Product Owner

Job area Software
Location Veghel, Netherlands
Contract type Full time

Product owner

Your responsibilities

As the person responsible for managing the Team Backlog, you will optimize the value work of the development team performs during the complex product development process. You will serve as the customer proxy responsible for working with Product Management and other stakeholders including other PO’s.

Your qualifications and skills

If you’re an enthusiastic, result-driven and versatile product owner with a hands-on attitude, you will excel at maximizing the value of the product resulting from work of the Development Team. This means, amongst other things:

  • Ensuring that goals, scope and product domain are understood by all;
  • Ensuring that the Product Backlog is visible, transparent, and clear to all
  • Collaborating with the team(s) in defining a sprint goal
  • Accepting done Product Backlog items and evaluates product progress
  • Participating in all relevant events like Scrum refinement, planning, review and retrospective
  • Understanding, anticipating and prioritizing stakeholder needs, acts as the primary liaison
  • Understanding stakeholder domain intent and speaking domain language
  • Aligning on product vision and roadmap
  • Deciding on releasing products
  • Improving the commercial health and total cost of ownership
  • Working together with the Scrum Masters and Agile Coach within the department in order to align and improve the Agile Way-of-working within the department

You should also have the following qualifications / have a working knowledge of:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in a relevant technical field
  • Certified as CSPO or PSPO, and understand the fundamentals of Agile and Scrum.
  • You are an enthusiastic and energetic person who is passionate about Agile and Scrum.
  • Knowledge of scaling frameworks is preferable.
  • Knowledge or experience in the Logistics domain is preferable.
  • You are a creative thinker with a vision and attention to details.
  • You are assertive and able to achieve effective conflict resolution.
  • You have good communication, presentation, leadership and social skills.
  • You have experience working with multicultural and distributed teams.
  • Experience as a developer and/or scrum master is a pre
  • Both oral and written Dutch and English.

Our company

Vanderlande is the global leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports and in the parcel market, as well as a leading supplier of process automation solutions for warehouses.

In this world of technology, we believe in people – especially those who are totally dedicated, customer-driven and keen to continue learning throughout their career.

This is embraced by our Vanderlande Academy and International Talent Development programmes, with over 800 courses conducted every year. The focus is on freedom while being trusted to deliver, and this is one of the reasons why we received the highest rating of three stars in the Best Employer survey (The Netherlands).

If you’re ambitious and take your long-term career seriously, then please contact us to explore this global opportunity to join a company at the top of its game.

  • 27 days of vacation & 13 ADV days
  • Flexible working hours
  • Training
  • Commuting allowance
  • Pension scheme and group discount on insurances as healthcare, car and WGA

Your application

If the role of Product Owner appeals to you, then please apply now by completing the application form, and uploading your CV and covering letter. For more information, please contact Annelieke van der Poel on +31612090017 or

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