You're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is no longer supported. Please update your browser.

Technical Product Owner - Retail Technology

Full Time
7 days ago

Who we are

Staples Canada is on a journey to become the Working and Learning Company. We are dynamic, inspiring partners to our customers and the communities in which we live. At Staples, we inspire people to work smarter, learn more and grow every day. We look for people who are curious, approachable and passionate, and who enjoy finding solutions.
If that's you, let's work, learn and grow together.

Some of what you will do

The Retail Technology Technical Product Owner will be responsible for evaluating and implementing new solutions, and delivering new proof-of-concept projects at Staples for both employees and customers. This role is the conduit between the Technology team and the lines of business. They translate the requirements from the business teams, and has an understanding of its execution from a technology perspective. This role builds relationships and liaises with various stakeholders, internal and external, to understand the impact of any changes to products or services on our employee processes and customer engagement.

• Work with business stakeholders to identify solutions which enable their line of business
• Research and assess new technologies and provide recommendations to leadership team
• Champion the needs of the business throughout the product lifecycle and ensuring what is delivered meets the original objectives
• Ensure successful product delivery by proactively identifying risk and implementations migrations
• Create and maintain product roadmaps for the applications within your portfolio
• Provide updates to senior leadership on health and progress of product roadmaps
• Always be on the lookout for ways to improve process and implement new technologies
• Work within a team of product owners, developers and quality assurance analyst
• Partners with vendors on current and future product needs. Supports the requests for quotes (RFQ) process with vendors, including analysis of vendor options when exploring new vendor relationships.

Some of what you need

• You are a creative problem solver who thinks digital first and can work in an ambiguous environment
• A team player who is willing to share knowledge within the team and help others grow
• You are always up to date on new technologies and how the industry is changing
• A strong understanding of retail applications and operation models
• Proven ability to manage multiple projects within a fast pace and ambiguous environment
• Strong business acumen, communication and presentation skills
• 6-8 years working as a business analyst or technical role within the retail industry
• 5 years in large scale technology implementations across an organization
• Strong knowledge of emerging or available retail products and solutions
• Degree in business, economics or engineering with relevant work experience

Some of what you will get

• Associate discount
• Learning & Development programs
• Associate Benefits
• And more...

Additional Information

• Combination of office and Work from home environment

Employment Statement
Staples is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and we encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including those with disabilities. We will accommodate applicants' needs, upon request, throughout all stages of the recruitment process. Please inform us of the accommodation(s) that you may require. Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

Information Technology