Product Owner

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In a Nutshell

In this role you will own the product backlog and the creation and delivery of all backlog items. That includes gathering feature requests, continual prioritisation of the backlog, sprint planning plus the co-ordination of a team, including developers, a tester and a BA as a part of your running and managing the product daily stand ups on a two weeks sprint cycle. You will report into, and work very closely with, the Product Manager, whose job it is to guide the product strategy road map.

Responsibilities

  1. Responsible for managing the product backlog, sprint planning and daily stand ups.
  2. Develop scope and define backlog items (epic/features/user stories) that guide the agile software development team.
  3. Solve product related problems to stay on track towards business deliverable commitments.
  4. Guide and focus a team of developers, a tester and a BA, plus other resource, toward achievement of the product roadmap.
  5. Work in a truly agile way, continuously reviewing the business needs, refining priorities, outlining milestones and deliverables, and identifying both opportunities and risks.
  6. Develop and maintain an appropriately prioritized backlog of user stories for implementation
  7. Develop appropriately detailed requirements for the product features so they are clearly understood by the development teams.
  8. Work closely with product management and senior management in order to create a product that fits the company vision
  9. Accountable for the created product, ensuring the product meets internal and external stakeholder expectations.

Key Skills

PRODUCT OWNERSHIP

Experience working as a Product Owner in an agile environment including organizing, prioritising and assessing work whilst working as part of a scrum team.

COMMUNICATION

You must be able to clearly communicate the vision between the backlog items and the business goals along with being able to demonstrate the value to the scrum

COLLABORATION

You will need experience working in multi-disciplined, product led teams, collaborating with software engineers, product owners and business analysts.

DEALING WITH COMPLEXITY

Experience of being a product owner in a complex, multi-faceted software environment. Our SaaS solution has many interdependencies and configurations which makes it a challenging environment but hopefully one you will love getting your teeth into.

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