Associate Product Manager at Peapod Digital Labs
What’s Our Dish
Announced in May 2018, Peapod Digital Labs (PDL) is an Ahold Delhaize USA company that powers the eCommerce and digital strategies for the Great Local Brands of Ahold Delhaize USA. Accelerating growth in digital and personalization capabilities, PDL is an innovation lab focused on meeting the changing needs of customers, regardless of when, where, and how consumers choose to shop.
Peapod continues to be a consumer-facing eCommerce brand, and is part of Peapod Digital Labs, focused on growing Peapod sales to consumers.
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The Associate Product Owner role in Peapod Digital Labs (PDL) will contribute to the development and implementation of new products and capabilities that meet PDL's and ADUSA Brand's digital requirements. Accountable for successful development, integration and launch of new products and solutions. The Associate Product Owner will work with senior product leaders to develop and maintain a vision for the product and is responsible for communicating that vision to the technical and operations teams, as well providing the key stakeholders with updated status and progress.
Recipe for Success - What's "in store" for the role
- Work with product leaders, development teams and technical leads to determine scope and priorities for product development cycles.
- Work with development and operational teams to ensure that they understand the vision for the product.
- Develop appropriately detailed specifications for product features so that they are clearly understood by the development teams.
- Inspire and motivate the development teams to deliver innovative and exciting solutions with an appropriate sense of urgency.
- Act as an ambassador for the product internally and as the primary contact for queries related to the product.
- Ensure both quality and functional goals are met with each sprint.
- Deliver key messages to stakeholders on product deploys and escalate issues accordingly.
- Work with product marketing on product and launch materials for new and refreshed products.
- Work with QA and analyze data and test results to ensure integrity is maintained throughout program lifecycle and ensure market and business needs are satisfied.
- Interpret and adhere to standard legal, compliance, and business rules during program design and development.
- The role will involve hands on work in terms of writing functional stories, acceptance criteria, testing and analysis and will follow Agile ceremonies (Release Planning, Sprint planning/ Retro / Review, etc.) and principles throughout the product development phases.
- Takes the initiative to keep both own skills up to date and to maintain an awareness of developments in the IT industry.
The Essentials In Your Cart - The required ingredients
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or related fields.
- 2-4 years experience in Product Management or related field
- Experience working in an Agile development environment and managing iteration-level deliverables.
Extra Spices - What you should bring to the table
- Oral and/or written communication skills
- Presentation skills
- Track record of successful delivery of medium to large scale software development projects to production.
- Ability to Influence leadership
Join Us at Our Table
Peapod Digital Labs is a forward-thinking company with a strong legacy of innovation. We recognize who powers our progress – our people! We offer a great variety of benefits and perks to our employees, including: great health care options, including PPO and HSA plans (with company contributions), dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, a 401k with strong company match and immediate vesting, and generous and flexible paid time off.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to sex, race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, religion, age, marital status (including civil unions), military service, veteran status, pregnancy (including childbirth and related medical conditions), genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, legally recognized disability, domestic violence victim status or any other characteristic protected by law.