Product Owner

We’re looking for a product powerhouse, who’s expertise can take our roadmap to the next level.

As Duel’s Product Owner, you’ll be responsible for defining the product vision, prioritising features, and ensuring that the product meets the needs of both customers and the business.

 

THE BUSINESS

Duel was founded by world-record-breaking adventurer and former brand ambassador Paul Archer, alongside viral games developer Naio Tsarouchis.

We are on a mission to empower brands to grow through the advocacy of the people who love them. Duel exists to show there’s a better way to build businesses, to build a better future, proving that caring for people builds brand, which builds long-term and exponential profit returns.

Our Brand Advocacy Platform allows mid-level to enterprise brands to do just that – scaling how they manage their relationships with thousands of advocates, customers, creators and brand ambassadors. We’re proud today that brands such as Monica Vinader, Charlotte Tilbury, Mint Velvet, Neom and Tropicfeel (to name a few, but not to name some household names that are yet to go live) are doing just that.

The Duel team comprises psychologists, brand experts and community builders from companies including Amazon, Treatwell, Bain, Mimecast and Lululemon as well as young entrepreneurs, psychologists and other exceptional talents.

 

THE ROLE
As Duel’s Product Owner, you’re the linchpin in our fast-growing SaaS business. Your mission? Understand customer needs, define product requirements, and guide the development team to create a valuable SaaS product. With a data-driven approach and a love for software, your creativity and innovation will drive new product ideas and successful execution.

Product Vision and Strategy: Craft a clear product vision and adapt it as needed.
Requirement Definition: Collaborate with stakeholders to gather and prioritize product requirements.
Backlog Management: Maintain an organized product backlog.
Development Team Collaboration: Work closely with the development team.
User Experience (UX) and Design: Collaborate with UX designers to ensure an exceptional user experience.
Testing and Validation: Define acceptance criteria and work closely with QA.
Release Planning and Management: Coordinate release plans and monitor success.
Customer Feedback and Continuous Improvement: Collect and analyse feedback to drive improvements.
Stakeholder Communication: Keep stakeholders informed.

 

THE PERSON

With a data-driven approach and a deep-rooted love of software – your creativity and innovation will contribute to new product ideas, design specifications and ultimately be the key driver behind the successful execution of product delivery.

In a nutshell, you’re the kind of Product Owner we’re on the hunt for if you’re:

Data Whisperer: Your decision-making is data-driven, and you have a knack for extracting insights to steer product development.
Creative Dynamo: You ooze innovation and creativity, contributing fresh ideas to our product’s evolution.
Stakeholder Guru: You’re a natural when it comes to bridging the gap between different teams and making everyone speak the same language. Your communication and leadership skills are top-notch, ensuring that everyone’s on the same page.
Problem Solver: Challenges don’t faze you; you see them as opportunities to shine.
Agile Aficionado: Agile methodologies are your bread and butter, whether it’s Scrum, Kanban, or any other agile flavour.
Market Mastermind: You stay in the know about SaaS industry trends and know how to keep us ahead of the curve.

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field; MBA or advanced degree is a plus.
  • Proven experience as a Product Owner in a SaaS company.
    Strong understanding of Agile methodologies, such as Scrum or Kanban.

 

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Flexible working hours – if you need to fit around childcare or need to work around your life, we understand. Unsurprisingly, we too have lives (and many of us have kids!) and working around what works for you is a core value at the company.
  • Around 32 days of Annual Leave (28 excluding bank holidays and an extended break between Christmas and New Year, when we close the metaphorical office).
  • On-going training where required.
  • Perks/Benefits: Choose your own benefits package, including Wellness, Fitness and Growth options. Gym membership, Headspace subscription, Duolingo, reading/Audible budget, cycle-to-work scheme, and Anxiety UK access to name a few!
  • Options scheme for all full-time employees – it’s important to us that everybody owns a part of the company and shares in the benefits of what we build
  • £45,000 – £60,000 depending on experience

 

We want to build a remarkable company with remarkable people and a remarkable culture that you will want to shout from the rooftops about. In a relaxed, flexible and fun environment, the team is driven to making the business a success while enjoying what we do and who we do it with.

 

HOW DO I APPLY?

Please send us your CV! We know some folk tend to only apply for jobs when they meet all the criteria – if you think you might be able to do this role, ping us your CV, we want to hear from you.

(No recruiters, please! We would rather save the money and put it towards an awesome team day out.)

***Duel is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, religion, gender, orientation, disability, or age.

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