Product Owner - Shopper Portal
Planet payment
Porto, Av da Boavista , Portugal
há 4 dias

Employment Type : Employee

Contract Type : Permanent

Life At Planet

Do you love putting smiles on faces? Do you want to work in an environment that is obsessed with making customers and employees happy?

Do you want to be part of a global mission to revolutionise commerce and payments? Do you want to be working in a progressive organisation with the ambition to be the global player in what we do?

If you do, then this role could be for you .

Here at Planet we are extremely proud of our heritage of over 30 years. And it is what makes us a unique payment partner for many of the world’s most prestigious brands.

We don’t just provide world-class commerce and payment services, we generate revenue for our customers, and we help them grow.

In the early days, we set out to simplify the complex payment process of VAT refunds for international shoppers in Europe.

Fast-forward to today, and our single payments platform is unique in the industry the only one that offers acquiring, processing, digital wallets, VAT refunds and currency conversion services.

We have recently integrated several other tech businesses Protel, Hoist, Datatrans, Proximis to help us to continue to grow and dominate the market as we set about our mission of being a world leader.

And with strong Private Equity Investors from Advent International and Eurazeo, we are well set up to win.

We know that it’s our people that differentiates who we are and what we do and that is why we are keen to hire world class talent like you.

Role Overview

The Product Owner (PO) is a key member of the Product Delivery team responsible for the delivery of incremental value in each development cycle.

A PO plans tactical work by breaking down features and sizing with their team, identifying design / UX work required and mapping dependencies that their teams foresee.

The PO ensures the predictable and transparent delivery of incremental value and is the only team member empowered to accept stories / features as done.

This role has significant relationships and responsibilities outside the team, including working with Product Management, who are responsible for the roadmaps, vision, and Tech teams who make up the work streams they collaborate with.

What you will do

  • Preparation and Participation for PDP Planning and Execution
  • Be involved in work stream product backlog refinement and preparation for PDP planning and undertake a significant role in the planning event itself.
  • Before the planning event, the PO updates the team backlog, reviews and contributes to the program vision, Roadmap, and content presentations.

  • Taking Features that meet the Definition of Ready (DOR ) to the teams for refinement and preparation for PDP
  • Ensuring Features meet the Definition of Done (DOD) on Delivery.
  • Managing the effective and transparent delivery of each cycle
  • Maintaining the team backlog managing support priority and enabler work within the teams capacity each cycle
  • Iteration Preparation and Delivery Review and reprioritize the backlog, the PO is the primary source for story detail and priorities and has the responsibility of accepting the final iteration plan.
  • Story elaboration with detailed stories with acceptance criteria and work with team to define acceptance tests with stories that meet the Definition of Ready (DOR)
  • Accepting stories ensure the story complies with the Definition of Done (DoD).
  • Participate in team sprint events
  • Availability the product owner must be accessible and approachable for all of the team to ensure definition and clarity of deliverables to facilitate efficient flow of work.
  • During each PDP, the PO coordinates dependencies with other POs.
  • Responsible for producing the System Demo for Product and Value Stream stakeholders.
  • Inspect and Adapt preparation and participation in this significant end of PDP event.
  • Promote Relentless Improvement within your work stream and across your peers
  • Lead and represent on behalf of our business the critical needs to delight our customers
  • Work across the development team to ensure clarity on business value of key requirements
  • Drive higher and greater business understanding with the business and technical teams
  • Who you are

  • Must have a growth mind-set
  • Must display the ability to take ownership of software delivery
  • Must be able to write clear concise user stories with well-defined acceptance criteria
  • Must have experience in delivering software development through an agile delivery model, preferable SAFe and Scrum.
  • Must have digital technical background.
  • Must have a proven record of accomplishment of identifying and solving problems.
  • Must have experience of managing initiatives in a matrix environment, across multiple locations.
  • Must be able to prioritize tasks while working on multiple initiatives and assignments at the same time.
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT and / or two or more years of experience in an agile software development environment.
  • Ideally certified in agile methodologies.
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Proficient in MS Office package (Excel, Word, and Power Point).
  • Knowledge of Aha, Jira & Confluence would be an advantage
  • Ability to prepare reports and presentations to communicate effectively to the product manager and the wider company.
  • Proven communication skills
  • 2 years Product Owner skills and the ability to start manage and deliver initiatives within tight deadlines.
  • Good level of analytical problem solving skills to write user stores & acceptance criteria identify and diagnose problems and implement appropriate solutions
  • Interpersonal Skills : Must display integrity, reliability, and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Passion for detail : Must have proven ability to design and drive through change in a fast-growing company.
  • Solid team Player : To be able to work with diverse teams in many locations. Encourage close collaboration and growth of team over time.
  • Outstanding Communication & presentation skills; Must be able to communicate with non IT specialists
  • Time Management; Must have proven time management skills and the ability to deliver to tight deadlines
  • Decision maker : Willing to take responsibility and able to make sound decisions in a fast growing global company
  • Travel : Must be available to travel throughout the European offices
  • What do we offer and why should you join us?

    We don’t shy away from wanting to hire great people to deliver amazing things for our customers. And once you join us, we want to keep you motivated and engaged in our collective mission.

    Competitive Pay

    We don’t want you to worry about your pay and wonder if you can have it better someplace else. We follow the market and evaluate salary benchmarks through the year to make sure any salary increases remove any worries and keep you satisfied.

    We review pay annually to make sure we are paying you what you’re worth.

    Growth and skills

    We know that for some it’s about growing into more senior and exciting roles, and for others it’s about becoming a deep technical expert.

    No matter what your ambition, we are with you all the way. We know that investing in you is the way to keep skills relevant and you motivated.

    Flexible working

    Work from home? Work in the office? Have family and life commitments that mean you need flexibility? What we care about is what you deliver not where you work nor the hours you work.

    We know flexibility matters and that’s why we offer the flexibility that suits you and your lifestyle.

    An array of people

    We know that to win, our workforce needs to reflect the world in which we live and the customers we serve. We are proud that we have a culture where everyone and anyone can bring their whole selves to work.

    Ready to meet us?

    We hope this role sounds exciting and could be your next step. If so, we’d love to meet you click the button to apply. Go on. Make our day.

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