Product Owner - Retail Technology


Location: Melbourne

Job Type: Full time


Product Owner - Retail | Melbourne

For over 35 years, Aesop has carefully cultivated an inspiring and inclusive environment in which our employees are supported and encouraged to thrive. As a global retail organisation, we offer professional development and advancement opportunities to complement career goals and aspirations.

We aim to strike the right balance between people, planet and profit, actively reducing our footprint on the planet that generously sustains us. So far, this journey has led us to become a certified B Corp. We are collectively committed to building a more sustainable and inclusive society.

Role Purpose

Aesop are seeking a motivated and passionate Product Owner to join our high performing Technology Product team, based in our purpose-built Head Office in Collingwood Melbourne. This role will report directly into our Retail Product Manager, and will be a full-time ongoing opportunity.

This newly created role is accountable for delivering upon multiple initiatives and enhancements to our systems to support our global and regional retail business’s and in-turn Aesop customers all around the world. The role will work to ensure that their product team delivers the required technology features and applications to meet the business & customer expectations.

Working within an Agile product team, you will be responsible for documenting requirements to be development ready, prioritising the backlog and supporting the delivery team and business stakeholders with new features deployed into production.

What we are looking for

  • Solid experience in a technology project/product ownership role, preferably in a retail environment

  • Experience working with the retail specific applications like POS (Cegid) and Payment systems (Adyen/Givex)

  • Strong written and verbal communication with the ability to engage with a diverse range of stakeholders

  • Proven experience in managing technology solutions from ideation to implementation

  • Strong delivery skills and ability to manage project delivery, risks and issues

  • Ability to design, document and communicate system and operational processes

  • Experience in working with Jira and Confluence or similar

  • Excellent organisational, time and self-management skills

  • Detail oriented, with excellent follow through skills

  • Strong sense of initiative

What’s on Offer

At Aesop, we believe that the best people drive our business to continued success and so we take a holistic approach to employment, promoting employee wellbeing initiatives and encouraging deep connections with the local community through the Aesop Foundation, volunteering, matched giving programs.

In addition, we offer:

  • Flexible working arrangements (we value work-life balance)

  • Flexible Fridays (summer hours)

  • Generous product discount of up to 50% & complimentary product allocation

  • Hybrid work model, we balance office-based in-person collaboration with remote working

  • Team lunches, sponsored social clubs, team events, and celebrations

  • Parental leave and vaccination leave

  • Individual training budget - strong focus on Learning and Development – access to the entire LinkedIn training library suite, and funded training programs

  • Home office set-up reimbursements

  • Short term incentive bonus programs to reward performance for applicable roles

  • Access to Employee Assistance Program along with other wellbeing offerings including a complimentary Headspace subscription

Aesop is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a creative and inclusive workplace where talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting inclusion for all with the belief that diversity, inclusion and belonging plays an important role in the success of our organisation. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.

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