Junior Product Owner

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At Keesing Media Group in Amsterdam, there is room for a product owner with strong technical skills. A cool opportunity, because we are an international company that is experiencing a lot of digital growth and has the ambition to grow strongly. We work from our office in Amsterdam but you will also have the opportunity to work from home


About the position

Keesing is committed to extend its offering over the next years. From puzzles to casual games, aimed at creating Braintainment verticals that increase engagement and monetisation opportunities. For Publishers and other major online platforms where driving customer engagement is key. The digital B-to-B platform is a key asset in realising this strategy.

That’s where you come in, implementing the product vision in developing the product towards its potential and great ambitions. Voicing the needs and opinions of the customer in the Scrum process and prioritizing on what to build next, thereby maximizing the product’s value. In working towards the realization of new functionalities, you gather business requirements and ideas, make visual translations, and translate these into clear and actionable user stories which you prioritize in the product backlog. Besides that, you are the primary point of contact for our local Account Managers and Keesing’s B-to-B customers on the implementation side.

Your responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Develops user stories based on customer issues, prioritizes these stories, and arranges them in the product backlog.
  • Initiate scrum meetings to keep the team on course with the product roadmap
  • Backlog creation and execution
  •  Interprets market trends and insights to understand users’ needs. Both B-to-B clients and players
  • Supports sales and delivery teams on a day-to-day base on possible bug/incidents and implementations:
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with local sales teams and key technical partners at client side


What we are looking for?

You are comfortable with changing focus from internal to external, meanwhile aligning all stakeholders around the roadmap towards executing the product vision.

Your profile/skills

  • Bachelor or master’s degree, preferably in IT
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience as a Product Owner or 3 years’ experience as a Technical Account Manager with at least one year experience with ‘stretch’ to PO- tasks and responsibilities
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Effective communicator, able to deal with multiple key stakeholders
  • Creative abilities, visual design, concepting
  • You have knowledge of and experience with Agile (Scrum)
  • You have experience working with JIRA and Confluence
  • Pre: Experience with web apps (HTML / JavaScript)
  • Pre: Scrum Product Owner training & certificate


About Keesing 

Keesing Media Group is the international market leader of puzzle products. We create content for print and develop app and web-based puzzles. We have 13 offices located in 12 different countries with our Amsterdam office, the headquarters, as the beating heart of the organization. At Keesing Media Group in the west part of Amsterdam all the international and coordinating processes and systems are grouped. Management and development of Keesing’s own international production system is one of the activities.


Our offer to you

  • A salary appropriate to the severity of the position and your experience
  • Participation in Mediahuis pension fund. 21.9% 2/3 employer and 1/3 employee
  • Training and development opportunities
  • A delicious in-house lunch for a small fee and a vitality plan.
  • An inspiring and international environment in which you are part of a highly driven team
  • The possibility to partly work from home. Our Amsterdam office is easily reached by public transport. Your public transport costs are fully covered by us.


Are you the product owner that we are looking for? Would you like to join our team? You are more than welcome. If you submit your application, you will receive a response within 4 working days. Would you like more information first? No problem! Phone or WhatsApp me, Sergi Hidalgo, via (0627050835) or through mail ([email protected]).





Job category: Product management
Employment type: Full Time
Job location: Amsterdam

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