Product Owner

4 weeks ago
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IT-Zola Predosa




Technology is at the heart of YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP and is the driving force behind its success. Our in-house technology team allows The Group to give customers and brand partners the best possible experience across content and commerce, and to continually innovate and lead the online luxury industry.


Role Purpose:


As the Product Owner within the Product team, you will be the subject matter expert who owns the delivered functionality and any associated user experience of the system or current initiative from definition to implementation and optimisation.  You also have a critical role in prioritising the order of work within an initiative to ensure that maximum business value is delivered as early as possible.   


Key Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for the vision, objectives and benefits of their initiatives;
  • Accountable for the delivered functionality and user experience;
  • Representing the stakeholders on a day-to-day basis to the Team;
  • Accountable for user stories;
  • Owns the Product Backlog (being a prioritised list of user stories). Regularly reviews the product backlog to ensure that there is just enough detail for each story in anticipation of the team being ready to go into the next level of detail;
  • Takes an active role in Iteration and Release Planning meetings. Works with the Delivery Manager to determine which features within their product will be grouped into releases;
  • Ensures the team is always working on the most valuable requirements;
  • Represents the voice of the customer;
  • Accepts stories to confirm they have met their conditions of satisfaction (to include the Team's definition of done);
  • Work with the rest of the Product Owner community to ensure that cross-domain and cross-team dependencies are well managed;
  • Contributes in defining product roadmap with other product owners, stakeholders and team;
  • Help to build and maintain excellent working relationships between the Product Team and the business functions;
  • As part of the Product team, promote the principles of continuous, and measurable, improvement;
  • Build the capacity of the team to innovate by elaborating ideas into proposals such that the business can understand the costs and benefits of those ideas;


Skills and Experience:

  • At least 2 years’ experience in  similar role;
  • Demonstrate strong leadership qualities and behaviours;
  • Prioritise and make effective decisions, with excellent ability to accurately assess the potential business value added and possible risks;
  • Clearly communicate to and influence technical and business stakeholders, both within your immediate circle of work and more widely;
  • Measure and demonstrate value added by the initiatives that you define;
  • Be expert with delivering value from Agile methodologies;
  • Excel at managing stakeholders and developing relationships;
  • Fluent in English and Italian; 


Location:     Zola Predosa, Bologna

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is an equal opportunities employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments for your interview please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is the world’s leading online luxury fashion retailer. The Group is a Global company with Anglo-Italian roots, the result of a game-changing merger, which in October 2015, brought together YOOX GROUP and THE NET -A-PORTER GROUP; the two companies had revolutionized the luxury fashion industry since their birth in 2000.

YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is a unique business with an  unrivalled  offering  including  multi-brand  in-season  online stores NET-A-PORTER and MR PORTER,  and multi-brand off-season online stores YOOX and THE OUTNET, as well as numerous ONLINE FLAGSHIP STORES, all “Powered by YNAP”. Through a joint venture established in 2012, YOOX NET -A-PORTER GROUP has partnered with Kering to manage the ONLINE FLAGSHIP STORES of several of the French group's luxury brands.

In 2016, YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP joined forces with Symphony, an entity controlled by Mohamed Alabbar’s family, to establish a ground-breaking joint venture to create the Middle East’s undisputed leader for online luxury retail.

Uniquely positioned in the high growth online luxury sector, YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP has an unrivalled client base of more than 2.9 million high-spending customers, 29 million monthly unique visitors worldwide and combined 2016 net revenues of €1.9 billion. The Group has offices and operations in the United States, Europe, Japan, China and Hong Kong and delivers to more than 180 countries around the world. YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP is listed on the Milan Stock Exchange as YNAP.


For further information: www.ynap.com | Linkedin: YOOX NET-A-PORTER GROUP | Twitter: @YNAP


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