Product Owner

  • FUGA
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Apr 15, 2020
Full time Product Manager

Job Description

FUGA, a leading digital music distribution platform headquartered in Amsterdam, is currently looking for an experienced Product Owner for our Amsterdam office. You will join our existing Product team based in FUGA HQ and will work across all elements of product development and delivery.

Requirements

As an experienced Product Owner you will be fully versed in all aspects of product management, development and delivery. In addition to being a key stakeholder for specific parts of the existing product suite, you will be expected to work with our clients and partners in defining vision for new products and services. The main components of the role are: 

  • Gathering, clarifying and consolidating requirements from stakeholders
  • Using available data to estimate the business value of requests
  • Work with developers to propose solutions, scope and size projects and estimate delivery time
  • Consult with key stakeholders to prioritise requests
  • Manage the backlog and ensure rapid turnover
  • Make use of agile methodology in small, self-organising teams
  • Communicate effectively and keep stakeholders updated on progress
  • Drive new features for FUGA from end to end through prototyping, validation, implementation, launch, and further iteration
  • Support the sales team with demos and knowledge transfer
  • Organise, attend and drive sprint planning sessions
  • Oversee regular competitor analysis and client focused product working groups
  • Provide bi-weekly rich release notes informing company and clients on latest updates to your products

Who you are

Some of the basic qualities and capabilities we feel are required for this role are:

  • 3 or more years of experience in a Product Owner/Manager role
  • Excellent at communication, influencing and persuading
  • High levels of collaboration, team working and ability managing relationships
  • Creative thinker, able to solve problems, improve workflows and enhance products
  • Able to use data to inform, explain and justify decisions
  • Result-driven, flexible and keen to take on new challenges
  • Experience building SAAS solution for both business and consumers
  • Background in UX/UI design/management a big + but not essential
  • Independent worker / thinker / planner
  • Understanding of APIs a + but not essential
  • Comfortable working with AGILE/Scrum or other backlog management processes/methodologies
  • Fluent in English - written and speaking (additional languages a big +) 

Even better

We would be thrilled to have someone on board that is passionate about music and has a firm understanding of digital supply chain operations. So please make sure to mention if any of this describes you:

  • Have music industry experience in digital operations and or content management systems
  • Know how FUGA or a similar music delivery platform works
  • Understand music metadata issues
  • Knowledge of the digital music consumer landscape
  • Are passionate about music overall

About FUGA

Founded in 2006, FUGA builds software and provides services for the digital music industry. We have an extensive and growing international network of clients and partners. Our HQ is based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, with offices in New York, London and Milan and representatives in Paris, Los Angeles, Korea and Brazil.

We operate at the heart of the music industry with clients such as Tommy Boy, Ultra Records, Curb Records, Spinnin' Records, Armada Music, Epitaph, Domino Recording Company and more. FUGA connects these record labels, artists and distributors with online stores such as Spotify, iTunes, and Apple Music. By doing so FUGA enables its clients to optimize their business processes and successfully execute their strategy. FUGA's products & services provide a complete ecosystem for the digital product cycle. Clients manage, distribute and promote their music and collect on their revenue.

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