Product Owner




Ben Smith
Ben Smith

Talent Manager


September 23, 2022

  • Sole Product Person
  • Wellington-based
  • AI/ML SaaS Startup
As the Product Owner, you will be focusing on our platform and product priorities and roadmap. This role is the joiner between the engineering team and the customer needs.

Externally you will work with clients who need them to deliver machine learning projects and learn from their business needs, so their products are fit for purpose for the long term.

You will work with Data Scientists, both internal staff and external stakeholders, to build on their Platform product of workflows/features, taking it to the next level. 
Responsibilities include:
  • Working with clients who engage us and consider how their needs influence the long-term needs of the product(s)
  • Work with Sales, Marketing, Data Science and Engineering teams to prepare a backlog/roadmap of product features that make momentum happen
  • Own and prioritise the product backlog, including preparing scope and acceptance criteria to the level required
  • Co-define the Product vision and strategy with the leadership team
  • Assisting the scrum/product development team to meet the objectives of each sprint
  • Identifying areas of improvement based on customer feedback.
  • Use data to learn from product and feature usage, and track user behaviour
This company was born out of a passion for machine learning and AI. From day one, their focus has been on simplified solutions that bypass technical roadblocks so teams can quickly demonstrate the commercial success and scale of what's possible.

With their innovative platform, this company makes machine learning accessible to all organisations in a low-cost, simple and fast way that allows them to realise the value of their data quickly. 

Skills & experience
  • Proven product owner experience, ideally in a SaaS environment
  • Demonstrated ability to create a shared vision, inspire collaboration, and drive change with momentum.
  • Proven ability to manage product backlogs and create a product roadmap
  • Familiarity with product prioritisation frameworks and techniques
  • Experienced in navigating ambiguity and change with an entrepreneurial mindset.
  • Track record of customer-centric decision-making
  • Significant experience with Agile practices and processes
If this sounds like something you could be interested in, apply now and we will be in touch! For questions about the role, email me at

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