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: neocles.io/careers/team.

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
  Read more at www.neocles.io/careers/

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 careers@neocles.io