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Cluj - Napoca
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Role Summary

We are looking for several exceptional Product Owners to deliver game-changing improvements for Betfair’s customers and business. Reporting to a Product Manager, you will bridge technical and business worlds as you continually deliver improvements and innovative product features across mobile and web.

You have a bias for action and can break down complex problems into steps that drive product development at great speed.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leads requirements gathering effort based on Product Management input
  • Responsible for writing user stories, acceptance criteria, stocking, grooming and prioritizing backlogs, producing release plans and epic roadmaps, running show and tells and producing release communications and tracking benefits realization
  • Attending all scrum ceremonies
  • Accountable for the timely availability and accuracy of requirements for development projects, ensuring the engineering teams can develop software as efficiently as possible.
  • Work with the User Experience department to ensure implemented features match with their user journeys and design
  • Maintains the written ‘source of truth’: documented user stories recording the agreed

requirements of all product owners and stakeholders to enable traceability and re-use.

  • Performs change management through product and sprint backlogs as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
  • Keeps Technology management, Programme Management, Product Management well informed of the status of development requirements and scope.
  • Communicates and enforces requirements specification standards.
  • Understands the dependencies between technology components and how they combine to deliver solutions to the end consumer and to the business.
  • Consistently creates high-quality well documented, easily sustained deliverables and


  • Understands and balances commercial needs against technical requirements and capabilities.
  • Ensures that all solutions meet company-wide, ‘hygiene’ requirements in terms of non-functional performance, security, compliance, social responsibility

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Experience in Mobile
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, based on a data driven approach
  • Knowledge of techniques for requirements elicitation and specification.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, drives for simplicity and clarity, able to confidently present and influence senior management
  • Knowledge of A/B testing and ecommerce best practices
  • Google Analytics
  • Experience with working with structured project lifecycles

Flexible working is our way of working! We’re a diverse workforce and therefore a ‘one size fits all’ approach isn’t necessarily best. Whatever your personal needs may be, let’s have a chat and see how we can accommodate them.