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Product Owner (interim)

Posted 1 month ago by Anthon Byberg
Gotland/remote
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Job Description

Product Compliance Let’s create the future together.
We believe that being curious and truly committed to understanding people is the key to future success.
We are people who care about other people, working together to create new technologies and innovations for safe, sustainable and convenient mobility.

Want to join us? 
What’s in it for you?
We are looking for a passionate Digital Product Owner that can lead one of our product teams and deliver outstanding business value.
You will join the Sustainability and Product Compliance product cluster within Digital.
This product cluster delivers digital solutions that support the company in leading automotive sustainability innovations, as well as ensure that all our cars are following all market regulations and legislation.
We use modern tools and agile methods to create business value continuously.
We ensure high quality and adaptability in our delivery.
Of course, we have fun together while doing it.

What’s the challenge?
Product Compliance digital product supports business critical functions, mostly connected compliance reporting worldwide.
Cornerstones of the product are data quality, accuracy and completeness, as any error in reporting to authorities might lead to substantial financial impact on the whole company. There are several old tools in place, and we are working on getting those up to date. Cloud native. Modern data warehousing solution. Data analytics capabilities. Cutting edge technology. At the same time, we are getting new challenges from outside – new regulations, new markets, new brands to take care of. The product team has started recently and is growing significantly to be able to cope with all the challenges mentioned above. What you’ll do
As digital product owner, you will maximize value by owning and deciding upon priorities in the digital product team’s backlog from a business perspective to streamline the execution, while maintaining the technical integrity of the features/components for the team. You are the voice of the user, you have a business perspective and some technical know-how. You will be articulating and consistently emphasizing the short- and long-term vision of the product to the team and relevant stakeholders as well as ensure increased stability for our products by close collaboration with the operations teams. You will also be owning, building, prioritizing, deciding and refining the stories in the Team Backlog including defects and enablers as well as participating in the development of story acceptance criteria and drafting them when feasible. Involving the team in backlog refinement to achieve minimum handover and maximum joint understanding as well as understanding the scope of the upcoming enabler work, collaborating with the team and architects to assist with decision-making, and sequencing of the key technological infrastructures. We are looking for you who will be validating stories making sure they meet the acceptance criteria, definition of done (DoD), and has the appropriate tests and draft the team’s specific objectives.
You will work according to the Scrum and Safe frameworks; 2-week sprints and 12-week PI-increments. However, we’re not religious about it and are constantly evaluating how to work in the best way, applying common sense to ensure as little waste as possible. We believe it’s important that you are available to the team and answering their questions as well as participating in sprint team demo and retrospective (as requested by the team).

Top Skills 
You will actively coordinate content dependencies with other Product Owners and clusters. It is also important that you are continuously developing your own skills and help the team and other Product Owners develop theirs. Participating in cluster discussions and contribute to the program-level vision, roadmap, and content presentations. You and your skills
 • You are experienced in driving product strategy and operations as a Product Owner or equivalent role.
 • You have experience of working with new development as well as operations in a product landscape with high demands on stability and data quality.
 • Experience in facilitating collaboration between teams and management with agile development methodologies. You are excellent at communication, presenting and relationship building with teams and global stakeholders. You as a person
 • We believe that you are user-focused and passionate about solving their problems.
 • You are flexible, open to new ideas and always looking for ways to improve.
 • You are energetic, forward-thinking and you push for innovation.
 • You have a holistic viewpoint and are value-oriented, with an ability to inspire and motivate others in working towards a goal.
 • You are experienced as a leader.
 • You can communicate in the English language both verbally and in writing. Who are we?
 Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them.