Intern - Junior Product Owner [6 months]

Amsterdam | Netherlands | Digital

Want to practice what you are learning at university? Do you want to experience hands-on what your dream job is like? Are you a sports lover who aspires to work in an international environment with responsibilities for own projects? Then an internship at adidas will be an opportunity for you to join a truly international business with an environment that is often described as dynamic, innovative, and culturally diverse!

Internship at adidas

The purpose of this internship is to provide the internship student with experience of the practical application of theoretical knowledge the internship student has already acquired at university and to acquire new skills and knowledge. This internship description contains tasks and responsibilities that will be learned step by step and the internship student will be accompanied by adidas employees at all times. adidas will ensure that the internship student is given tasks and responsibilities according to the level of competence of the student and the educational objectives for the internship period. The internship student will sign an internship agreement, which is not an employment contract.

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization

As a Junior Product Owner at DBC you are responsible for the quality and strategic impact of a small or medium digital product, assisting a Senior Product Owner to develop a digital product. Together with your agile team you work on continuously improving and evolving the product in order to optimize the value for the consumer.

Partnering with IT and markets to define a robust product backlog, managing capability expansion increments and leading the team towards new functionalities & best practice definitions are a few examples of the activities that will be expected from this role. Additionally, you will be cooperating with various internal stakeholders, including Markets and other DBC areas to drive consumer engagement and satisfaction, as well as incremental revenues by delivering digital experiences.

Key Responsibilities

Scope: Accountable for a digital product of medium complexity

  1. Product Strategy & Delivery
  • Specify the user stories considering the value for the consumer and the company as well as its role and impact on the adidas digital ecosystem.
  • Be responsible for product delivery in line with the roadmap and committed delivery dates.
  • Identify and solve dependencies with other teams to ensure efficient delivery.
  1. Stakeholder Management
  • Support the product and senior product owner, fostering strong relationships with key stakeholders to ensure that their views and requirements are captured in the product backlog.
  1. Backlog Management
  • Create items in the product backlog. Specify the definition-of-done in cooperation with the product team.
  • Own the refinement of your product backlog to ensure that the product team is delivering the right enhancements to drive consumer and business value.
  • Provide acceptance for delivered backlog items by the team, in line with the definition-of-done.
  1. Monitoring
  • Create proper documentation required to build new digital product
  • Be accountable for monitoring, optimization and enhancement of the configuration, features and functionalities related to the product.
  • Use data sources and feedback loops to ensure the team focuses on the right enhancements.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Good communication skills and comfortable presenting to stakeholders at various organizational levels both in person and remotely
  • Solutions-oriented approach and entrepreneurial mindset
  • eCommerce or Digital knowledge good
  • Jira / Confluence knowledge if possible

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications

  • Student of Bachelor or Master studies in Business, Digital Marketing, or eCommerce
  • Enrolled in University/College for the complete duration of the internship (6 months)
  • Applied to EU citizens only due to work permit regulations

Internship start date

1 Feb 2020

Internship duration

6 months

Relocation

Please note relocation is not offered for internships

Next recruitment step

WePow pre-recorded video interview

Please expect a response within 3 weeks as of application date

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adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

The Facts

Jobtitle Intern - Junior Product Owner [6 months]
Team Digital
Brand adidas
City Amsterdam
Location Netherlands
Number 204318
Position Type Intern
Date Oct-14, 2019
Relocation no

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Get ready to build your career with one of the leading sporting goods companies in the world. When you join us in the Netherlands, you become a brand ambassador, living and breathing sport and a sporting lifestyle. The adidas culture in the Netherlands is best described as a high intensity group of problem solvers who aspire toward excellence and settle for nothing less. We are open, friendly, and hardworking and are known for our direct communications. Healthcare and education are a top priority in Dutch culture. Working here, you'll have an extensive choice of schools for your children and a wide range of affordable healthcare benefits. Additional adidas benefits include a pension plan, company sports, staff discount and much more.

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