Lead Product Owner

Job description

What about you managing a team of Product Owners and drive the development of Sunweb Group products that make us the leading digital holiday expert? We have ambitious goals and we focus on continuously improving technology, user experience, and our people. You will help your team of Product Owners in delivering promising innovations with more than 10 DevOps teams.

You are passionate about technology and you have experience as a Lead Product Owner in a dynamic and fast-changing environment. Teamwork is important and you can take the leading role in driving innovation for our products to increase customer experience, improve our partner and employee experience.

The impact that you will make
You will have the opportunity to develop and build your team of Product Owners by coaching, mentoring, and being a role model. Your team consists of 10 PO’s and you will report to our Chief Digital Officer.

As a Lead Product Owner at Sunweb Group, you constantly improve the online shopping and service experience for customers. And you have a vital role in delivering on our ambition to strengthen our partnership network. You own & accelerate, together with your PO colleagues, the innovation roadmap and portfolio. Sometimes you are translating the request of stakeholders into customer-centric solutions, sometimes you are working on innovations and optimizations in order to our services and products to the next level.. You (pro-) actively collaborate with and contribute to the personal development of your fellow Product Owners and business stakeholders.

Your responsibilities

  • You will play a key role in supporting the Product Owners and the teams to optimize delivery, prioritization and planning.
  • As an inspiring leader, you will sharpen and manage the PO role & responsibilities, helping the PO team to get to top performance and growth.
  • Build a highly engaged strong Product Owner team.
  • You will clarify the key objectives, ensure an effective and consistent way of working, and drive continuous improvement
  • You will work with your Product Owners and with key stakeholders to ensure that the teams contribute to our ambition in the best way possible, making sure that functionality and MVP's can be brought to customers’ as early as possible.
  • Continuous development of Sunweb products to deliver optimal customer experience with the help of a team of Product Owners.
  • You impact business results and improve our partner ecosystem.
  • You drive innovations of the customer journey towards becoming the Digital Holiday Expert.


What skills will make you successful?

For a challenge like this, you do need to bring specific skills and competencies to Sunweb. Working together towards driving business growth and customer & partner satisfaction demands strategic thinking and an intrinsic drive to improve yourself, your team, and the organization. Do you have what it takes...

  • You have a proven track record as Lead Product Owner,
  • You have 2 to 4 years of experience in a management role.
  • Working within a dynamic, European, and fast-growing commercial environment
  • You bring an agile mindset, easily adapting to a continuously changing environment.
  • You create a high-performance culture within a dynamic and international environment.
  • You are an inspirational leader for Product Owners and teams and knows how to build trust.
  • You are highly disciplined, data-driven, and result-oriented.
  • You are knowledgeable and passionate about best practices related to agile product development, adjusting these to what is needed within Sunweb Group.
  • You have relevant higher education or university degree.

Why join Sunweb Group?
At Sunweb Group we value proactive colleagues who are eager to find out new information, advice and dare to try out new way of workings. to. Continuous learning and improving yourself are some of the key aspects to be successful, together with collaborating with different teams.

This is your opportunity for a career in an ambitious, growing, and international company that has a lot of ambition within the travel industry. We are dedicated to becoming the leading digital holiday expert. You can become part of this and make a real impact while developing yourself to realize your own ambitions. Working for Sunweb Group means...

  • Working for an international, ambitious, and dynamic organization.
  • We welcome new ideas and entrepreneurship so we can learn from each other.
  • In our Sunweb Academy, you can join "learning labs" for self-development.
  • You can enjoy 25 holiday days plus 6 ATV days (based on full-time employment).
  • You have the flexibility to work from anywhere.
  • Attractive discount when booking with our brands for you, your friends, and your family.
  • Our office is in Rotterdam, but we are currently working remotely. When the situation allows we will be in the office 2-3 days a week when this makes sense.
  • A great place to work and to develop yourself in an international, cross-functional setting. Salary and other benefits that fit your profile and the possibility to grow with our ambitions.

Is this your next challenge?

Do you want to become part of our team as a Lead Product Owner? Then we would like to receive your CV and motivation. We look forward to your application. Do you have questions about the job? Please contact me via WhatsApp or give me a call so we can discuss the job at Sunweb Group.

Stace Barreiro de Leon
Talent Acquisition Expert
People, Organization & Culture

Building Experiences for People
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