Product Owner

  • Product
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

Product Owner

Job description

Product Owner

 

The Product Owner is responsible for maximizing the value of both the Neocles platform and the project team. The Product Owner is responsible to represent the interests of all stakeholders (clients, development team and management) in the continuous development & innovation process of the Neocles platform.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Representing the clients and users interests The Product Owner is the main contact of the clients with respect to needs and wishes from 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.

  • Collaborate with the development team The Product Owner determines “what” needs to be done and works closely with the development team on the “how”.

  • 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. The Product Owner manages the priority setting across all clients involved and coordinates mutual agreement with all stakeholders.

  • Ensure clarity of the tasks & needs The Product Owner is responsible to ensure that the tasks and needs for the product are crystal clear for the development team.

  • Monitoring progress The Product Owner monitors the progress of the sprints/development and is responsible for the product reviews and demos with the clients.

  • Creating a long-term product vision The Product Owner works closely with the Neocles leadership team to develop a long-term product vision and identifies opportunities for continuous innovation within the product. It is essential that the Product Owner stays up-to-date regarding market trends and develops features that are relevant for the clients (although they might not have requested these features yet).

Safeguard the ease of use and added value of new applications
The Product Owner is user centric and ensures that the UI/UX is focused on simplicity, ease of use & elegance and that the applications are smart and adding value to the clients & users.

 

 

Requirements

Profile:

  • Higher education (MSc, MBA)

  • At least 5 years experience in Product Owner, Client Success Manager, IT project manager functions

  • Experienced in communication with series A clients

  • Structured, disciplined and strong planner

  • Excellent communicator, analytical and a conceptual thinker

  • Knowledge and affinity with UX design and user centricity

  • Challenging the status quo is second nature to you

  • You have a positive and energetic personality

  • You have a proven track record in successfully motivating and guiding a team

  • You speak and write English fluently (German and French is an advantage)

  • Experience in the sports & fashion industry is an advantage