other grounds.


You can expect a highly motivated and helpful team working in a dynamic multicultural environment. If you have the necessary qualifications and are keen to work for an international organisation, please click “apply” and submit your application in English (motivation letter, CV, diplomas and reference letters).

Fédération Internationale de Football Association, FIFA-Strasse 20, 8044 Zurich


Only direct applications via our applicant tracking system will be considered (no agencies or applications via email/post please).