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Product Operations Manager

Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium

We are looking for a motivated, collaborative and inspired leader to take up a leadership role within our tribe.  The Product Operations Manager that will be responsible for leading our group of Product owners.

 

You will be reporting to the VP Product Management.

Responsibilities

People

·      Develop Product Owners to grow the skills and capabilities needed for efficient and effective execution of agile principles and practices.

·      Act as escalation point and help in prioritization 

·      Manage and coach a team of Product Owners (+5)

·      Perform performance review and definition of objectives for team members

 

Process
 

·      Act as an agile/scrum champion within the organization

·      Define and monitor KPI for the squads

·      Identify areas of improvements and align on best practices across the different squads

·      Assess existing processes and identify opportunity for improvement

·      Lead cycle planning activities and facilitate meetings, ensuring the squads deliver against their commitments with the highest quality deliverables in a timely fashion

·      Set up interaction and knowledge sharing processes among the Product Owners group

·      Assist in removing roadblocks and help squads to be successful

 

Skills

o   Master Degree

o   Fluent in English

o   Excellent communication skills

o   5+ years minimum of experience as Product Owner or Project Manager

o   2-3 years of experience in people management

o   Experience with LeSS or Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is a plus

o   Independently driven, resourceful, and able to deliver results with minimal direction.

o   High sense of ownership, urgency and drive

o   The ideal candidate has experience in working in heavily regulated environment (pharma industry, bank, insurance, …)