Product Owner

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Product Owner

Help us make lives easier by addressing the world’s most challenging

planning and mobility topics. 


Watch your step! Don’t miss the stepping stones that we have to offer you. We are looking for an highly energized Product owner who will take on the responsibility of building the most cutting edge products so our customers and we can grow into the future of dynamic planning.

We – a bunch of crazy people at Calendar42 - believe that the business of the future is all about connecting people and resources on demand by offering real-time planning and mobility services. So, the past few years we have developed our – as we like to call it - magical algorithm platform. Open data, transparency and real time are the key drivers here. We are a team with people from all over the world that works on a joint mission: make life easier! So companies will become more successful and employees happier.

Your mission

As product owner you are continuously in pursuit of building the best possible product. Deliberating with engineers, service design and the delivery team. Taking in account business value, customer demand, quality assurance, performance.. what not. Getting deep in it and still overseeing the bigger picture. Coming to a precise decision, what to develop next and why. Getting the team to build it, ship it to delivery, and measure impact.

Sounds exciting right?

This is what you’ll do:

  • Managing the backlog of the product team: defining what gets done and prioritizing based on business value/ demand together with the product managers;
  • Refine complex features with the engineering & service design team and iterate on them;
  • Defining how product quality is measured and making sure we work actively on increasing performance and building the right features;
  • Gathering feedback about specific needs by communicating with internal and external stakeholders on a regularly basis and using this information to improve the products;
  • Steer an efficient and self-organising team with high velocity;
  • Interfacing on a regular basis with customer success/ delivery teams, bringing them up to date regarding releases, new developments and major changes;
  • Demo new features, products and improvements together with your teams and stakeholders;
  • Mature product owner practice and grow the team together with the product manager.

Experience & Technical Knowledge

  • 5+ years experience in Product ownership/management, Product design, or in a similar role;
  • Master’s degree in Design, Management, Engineering or equivalent;
  • Experience with Software as a Service, API first solutions or B2B Software companies;
  • Able to manage and balance expectations for both the team and the stakeholders;
  • Strong speaking and written communication skills in Dutch and English;
  • Experience with agile working is a preference;
  • Proactive and gets things done.

It would be great if you could share your product portfolio with us.

Acquisition regarding this vacancy is not appreciated.