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Product Owner - Sportsbet

  • Romania Office - Cluj Napoca
  • Full time 40 hours
  • Permanent
  • Betfair Romania Development


Business Analysis

  • Understand the core business drivers, both short and long term to provide a consulting role in Project, Solution & Roadmap conversations with stakeholders.
  • Be the interface between stakeholders across both business and technology, bringing sufficient domain and technical expertise to act as a trusted partner.
  • Work with the Tech Lead and Lead Engineers for project delivery, clearly and transparently keeping stakeholders informed and in the loop
  • Contribute to Roadmap, including forecasting & planning
  • Efficiently work towards moving a project from ideation to delivery by producing the rights artifacts, manage the product backlogs
  • Support Delivery & Release Planning by bringing a Customer and Commercial focus
  • Deliver business process enhancements
  • Work with Product Managers and Business Analysts globally to understand the bigger picture, contribute to technical discussions (e.g. scalability, architecture) and understand the benefits and drawbacks of different technical solutions
  • Able to negotiate and reconcile conflicting priorities among various stakeholders.


  • Elicit and analyse high level requirements from stakeholders using a variety of techniques and break them down into playable user stories for one or two delivery teams.
  • Analyse business processes to uncover opportunities for improvement and facilitate teams to realise these benefits.
  • Maintain a high level of requirements quality and relevant documentation.
  • Use data and processes during analysis to clarify and validate requirements.
  • Define acceptance criteria and monitor user experience.
  • Define success metrics and ensure that these are captured, reviewed and appropriate action is taken where these deviate from expected.
  • Use domain expertise to enunciate business requirements in a clear way that uplifts domain knowledge of the delivery teams.
  • Assess organisational change impact and assist technical and non-technical teams with planning to project change activities.


  • Able to design, implement and govern appropriate backlog management structures for a project or team.
  • Play a facilitator role managing workshops and agile ceremonies, as required
  • Able to lead technical and non-technical teams through the breakdown of large/complex pieces of work into items for prioritisation and delivery.
  • Building better business processes within project scope through strategic thinking

Stakeholder Relationships

  • Proactively manage multiple stakeholder relationships
  • Understand that communication is key to success, building and managing key communication mechanisms
  • Be a partner to technical and non-technical teams to promote business change.


Behavioural Competencies

  • Passionate about business analysis, with the ability to translate this into your work
  • Works with others to get to achieve the best outcomes in the fastest way. Values and supports other's expertise, efforts and ideas.
  • Strives for excellence in all work
  • Constantly thinking about what difference can be made for the customer
  • Questions the status quo and looks at things in new ways.
  • Passionate about learning and adapting to continually improve.
  • Listens, doesn't assume to know everything and takes on feedback and ideas.

Technical Competencies

  • Extensive business analysis experience with proven experience as a competent generalist BA and some specialism in desired techniques:
    • Acceptance and Evaluations Criteria
    • Backlog Management
    • Business Rules
    • Decision Analysis and Modelling
    • Non Functional Requirements Analysis
    • Process Analysis and Modelling
    • Stakeholder Analysis
    • Use Cases / Use Case Models
    • User Stories
  • Excellent understanding of Agile SCRUM and Kanban
  • Excellent communication skills, including influencing and negotiation
  • Good technical knowledge to understand the right tools and techniques for each project and activity.
  • Proven experience in complex problem solving and analytical thinking
  • Excellent prioritisation and time management skills
  • Able to use a variety of techniques to achieve effective outcomes


  • Experience as Product Owner/ Business Analyst in an Agile environment



  • Highly analytical with a creative problem solving approach


  • Knowledge of sports, wagering, mobile applications, payments are all advantageous but not mandatory

What you can expect:

  • 25 days of annual leave
  • Sharesave scheme
  • „Flexible Benefits” of your choice
  • Private health insurance (includes dental insurance and health assessments)
  • Free parking
  • Thousands of courses online through ‘Udemy'

Ways of working:
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;

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only the suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview. By submitting your application online, you agree that: your details will be used to progress your application for employment. If your application is successful, your details will be used to administer your personnel record. If your application is unsuccessful, we will retain your details for a period no longer than two years, in order to consider you for prospective Paddy Power Betfair role.

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