Product Owner, Mobile

Product Owner, Mobile

Job Summary: 

Would you like to contribute to creating the future of learning? 

Labster’s a fast-moving company dedicated to empowering the next generation of scientists to do big things. We’re mission-driven and are looking for energetic people that want to change the world.

We’re rapidly scaling our mobile app and we need a skilled Product Owner to continue scaling our consumer mobile product ( targeted at emerging markets. You’ll work within a cross-functional development team to create an unforgettable experience for our students.

We have ambitious goals to grow the impact of this product from the early stage of hundreds of thousands of users, to 100 million in as short a time as possible. This should be a scary-but-exciting goal for you. Naturally, you’ll need to be someone who enjoys connecting with young people and students around the world. It’s our most mission-focused product aimed at helping those who don’t have access to high-quality education.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Create a high-value roadmap based on a deep understanding of user personas, validated ideas and product’s strategic goals
  • Set clear product’s vision and communicate it to the development team and other stakeholders 
  • Translate product roadmap into the product backlog and prioritize it according to the highest value for the end-users
  • Establish and channel an in-depth understanding of user personas, their behaviour, pain points and needs
  • Actively participate in the UX design process to create, test and validate new ideas
  • Collaborate with the content development team and drive cross-functional roadmap execution (create user stories, define product requirements, participate in team’s ceremonies, provide user insights and more)
  • Work cross-functionally on product launches, define what success looks like (metrics), monitor performance, impact, and team performance, and iterate quickly when needed
  • Collaborate with the product manager on understanding overall market needs, gathering insights for future prioritization and sharing in-depth user knowledge
  • Consistent use of tracking and roadmap tools (Atlassian suite)


The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • 5+ years in Agile product owner roles, particularly in mobile app development
  • Product and Backlog management experience in an Agile organisation (Scrum, Kanban)
  • A well-worn toolkit of requirements gathering, documenting. user testing and product validation techniques
    • UML, Use Case modelling, A/B testing etc. 
  • Communication and Stakeholder management - excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be fluent in English (our working language)

Bonus points for:

  • PO Certification
  • Game development experience

Why Labster?

  • Friendly and productive work environment with fun, diverse, smart, and open-minded people.
  • Getting up in the morning and knowing that you’ll work on something that helps people improve their lives – education.
  • Opportunity to work with the newest technologies in a product company with a noble vision.
  • Have responsible freedom within your scope of work to maintain healthy work-life balance.
  • Competitive compensation based on your qualifications and experience.
  • Budget for personal and professional development.

Labster Vision: Empower the Next Generation of Scientists to Change the World 

For more information on our company vision to empower the next generation of scientists to change the world, please see video links below: 

BBC News:


TED Talk: see our founder's TED talk here 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


Labster, Copenhagen

Højbro Pl. 10
1200 København Directions View page

Workplace & Culture

With 20+ nationalities placed in offices in Bali, Zürich, Copenhagen, and Boston, you will find yourself in a truly international environment. We value and protect engagement and empowerment as we believe that the best results are created by engaged and inspired team members. 

Labster is a Holacracy company where authority and decision-making are distributed throughout self-organizing teams. Don't misunderstand though - Labster offers great and healthy leadership; just with far less top-down management.

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