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Product Owner E-commerce

26-4-2018
Accell Group
Amsterdam area
32 - 40
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Great bikes win great likes! 

 

Is digital your first language and are you looking for a step-up in your career? Accell Group offers a unique position as Product Owner of our brand-new to be developed e-commerce platform for our leading bike brands across Europa and the US.

 

The goal of our cutting-edge venture is to serve all bike enthusiasts around the world even better by providing 9 single-branded webshops, which are managed through one centralized e-commerce platform. Not only do we want to engage consumers with unique brand content and experiences, we also want to offer a full-fledged e-commerce environment with multiple omnichannel shopping journeys. To realize this, we are looking for top-notch e-commerce specialists to join forces and take a front row seat in the founding team.

 

Are you up for this ambitious challenge? We will give you a lot of autonomy to shape this new digital environment in a driven and high-paced setting with our promise that there will never be a dull moment. All this to serve our bike-loving customers and create the ultimate shopping experience!

 

 

Your challenge

You will be at the very start and forefront to drive development of this global e-commerce platform. You are the "gateway" between our customers, business stakeholders and development, bringing their wishes and ideas together across geographies and brands while safeguarding the realization of best-in-class functionalities. You take ownership and translate these wishes into executable user stories, which you prioritize in a structured product backlog. As our Product Owner, you understand our customers’ needs best and know what engages them. That’s why you’re the one to motivate the team and various international stakeholders to deliver the ultimate customer experience. All the while, keeping a sharp eye on the underlying processes of the brand webshops and understanding the impact of decisions on the organization as a whole.

 

Your focus

  • Lead the development team with graphic designers, UX designer(s) and product content specialists;
  • Coordinate the e-commerce roadmap in collaboration with various stakeholders from all brands and local Operating Companies;
  • Prioritize the backlog based on the customer needs and insights of the development team;
  • Keep track of the costs, required time (progress), scope and impact of developments, including approval of the delivered functionalities;
  • Match agreements, requirements and required changes with third parties involved;
  • Monitor process improvement and collaborate with developers to determine additional development.

 

 

What you bring to the table  

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree preferably IT, Business or Commercial related combined with ‘Scrum Product Owner’ certification;
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience in an international, agile e-commerce environment;
  • Solid knowledge of e-commerce platforms like Magento, Sitecore, Intershop, Salesforce Commerce Cloud (Demandware), EPI server, etc.;
  • Fluent English language skills, of course Dutch is preferable too but not a necessity;
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills within an international setting;
  • Natural and trustworthy leadership combined with decisiveness and sharp prioritizing;
  • A strategic and commercial mindset with a pragmatic approach and focus on business value.

 

 

Our offer to you

  • A solid benefits package to be able to live a happy life;
  • The opportunity to make an impact and co-shape an amazing e-commerce proposition & platform;
  • A brand new and fully equipped office in the Amsterdam area;
  • An open, highly informal, international working environment with a start-up vibe;
  • A new and exciting cycle in your career working on leading global bicycle brands;
  • And just a whole lot of fun and celebrating successes together!

 

 

Accell Group

Accell Group focuses internationally on the mid-range and higher segments of the market for bicycles, bicycle parts and accessories. We have leading positions in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Italy, France, Finland, Turkey, the United Kingdom and the United States. In Europe, Accell Group is leading the (electrical) bicycle market with strong national and international (sports) brands that provide a complete and complementary range of products for all cycling-related needs. Our best-known brands are Haibike, Ghost, Batavus, Sparta, Koga, Loeki, Lapierre, Winora, Raleigh, Diamondback, Tunturi, Atala, Redline and XLC. 

 

Accell Group and its subsidiaries employ approximately 3,000 people in eighteen countries worldwide. The company has production facilities in the Netherlands, Germany, France, Hungary, Turkey and China. Accell Group products are sold in more than seventy countries. Our HQ is situated in Heerenveen (NL). The new E-commerce team will be based in a brand new office in the Amsterdam area.

 

 

Are you in?

Great! Send us your CV and a short & sweet motivation or presentation, please be creative and convince us! If you have any questions upfront, don’t hesitate to reach out to me, Maarten Reeders, via m.reeders@accell-group.com or +31 6 82 504 103. I’ll be happy to tell you all about this role and our exciting venture!

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