Product Owner Integrated Marketplace
We are looking for an experienced professional with a retail industry background and expert of digital marketplaces.
The role will be a crucial member of a Scrum team dedicated to develop the digital connection of VF with key digital players and partners on the market, through a transactional hub built with the most up-
to-date integration technologies.
The role is focused on VF EMEA and working in a global team supporting brands : The North Face, Timberland, VANS, Napapijiri, Eastpak, Kipling and Dickies Life.
The Product Owner contributes to the development of the product strategy and product roadmap, aligned to company key strategic pillars by working with the relevant Product Manager.
Product Roadmap and Strategy
Contribute to the development of the product strategy and product roadmap, aligned to company key strategic pillars, working with the relevant Product ManagerKeep aware of competitor activity and relevant industry trends, both regionally and globallyConnect product roadmap to incremental product development and to value realization.
Collaborate with Customer Experience and Insights and Analytics department to design the product that provides best customer experience end to endWork with technology, customer experience and brand teams on design mock ups / prototypes for the product(s) to anticipate visually customer experienceDefine set of metrics to measure value of the product once made available.
Be part of an execution POD working within an Agile development framework,Collaborate within a global team of Product Managers, Product Owners, Project Managers and Technologists to align product roadmaps, delivery schedules, and capabilitiesActs as primary contact between technical (software-
engineering, architects, testers) and other teams, including brand teams, operations, analytics, customer experience, legal, finance.
Put understanding of business and customers need in validating products / features.
Benefits realization and Benefits Performance
Monitor, with support of business analysts, key product performance indicators (KPIs), as well as release-specific success metricsPartner with business enablement functions to ensure best experience to our customers when using delivered products and features.
Product Management and Partnership
Create buy-in for the product roadmap with his / her direct stakeholders and with his / her Product Manager.Communicate to business stakeholders progress and benefit realization, looking at it through business and customers’ lensesEngage with partner ecosystem to optimize performance and results.
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree, additional advanced education / degree preferredCertificates or training in specific Products and / or in Agile Methodology are a plus.
7+ years of experience in developing or managing solutions for ecommercePrevious agile methodology direct experience, preferably in large global organization
Business acumen, preferably developed as part of an ecommerce business teamExcellent communication skills, to be a leader and influencer, able to interact with all levels of organizationFront end customer experience design skills are a plus.
VF Corporation outfits consumers around the world with its diverse portfolio of iconic lifestyle brands, including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland®, and Dickies®.
Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world's largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels.
VF is committed to delivering innovative products to consumers and creating long-term value for its customers and shareholders.
VF Diversity Vision Statement
VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business.
The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.
VF is an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled.
VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV / AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.