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Product Owner

Country

United Kingdom

Salary

Competitive

To drive the future vision and direction of the Mitrefinch product suite to continue to enable growth and innovation. Specifically focusing on our Time & Attendance and HR offering.

The Product Owner will enable creation of the best of breed products that sit at the forefront of the industry, while championing user experience excellence across the team and the wider business.

Key relationships

  • Executive team
  • Directors and Managers
  • Product Design
  • Development
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Customers and Prospects

Key responsibilities

  • Developing a truly creative product vision
  • Ownership and leadership of the product Roadmap
  • Ownership of prioritising the product backlog
  • Observing, learning and analysing the current market
  • Wider research outside of current sectors and markets
  • Woking with User Researchers and UX Designers to aid in rapid prototyping ideas
  • Working with User researcher to learn and understand how to engage with customers and end users of the product
  • Continuous progress and feedback to be presented to all levels of the business
  • Continuous leadership among all teams to deliver and believe in the product vision
  • Working with Delivery to achieve agreeable estimates and accountable deadlines
  • Giving feedback to the development team during sprints to the work accomplished by the development team about their process and interactions
  • Providing and teaching every available business number to the development team to connect them with the product and its customers to make informed decisions together
  • Participating in Scrum meetings
  • Helping the wider development team to continuously improve their process
  • Learning and refining your product’s whole value stream, like procurement upstream and marketing and sales downstream.
  • Measuring progress
  • Work with the wider business to tighten feedback loops regarding the product

Skills and experience

  • Significant experience working as a Product Owner, Product Manager or similar type of role
  • Experience of working in an Agile environment
  • Experience in working with software products
  • Understanding of a release cycle
  • Stakeholder management and leading requirements gathering & projects
  • Leadership and tenacity for creating buzz around your product
  • Proactive and love of a fast pace of working
  • Ability to influence teams for buy in of ideas and features
  • Ability to create and understand business cases for your ideas, cost modelling and business impact – articulating this at all levels
  • Gregarious market knowledge and drive to learn and share beyond your product boundaries
  • Use empirical methods to support and guide decision making
  • Excellent written and verbal communication to both technical and especially non-technical audiences
  • Ability to articulate Product Ownership skills at all levels of the business
  • Ability to articulate and communicate a vision with true passion and spirit
  • Excellent organisation and diligence; able to manage multiple priorities and pick out the critical detail

Other responsibilities

Adhere to the following standards and guidelines:

  • ISO 9001 – Quality Management System
  • ISO 14001 – Environmental Management
  • ISO 27001 – Information Security
  • Health and Safety Guidelines (ISO 18001)
  • The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

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