1+ months

Sr. Product Owner Digital & Community

Framingham, MA 01701

Staples Retail
created the office superstore concept, making access to office products
affordable and convenient. As the world changes though, so must we and Staples
Retail is evolving to meet the modern needs of our customers, finding new and
innovative ways to engage customers and grow. To that end, we have
commenced a radical transformation, and our new Retail strategy relies on
adding value for customers in highly personalized and localized ways, including
new ways to assist customers through products, price, education and
events. The success of our transformation is critical for assuring the
longevity of our business and necessitates the delivery of new digital
experiences that will extend and complement our in-store transformation.

**What this position is all about:**

We are seeking a disciplined Sr. Product Owner
that will shape, deliver and maintain a suite of digital products required for
enabling our new omni-channel digital experience. This is an opportunity to play a pivotal role
in our digital transformation effort reinvigorating the Staples Stores brand
and go-to-market position


End to end ownership of
customer facing digital products and their ability to achieve committed
business outcomes

Accountable to provide
product vision and direction, establish and continually maintain related roadmaps,
release manifests, backlogs, as well as user stories

Maintain a balance of priorities
between business objectives, customer needs, store associate requirements,
corporate strategies and market demands

Diligently lead key agile
ceremonies including sprint planning, backlog grooming, standups and

Play an active role in mitigating
impediments impacting successful team completion of Release or Sprint Goals

Collaborate closely with
stakeholders across the organization in order to identify and realize
opportunities for driving online engagement and sales

Lead a team of
multi-disciplined technical and business resources composed of employees and external

Work closely with digital
product owners, our digital design and digital engineering leads to continually
align roadmap synergies

Maintain a strong
commitment to meet agreed qualitative and quantitative business unit and
corporate objectives

**We Offer:**

401(k) plan, health,
dental, vision and life insurance, short-term disability, and many more

A generous amount of
paid time off

On-site, discounted
childcare, fitness center and dry cleaners

In-store & on-line
employee discounts and additional perks (discounts on mobile plans, movie
tickets, etc.)



**Qualifications (You are.):**

A highly collaborative
team player who is comfortable trusting his colleagues and partners

A self-starter who is familiar
and comfortable with all facets of technology enabled product delivery and
ongoing product management

Comfortable leading and
facilitating business and technology related discussions at all organizational

A results oriented, accountable
leader who is comfortable making product decisions independently, but also
savvy enough to know when alignment, visibility and confirmation is required

A great team leader and
a natural coach who always puts the team and its members first

Well versed in agile
delivery methods, and passionate about the disciplined execution of established
agile processes

An excellent listener
who is always willing to lend an empathetic ear to customer feedback and needs

Knowledge of Content
Management, eCommerce, Loyalty and Digital Marketing technology platforms an

Highly sensitive to privacy
and information security, and their implications on the use of data

Somebody who has continuously
progressed in their career and held similar roles for >5 years in a B2C context

A university graduate
who possesses a relevant degree or an equivalent level of real-life experience

**_Click to learn more about the employee benefits, programs and perks offered at Staples._** at https://recruit.smashfly.com/SmashFlyMedia/Docs/17604/17604_20380_PR23016_BOS_CWW_RTL_FLD_CROS_HR_Benefits_Promo_Flyer_r1%20(2).pdf

_Staples is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law._


Posted: 2020-10-23 Expires: 2021-01-28

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