Product Owner, Operations (m/w/x)

  • Product
  • Berlin, Germany

Product Owner, Operations (m/w/x)

Job description

Grover is the new alternative to buying or financing tech products

Grover offers a simple, monthly subscription model for the tech you love. We are a technology rental platform for the Circular Economy, breaking the link between ownership and usage. For a low 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 waste and establishing a more sustainable way of using products for both consumers and the environment.

To date, we have raised more than €100 million in equity and debt from investors including Samsung, Commerzbank, and Global Founders Capital. LinkedIn ranks Grover as one of the Top 10 hottest startups to work for in Germany in 2019.

We are now looking for a Product Owner to support our Operations team.


Your role: 

  • First and foremost responsible for prioritizing Operations and customer needs as they relate to infrastructure development and growth
  • Translating business requirements into Operations & infrastructure projects
  • Maximizing the output and delivery of our infrastructure and ensuring all deliveries happen in a timely manner
  • Able to manage requirements from the tech side and logistics side of the business, as the liaison between our engineers and our warehouse
  • Making thoughtful trade-offs among a diverse set of team and company priorities
  • Identifying opportunities in customer pain points and design systems that drive key metrics
  • Communicating product plans and results to engineers, leadership, and internal customers

Your profile: 

  • Experienced in managing technical products while optimizing business processes
  • An open-minded fast learner who quickly builds trust with their team
  • Meticulous when it comes to spotting opportunities, defining product specifications, and discovering data insights
  • Convinced that mobile eCommerce UX is in your blood, and that “calculated risks” is your middle name
  • A self-starter that takes pride in excellent craftsmanship

You have: 

  • 2+ years as a product owner
  • A strong understanding of logistics, preferably experience with recurring/circular inbound/outbound logistics
  • Experience working with Operations department
  • Easily able to elicit requirement from various stakeholders, and turning them into clear specifications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledgeable in agile and lean development methodologies (Scrum, Kanban) and tools (Jira)

It's a plus: 

  • Experience designing or coding
  • Background in SEO, statistics, design, or engineering

What we offer you:

  • Entrepreneurial responsibility and flat-hierarchies
  • Ownership of your work
  • Modern, spacious office located in central Berlin
  • Open minded variety of nationalities
  • German Classes in the office
  • A fun workplace
  • 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. If you want to work with a dedicated team at a purpose-driven, fast-growing company, increasing consumer welfare around the world, join us now. At Grover, we value entrepreneurship, intelligence, and speed in everything we do. We're a team of over 90 creative and motivated minds, from more than 31 countries – which means our aims, beliefs, and ways of working are influenced by many different perspectives. We care for individuality and for team spirit, act courageously and communicate openly. In our HQ, in Berlin Mitte, there is plenty of space for fun, collaboration, and rethinking the way the world does, uses and values things.