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Product Owner Network Planning Tool

NetherlandsMarketing & Data

Job description

The Company – Milence

Established in July 2022, we are dedicated to making the future of road transport fossil-free. By building and managing reliable and secure high-performance charging solutions, our mission is to support and accelerate the transition to zero-emission heavy-duty vehicles in Europe. The team is working quickly to scale up operations and network deployment.

As a fast-growing company, we want to build diverse teams who are dedicated to our vision: a world of fossil-free transport, which will go on to combat climate change.

With a focus on sustainable growth and the best possible collaboration among all stakeholders, we are looking for colleagues eager to make an impact and ready to support and accelerate the zero-emission future of road transport in Europe.

While our Dutch offices are in Amsterdam and Arnhem, our focus is distinctly pan-European and we are expanding to several other European countries in early 2023.

The Department

The Marketing & Data department concentrates on service- and product development for electric long haul trucking and include the complete Marketing Mix (Market Intelligence, Product Development, Charging Services, Pricing) and Data Services. Based on both a data approach and interaction with clients, our aim is to develop the products and services, which are 2 years ahead of market needs and result in a hassle free customer experience.

These products and services will at first focus on the driver and fleet owner experience. In due time products and services will be developed and provided for other stakeholders.

The department consist of 3 focus areas: Customer Journey and Market, Products and Services and Data. Products range from planning the network of charge locations, provide up to date charger information for navigation purposes, services for fleet owner in combination with their Fleet Management Services, etc.

The Marketing & Data team consists of product owners, marketers, managers customer journey, data scientists and data analysts.

The Job

As product owner Network Planning Tool you will be responsible for the development and the commercial success of our Network Planning Tool. The Network Planning Tool is the tool we use to determine where we want to grow our charging network. The tool is used by the location scouts to evaluate the attractiveness of specific locations.

Based on data from the data-team and input from our growth team, you set the requirements and the commercial offering for a product or service. During the life-time of the network planning tool, you are responsible for its success, and propose improvements or alternatives.

As product owner you will steer the development teams and guard that the right product is developed.

Your responsibilities include;

  • Developing and improving the network planning tool
  • Understand the needs of our growth department.
  • Release management
  • Determine together with the data-team (scientists and engineers) how the network planning tool needs to be improved.
  • Managing the IT/data-team who deliver (parts) of the product
  • Create roadmaps
  • Create business cases/ investment plans for the proposed product development
  • Monitoring the success of a product, both commercially and quality
  • Improve and maintain released products and services
  • Managing stakeholders, like location scouts.

As a product owner network planning tool you will closely work together with the marketers, location scouts and other product owners and the IT department.

Since we are an exciting new start-up, not all responsibilities have been defined yet, meaning you have the opportunity to help us shape your position further.

The job will be based in our Amsterdam and/or Arnhem office. You will be required to travel within Europe a few days per month for the role to be successful.

Job requirements

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for candidates with product owner/ product manager experience in the area of developing data-driven customer centric innovative products and services. In the past you were end-to-end responsible for a product, starting from development until end-of lifetime.

You have commercial business development experience and can identify interesting opportunities.

You can convert opportunities into strategy, improvements or innovations which contribute to better business performance.

You have strong analytical skills with the ability to problem solve to well-judged decisions.

You communicate effectively and collaborate well with internal- and external stakeholders.

You have an affinity with the logistics and transport industry and/or navigation industry.

Your English is excellent (and if you do not speak Dutch that is fine).

You look forward to learning new things and pick them up quickly, this includes -new skills, environments, people skills and are resilient.

You align with our mission and values (specifically: reliable, sustainable and fast-paced).

You radiate energy, are a positive thinker and easily engage others in various ways.

We are especially interested in diverse candidates.

What we offer:

We offer the opportunity to join us at the unique starting phase of a new company with a real purpose, high aspirations and strong team spirit. You can be there as it begins.

You will be part of a high-energy environment in which you can help shape various aspects. You will learn every day and have ample room for personal development and support.

We want you to join our company for a career – not for just a job – and support your personal career ambitions in or outside your department.

Base salary level (all in) is oriented towards 70.000 EUR; on target annual incentive is 20% - with a maximum of 40%.

Furthermore, we offer a comprehensive pension plan and unlimited vacation days.

We have flexible (hybrid) working arrangements.

Ready to charge the future?

Then it’s time to apply! If you have any questions about the position, contact us via

Please submit your resumé in English.


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