Product owner 

UMC is committed to improving the health and welfare of patients and communities by helping to make the use of medicines safer and more effective and by protecting patients from the harm that medicines can cause. It is important and challenging work that requires people with energy, intelligence, and vision.

UMC employs over 100 staff pharmacists, doctors, researchers, system developers, sales and marketing staff, coding specialists, communications and product specialists, and assistants. 

We are looking for a product owner to support our portfolio of trusted and unique products and services, which are used by health authorities and the pharmaceutical industry worldwide. At the core of our portfolio of products and services are offerings of SaaS products and medicinal products references.  

Your role as a product owner  

We have long and successful experience in applying lean and Agile principles in our product development. We believe that Agile methods are key success factors to enable successful products and customer satisfaction. Close, daily collaborations between our engineering teams and the business ensure development for usability and operations to maximise user experience.  We use tools such as Business Model Canvas, Impact Mapping, Customer Journey Mapping. We discuss and plan new developments in terms of MVP and VP. 

As a product owner at UMC you will work closely with talented engineering teams and your colleagues in the product management section.  The role includes close collaboration with several units in the organisation, as well as reference customers, to convert customers' requirements into successful products.  

Key responsibilities 

We are looking for a person that is self-motivated, creative, and communicative, with a demonstrated customer/end-user focus. You most likely have some technical or analytical experience and can differentiate between must-haves and nice-to-haves. You have at least a year’s experience as a product owner or similar 

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 Additional info 

Start: As soon as possible. 

If you have questions about the positions, contact Johanna Eriksson, CIO and Head of Products and Services, or Jenny Jansson Liikamaa, Product Portfolio Manager, +46 (0)18-65 60 60. The position is based at UMC’s office in the centre of Uppsala.   

You are welcome to submit your application marked 2019-35 at job@who-umc.org, by 31 January 2020 at the latest. Please apply as soon as possible, since the selection and interviews will be held continuouslyIn this recruitment process, the personal qualities of applicants will be of great importance. 

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UMC follows the collective agreements between the Swedish Agency for Government Employers and Saco-S and ST. Union representatives are Deliana Aboka (Saco-S) and Jessica Avasol (ST), +46 (0)18-65 60 60. 

Last modified on: December 20, 2019
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