Product Owner

SUMMIT Africa Recruitment

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SUMMIT Africa Recruitment

Cape Town, South Africa

Product Owner

Location Cape Town, South Africa
Employment Type Full Time
Seniority Level Mid Senior
Experience 5 to 8 years
Remuneration Type Basic
Remuneration Frequency Monthly
Benefits -
19/05/2020 Reference Number: SUM2447262063
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  • Product Knowledge
  • Retail
  • UX Design

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

Company Description

With our head office in Cape Town, SUMMIT fills positions in companies that are evolving and expanding and we are ready to assist and manage expectations of both parties as best we can. We are a specialist recruitment agency with a team of experts who have years of experience in the recruitment industry and are aware of issues which arise in today’s corporate world. Hence, we make it our priority to find paramount talent by using the most effective and efficient methods to make the process smooth and professional to ensure the longevity and retention of all our placements resulting in happy clients.

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