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Product Owner, Platinion (Digital BCG)

Posted 22 Aug 2022
Work experience
3 to 5 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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Who We Are

Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we help clients with total transformation-inspiring complex change, enabling organizations to grow, building competitive advantage, and driving bottom-line impact.

To succeed, organizations must blend digital and human capabilities. Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives to spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting along with technology and design, corporate and digital ventures—and business purpose. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, generating results that allow our clients to thrive.

BCG Platinion

As a seamlessly integrated part of the BCG network, we provide consulting services focused on the development and implementation of business-critical IT architecture and digital solutions. We create technology platforms and deliver exceptionally customized solutions of the future for our clients, from data strategies to next-generation customer journey solutions and transformational business models. We solve the most daunting challenges that companies face today and envision for tomorrow. Our style is entrepreneurial – nimble and innovative, with multifaceted, cross-functional teams and completely vendor-independent. Our unique selling proposition is technology expertise and delivery excellence.

Platinion was founded in 2000. Since then, we have grown continuously and successfully. Today we have offices in Europe, North and South America, Asia Pacific and Africa.

Practice Area Profile

What You'll Do

As a Product Owner at BCG Platinion working on some of the most interesting business challenges across industries you will be responsible for leading teams to deliver useful and desirable products.

You will need to build a deep understanding of the existing client business to help with product definition, feature prioritization and roadmap definition for multiple delivery phases.

You will be required to collaborate closely with cross-functional partners (strategy consultants, data scientists, designers, engineers, architects and fellow BCGers) to create, deliver and strategize compelling visions for our clients.

You will lead ideation and brainstorming workshops with clients and internal teams to devise creative and disruptive solutions. You will work closely with strategic designers, experience designers and human scientists to take insights from consumer research and uncover personas, understand pain points, and build end to end customer journeys.

You will help implementing prototypes to validate innovation values, including defining project scope, requirements, KPIs and success metrics.

You will assist in defining an actionable roadmap for the client to execute themselves or up to MVP collaboratively with BCG.

You will work with teams in building a range of products & services that could include responsive digital apps, APIs and data solutions to drive digital transformation projects.

You will be responsible for implementing Agile principles and methodology while assisting in the management of the relationships with key stakeholders, engineering teams, design teams and potential third parties.

You will assist the testing process and help presenting prototypes and demos.

Though much of your role will be focused on technology products, you will also be involved service change, process change and development of new customer experiences. You will need to confidently communicate with project stakeholders and internal teams in order to be successful.

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

• [3+] years’ of experience in delivering digital products/solutions

• Experience of working with multi-disciplinary teams (Designers, Engineers, Architects) within a fast-paced environment whilst maintaining calm under pressure

• Strong interpersonal skills, combined with intellectual curiosity, and a desire and ability to "get things done"

• Proven success working in and promoting a rapidly changing, collaborative, and iterative product development environment

• Experience in delivering service designs that embed quickly within organizations to smite sustainable change

• Evidenced understanding and application of human centered design and delivery

• Experience working within the Agile framework

• Knowledge and understanding of technical engineering best practices

• Understanding of the creative design process (from ideation to delivery), knowledge of the most common associated software and modern tech stacks

• A Bachelor or Master’s degree with above average academic performance in an area applicable to Product Management, Human Centred Design or equivalent professional experience

• Fluency in English, fluency in Dutch is a very nice to have

Since its inception in 1963, BCG has been at the forefront of business management. Many of our ideas and concepts—such as time-based competition, the growth/share matrix, capabilities-based competition, and the experience curve—have had such a fundamental impact on the success of corporations that they have become central to the business lexicon. BCG continues to lead the way on issues at the vanguard of management thinking and practice.

Management consulting
Active in 50 countries
250 employees
Average age is 30 years

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