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STARK GROUP is looking for a Product owner / Project manager

  • Stark
  • Viby J, Danmark
  • 23/06/2022



STARK GROUP is a leading retailer and distributor of building materials in Northern Europe. STARK GROUP serves its customers through a finely meshed network of branches. Its customer base is broad, ranging from major contractors, builders and consumers to distributors and industries.  


To support the STARK GROUP business a large business transformation program is being rolled out to ensure the continued success of STARK. The program is focused on a new technology platform that will replace several legacy IT systems as well as provide new

functionality to the Group – and all of this enabled by data.


We are therefore looking for a product owner who can drive our focus on building a data foundation with a particular emphasis on Master Data and a global data model.


As a Product Owner / Project Manager some of your responsibilities will be:


  • Contribute to the successful delivery of the Data Foundation by coordinating work between several delivery teams
  • Ensuring the right balance between ‘doing the right things’ and ‘doing things right’ by prioritizing the product backlogs together with a small team of Product Owners in the business and IT
  • Develop roadmaps for the overall master data and data model program in cooperation with the overall programme and the technical Data Foundation team in IT
  • Use your stakeholder management skills to influence and lead teams that consist of both internal STARK employees and developers from our external partners.
  • Participate in the Agile ceremonies introduced in the overall program.
  • Contribute to ensuring high performing teams
  • Ensure IT project governance is followed, and projects / task are started up correctly and dependencies towards the Master Data and Data Model teams are mapped and followed up upon
  • Authenticate yourself as a servant leader for all employees within the area and provide coaching to grow employees and teams !


A bit about you, our dream candidate!

  • You have a flexible and organized work style 
  • You are an excellent communicator both verbally and non-verbally and ideally in both a Scandinavian language, English and German.
  • You can lead a number of self-organised teams
  • You have a good understanding of how Data flow across IT systems and what challenges to be aware of
  • You understand the importance of Master Data and data models when implementing new IT systems in a global organization
  • You understand how Master Data Management systems are implemented and integrated into an overall IT architecture
  • You understand modern data concepts and the implications and opportunities of Cloud
  • You understand self-organised teams and act as a servant leader in relation to people, processes and products 
  • You understand Agile Development Methodologies, Ways of Working, Behavioral Culture and organizational design and ideally have worked with the SAFE Framework
  • Ability to lead and manage under conditions of ambiguity and uncertainty.
  • Proven organizational skills in working across organizational boundaries and reporting lines 
  • Possess the ability to work in a matrix environment and at the same time respect the autonomous and self-managed team structure within own area  



Interested in becoming a part of the STARK team?

We are screening incoming candidates on an ongoing basis, so please send your application and your CV as soon as possible through the link. The deadline is the 31.07.2022. Any questions? You are more than welcome to contact CIO Pernille Geneser at mail pg@stark.dk

We are looking forward to hearing from you!