Job posted on: 20th December 2017

Product Owner

Job Specification

Due to our continued success, we are now looking for an additional experienced Product Owner to work in our Product department, reporting in to the Head of Product

 Required Skills
  • 2 years + experience in a Business Analysis/Product Owner role
  • Experience in scrum agile principles in a software development environment
  • Customer facing experience
 Responsibilities
  • Define the roadmap and prioritise the backlog based on following considerations:
    – Customer commitments
    – Roadmap
    – Bugs
    – Internal maintenance
    – Competitor offerings
  • Work with customers to define and specify functional requirements
  • Carry out Top 40 Sales Tender Studies
  • Provide product support to Sales
  • Active participant in user forums
  • Community moderator for product feature requests
  • Work with development teams as the product owner, carrying out typical PO roles such as:
    – Release Planning
    – Backlog Prioritisation
    – Create acceptance criteria
    – Accept/reject work packages
  • Work with marketing communications to define the go-to-market strategy, helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits and target customer. You will also serve as the internal and external evangelist for the products
  • Analysing potential partner relationships for the product
 Characterisitics
  • Knowledge of agile values and principles
  • Experience of working as part of a cross-functional team within a development environment
  • Awareness of allied bodies of knowledge such as Lean, Kanban, and Theory of Constraints particular as applied to software development
  • Facilitative
  • Coaching
  • Empowering
  • Assertive
  • Situationally aware
  • Energetic and energising
  • Active learner
  • Communicative and social
  • Excellent writing skills
 Benefits
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Social events
  • Company Pension
  • Health Cash Plan

This role is based out of our Burnley head office and the working hours are 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

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Job Specification
  • Location Burnley Head Office
    Lancashire
  • Experience Required 2 years+ experience in Business Analyst/ Product Owner/ Product Management
  • Salary Excellent for the right candidate
  • Holidays 24 days & Bank Holidays