Globoforce, Inc.

  • Product Owner

    Job Locations IE-Dublin
    Information Technology
    Regular Full-Time
  • The Company

    Location: Globoforce, 19 Beckett Way, Parkwest Business Park, Dublin 12.

    Our modern offices are easily accessible by Car, Rail (Park West & Cherry Orchard station – on the Dublin Connolly-Portlaoise line), Bus, LUAS and close to shops, restaurant, etc.

    The Job

    About your role:


    Globoforce is a leading provider of social recognition solutions, making workplaces more human worldwide. We have an award-winning, enterprise level SaaS based solution, which is highly scalable, with a single code base, superb quality code and a great UI. Our solution has been very successful with our global current customer base, whom we are incredibly proud to serve.

    We have a vision to help build the best, most admired company cultures in the world. It starts with a strong social recognition product feature set. And that requires a strong & confident Product Owner—you!

    Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications

    Here's just some of what you will be doing;


    • Work with the Director of Product Management to define the high-level problems on the Product Backlog that, when solved, will help achieve the strategic goals for your product area
    • Clearly articulate and manage product requirements, through writing, breaking down and refining epics and user stories and acceptance criteria. Have a clear focus on always delivering business value
    • Collaborate with UX team to arrive at prototypes/mockups that will drive the sprint execution as well as higher level vision/strategy conversations with the leadership team
    • Work with cross-functional teams (Finance, Customer Success, Operations, etc.) to ensure their use-cases and requirements are represented in the product backlog
    • Enable the scrum team during each sprint to be successful. Clarify requirements, make priority calls, review test plans and review development work and participate in scrum rituals
    • Build the trust, respect and confidence with the extended technical team in terms of being able to articulate the ‘WHY’ behind the product backlog and showing them the vision
    • Drive decision making on solution options and trade-offs to consider in order to meet business needs
    • Collaborate and work with other product owners and scrum teams to identify and drive dependencies that are critical for success of your product area
    • Communicate regularly with key stakeholders on product status, scope changes and risks

    Skills and experience:

    • 3+ years working as a Product Owner in an Agile/Scrum product development environment
    • SaaS delivery model experience is a must-have, in either B2B or B2C environments
    • Very strong analytical thinking in terms of ability to break down problems into logical components and highly data-driven in terms of making product decisions
    • Must have demonstrated experience in leading product initiatives that are large scale in terms of customer base, complexity of problems solved, scope of functionality offered, etc.
    • Must have a strong bias for action i.e. you are pro-active in figuring out what problems to tackle and then execute on solving them
    • Adept at engaging with customers, prospects and partners to understand their needs and determine their goals
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a strong ability to influence and persuade peers and leadership on your ideas and vision for the product
    • Must be adept at working with a distributed team and know how to effectively build a cohesive team identity


    Education and Qualifications

    • Business/Commerce/Science/IT degree and/or appropriate experience and certificates



    We regret we cannot offer work permits or sponsorship for this role.

    About Globoforce:

    Pioneer of the WorkHuman movement, Globoforce makes work more human for millions of people and organizations worldwide. Today, Globoforce is the leading provider of human applications, including its award-winning Social Recognition solution. Through its WorkHuman Cloud suite of products, companies can strengthen employee performance and relationships between people and teams on a more positive, socially connected level – in tune with how work gets done today. Founded in 1999, the company is headquartered in Framingham, Mass., and Dublin, Ireland.

    If you are interested in learning more about us, please visit us at or listen to our teams talk about life in Globoforce


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