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Reference Number: PR 0003815

Product Owner (WROC)

Burlington, ON L7L

What you'll do


 The Product Owner for Wendy’s digital products works cross-functionally with the IT, Operations, Marketing, Finance and related teams to establish digital products that support the Company’s International business with a focus on Canada and UK.  This role leads the execution of strategic direction established by leadership and ensures that both internal and external customer interests are represented. The Product Owner will build and maintain the backlog of digital enhancements, ensure projects are delivered on-time and budget, and maintain a clear PI and sprint planning process.  Uniquely for Canada, this role partners with US product owners to adapt changes for Canada across all digital products and sets scope and roadmap for unique Canadian needs across platforms such as loyalty, delivery, curbside, etc. 

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for market, business case, and competitive analysis related to Wendy's digital products. Balances the needs of competing stakeholders to ensure decisions made reflect the best interests of Wendy's as an enterprise.
  • Consults with other International countries on an as-needed basis and supports UK digital products and feature enhancements as member of UK cross-functional team. 
  • Establish effective working relationships with business partners. Work cross-functionally to ensure business requirements and solution capabilities are effectively matched and implemented. Develops spirit of team work and collaboration with clear lines of accountability for key decisions
  • Responsible for PI and Sprint planning and collaborates with US team to ensure seamless coordination.  Owns sprint backlog and implementation for all Canadian specific initiatives. 
  • Responsible for writing Acceptance Criteria and for approval and validation of User Stories. Manages portfolio of IT initiatives to ensure proper prioritization and delivery of initiatives on time and in budget.   
Wendy’s is the world's second largest quick-service hamburger company and was built on the premise, "Quality is our Recipe®," which remains the guidepost of the Wendy's system. Today, Wendy's and its franchisees employ hundreds of thousands of people across more than 6,700 restaurants worldwide with a vision of becoming the world's most thriving and beloved restaurant brand.  

What we expect from you

Education / Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree: Technology, Business, or Marketing related field
  • 6+ years of experience working on cross-functional teams with a proven track record of achieving business results.
  • 4+ years of experience working with a variety of digital technology, reflected in a thorough understanding of the digital space.
  • Experience in a project manager role for enterprise-wide projects, preferably for a consumer-facing brand. 
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills. Demonstrated ability to align stakeholders with competing interests.
  • Proven prioritization and organization skills.

Please note that the Wendy’s Company does not accept unsolicited résumé’s from recruiters or employment agencies.  In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit résumé’s to an approved requisition, the Wendy’s company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

Wendy's is an equal employment opportunity employer who may provide reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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Burlington, ON L7L

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