Product Owner [SYM]

Job Type: Contract Full Time
Professional Experience: 2 years
Areas of Study: Agile Methodology Business Engineering PO Certification
Languages: English
Education Level: Bachelor
Job Location: Singapore


  • Supporting Strategic Yield Management at Ocean Network Express 


Collaboration with business users 

  • Owning consistent strategy among related applications in the shipping business.
  • Oversee related application projects and ensuring individual project’s progress(s) are aligned
  • Technical issues support and discussions with relevant parties
  • Ability to prioritise common resources.
  • Utilise risk management tactics to minimize project risks

A Product Owner mindset to work with each application and adaptation to Agile methodology

  • Owning a product/product line, developing and maintaining product vision and strategies to achieve it
  • Communicate clear vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project
  • Create an Inception Deck to align all stakeholders and development team’s members
  • Briefing the development team about the product’s market & users
  • Prioritize backlog items based on values and overall business strategies.
  • Manage backlog based on evolving project needs
  • Work closely with the development team to make sure that product backlogs are understood correctly, and make adjustments timely
  • Creates the Persona and Customer Journey Map
  • Creates the User Story Map and define the minimum viable product (MVP)
  • Make the plan for release and each time-box (iteration)
    • Primary role in inspecting and evaluating product progress through each iteration
  • Working closely with UI/UX designers to ensure flow.
  • Responsible for communicating with stakeholders across business teams, and the development team
  • Share backlog updates to all stakeholders (particularly developers) to ensure optimized performance and project outcomes.
  • Mitigating role to absolve impediments that may impact the successful completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Perform UAT; Drive the product evolution through data analysis and user feedback
  • Define and validate product KPI and monitor it


  • Good understanding of Agile Methodology and experience in agile project management
  • Strong analytical mind and great problem-solving skills.
  • Open for collaborative work
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business or a related discipline.
  • A PO certification will be a plus.
  • 1 to 2 years of experience in a similar position. 
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision, and a good team player.
  • Possess initiative, be self-motivated, and a willingness to learn. 
  • Ability to communicate with all stakeholders from various levels and backgrounds.

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