Product Owner

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This role will be part of the CODE (Core Operations + Development) tech hub based in Lisbon. CODE collaborates daily with the Volkswagen Group brands in development and operations. We transform IT Systems, through customization and support.

We seek the necessary expertise to build teams working in Agile and DevOps practices and due to our effort and professionalism, the Volkswagen Group is delivering us more challenges every day.

Our Mindset | Open for new ways, transparent in what we do and responsive to requests!

Our Target | Creating value, being customer focused and delivering continuously!

Let’s work and have fun together!

What you will be doing:

We are looking for a Product Owner/Product Manager who will be accountable for maximizing the value of the product delivered.

  • You bring a clear understanding of user-centric development and know how to identify who, what & when to build features for.
  • You know how to break down work into the smallest valuable pieces and you know how user validated feedback and data are the greatest sources of truth.
  • Manage backlog, stakeholders & user interaction
  • You’re comfortable working with uncertainty and understand the iterative nature of agile software development, assessing the direction of the product build throughout the development cycle; managing dependencies and turning ideas into reality.
  • You learn about the business and the customer needs fast, effectively aligning team members as well as stakeholders and executives around a shared set of objectives.
  • You build a bond with the teams, leading without authority and sharing the goal of shipping the right product to the customers ensuring the value of the work done by the satisfaction of our users.
  • As team member, you will follow the entire life cycle of a product – from the idea to the development and you’ll contribute with your expertise.

What you will bring:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field;
  • Proven experience as a Product Owner/Manager Experience shipping successful products, including defining vision, strategy, outcome-driven product roadmaps and creating and managing backlogs, defining and prioritizing product features
  • Experience articulating and testing product hypotheses
  • Ability to break down complex problems into actionable steps and to influence decision making in different contexts
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others and navigate complex decision making
  • Experience collaborating closely with engineers, designers, and business departments
  • Fluency in English.

Nice to have:

  • Experience working in an Agile environment and Lean methodology
  • International experience

Benefits & Perks:

Most important for us, this is a true opportunity to join an amazing atmosphere on our local company culture build up, with the support of a solid international group, and to be part of an Agile environment where you can learn, share, and interact in an environment where your ideas are valued and you have a voice.

  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote friendly model adapted to each team’s needs and preferences
  • Continuous learning with access to Udemy
  • Wellbeing program extendable to your household
  • Health insurance extendable to your household
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunity to join the company’s pension fund
  • Home Office Setup to build your dream home office
  • Home allowance, to receive in your payslip or use in our flexible benefits platform (e.g. gym partnership, internet/data expenses, tech equipment)
  • Cellphone + Telecom with voice & data plan
  • Discounts on VW Group cars and special conditions on financing
  • Relocation package (if applicable) & Visa process sponsorship
  • Portuguese/English language classes

Unsure if you meet all these requirements? Please apply anyway! We would love to hear from you!

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