Lead Product Owner

Lead Product Owner Apply Now Job ID INF000BIT Date posted 09/12/2017 Location Minneapolis, Minnesota

Lead Product Owner – BTS/BTC

LEAD PRODUCT OWNER

The Product Owner represents the "voice of the customer" by maintaining and prioritizing the backlog to ensure that the team is working on stories that maximize business value and deliver necessary fixes and functionality to all customers.

The product owner must have an ability to connect strategic plans to the product strategy and break down the work into achievable outcomes while managing many cross-functional partnerships. This will require a blend of experience across Product Mgmt and Pricing strategy.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drafts key product strategies and objectives and key results (OKRs) for the product(s).
  • Possess a fundamental understanding of end-to-end customer experience integration and dependencies.
  • Accountable for created product(s), working in the product model and communicating with business partners.
  • Lead dual track agile to balance both Delivery and Discovery activities within your team
  • Lead, manage and collaborate with cross-functional teams, business partners and stakeholder management for the product(s).
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy.
  • Ensure stories and/or Epics clearly communicate the customer and stakeholder needs to the development partners.
  • Stays current on industry knowledge, business context and customer personas related to this product
  • Provides competitive analysis, monitoring, Market, SWOT and Gap Analysis to key stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated passion and fluency for the technical and data aspects of your business
  • Lead and manage small cross-geography SCRUM teams, including engineers, ensuring the teams are aligned around similar goals and objectives.
  • Encourages the open exchange of information and viewpoints
  • Inspires others to achieve challenging goals and high standards of performance while committing to the organizations direction
  • Foster a sense of urgency in to achieve goals and leverage resources to overcome unexpected obstacles

REQUIREMENTS

  • 3+ years in a product strategy role
  • 6+ years of expertise, coding or developing experience
  • Experience working in an agile development
  • Experience in an ecommerce organization
  • Strong communication skills
  • Digital expertise and experience
  • 2+ years in a team leadership role
  • Experience with data driven products
  • Previous Pricing/Promotions experience a plus

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