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Product Owner (Project Manager)

We’re looking for a Product Owner(Project Manager), with  2 - 4 years experience, to join our growing creative team in Amsterdam. We're an award-winning ecommerce agency and Europe's leading Shopify Plus partner. We focus on strategy, design, development and data-driven growth in the ecommerce industry, with a client base of international fashion, lifestyle and beauty brands.

Full-time · Amsterdam

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Our mission is to set the industry standard for designing, developing and growing D2C ecommerce experiences on Shopify.

The industry is still young and growing, giving us the opportunity to take centre stage and set the standard for building successful stores. We're committed to experimentation, always looking for new ideas and techniques to develop high quality ecommerce experiences.

We aim to drive ourselves and the industry forward every single day. We innovate for our clients to make them stand out among their competition. We celebrate diversity by sharing our experiences and learning from each other. If this sounds good to you, and you have the skills, the energy and the ambition, we'd love you to join our ranks!

The team

You’ll join a young, diverse, vibrant and energetic team of professionals who are passionate about what they do and eager to learn more. We have a centrally located office in Amsterdam that’s always packed with friendly faces, warm food and cold beer.

We encourage everyone in the team to frequently get together for innovation sessions, dinners, drinks and parties because we believe fostering a strong team spirit amongst all colleagues leads to a better standard of work.

We’re big on collaboration and always encourage our separate teams to work together on projects. You’ll work closely with the sales team and designers, learning from them along the way whilst they also learn from you, as we all pitch in to help our clients grow their businesses.

Job description

As a product owner you’ll deliver large-scale design, build and replatforming projects and be responsible for the ongoing optimisations of a roster of ecommerce clients. You’ll ensure that we produce work to an exceptional quality and deliver on time and within budget.

The ideal candidate is passionate about ecommerce, specifically within the fashion and lifestyle industries. They’re a strong communicator, with the ability to lead a conversation about how best to achieve the task in hand, and have excellent time management skills. Preferably they’ll have experience with the Shopify platform and have solid understanding of the current ecommerce landscape, and the directions in which it’s progressing.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with clients to understand their business objectives, define the project vision and build the product roadmap
  • Prioritise the client’s needs and objectives, juggling scope, budget and time
  • Develop and manage the product backlog, doing so across your team’s roster of clients
  • Write detailed product feature briefs for your team’s designers and developers
  • Contribute to the planning, execution and review of each development / design sprint
  • Work with your team to continually refine and improve the development process
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of ecommerce and the market in which each client operates
  • Act as primary client liaison for delivery of projects and ongoing website development
  • Take accountability and be ultimately responsible for the delivery of client projects/products

Benefits

  • Work with innovative global lifestyle brands

  • Macbook
  • 28 annual holiday days + a day off on your birthday
  • Pension plan
  • Lunch at the office prepared by Samiya 
  • Unlimited access to the psychologists of OpenUp

  • Hybrid work environment: working 40% of your time at our office

  • Get the opportunity to work abroad for four weeks per year

  • Friday drinks

  • Amsterdam city centre office
  • Travel reimbursement

Job requirements 

  • 2+ years of experience in a product owner or technical project management role, having delivered large-scale ecommerce/website projects with complex technical challenges
  • An understanding of what it means to be an agency at the forefront of direct-to-consumer ecommerce design and development
  • A passion for ecommerce and the types of clients we work with: fashion, lifestyle & beauty
  • Strong leadership and communication skills: You’ll be comfortable presenting to all types of stakeholders.
  • A strategic, creative, pragmatic thinker and problem-solver
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • An eagerness to improve your own knowledge and ability in all areas of ecommerce, design, development and marketing

Additional useful experience

  • Experience with Shopify
  • Experience in working at an agency 
  • Development or UX design experience
  • Experience working within a variety of agile development teams and processes