Product Owner

  • Product
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Product Owner

The challenge

Get the feeling of real-life impact and experience a new level of being challenged.

Meet Neocles!

Engineer Digital Simplicity… and run it.

We build and run a business-critical transactional SaaS platform that powers several globally operating brands. Our clients care about digitizing and optimizing their self-service selling and buying operations to perfection. We care about their success. To improve their business our web and mobile-based platform provides retailers with the experience to easily place large orders with our clients. At Neocles you work on a product that is transforming the way big brands do business. Also, a cool fact to share: We have been named "Cool Vendor in Digital Commerce" by Gartner in their 2020 report.
About us in short:

  • We engineer digital simplicity...and run it!
  • Business-critical transactional system
  • 40+ Team | 10+ Nationalities
  • Product | SaaS | Digital Selling & Buying
  • Puma | Bestseller | Ecco | Brooks Running l Esprit
  • C# | .NET | Angular | Azure | Elastic | Kibana
  • Our team in faces:

What you’ll do :

  • You will be working across the full business lifecycle - from idea validation, product discovery, MVP definition and scoping, launch, scale-up, exit
  • You will lead the user research and testing to gather requirements and validate potential solution(s)
  • You'll be partnering with a product designer, you will use UX principles to create wireframes to describe user journeys and create a prototype that can be taken into a full UI design
  • You'll be representing the clients' and users' interests
    *The Product Owner is the main contact of the clients with respect to the needs and wishes of our clients and their users. The Product Owner should have a firm understanding of the business domain and the varying needs of different types of users
  • You'll manage the backlog
    *The Product Owner decides on the priorities, based on a thorough assessment of value for our clients and in line with our mission
  • You'll monitor the progress of the sprints/development and will be responsible for the product reviews and demos with the clients
  • Continuous improvement: You'll use your growth and learning mindset to source new ideas and continuously come up with new ways to improve our platform, processes, and tools
  • You will be reporting to the CEO and be a part of the Product team, taking a vision from an idea to a live software product

Technical requirements:

  • At least 4-5 years experience in Product Owner position in a product company
  • Experienced in communication with A-list clients and complex stakeholder landscapes
  • Experience creating and owning a product roadmap or strategy
  • Experience scoping and defining products/features and creating sprint plans
  • Demonstrated success defining, launching, and maintaining excellent products
  • Knowledge and affinity with UX design and user-centricity
  • You have a proven track record in successfully motivating and guiding a team
  • You built software products from the ground up/produced MVP's
  • You're comfortable using lean, agile, and software development lifecycle frameworks
  • You have enough technical understanding to work closely with engineers and act as a translator between engineers and non-technical founders
  • You've got a good knowledge of analytical tools and how they can be used to track and assess the performance
  • Advanced English — both spoken and written
  • Experience in the sports & fashion industry is an advantage

Soft skills:

  • Structured, disciplined, and strong planner
  • Excellent communicator and listener with an analytical mind
  • Challenging the status quo is second nature to you
  • You have a positive, strong, and energetic personality

The real deal

We offer:

  • Unlimited study: courses, coaching, conferences
  • A flat organization without any micromanagement
  • Quarterly OKR-based planning
  • Re-evaluation of professional development & salary plan every 6 months
  • 25 vacation days, public transport compensation, pension plan
  • Indefinite contract (two months’ probation)
  • Distributed teams across Ukraine and all over Europe
  • Innovative, cross-cultural, and service-oriented working environment
  • We're a recognized Immigration and Naturalisation Service (IND) sponsor

Why work with us:

  • Get in the zone: You’ll discover your true capabilities. Stretch and grow.
  • Get more done: You’ll get to get more done.
  • Get Together: You’ll join a team that enjoys the thrill of hard work.
  • Get Growing: You’ll learn fast by experiencing ‘honest discomfort’.
  • Get serious: You’ll get more reality in our no-nonsense environment.

Interview path:
  1. HR- interview
  2. Technical Interview

  3. Cultural Fit Interview

Get in touch

Do you care about moving forward? Hopefully, we got you thinking. The first step in closing this ‘real deal’ is finding out if you and Neocles are a potential match. It’s up to you: apply directly online, drop by the office for a coffee or get in touch to schedule a (video) call with the team first. Any questions? Please reach out to us via