Summit Africa RecruitmentSummit Africa Recruitment
Job title: Product Owner
Employment type:Full Time
Experience:5 to 8 years
Job published:19 May 2020
Job reference no:2447262063

Job Description

Our client in Wynberg is a leading omni-channel retailer, locally and internationally, delighting their customers with an innovative range of curated products on personalized terms. Their aim is to provide multiple, convenient and easy retail shopping channels to guarantee that they meet all customer expectations.

Here’s what you can expect to be doing in the role:

  • Represent key business areas in evaluating, prioritizing, and implementing technology solutions to support’s the business objectives of digital revenue growth
  • Collaborate with development teams to produce technically focused user stories, enabling them to deliver value in an effective manner
  • Provide a support function to scrum teams by managing the product backlog, facilitating daily stand ups and go lives
  • Manage stakeholders, ensuring consensus is reached between delivering short term gains vs investing in long term strategic goals
  • Identify and drive continuous improvements against the key ecommerce metrics
  • Produce wireframes and work with creative teams to define the UI


A little about who you are:

  • Experience with designing and implementing functionality in web-based systems. Advantages to have ecommerce platform experience
  • Familiar with API development and other cloud bases services such as CDNs
  • Comfortable leading UX design processes and A/B testing with customers
  • Data oriented, using source such as google analytics to make informed decisions
  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making skill; deals well with ambiguity in fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, able to work well under pressure where multiple tasks are needing to be run concurrently
  • Clear sense of accountability and ownership
  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar relevant field
  • Minimum of 5 years' working experience as a Product Owner. CSPO qualification advantageous
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
  • Retail / Fin-Tech / Merchandise experience will be advantageous



  • Flexible benefits to structure your own package
  • Creative agile work environment
  • Flexible working hours
  • Café and lounge area
  • Staff restaurant with a variety of healthy meal options