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Date posted:  Jun 18, 2022
Location: 

Bengaluru, KA, IN

Job Function:  Other
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  11960

Product Owner

We at Yara are part of a global network, collaborating to profitably and responsibly solve some of the world's key challenges - resource scarcity, food insecurity and environmental change.

About the Unit

About Digital Ag Solutions

Yara aims to be the crop nutrition company for the future and is leading the development of sustainable agriculture and digital tools to contribute to solving global agricultural challenges. We have a worldwide presence with sales teams in ~150 countries and around 17,000 employees. 

Drawing on over a century of crop nutrition experience, Yara established the Digital Farming unit – now Digital Ag Solutions (DAS) – 4 years ago to explore how technology could be used to impact farmer livelihoods and productivity. Today, DAS has built products for smallholder and professional farmers, retailers and other farming ecosystem stakeholders across Asia, Africa, the Americas and Europe. 

We are an international team of engineers, scientists, researchers, designers and agronomists working together to achieve Yara’s goal to responsibly feed this world and protect the planet. Join us in building new digital products and services to create value for stakeholders across the agricultural ecosystem. 

Responsibilities

  • Ability to lead large size or multiple cross-functional teams, resolve conflicts, monitor data analytics, manage alignment with multiple stakeholders, and communicate effectively with senior tech leads, executives and large audience.
  • Make day-to-day decisions to ensure quick and scalable implementation. Assess value, develop user stories, define acceptance criteria, prioritize product backlog, and track project status, to ensure delivery of high value products on time and within budget.
  • Make day-to-day decisions to ensure quick validation and minimal overhead of complexity to validate the concepts/ideas.
  • Support the development of process across teams to drive efficient allocation and prioritization of resources.
  • Provide mentorship to fellow Product Owners, foster a culture of collaboration, manage team dynamics and set clear team goals to create both successful development of solutions and an exciting work environment and

Profile

  • Have handled multiple end-to-end digital products in a senior or similar product ownership position.
  • Handled at least two digital products using Agile/Scrum process and principles, preferably B2B.
  • Effective communication, problem-solving and interpersonal skills. Humble, collaborative, team player, willing to step up and support colleagues.
  • Prior hands-on experience in developing complex technical design.
  • Accreditation as a Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) or equivalent and understands Design Thinking/Lean principles
  • Interest in sustainability, agriculture and mobile technologies impact space.
  • Experience in basic programming such as Javascript, SQL and high technical acumen a plus

Additional Information

We strive to reflect the diversity in society and encourage all qualified applicants from all background to apply. We are committed to creating a work environment that fits gender equality and allows combining career progress with the needs of a family or other personal circumstances

Why us?

  • Evolving tech development division of an established agricultural products and services company.
  • Explore and develop digital, software, hardware products, which provide value to farmers, smallholder communities and the value chain.
  • Be part of our mission to build sustainable solutions that benefit humanity and the environment.
  • Full-time, permanent and freelance contract options available with competitive remuneration + benefits.
  • Support for personal development, training and continuous learning.
  • Commitment to using new technologies and frameworks, meetups, and knowledge sharing.

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Knowledge grows through differences
Yara is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe that creating a diverse and inclusive work environment is not only the right thing, but also the smart thing to do. To deliver on this, Yara has firmly anchored Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) in our business strategy and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 


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