Product Owner, Operations (m/w/x)

  • Product
  • Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Product Owner, Operations (m/w/x)

Job description

Grover is the alternative to ordinary - rethink things.

Grover is the new choice for renting or financing tech products. We offer a simple, monthly subscription model for the tech you love. We are the first financing company whose main focus is the circular economy, breaking the barrier between ownership and usage. For a small monthly fee, private customers, as well as businesses, get access to a wide assortment of tech products at a fraction of the purchase price. We're on a mission to re-invent consumption and to make innovative technology accessible to everyone. As a member of the CE100 group of leading companies in the circular economy worldwide, we are at the forefront of reducing e-waste and establishing a more sustainable way of using products. To date, we have raised over €275 million in equity and debt financing from investors including Samsung, Commerzbank, and Global Founders Capital. LinkedIn ranked Grover as one of the Top 10 hottest startups to work for in Germany in 2019.

We are now looking for a Product Owner with proven experience in Operations to join our talented Product team in Berlin.


As a Product Owner, you will:

  • Be responsible for prioritizing Operations and customer needs as they relate to infrastructure development and growth
  • Translate business requirements into Operations & infrastructure projects
  • Maximize the output and delivery of our infrastructure and ensure all deliveries happen in a timely manner
  • Manage requirements from the tech side and logistics side of the business, as the liaison between our engineers and our warehouse
  • Make thoughtful trade-offs among a diverse set of team and company priorities
  • Identify opportunities in customer pain points and design systems that drive key metrics
  • Communicate product plans and results to engineers, leadership, and internal customers

You care about:

  • Tech and continuous learning
  • Ownership: you easily communicate ideas, implement them, and take responsibility for your actions
  • Helping others: sharing knowledge with your colleagues is on top of your priorities
  • Fast-paced startups: you love adapting to different situations, and you know how and when to iterate fast and with high quality
  • Our product: you believe in our vision, and are willing to give your best to build the future of Grover

We are looking for a passionate Product Owner with:

  • 2+ years as a product owner
  • A strong understanding of logistics, preferably experience with recurring/circular inbound/outbound logistics
  • Experience working with Operations department
  • The ability to elicit requirement from various stakeholders, and turning them into clear specifications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Intimate familiarity with agile best practices, methodologies (Scrum, Kanban), and tools (Jira)
  • Experience managing technical products while optimising business processes
  • A numbers and data-driven mindset
  • A meticulous approach when it comes to spotting opportunities, defining product specifications, and discovering data insights
  • The conviction that mobile eCommerce UX is in your blood, and that “calculated risks” is your middle name
  • The ability to prioritise and communicate complex requests into Product Hypothesis Documents (PHDs)
  • Experience designing or coding (a plus)
  • A background in SEO, statistics, design, or engineering (a plus)

What we offer:

  • Flexible working hours
  • 2 days of home office per month
  • Entrepreneurial responsibility and flat-hierarchies
  • Career growth
  • Modern, spacious office located in central Berlin
  • Open-minded variety of nationalities
  • German classes in the office
  • Smunch
  • Fresh Fruit & drinks
  • Team Events

About us

Grover is the European market leader in technology rentals, bringing the access economy to the consumer electronics market. We value entrepreneurship, intelligence, and purpose in everything we do. We’re a team of over 100 creative and motivated minds, from over 31 countries - this shapes our way of thinking and work approach. Open communication, teamwork, and drive all go a long way at Grover. Our HQ in Berlin Mitte offers plenty of space for fun, collaboration, and rethinking things.