Digital Product Lead in Amsterdam - Servicekantoor

You enable a team of highly skilled specialists, in a multidisciplinary Agile environment, that creates customer value through technology.

About the position of Digital Product Lead

Within de Bijenkorf our eCommerce team is the youngest and fastest growing department. Within this department a team of 140 digital natives work together on the further growth and professionalization of our digital services. In 2009 we opened our completely renewed webshop and now has become one of the biggest webshops in the Netherlands. In 2015 we successfully launched our Belgian webshop and since 2019 we are also servicing German customers.

We are currently looking for a Digital product Lead to drive our digital (product) roadmap and manage our team of product owners & business consultants. As part of the Technology MT you will provide product leadership, coach & mentor the product team, drive the PI planning and manage the budget for our digital initiatives. You lead a highly talented team (6+), you align their focus and bring them and the team to the next level. In this role you report to the Head of Technology.

About the Digital Product lead role

You enable a team of highly skilled specialists, in a multidisciplinary Agile environment, that creates customer value through technology. You will be part of our Technology MT and work next to stakeholders from other disciplines (development, agile, UX and HR).

We are looking for an experienced product owner who has already made the jump into a digital leadership position. Therefore, proven experience as both product owner in an e-commerce environment as well as in mentoring and coaching a team of product owners/business consultants is a must for this job.

Your main responsibilities

  • You own and manage the omnichannel technology program for our omnichannel products with the goal to maximize (customer) value
  • You run, facilitate & execute a high quality and transparent process for prioritizing & committing to ‘features’ with a diverse set of stakeholders, in line with the strategy (OGSM’s) and always focused on (customer) value maximization.
  • You drive optimal use of the available budget to deliver the omnichannel  technology program.
  • You provide oversight for projects and manage 3rd parties with regards to the budget and delivery of functionalities
  • You enable a proactive and healthy critical view towards wishes from the organization through delivering analysis, RFP and market scans

Desired skills and experience

  • Fluent in Dutch & English, both written and spoken;
  • Proven leadership in building, mentoring, coaching and managing product teams;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, ability to be personable yet persistent.
  • You have a clear vision of what a successful and happy product organization that solves complex challenges looks like and how to achieve it, contributing to the growth and success of de Bijenkorf
  • Experienced in Agile methodologies and familiar with SAFe
  • You have an interest is software technology, have an understanding of technical concepts like API’s as well as a basic understanding of Agile software development practices.


  • You are people oriented and a role model in working towards team success over personal ambitions.
  • Have an open mind and is curious about other views, not afraid to try something new.
  • Is self aware of their impact, open to feedback and reflective on improvements.
  • Clear understanding of strategic ambitions and has a clear vision on how to achieve those in the mid to long term
  • Demonstrates organsational sensitiveness, sees the bigger organizational picture and translates this to the team with a pragmatic approach
  • You are highly analytical, have great problem solving skills and are able to make decisions quickly
  • Rebounds quickly and deals with setbacks in a positive manner

Stap 1
CV + Motivatie uploaden
Stap 2
Kennismakings- gesprek
Stap 3
Case assignment
Stap 4
Assessment & 2de gesprek
Stap 5
Voorwaarden- gesprek

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