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Product Owner – English

By September 28, 2022 No Comments



Netherlands: Zeist
Depends on experience
English (Fluent)
Hiring type:
Company hire
Start date:
Job ref.:
Nikoleta Georgieva
+31 (0)70 311 7822


Our client is a leading provider of data and software services for the insurance industry. They have been on the market for more than 15 years and are rapidly expanding on a global scale. 

Currently, they are looking for a data-focused Product Owner to join their Underwriting team, focusing on the client’s services/applications, as well as the underlying Datawarehouse platform and Data Pipeline, including Data Source Management.  

Job Profile for Product Owner
Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Be the expert in extracting meaningful insights for clients from raw data and combining external and internal sources
  • Manage and guide a team of business analysts
  • Create and deliver a roadmap with short-term and long-term objectives for all services
  • Together with the business analysts, manage and coordinate the change process for all services and platforms
  • Oversee the backlog for services and platforms
  • Translate requirements into epics and user stories to improve and enhance services
  • Prioritise work to maximise the value of the team
  • Collaborate and interact with the development team to deliver changes on time
  • Ensure that the offshore development team understands the requirements in user stories
  • Coordinate the removal of blockers and risks promptly. Manage dependencies during execution and escalate blockers and concerns to ensure timely stakeholder understanding
  • Ensure timely release of changes
  • Interact with the sales organisation and provide product information by assisting in the explanation of specific product questions to customers, including actuaries at insurance companies
  • Ensure annual internal and external audits are completed on time
  • Act as the first point of contact for data suppliers of the data warehouse
  • Actively participate in the migration of the entire data warehouse, data pipeline and data visualisation to a global solution (mid to long term)

Candidate Profile for Product Owner

  • Must be fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Higher academic education level in IT or data science; or gained through experience
  • At least 5 years of experience as a Product Owner, or in a similar position
  • Experience with software development in an agile environment
  • Working experience with Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
  • Proven experience in working with matrixed teams across multiple departments and levels and knowing how to work through others to achieve success
  • A background in actuarial science or econometrics is a plus
  • Strong affinity for data, data warehousing, data mining and data pipeline management
  • Willingness to work hard to understand customer and market requirements in depth
  • Accuracy and strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Ability to communicate requirements and objectives effectively to the teams involved
  • Ability to deliver consistent results in a fast-paced work environment with changing requirements and ambiguity
  • Influential personality balanced with respect for others; must be able to drive meeting participants to make a decision and ensure alignment
  • ‘Can-do’ attitude and ability to mobilise the team when there are unexpected blockers

What Our Client Offers

  • Attractive compensation package
  • 27 paid vacation days
  • Pension Plan
  • Laptop
  • Mobile phone
  • Hybrid working model
  • Free parking on-site
  • International work environment

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