Product Owner

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Experience level: Mid-Level
Location: Reading. Up to 100% remote in the UK

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our talented, collaborative team in designing, building and delivering our market-leading product.

Job description

 

Role purpose:

 

  • Maximize the value of the product resulting from the work of the sprint teams
  • Work with the Product Management team to help evolve and realise our product vision
  • Provide leadership in evaluating and adopting applicable Agile / Scrum / Lean / Design best practices and new trends
 

Key responsibilities:

  • Establish a vision of what you wish to build and convey that vision to the sprint team. Motivate the sprint team with a clear, elevating goal
  • Define the product backlog and create actionable user stories with the sprint teams
  • Use customer feedback to inform thinking on the backlog
  • Groom and prioritise the work in the backlog according to business value
  • Help ensure that the scrum team always have an adequate amount of well-prepared user stories to work on
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of sprint goals
  • Review and accept completed user stories, making sure work fulfils the acceptance criteria
  • Develop a solid understanding of our users, products, the market place, the competition and future trends
  • Drive analysis, scoping and design for major client implementations
 

Key deliverables:

  • Well curated backlog
  • Well written user stories
  • Best possible new Dynamic Planner product features or client implementations
  • Energised and supportive sprint teams
  • Energised and supportive stakeholders

Skills:

  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Great communication, presentation and people skills
  • Great listening skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • A second European language would be an advantage

Experience:

  • 10yr experience in a Product Owner role or similar
  • Solid experience of agile processes and principles
  • Personal financial advice domain knowledge
  • Experience providing SAAS internationally an advantage

Attributes:

Leadership, creative thinking, decision-making, accountability, attention to detail, determination to succeed, team player.

Qualifications:

  • Ideally, Product Ownership certification, and…
  • ISEB (or similar) qualification in Business Analysis

We appreciate every interest from candidates in our company, but are able only to reach out to those who most closely match our needs. You can always keep in touch with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and via our website.

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