PRODUCT LEADER, Location:Bucharest

06 Sep 2018, Bucharest

Consultant: Bianca Turau

Our client is a company which incorporates all activities specific for a car manufacturer. The 17,700 employees innovate with respect to products and best practices and are recognized for their professionalism.

Main responsabilities:

  • The Product Leader is accountable for maximizing value generated by products / platforms and enabling the Team to achieve best quality, user alignment, value creation and team engagement
  • As a constructive sparring partner of the Product Owner, (s)he provides his/her insights throughout the product life-cycle
  • Provides leadership in the adoption of Agile practices, culture and values by teams across a portfolio of projects 
  • Acts as the point of contact between the Team and the organization to make sure the required skills are staffed allowing efficient product development 
  • Defines the product release strategy in close cooperation with the PO in order to maximize value
  • Facilitates project level obstacle removal and team consensus on solutions 
  • Helps the PO keep focused on value creation and customer alignment 
  • Ensures that the PO knows how to arrange the Product Backlog to maximize value 
  • Ensures that operation and security User Stories are implemented for sustainable run 
  • Helps the PO in arbitration on product technical backlog 
  • Coordinates if necessary selection of solution (software package, development) which is in line with the Group’s IT architecture rules with the Product Owner and the Solution Architect
  • Plan resources to be used (human, technical, financial, etc.)
  • Consolidates all costs of project / product



  • Experience of at least 2 years in a similar position
  • Experience of leading a team and managing an Agile project with high stakes
  • Fluent in English
  • French are highly appreciated
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Agile Manifesto and Agile methodologies, from a theoretical and a practical standpoint
  • Enjoys working with people (facilitating and collaborating) 
  • Familiar with architecture, database design and systems, component technologies, XML standards, and current technology trends 
  • Knowledge of Jira and Confluence needed 


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