Product Owner (Ruuby)

Team: Accelerator - Product (Full-time)
Location: London, United Kingdom

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    About Ruuby

    Ruuby is a digital beauty concierge app, which launched in London in 2015. We have unique access to a curated list of beauty professionals, both at-home and in-salon, and are the trusted beauty provider, and have delivered over 100,000 beauty services.

    Ruuby is a high-growth,   beauty service platform, with strong backing from angel investors and family offices. We thrive on our dynamism and are the leading high-end beauty app in London. 

    Job description

    As Product Owner, you will set the vision of what is required for a compelling offering in the at-home beauty market, then be responsible for the design and management of a set of products to achieve that vision and business objectives.

    - You will be the expert who owns the delivered functionality and you will manage any associated user experience of the system from conception to implementation and optimisation.
    - You will determine the detail of what needs to be delivered, along with the prioritisation of those elements.
    - As the representative of the business stakeholders, you will work with them to help write clear user stories, ensuring that the technical team fully understands the business objectives. 

    Key responsibilities 

    - Ensure delivery of business value proposition, prioritise and build out road maps for the suite of our products
    - Ensure business strategies have the customer and user perspective at the centre of decisions
    - Conduct research and implement findings to ensure the suite of products strive to be market-leading globally.
    - Define and lead the vision for the products across all touch points that will deliver the business objectives and customer needs
    - Working closely with the data from the growth team and define measurement strategies for launch, OKRs and testing activities.
    - Accountable for the delivered functionality and user experience from definition to implementation and optimisation
    - Prioritise the order of work and ensure the team is working on the most valuable requirements
    - Help define the backlog and regularly reviewUndertake business and/or systems analysis in order to contextualise user stories
    - Accountable for the team’s understanding of what is required; ensuring high quality and unambiguous requirements are defined
    - Make day-to-day decisions on functionality/user experience, basing those decisions on knowledge of the business area, customer and statistical evidence
    - Promote the principles of continuous, and measurable, improvement
    - Excite and motivate the technical team by sharing the value of the business objectives they are working to deliver
    - Assist with recruitment of new team members as appropriate

    Skills and requirements
    - Expertise in delivering value from Agile methodologies
    - Ability to generate a vision for the domain which will encourage creativity that motivates the team to bring concepts to life.
    - Expertise and deep knowledge of web and mobile platforms
    - Proven experience in successfully delivering measurable business value through software features or initiatives you have defined – essential
    - Experience in analysing and mapping system data flows to physical process flows - essential
    - Experience organising and enabling cross-functional teams to deliver to tight deadlines - essential
    - Experience in writing clear and succinct user stories that have led to successful delivery - essential
    - Experience in completing business and/or systems analysis to contextualise user stories – preferable

    What we offer
    - Competitive compensation package relative to experience
    - 25 days leave as standard.
    - Vibrant Central London office, alongside other growing startups, with weekly lunches, as much tea, coffee, biscuits and fruit as you can handle, and Paul's Irish Bar.
    - Pension Plan
    - We also get lots of free beauty treatments!

    Why work for Ruuby?

    The Ruuby team is lean and dynamic, with the consequent effect that all staff members have a real impact on strategy, accomplishments and growth. The ability to develop skills across various verticals offers a great benefit to longer-term professional growth.

    Could this be you?

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