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Product Owner

Product Owner

Position Type 
Full Time
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# of Openings 
Job Locations 
US-TX-Fort Worth
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We are currently looking for a Product Owner to join our Supply Chain team where you will partner with leaders across the organization and be able to make an immediate impact on many large-scale Pier 1 initiatives! Our Product Owner will collaborate and build consensus with many cross-functional teams in order to ensure that requirements and quality standards are met in an agile environment.  This person will represent the voice of the Business to the IT Development team and be responsible for delivering working software by building strong relationships, gathering business requirements,  validating all test efforts, and providing ongoing communication.  Must be able to balance technical and business acumen and lead teams to deliver working software. 



Duties & Responsibilities

  • Delivery of working software: Validate that all development and testing has been completed based upon the defined acceptance criteria. Ensuring the delivery team completes the work needed, based on prioritizing of both the corporate strategy and financial impact.  Ensure that the customer experience has been reviewed and is acceptable to  business partners at multiple levels of the organization. Validate all test scenarios to ensure the enhancement / defect has been fully addressed. Redirecting as necessary.
  • Act as a liaison between the Development and business teams to ensure that all requirements and user stories are accurate and fully detailed. Represent the business in all agile ceremonies. Work closely with Development teams to communicate acceptance criteria for each item. Work closely with business partner to fully understand the desired outcome of the enhancement or defect resolution.
  • Relationship Building: This person must pro-actively communicate and collaborate with many cross-functional teams.  They will lead through influence and in order to do that they must know their audience, determine the best way to relay information relevant to each party and build trust along the way.
  • Facilitate daily/weekly meetings with Business partners to communicate current work and ensure that all priorities are in-line and that all new enhancements / defects are documented and prioritized accordingly. Presents projects, data and plans to all levels of the org. 

Education & Experience

  • 3+ years of relevant product owner experience 
  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • Experience with Agile methodology
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with strong presentation skills a must
  • Team player, problem solver, highly organized with the ability to multi-task and change direction quickly
  • Supply Chain experience a plus