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 dua.com is looking for a Product Owner to become part of our team. We’re on a mission to connect over 12 million Albanians around the globe. Be it Albanians from Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia, Montenegro, Turkey, Switzerland, the UK, and beyond, we’re aiming to empower your relationships and meaningful connections with peers. Search for your partner anyplace, anywhere, anytime, and meet them in person.Why dua.com?

dua exists because we saw a problem we wanted to solve. Even though Albanians have progressed significantly around the world, there was no single platform to connect the amazing Albanian community together. We are empowering Albanians in making new friends, seeking a serious relationship, or expanding their professional network.

dua.com has over 500’000 downloads already and is growing significantly, that’s where you come into play.

Your role:

dua’s Product Owners are responsible for defining the overall strategy and goals for dua’s various products, including the website and mobile applications. Product Owners create and maintain a product roadmap with user stories and epics and are responsible for communication with all stakeholders (c-level, marketing, developers, and board members) to ensure that dua’s products continue to perform at the highest possible level and serve the needs of our customer groups.

 

A Product Owner will see the big picture and the small details at the same time. He or she will understand the broad needs of our business, scan the competitive landscape in which our product operates, spot trends and technical developments and update the user stories, tasks and epics as needed. 

 

At the same time, he or she will understand every detail of the product from design to functionality to usability. They will need to understand various metrics and concepts very well – conversion, retention rates, ROI, performance metrics, user activities, etc.

Responsibilities:

  • Create, review and write user stories based on our roadmap in high detail.
  • Direct contact with the Chief Product Owner and Head of UI/UX of dua.com
  • Lead the daily stand-ups with our iOS, Android, Backend, and Web Team.
  • Owning various product features together with the CPO and making sure we deliver them on time.
  • Responsible for Product Backlog Management, in order to maximize the value of dua iOS & Android App.
  • First contact person of the development team for product-related questions.
  • Prioritize relentlessly on innovations to achieve growth goals.

 

Requirements:

  • Fluent in English (written, spoken, and reading)
  • Have at least 1-2 years of experience in working as a Product Owner.
  • Extremely comfortable with data and analysis. Proven ability to leverage analytics and quantitative methods to inform and influence decision-making.
  • Experience with Scrum model, JIRA Atlassian, and a Mockup Tool like Balsamiq.
  • Attention to detail and a creative eye, as well as graphic skills, are advantageous.
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and build relationships with people across all levels and organizations internally and externally, across multiple geographies.
  • Highly organized and comfortable with making tough prioritization decisions. Able to effectively keep track of moving parts across projects, and adapt to new information and goals. Prior success in managing complex app projects.
  • Strong analysis skills, to write user stories, acceptance criteria and technical specifications and requirements.
  • A hands-on approach is driven by a passion for rapidly designing and building projects, then testing their success.
  • Ability to motivate and inspire a team to achieve beyond what they imagined possible.
  • Confidence to contribute to decision making.
  • Experience of a problem-solving approach and the ability to provide creative solutions.
  • Systematic approach to complexity.

 

The Product Owner role involves collaborating with the development team to ensure that features are developed correctly and according to the general standards.

A typical day might involve:

  • Writing user stories to the definition of ready
  • Developing acceptance criteria
  • Frequent product inspection
  • Gathering requirements
  • Refining stories in the product backlog
  • Contributing to the evolution of best practice within the team and department
  • Writing and reviewing technical documentation
  • Facilitating cross functional workshops to determine stories and acceptance criteria
  • Keeping the backlog up to date
  • Collaborating with the development team as was well as others to deliver high quality solutions
  • Proactively identifying areas of improvement

 

Desirable skills:

  • Agile Scrum Product Owner
  • Jira
  • SQL Server
  • Gherkin
  • Knowledge in Google Analytics

 

What you can expect:

  • Work from wherever you want – we’re a Remote-First company with team members in over 5 countries.
  • Well-funded and proven startup with larger ambitions, competitive salary, and stock options available.
  • A dynamic and entrepreneurial team where pushing limits is everyday business.
  • Access to comprehensive medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance, all on us.
  • The chance to work in dua’s office in Zurich. (via business visa)

Location: Part-Remote / Prishtina, Kosovo

Start: As soon as possible.
Employment Type: Full or Part-time Job

Sounds like a fit? We can’t wait to hear from you.

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