Product Owner – Senior




Management and Business Consulting

Project description:

Our customer has implemented he Agile way of working and is currently looking for a Senior Product Owner who will help the organization to continue to enter into the Digital Age linking business and IT.


Primary Tasks and responsibilities:

  • The candidate will make sure the global customer file is managed through understanding it’s customer’s needs.
  • Understand the business domain or the feature/requirement in question, have good understand from a point of view of end-user and assure implementation and follow-up respectively.
  • Ameliorate customer journey by linking technology and innovation into the customer experience, solution defined.
  • Analyse and translate the end user’s needs transmitting it to the development teams in necessary terms to assure successful solution delivery.
  • Quality assurance making sure the implementation of the functionalities is tested and running by design according to the end customer needs.
  • Follow-up on delivery, implementation and other functionalities through Product Pack Log Management.
  • Create and maintain the Product Backlog
  • Prioritize features in the Backlog before each Sprint
  • Clarify the high level scope and the technical synergies between the different sub-projects
  • Assist the Scrum teams defining priorities of the business’ needs
  • Focus on the resources and capabilities of the team(s), the projects or innovations that bring the most added value to the organization and its stakeholders.
  • Set up and conduct a Road Map of delivery
  • Manage risks and issues related to delivery
  • Report on the budget
  • Make sure to keep full control of the above mentioned responsibilities at all time

​​​​​​​Secondary Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Deploy and develop an active and consistent communication with different stakeholders
  • Conflict management (tech and non-tech)
  • Facilitate the operational functionality of the teams/squads and stakeholders
  • Ensure compliance with standards and best practices for all requests
  • Be proactive in proposing technical solutions and innovations
  • Inform the client and the tribe manager of progress, problems, risks encountered, etc
  • Help the Scrum Master organize Sprint Review Meetings
  • Define the roles and responsibilities of the teams
  • Follow-up on possible change and deliverables related feedback from the customer on continuous bases
  • Team coaching/motivation

Technical skills:

  • +5 years’ experience in a Product Owner role in the IT Sector (in application development, JAVA environments)
  • Expert knowledge of complex Systems Integration.
  • Very good knowledge of one or more of the following concepts or technologies (SOA, API Management, Microservices, Enterprise Integration Patterns, REST, UI frameworks)
  • Very good knowledge of Agile methods, preferably as Product Owner or Scrum Master (ex: Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban, SAFe)
  • Expert knowledge of JAVA architecture.

  • Master Degree in Computer Science OR equivalent through experience.
  • Very good coaching & training skills

Soft skills:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to work on multiple simultaneous tasks with limited supervision
  • Quick learner, motivated self-starter
  • Result oriented & customer centered
  • Structured / Organized
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and team collaboration skills
  • High accountability and team spirit values

  • FR and/or Dutch
  • ENG

Contact person:

Contact name: Recruitment IT Staffing