Product Owner

Ghent - Kontich - Louvain
Employee / Freelancer

Company Overview:

At Healthonauts, we are dedicated to revolutionising healthcare through innovative digital solutions. We leverage cutting-edge technology to improve patient care, streamline processes, and drive positive outcomes in the healthcare industry. Join us in shaping the future of digital health and making a meaningful impact on healthcare delivery.

Position Overview:

As a Product Owner at Healthonauts, you will be at the forefront of driving innovation and delivering transformative digital health solutions. You will serve as the primary liaison between stakeholders and development teams, translating business requirements into actionable tasks and ensuring the successful delivery of products that meet user needs and business objectives. This role requires a strategic thinker with a deep understanding of both healthcare industry dynamics and digital product development processes.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Product Vision and Strategy: Define and communicate the product vision, roadmap, and strategic objectives aligned with the overall company goals. Identify market opportunities, conduct competitive analysis, and drive product innovation to maintain a competitive edge in the digital health space.

  2. Requirements Management: Elicit, prioritize, and document user stories, features, and acceptance criteria based on stakeholder input, market research, and regulatory requirements. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure a shared understanding of product requirements and maintain a product backlog that reflects business priorities.

  3. Agile Product Development: Facilitate Agile ceremonies including sprint planning, backlog grooming, sprint reviews, and retrospectives. Work closely with development teams to prioritize and sequence backlog items, resolve blockers, and ensure timely delivery of product increments with high quality standards.

  4. Stakeholder Engagement: Act as the primary point of contact for stakeholders, gathering feedback, managing expectations, and fostering strong relationships to ensure alignment between business goals and product development efforts. Communicate product updates, progress, and timelines effectively to all stakeholders.

  5. User Experience and Design: Collaborate with UX/UI designers to create intuitive and user-friendly product interfaces that enhance user satisfaction and drive engagement. Conduct usability testing and gather user feedback to iteratively improve the product experience and address usability issues.

  6. Regulatory Compliance: Ensure product compliance with healthcare industry regulations, standards, and best practices, such as GDPR, and healthcare data interoperability standards. Work closely with regulatory affairs teams to navigate regulatory requirements and obtain necessary certifications for product launch.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Management, Computer Science, or related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • Proven experience in product management or product ownership roles within the digital health or healthcare technology industry.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and motivate cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively engage with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Demonstrated expertise in Agile product development methodologies and tools.
  • Deep understanding of healthcare industry trends, processes, solutions, best practices, and regulations.
  • Strategic advantages (and/or):
    • experience with GxP in pharmaceuticals and life sciences.
    • experience in healthcare data standards (FHIR/OpenEHR).
    • experience in laboratories, biomedical research (PhD).

Join Us:

If you are passionate about leveraging technology to drive innovation in healthcare and are looking for an opportunity to make a meaningful impact, we invite you to join our dynamic team at Healthonauts. Together, we will shape the future of digital health and transform the way healthcare is delivered worldwide.

How to Apply:

Please submit your resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications and why you are interested in joining Healthonauts. We look forward to hearing from you!

Interview Process:

  • Initial 30-minute call with our recruitment team.
  • Online assessment to map your Healthonauts profile.
  • 30-minute ‘coffee connect’ with the hiring manager.
  • 1-2 hour in-depth interview + practical exercise.