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Date posted:  Jun 11, 2021
Location: 

Singapore, SG Bangkok, TH

Job Function:  Information Technology
Job Type:  Permanent
Job Requisition ID:  5346

Product Owner, Farmer Solutions

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

There are more than 500 million smallholder farms globally. 2.5 billion people depend on Smallholder Communities for their food and livelihoods. Smallholder regions are characterized by low living standards, high rates of illiteracy and low agricultural productivity. Yara's mission is "Responsibly Feed the World and Protect the Planet". Key to achieving this is enabling thriving Smallholder Communities. At Yara, the Smallholders Digital Team is part of the Crop and Digital Solutions Unit. 

About Crop and Digital 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. Yara Farming Solutions, will lead the transformation towards more sustainable and efficient food production, by innovating our offerings and the way we work. Crop and Digital Solutions is responsible developing and scaling new “on-farm” digital and integrated tools and solutions for an efficient and transparent food system.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the success of one or more products. Ability to define the Business case, Product strategy and lead the realization activities with support from the team.

  • Identify risks, implement risk mitigation plan, monitor data analytics, manage alignment with multiple stakeholders, and communicate effectively with business owners and discipline leads. 

  • Make day-to-day decisions to ensure quick and scalable implementation. Assess value, develop user stories, define acceptance criteria, prioritize the product backlog, and track project status, to ensure delivery of high-value products on time and within budget.

  • Support the product team through a period of transition. 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.

Profile

  • Have led product management for digital product solutions through its entire lifecycle in a senior or similar product ownership position. Managed at least two digital products using Agile/Scrum process and principles.

  • Experience in managing loyalty/rewards products and in the digital agriculture space is a big plus.

  • Experience in driving user engagement, recognizing user value and CLVUnderstands how to use data to drive product decision-making.

  • Effective communication, problem-solving and interpersonal skills. Humble, collaborative, team player, willing to step up and support colleagues.

  • Accreditation as a Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) or equivalent and understands Design Thinking/Lean principles.

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) as one of our top 7 strategic actions and has more than 400 employees worldwide involved in D&I ambassador networks. 


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