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Project Manager Digital Innovation & Ecosystem (m/f/d)

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Project Manager Digital Innovation & Ecosystem (m/f/d)
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Product & Project Management
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Description & Requirements

PAYBACK is a top player in data-driven marketing worldwide. With the ability to develop digital business models and implement technical trends, we are one the leading companies in the data economy. All technical solutions of the PAYBACK program are developed invented and implemented in Germany. Therefore we provide the latest technologies and have cross-functional and agile teams.

You want to take responsibility and collaborate your ideas to our unique product? You are ambitious and eager to and move things further? Then you are exactly right with PAYBACK. We are looking forward to you getting to know you.


  • With the progressive digitalization, the way people communicate with each other, use services, and shop is fundamentally changing. This also affects the business of PAYBACK and its cooperating trading partners with all the associated changes and opportunities. 
  • Apps are playing an increasingly important role - on the one hand as an innovative communication channel with our customers, and on the other hand as a central element in the digitalization of stationary trade. 
  • We consider it an essential task of PAYBACK to support our trading partners on this path and to offer our joint customers a forward-looking shopping and PoS experience. 
  • With more than 10 million active “mobile” customers and a leading mobile payment solution, PAYBACK is already an important mobile platform in Europe today, which we want to further expand.


  • In further expanding and optimizing the PAYBACK app as a connecting element between the digital world and stationary trade in Germany and other countries.
  • In the continuous development of the necessary business-strategic, procedural, and technical requirements for a digital networking of PAYBACK with partner companies.
  • In the intelligent integration of the PAYBACK app with the apps of partner companies.
  • In the conception and implementation of innovative features in the PAYBACK app.
  • In establishing a comprehensive mobile customer journey for our PAYBACK end customers.



  • You have successfully completed your studies in business administration, marketing, or similar fields.
  • You have several years of experience in the digital environment, especially in the field of mobile apps.
  • You have a quick grasp of complex issues, pronounced analytical and conceptual skills, and enjoy shaping new things (strategy).
  • You have successfully led interdisciplinary projects, enjoy taking responsibility for your projects, and enjoy working in a team and with external partners.
  • Perseverance and goal orientation are your thing. You have an entrepreneurial mindset and, in addition, bring communication skills and assertiveness.



  • Grow like a Pro: Continue learning through individual professional development, grow with us to shape our future together
  • Tasty Breaks: Every visit to our ESSZIMMER tastes like like a short visit to Italy – also for vegetarians and vegans
  • Do it your way: In- house KINDERZIMMER, flexible working hours, 30 vacation days and up to 3 days working from home per week
  • Move it, move it: Our bonus program for your well-being - have fun in our 24/7 TURNHALLE and enjoy our goodies for your body and mind during our health weeks
  • Get Together: Meet and spend leisure time with colleagues – in our SPIELZIMMER at a Mystery Coffee, be part of our popular Social Days, ski events and seasonal highlights such as Christmas parties, summer parties and team events
  • Easy Going: Coming to the office is not only fun, but also affordable - we cover the costs of your "Deutschland-Ticket"