Lead Product Owner (M/W/D)

The Oberalp Group is a management driven family business - a house of brands that creates high quality technical mountaineering products. We have 6 own brands Salewa, Dynafit, Pomoca, Wild Country, Evolv and LaMunt. As an exclusive partner of other brands in the sports sector we offer our entire know how in communication, sales and image building. 
We are a team of more than 1000 employees in 11 countries worldwide – a group of adventurers and dreamers, mountaineers, looking for their next peak. 


As a Lead Product Owner, you will take a leadership role in driving the success of our online business and enhancing our brands' image. You will lead a team and collaborate with an agency-staffed development team to build new websites and implement customer experience-enhancing features for our five brands on an upgraded technology stack.


Tasks & Responsibilities


  • Strategic Leadership: 
    • Define and communicate the product vision and strategy, aligning it with business goals and user needs. 
    • Lead and mentor a team of Product Owner and UX/UI, fostering a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement. 
  • Software Specification and Development: 
    • Oversee the creation and refinement of user stories and epics, ensuring they focus on delivering end-user value. 
    • Collaborate with UX to ensure designs are complete and ready for development. 
    • Facilitate refinement sessions with the development team, ensuring a shared understanding of requirements and technical feasibility. 
    • Ensure completed user stories meet quality standards and align with acceptance criteria. 
    • Collect and analyze feedback from stakeholders to inform future requirements and feature enhancements. 
  • Project Management: 
    • Lead the end-to-end product development lifecycle for multiple product lines, coordinating efforts across cross-functional teams including designers, developers, and QA engineers. 
    • Maintain and prioritize a comprehensive backlog of features and enhancements, aligning them with business objectives and user needs. 
    • Manage and coordinate external dependencies, such as CRM and Marketing Cloud integrations, to ensure timely feature delivery. 
    • Identify and manage project risks and issues, implementing mitigation strategies to ensure the timely delivery of high-quality products. 
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: 
    • Act as the primary liaison between internal teams, external vendors, and the development team, ensuring clear and effective communication channels. 
    • Drive consensus on product decisions, balancing stakeholder needs with technical feasibility and business goals. 
    • Secure buy-in on the prioritized backlog from business and brand stakeholders. 
    • Transparently communicate expectations, risks, and results, ensuring a healthy feedback loop between the product team and stakeholders. 



  • Several years working experience as a Product Owner/Manager (M/W/D) in an agile software environment
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to mentor and develop a team. 
  • Proficiency in agile methodologies, software development processes, and JIRA. 
  • Strong understanding of UX principles and the ability to collaborate with designers to create intuitive and engaging user interfaces for digital products. 
  • Experience with analytics tools (e.g., Google Analytics) to track product performance and derive insights for continuous improvement. 
  • Deep understanding of the sporting goods and apparel industries, including familiarity with the products, customer needs, and market trends. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to manage multiple stakeholders and drive alignment across teams. 
  • English language skills are a must, German and Italian nice to have


Workplace: Kiefersfelden GER or Bolzano, IT


If you are interested to work in a challenging, international and dynamic environment then apply now!