Product Owner

US-NC-Morrisville
Job ID
2017-2848
Category
Product Management
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

JAGGAER is the world's leading provider of comprehensive source-to-pay solutions. Some of the largest Commercial, Manufacturing and Life Sciences companies in the world trust JAGGAER with billions of dollars of annual spend. Additionally, JAGGAER is the leading procure-to-pay provider in the Higher Education and Government sectors. JAGGAER eprocurement and strategic sourcing customers across the globe have gained access to the best suppliers, with the best terms, on our scalable, customizable, user-friendly platform. Our SaaS-based, source-to-settle solution provides unparalleled visibility, insights and recommendations to procurement leaders and suppliers. The result is a fluid supply chain driven by powerful spend analysis, comprehensive contract management and efficient accounts payable solutions.

 

 

The Product Owner is a member of a highly collaborative product development team which develops new software functionality for customers. The Product Owner will be tasked with leading the development effort by communicating the vision to the team, outlining and prioritizing the work in the backlog and communicating to internal and external stakeholders.

 

The Product Owner should be able to clearly communicate the project vision at the beginning of every release and sprint so that the team understands and is equipped to realize it.  They will fulfill all of the project management responsibilities, including removing impediments for the development team, facilitating team meetings and enforcing the overall scrum process.  The Product Owner should have clear communications skills, as a necessary job requirement is communicating status outside of your team.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the scrum process, including:
    • Run daily stand-up meetings
    • Coordinate and lead product review meetings
    • Lead retrospective meetings
    • Prepare and lead user story prep meetings
    • Facilitate the estimation of user stories
  • Ensure a maintained and prioritized backlog of user stories
  • Participate in design reviews and provide input throughout the creative process for the work of your teammates
  • Conceptualize new and improved user interfaces
  • Present complex sets of data in ways that are easy to comprehend
  • Present at internal and external conferences
  • Documentation and other release activities for the current release

Position Requirements

  • Knowledge of scrum process and best practices
  • Ability to translate high-level customer requirements into epics and user stories
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills with past successes in working across organizations to implement large-scale projects
  • Exceptional customer focus. Client-focused attitude – a customer advocate
  • Good presentation skills for communication with internal and external customers
  • Strong written documentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and the ability to balance multiple ongoing responsibilities and appropriately communicate issues a must
  • Experience with Java-based web applications preferred
  • At least 5 years experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent preferred
  • Travel 10-20%

 

About Our Benefits

We offer a generous benefits package including employee and family health, dental and vision coverage, reimbursement accounts for eligible medical expenses; company-paid life insurance, AD&D, short-term and long-term disability benefits; retirement plan with company match and generous paid time off benefits. Additional benefits include education and well-being reimbursement programs. 

 

 

JAGGAER offers equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran or military status and other protected class characteristics. 

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