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Tv Product Owner

Posting Country:  Portugal
Date Posted:  04-Nov-2020
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

Role Purpose

The TV Product Owner works in an agile squad to create the best experience for our customers. Owning a specific segment of the product, this role will help the squad understand the requirements from our customers and markets and then translate them to actionable product features that can be passed on to development.  The product owner will engage with senior stakeholders to guarantee alignment on best practices while providing the vision, innovation and guidance for this product vertical within the global TV business goals.

Job Responsibilities
  • Requirement gathering and discussion with all key stakeholders
  • Requirement Analysis, Creation and Design transforming it into a global feature that fits the TV project.
  • Produce product specifications for TV features
  • Engaging with Design Agencies, Technical and Test teams in describing and making sure the specifications are well understood and clear.
Competencies
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. 
  • Relevant experience in the TV industry, ideally in a Cable or OTT operator on a product definition role for 5+ years
  • Deep know how of the TV industry, lead product discussions with major suppliers and take ownership of product decisions.  
  • Familiar with TV solution core elements such as: VOD, EPG, TV Middleware, Recommendation Engines, Metadata Platforms, Content CMSs, Ingestion platforms, STB OS, Driver layers, Chipset integration, CAS, DRM, Video Streaming over Cable or IPTV, OTT Apps.
  • Must be diplomatic, reasonable and show good application of common sense and pragmatism. 
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills in order to manage interdependences with other teams and to improve a strong Agile culture

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.