Product Owner

Zagreb  |  Varaždin

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR

An analytical thinker to drive the product mission and vision by working in a high-paced agile team.

We are a team of 50+ people (Engineers, Designers, Product Owners, Project Managers, System Architects & more) working with Philips Domestic Appliances and their digital products. Our goal is to simplify the everyday life of Philips’ customers by creating user friendly apps and products.

We work in multiple cross-functional agile teams, developing backend platform and mobile apps. One of the apps we are developing is Philips NutriU, feel free to check it out and find your favorite recipe!


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Qualifications & Experience

2+ years of experience in defining or implementing digital projects

experience delivering at least one major product where you had the role of a Product Owner

a University degree in informatics, electrical engineering, computing, economics or related fields

strong communication and presentation skills and ability to effectively communicate recommendations to a broad range of audiences including leadership, internal business clients and technical developers

in-depth understanding of business and good understanding of IT

ability to prioritize and manage work in a fast-paced environment

experience with agile development methodologies such as Scrum or Kanban

excellent command of written and spoken English

independent and goal-driven personality

above average decision-making and problem-solving skills

a high sense of urgency and attention to detail

a pragmatic problem solver and out-of-the-box analytical thinker

experience working with project management tools like Jira, Asana, Basecamp or other

ability to synthesize information and prioritize business goals


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Your responsibilities

communication with the product stakeholders and leading the product vision for the team

defining and writing user stories and acceptance criteria

closely collaborating with UX & UI designers to define the best possible user experience

working with the technology team on delivering the scope that generates business value

obtaining acceptance and alignment from stakeholders for the proposed scope and document requirements along with prioritization

driving day-to-day prioritization of work operations, projects and scope

troubleshooting reported issues and escalating when appropriate

working with a cross-functional team to translate customer needs and technology directions into new or enhanced features and services

analyzing customer feedback to improve product experience

Tools
we use

Productive

We use Productive for time tracking, budgeting and project management. It helps us to have all the information in one place.

Jira

On some projects, we also use Jira for product development/task management.

Slack

We use Slack for work and for fun. It’s our go-to tool for maintaining sanity both in office and remote.

Handbook

Through the years we’ve built a vast repository of knowledge related to project management and agile methodologies.

Figma

We use Figma for collaborating on designing our projects. It helps us to deliver value to our customers more efficiently.

Zeplin

On some projects, we also use Zeplin for easier communication and collaboration during projects design and implementation.

InVision

We use InVision to communicate with both Designers and clients in order to polish our designs.

TestRail

We use TestRail as a test case management tool so we can keep an eye on our projects.

Confluence

We use Confluence as a collaboration tool which helps our teams to cooperate and share knowledge efficiently.

What do we offer?

Learning & development

In our bi-weekly one-on-one talks and quarterly 360 reviews, we discuss what’s good and what could be better.

Versatile projects

Our teams get to work on very interesting projects for renowned brands and clients from a range of industries.

Contributing to open source

Sharing is caring doesn’t only apply to chocolate.

Educational budget

If you’re eager to learn, we’re eager to help. Every employee receives an educational budget.

Paid language courses

Paid language courses help our employees master the English language.

Doing a career switch

We don’t have a sorting hat to tell you where you belong, but we will support your career switch from one job position to another.

Traveling on business

Having clients all over the world means our employees sometimes have to travel to and work from beautiful locations.

Subsidized recreation

Stay in shape with a sponsored fitness membership of your choice.

Sponsored health checks

You know the old saying – the greatest wealth is health.

Working remotely

Office location? Anywhere. It’s all about flexibility.

Free power-ups

Snack on fruit, cookies, and nuts to keep your energy levels up.

Car and bike parking

Don’t let it get caught in the rain. We offer free parking for bicycles and subsidized car parking.

Flexible working hours

Tailor your working hours to fit your schedule.

Fun and games budget

Every team gets a monthly budget to hang out and do fun stuff.

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