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Product Owner Job - Czechia  

MSD (company)

Posted on : 10 April 2017

Project Description

Product Owner-ENG003041


Have you heard about MSD?

MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. To find out more about our Prague IT Hub please visit

As a Product owner within Global Software Engineering group you will
• Be accountable for defining and driving adoption of the most valuable solutions (both, customer facing & “behind the scene” platform enhancements) addressing our customer's needs and problems
• Through deep understanding of our customers and technology identifying potential opportunities
• Drive the product vision and roadmap; work with stakeholders and manage expectations so that you meet the market needs
• Materialize business requirements into an actual working product that fulfills business needs and enables users
• Close the product learning loop by actively gathering customer feedback, usage and needs and adding them to a prioritized product backlog so that the product delivers the highest business value possible
• Plan and manage product market engagement, rollout and adoption strategies
• Work with the team in required agile ceremonies
• Manage cross-project escalations, issues, risks and dependencies
• Boost team efficiency with ways of working that enable quick and efficient sprints that have a steep learning curve
• Manage project budget, schedule, reports and metrics
• Contribute to maturing product management competency through leadership and coaching
• Contribute to transformation of project-centric culture into product oriented
• Make a difference in health care through internally and externally facing digital products that users love
• Join a team of like minded passionate professionals in a flexible international environment

You will learn
• How to implement start-up methods and techniques in multi-billion pharma enterprise
• How pharma companies work and operate
• About opportunities to create significant value through digital technology in health care


What we need
• Experience from product management, especially:
• Vision and Leadership
• Product road-mapping, backlog and lifecycle
• Product strategy, market research and marketing
• Business modeling & financials
• Experience from working in agile environment – understanding of MVP and build measure learn concept and principles
• Proven success in delivering user facing products and services
• You're used to driving digital products from concept through launch and beyond
• Passion for great UX and product design
• Ability to balance business and user needs while taking into account technical limitations
• Deep understanding of ROIs definition and value driven development of solutions
• Experience in creating great teams
• Fluency in stakeholder expectations management

However we will be happy if you know or heard of one of these
• Design thinking/Double diamond
• Lean UX, Interaction design, User research and usability testing
• Design sprint
• Scrum/Kanban
• Continuous integration

Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives.

Job: Engineering, Development & Integration Job Title:Product Owner

Primary Location: EMEA-Czech Republic-Prague-Prague

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Company Trade Name:MSD

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