Full-Time Central London, London Closes: 2021-04-15

About Ruuby
Ruuby is London’s leading beauty services marketplace platform, offering access to a curated list of over 800 beauty professionals. Since inception, our network of professionals have delivered over 150,000 treatments across the UK, and been rated one of the top UK beauty apps in the App Store, Evening Standard and Vogue. With strong backing from angel investors and family offices, we have an exciting roadmap for 2021. We thrive on our dynamism, innovation and creativity in revolutionising the way we book our beauty services.

Job description
As Product Owner, you will set the vision of what is required for a compelling offering in the at-home beauty market, then be responsible for the design and management of a set of products to achieve that vision and business objectives. Ruuby will be internationalising in 2021, which will be a key project.

You will be the expert who owns the delivered functionality and you will manage any associated user experience of the system from conception to implementation and optimisation. You will determine the detail of what needs to be delivered, along with the prioritisation of those elements.

As the representative of the business stakeholders, you will work with them to help write clear user stories, ensuring that the technical team fully understands the business objectives.

Key responsibilities 
Ensure delivery of business value proposition, prioritise and build out road maps for the suite of our products

Ensure business strategies have the customer and user perspective at the centre of decisions.

Conduct research and implement findings to ensure the suite of products strive to be market-leading globally.Define and lead the vision for the products across all touch points that will deliver the business objectives and customer needs

Working closely with the data from the growth team and define measurement strategies for launch, OKRs and testing activities.
Accountable for the delivered functionality and user experience from definition to implementation and optimisation

Prioritise the order of work and ensure the team is working on the most valuable requirements

Help define the backlog and regularly review

Undertake business and/or systems analysis in order to contextualise user stories

Accountable for the team’s understanding of what is required; ensuring high quality and unambiguous requirements are defined
Make day-to-day decisions on functionality/user experience, basing those decisions on knowledge of the business area, customer and statistical evidence

Promote the principles of continuous, and measurable, improvement
Excite and motivate the technical team by sharing the value of the business objectives they are working to deliver

Assist with recruitment of new team members as appropriate
Skills and requirement

Expertise in delivering value from Agile methodologies
Ability to generate a vision for the domain which will encourage creativity that motivates the team to bring concepts to life.

Experience in marketplace platform

Expertise and deep knowledge of web and mobile platforms

Proven experience in successfully delivering measurable business value through software features or initiatives you have defined – essential

Experience in analysing and mapping system data flows to physical process flows – essential

Experience organising and enabling cross-functional teams to deliver to tight deadlines – essential

Experience in writing clear and succinct user stories that have led to successful delivery – essential

Experience in completing business and/or systems analysis to contextualise user stories – preferable

What we offer:
Competitive compensation package relative to experience
25 days leave as standard.
Flexible working
Pension Plan
We also get lots of free beauty treatments!

Why work for Ruuby?
The Ruuby team is lean and dynamic, with the consequent effect that all staff members have a real impact on strategy, accomplishments and growth. We have huge ambitions, and this is an opportunity to be part of a business with a fantastic mission to build the ultimate destination in beauty. The ability to develop skills across various verticals offers a great benefit to longer-term professional growth.