Full Time
Posted 2 months ago

Primary Purpose of Job

As Product Owner you will ensure that the goals of our clients and users are at the center of the full product development life cycle – from conception to deployment, iteration and maintenance.  You will focus on building IT products and platforms that deliver the clients’ offer. You also play a key role in managing relationships between various internal GCO teams, collaborating and supporting the timely and successful delivery of new products and the maintenance and improvement of existing products and platforms.  To this end, you will gather user and stakeholder input and requirements, produce and lead project delivery across the client’s organization.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Experience as a Product owner – can manage and develop a product or service through its full lifecycle to bring value for the client;
  • Expertly engage with the client, listening, probing and understanding their requirements and challenges and relay this back to the internal development team to ensure a fully customized client solution;
  • In collaboration with IT/Consultancy colleagues, be the product expert, ambassador and voice of the client;
  • Strong collaborative/partner management skills and can communicate, sell in and engage a variety of audiences, most notably the software development team;
  • Participating in discussions related to current and future functionality and creative solutioning;
  • Comfortable working in agile methodologies and using agile tools and can suggest improvements to ways of working to improve team and product performance;
  • Able to take high level requirements and drill these down into detailed functional requirements;
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Qualifications, Knowledge and Experience

  • Degree or equivalent in a business or IT related discipline or equivalent professional experience in a software development environment;
  • Experience in business analysis/functional requirements in medium to large scale programs;
  • Experience in managing large technical and/or process related projects;
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage, influence, negotiate and collaborate with a variety of stakeholders with often conflicting priorities and requirements;
  • Confident in communicating with senior level management, client stakeholders and end users using layman’s terms, both verbally and in written form;
  • Strong communicator with the ability to listen, probe and ask questions to uncover needs and objections;
  • Fluent English language skills – verbal and written; quality-oriented proposal writing and proposal management experience;
  • Ideally but not a must:
    • 6+ years of professional IT experience with at least 2+ years contributing to architecture or requirements management;
    • 2+ years of programming experience with .NET
    • 2+ years of SQL DB knowledge
  • Achievement oriented with an entrepreneurial approach and the commitment to achieve the goal;
  • Willing to travel, as needed.


As a GCO Employee, you will benefit from:

  • Hybrid Working Schedule
  • Participation in Employee Pension Scheme
  • 25 vacation days per year (pro rata)
  • 8% Holiday Allowance
  • Time for Time Compensation
  • Commuting Allowance (Home – Office)
  • Daily lunch at Office (when working from home, Eur2/day allowance)
  • Worldwide travel insurance
  • Customized Onboarding/Training Program to kick start your career with GCO
  • Personal Development Plan, Coaching and 1:1 Performance Feedback
  • Access to GCO Academy for all your learning and development needs
  • Company laptop and mobile phone for your work

Dynamic international working environment with passionate, multi-cultural, fun loving and hardworking colleagues


Waiting for you at GCO

You will be welcomed by a super enthusiastic and passionate group of like-minded colleagues from 15+ nationalities whose mission is to provide our clients with surprising results in a positive way.

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