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Acosta Sales & Marketing Product Owner, Digital in Jacksonville, Florida

Product Owner, Digital


The Product Owner is a leadership role that is responsible for driving strategic direction, business enablement, and product solution planning for software and services solutions.

Through cultured relationships the Product Owner obtains strategic initiatives from business leaders, their associated priorities and dollar value. Through collaboration this role works alongside the delivery team in providing the appropriate solution.

The role is characterized as a strong leader, creative, analytical, innovative and strategic in nature, able to negotiate and influence at the executive and manager levels.

The incumbent(s) in this position should exhibit the following Acosta values:

People Minded – Must show dignity and respect to all people

Integrity – Must exemplify the highest degree of ethical behavior

Results Oriented – Must show passion, pride and commitment to succeed

Trust – Must be honest, sincere and confident

Teamwork – Must build trusting relationships

Innovation – Must progress through a combination of creativity, common sense and vision

Balance – Must maintain an optimistic attitude and keep perspective on what is important in life.

Essential Functions:

  • Partner with Business in defining the enablement opportunities and evangelize new & future capabilities that support strategic initiatives.

  • Provides leadership in the creation and management of the product roadmap. This includes grooming the backlog and managing the release schedule of functionality (also includes working with the Business Analysts to ensure consistent documentation of features).

  • Expose the separate channels to each other's needs to converge the channels to a common business approach.

  • Oversee the socialization and documentation of system capabilities and how they enable business processes.

  • Research and identify current and future competitive and technology landscapes.

  • Collaborate with other Product Owners to ensure consistency and build synergies.

  • Manage change through understanding and communicating the risks, opportunities and trade-offs when priorities shift. Illustrate the financial impacts of change, both positive and negative.

  • Chair periodic meetings with Business Leaders and Users to review and discuss internal and external markets, technological advances and product roadmap.

  • Collaborate with IT leadership to ensure alignment on product direction and departmental goals.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • 4-5 years of strong data & analytics focused Information Systems experience

  • Deep understanding & Experience building solutions with retail data & tools – E.g. Nielsen, IRI

  • Experience with data discovery & reporting tools like Tableau, Micro Strategy, SSRS, Cognos.

  • Strong computer science fundamentals in algorithms and data structures

  • Experience in analyzing large, complex, multi-dimensional datasets with a variety of tools and statistical analysis environments such as R, MATLAB, SPSS, Alteryx, SAS

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Requirements:

  • Strong analytical capabilities and ability to make recommendations based on data

  • Working knowledge of Databases, SQL/T-SQL, ETL

  • Confidence to roll up the sleeves and lead by example via hands-on solution development

  • Expertise troubleshooting data quality issues and analyzing data requirements

  • Executive presence and relationship building skills; Ability to interact with & influence business partners & clients

  • Good understanding of advanced concepts like predictive analytics, data mining, machine learning

  • Skillful in mentoring and managing team members (internal & offshore) in technology, architecture and delivery of data/analytics solutions

Acosta Sales & Marketing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Job Information Technology

Primary Location US-FL-Jacksonville

Other Locations US-TX-Dallas

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Job Posting Jan 21, 2021, 8:27:03 AM

Job Number: PRODOWN_0112