Product Owner

Job type:
on-site
Start date:
ASAP
Duration:
12 months
From:
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Location:
Midlothian
Published at:
05/06/2021
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
Project ID:
2107035

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My Client has a requirement for a highly experienced Product Owner

The opportunity
The Product Owner role will lead on the design and delivery of a major element of the business proposition supporting the Joint Solution Team (JST) and global software engineering capability.
You will work in close collaboration with a cross-functional team including CX designers, Insight Analysts, Communications Specialists, Business Analysts and Technical Experts to define the service.
You will then manage the product roadmap, vision and backlog throughout development to ensure we achieve our aspirations of delivering a compelling customer experience.

Your day-to-day responsibilities include:
*Work with internal and external customers to analyse the needs and align product vision, roadmap and backlog to strategic goals.
*Own the product roadmap, develop scope and define backlog items across thousands of user stories that guide the Agile software development team.
*Solve product related problems, make decisions, complete trade-off analysis to stay on track towards the best business outcomes.
*Draft key objectives and results, strategies and apply to make business decisions.
*Possess a fundamental understanding of end-to-end customer experience integration and dependencies.
*Collaborate with stakeholders during the visioning and concept development of a product.
*Accountable for the created product(s), delivering in the product model and communicating the product needs with business partners.
*Assess value, develop cases, and work with Customer representatives to prioritise activities to ensure we deliver maximum value aligned with product strategy.
*Develop and maintain an appropriately prioritized backlog of user stories for implementation.
*Act as an ambassador for the product internally and externally and as the primary contact for queries related to the product.
Signs of success

To be successful in this role, you'll need a rich combination of experience, proven skills and personal attributes. See below to find out if you're the person we're looking for.

Skills we can't do without:
*5 years' experience of Product Management experience in the public/financial sector.
*Management of senior stakeholders and their expectations.
*Deep understanding, experience and passion with Agile methods and mindset.
*Ability to work with and lead cross-functional teams to deliver on a common goal.
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence decision makers and teams
*Experience with a definition of minimum marketable features and minimum viable products.
*Experience of defining the product roadmap and managing a product backlog.
*Organizational and time management skills.
*Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
*Attention to detail.
*Working knowledge of Agile tools including, but not limited to, Jira, Confluence.
*Product Owner Certification.

Skills we'd like:
*Specific Experience working within Pensions Administration, ideally with experience of Master Trust pension schemes
*Specific Experience of one or more of the following Financial Services Operational areas:
oCustomer registration and onboarding
oCustomer Servicing
o"Money In" processing
o"Money Out (Claims)" processing
oFinance and Tax

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.