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Marco Gau
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Last update: 02.08.2021

Interim Manager - IT/Finance/Agile Transition/Prince2 Agile/Critical Projects

Company: MG Interim
Graduation: M.Sc. Business Computing
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
depending on project scope/time of contract, negotiable
Languages: German (Native or Bilingual) | English (Full Professional)


Scrum agile Jira & Confluence Program & Project Management Product Management OKR Process Management Capitalization Communication Technical Key Account Management Integration Management Innovation Management Anaplan ecommerce Beratung ecommerce Payment Gateway Integration SEPA Factoring Shopware Chief of Staff Prince2 Agile Prince2 Agile Practitioner


CV Rev 8 (052021).pdf


  • Skilled Communicator
  • 7+ years experience as Manager (mainly payment and mobile industry)
  • Customer Centric
  • Project Manager
  • Program Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Used to work in strongly regulated environments
  • Hands on mentality
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Data driven 
  • Scrum/Kanban 
  • Agile Transition Process
  • OKR Master
  • Prince2 Agile Practitioner 

Project history

12/2020 - Present
Technical Key Account Manager / Product Owner / Process Manager
shyftplan GmbH (10-50 employees)
Internet and Information Technology
  • Product management
    • Requirements engineering
    • Creating use cases
    • Mass export on HR data for usage in SAP HR 
    • Documentation
    • Product ownership  
  • Process management
    • Create process overview on all product and develpment processes
    • Optimize processes (Scrum, release process, bug process, product refinements)
  • Create product landscape 

02/2020 - 02/2021
Project Manager - Finance
Ratepay GmbH (250-500 employees)
Banks and financial services
  1. Evaluation of banking partners for further expansion of companies business (including calculation of business cases and pricing negotiations)
  2. Project manager for implementation of Business planning and analytics software (managing internal dev team and external consultancy)
  3. Project lead for chain factoring refinancing solution with 3rd party bank

04/2019 - 12/2019
Head of Program Management (employed)
Ratepay GmbH
  • Strategic product planning
  • Shareholder management 
  • Management of multipe parallel development projects and their dependencies
  • Management of several IT integrations project with other companies (Nets Group)
  • Project planning / budgeting / controlling

07/2016 - 03/2019
Head of Product (employed)
Ratepay GmbH (250-500 employees)
Banks and financial services
  • Agile Transition of Product and Dev department
  • Strategic product planning
  • Invention of company wide transparent product development process
  • building product management team from the scratch and shaping diffetiation between product management and product ownership
  • agile transition: merge of product management and market teams (Sales and KAM)

01/2014 - 06/2016
Product Manager
Ratepay GmbH (250-500 employees)
Banks and financial services
  • Country Launches in CH, NL, BE
  • Design of Core Product (secured open invoice, instalment, direct debit)
  • Technical Key Account Management

07/2011 - 12/2013
eCommerce Expert
Several Companies (10-50 employees)
Internet and Information Technology
  • Setup and optimization of 20+ online shops using Shopware including Payment Integration, UX optimization, Shopdesign
  • Shopware Business Partner

07/2011 - 01/2012
Project Manager - eCommerce
BVC Computerhandels GmbH (10-50 employees)
Consumer goods and retail
  • Launch of Onlineshop for Hardware Retail including design of an automated wholesale product imported with automated pricing calculation
  • Operational tasks after Launch
  • Payment flows and UX optimizations
Used Shop-System: XT-Commerce


06/2008 - 06/2011
Director Operations (employed)
Fox Mobile Distribution GmbH / Jamba (500-1000 employees)
Media and Publishers
  • Operate Jamba platform (mobile ringtones) in AT and CH 
  • Implementation of mobile billing platform in company owned online dating platform 
  • Design of mobile billing and sign-up flows for german launch of mobile streaming service
  • International Project Management (Berlin, San Francisco, New York, Chennai)

Time and spatial flexibility

  • prefer remote work 
  • willing to travel but spending weekend in Berlin due to private reason


CTO (Luise Linden)
"Termindruck, fachliche Komplexität, zahlreiche Stakeholder, sich ändernde Requirements, ... Herr Gau behält die Nerven und managt mit Fokus und Diplomatie jedes Projekt. Das Team und ich haben immer sehr gern mit Herrn Gau zusammengearbeitet, er bringt ein breites Spektrum an Fähigkeiten und Wissen mit und geht stets sehr wertschätzend mit allen Kollegen um."

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