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Product Owner | Job ID: 272



Product Owner

Newcastle Upon Tyne £28,000 - £32,000

PRODUCT OWNER

FULL TIME

NEWCASTLE

£30,000 - £32,000 Depending on experience

 

Our awesome client is looking to recruit a talented and enthusiastic Product Owner to join their

development team.

The main purpose of this role is envisioning the future of products and working with

stakeholders, development teams and users to realise it.

 

The Product Owner we are looking for:

Includes managing the product backlog, benefit analysis, minimum viable product, prioritisation, acceptance criteria and reviewing completed work. It

Someone to work closely working and build relationships with both internal customers and development teams.

You must be technically competent to be able to understand the systems, and prioritise and

work with internal customers and developers to decide product direction.

You must be comfortable allowing the development teams to come up with the solutions, while you will be their knowledge base and proxy for the business.

 

Duties & Responsibilities as Product Owner:

Drive the product vision and strategy to enhance our websites, mobile and business apps

Building strong relationships with internal customers and stakeholders

Develop a deep understanding of current and potential use of our software products

Product backlog management

Working with the stakeholders to prioritise user stories

Maximise value created by the development teams for your product

Maintaining the development teams focus on delivering value, balancing multiple

streams of requirements so that they can concentrate on what they do best

Working with development teams in estimation and planning sessions

Documenting progress on work completed for feedback to the business

Creation of documentation such as user guides for the relevant business stakeholders

The Product Owners Education & Experience:

● Demonstrable experience of working in an agile scrum environment, ideally as a PO.

● Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written.

● An understanding of how development work feeds into wider business delivery.

● An understanding of software development and design.

● An analytical mind set.

● Track record delivering high quality software in a timely fashion.

● Experience in estimating the value of software features, and in cost-benefit analysis

and constructing business cases.

● Experience of managing a product backlog

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