Sustainability Product Owner

location

English level: Upper-Intermediate

work type

Work type: Office/Remote

level

Technical Level: Senior

Project Overview:

Through strategic data collection, governance, methodology and carbon accounting modules, our client offers its key customers and suppliers innovative digital products and business models to accelerate their transition towards a world in which everyone can enjoy dairy responsibly. Our primary focus is driving greenhouse gas reductions in the dairy value chain at global scale, productized as sustainability solutions. The Sustainability Product Owner is a seasoned professional that helps to shape the global methodology and technology at the core of this industry-leading value proposition.


Customer Overview:

Our client is a privately owned Dutch company that has spent over 50 years perfecting its craft and is proud to be one of the leading global dairy suppliers, distributing over 1,100,000 MT of dairy products per annum.


Responsibilities:
  • Organize workshops to validate requirements for all client types. Business trips to the farms a few times per month with the team (completely covered by the company). 
  • Manage stakeholders (internal and external)
  • Prioritize backlog, plan maintenance, coordinate release, and promote change
  • Drive continuous improvement, prototyping, and digital innovation
  • Update our product based on carbon protocol/methodology/accounting changes
  • Participate in international working groups (e.g., agri-tech/GHG-related) on GHG tooling

Skills/Requirements:
  • 5 years of experience in Innovation, Sustainability, Consulting or Digital of which at least 3 years as Product Owner or (Senior) Project Manager depending on job scope.
  • Location: Only Netherlands
  • Hybrid work schedule: 2-3 times at the office, 2-3 from home; 
  • Agile mindset
  • Familiarity with Scrum Methodologies

Personal Competencies

  • Committed to a boots-on-the-ground approach, ensuring our clients’ success is our utmost responsibility.
  • Creative problem solver and a fast thinker– always looking for the next idea that can piece the puzzle together.
  • Capable to manage ambiguity and work in a changing context
  • Strong communicator – great listener that can make complex concepts seem easy.
  • Team player – balancing independence with a passion to help others progress.
  • Positive energy – thriving in a dynamic, demanding environment.

Big plus:

  • Prior exposure to sustainability tooling or methodology
  • International working experience
  • Knowledge of working with data and application integrations incl. API management
  • Experience in managing IT vendors is a plus

We offer:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote work/office work
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick leave
  • Corporate doctor services
  • Free English classes
  • Life event support
  • Payment for educational courses, certificates (50%)
  • Different sports activities in the office (badminton, tennis, darts, gym)
  • Fully equipped office with car and bicycle parking

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    Liudmyla Spilnyk

    Recruiter in JetSoftPro

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