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Correlation Ventures

Product Owner Talent



Product, People & HR
Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Wednesday, August 9, 2023

Product Owner Talent

  • Location Barcelona
  • 10% Remote working and 15% of travel expected
  • Job type: Permanent

About the job

We are an innovative global healthcare company, driven by one purpose: we chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. Our team, across around 100 countries, is dedicated to transforming the practice of medicine by working to turn the impossible into the possible. We provide potentially life-changing treatment options and life-saving vaccine protection to millions of people globally, while putting sustainability and social responsibility at the centre of our ambitions.

As Product Owner, you will be responsible for the Talent Acquisition/Recruiting & Talent Management roadmap for Workday and other 3rd party systems. You will have exciting tasks such as supporting the existing framework and paving the way in delivering future enhancements and functionalities. As a member of the Agile Team, you’ll also be responsible for defining user stories and prioritizing initiatives. You will liaise with stakeholders and cross functional teams to create, own, and manage the roadmap to bring the most value to the business and users.

In a constantly changing matrix environment amongst diverse functional teams, you will be able to leverage your tactical and diplomatic approach when solving problems with stakeholders, ability to challenge the status quo and to propose innovative solutions, build strong stakeholder relationships, as well as strong user-oriented approach and independent, autonomous working ability.

Main responsibilities

  • Own the “product” from a “what” and “why” perspective (accountable for vision and requirements) for all Talent initiatives

  • Drive to identify, configure/build, and execute the roadmap including future functionalities in Workday for adoption

  • Work with agile team/pods to provide expertise in answering questions, addressing ambiguities, and mitigating any issues

  • Be accountable for delivering incremental value every sprint, aligning with the overall goals from the business

  • Own backlog prioritization of work to keep the vision of the product up to date

  • Perform internal and external benchmark on HR processes best practices and corresponding solutions

  • Monitor, analyze, and test items related to WD releases

  • Participate in design groups and proactively recommend design best practices and technical solutions delivering high business value aligned with strategic objectives

  • Provide HR process expertise and influence decisions on process design and solutions

  • Foster relationships with executive sponsors, key stakeholders, and customers

  • Act as Tier 3 to be able to triage and resolve complex support issues

  • Help prioritize activities and CR’s in partnership with the support team

  • Ensure a consistent and integrated approach for HR transversal topics between Core HR, Recruiting, Compensation, Performance, etc. in addition to other domains such as Learning, Career Management, Workforce Planning, and Analytics

About you


  • Proved years of Workday experience and deep understand of the software, with special focus on Talent Acquisition/Recruiting & Talent Management modules

  • Experience in IT Strategy & Governance, Application Design & Integration

  • Global platform experience

  • Demonstrated experience in project methodology (Agile methodology experience or certifications)

Soft skills:

  • Ability to learn and adopt new technologies quickly

Technical skills:

  • Knowledge in other functional areas such as compensation, security, performance, Core HR etc.


  • Bachelor's degree is preferred but not required, or certification in HR and/or IT


  • Fluent English

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If the description fits your experience and has captured your interest, please apply so we can get in contact with you!

At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.