Product Owner

For the DPG Media IT organisation, we’re looking for a talented Product Owner for the Customer Services Area. Our Customer Services Area, consisting of four IT-teams, creates an environment for relieving the customer with fast, flawless (digital) services and supports our efficient customer services organisation. Our service makes impact to millions of readers within The Netherlands and Belgium. At this moment in time, a big part of the platform is being renewed and for this challenge we are looking for a Product Owner to help us excel in our challenges…

Within DPG media the PO : 

  • Works closely with the Chief PO. Together they will form the Product Management team. 
  • Creates and drives area product vision and priorities towards business and squads.
  • Ensures alignment on roadmap and priorities based on business value, coordinates this with all business units and IT
  • Direct collaboration between end users, subject matter experts and development teams, building the best product together
  • Ensures the translation of an area roadmap to one 1 area product backlog 
  • Direct collaboration between end users, subject matter experts and development teams, building the best product together 

Customer-centricity, teamwork, taking initiative and having an agile mindset are important to us. You will work with our teams in a scaled Agile, Scrum, You build it, You run it (DevOps) environment. Although we usually write in English, fluent understanding and speaking in Dutch is required 


Your key strengths

  • You are business-driven, team-oriented, curious, open-minded and eager to learn
  • You know the challenges in stakeholder management, know how to build good relations and are a strong and clear communicator.
  • Experienced in story writing, story slicing, product mapping and story mapping
  • Have an Agile mindset and are experienced in Scrum or other agile/lean methodologies
  • You easily explain and efficiently solve complex problems
  • Strong communicator; you understand the surplus value of open communication and love to take on an advisory role
  • You are passionate about analyses and are a proactive and out-of-the-box thinker
  • You naturally aim for continuous improvement and better quality and think short delivery deadlines and value delivery are self-evident
  • Willingness to travel to Antwerp from time to time (as some other teams are situated there)
  • Bonus for knowledge or experience in Customer Care processes / CRM. 

We offer

  • You have the opportunity to contribute to quality journalism and impact over a million people, daily.
  • Work with the latest tech stack in an environment where quality is non-negotiable
  • Fully paid functional technical training
  • A competitive, experience-based salary
  • A one-year contract
  • 32 or 36-hour work week
  • 12% in flexible benefits (of which 8% is holiday allowance)
  • A percentage of profit shares
  • Reimbursement of travel expenses  
  • 23 paid holiday days 
  • An excellent pension scheme
  • An outstanding relocation package
  • Located in Amsterdam

There also are several ways to switch out conditions of employment, such as buying or trading vacation days or a bike with a tax advantage. 


Interested? Apply!

Do you recognize yourself? Want to apply directly?
Click the ‘apply now’ button or visit dpgmedia.nl/werkenbij. Want to know more about this position? Contact Venetia de Wit via venetia.de.wit@dpgmedia.nl or phone: +31 6 1016 3863.

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