Product Owner

International Permanent USD42,673 - USD54,866
  • A great fast growing company and is totally remote working.
  • flexible and opportunities to gain promotion internally within the business.

About Our Client

My client has over 20 years' experience of designing, developing and successfully delivering large-scale, user-centred digital platforms for ambitious, disruptive and innovative organisations across the globe. There ambition is to become the number 1 destination for clients and employees, delivering scalable and dynamic enterprise digital platforms.

Adopting an Agile approach that enables us to adapt quickly and respond effectively, they take pride in delighting our clients through the consistent delivery of large-scale enterprise websites and applications and our scalable, resilient and high-transaction award-winning systems.

To keep growing and keep winning, they are looking to add more great people to our team to help us drive our business forward. We are currently looking for a Product Owner to join a group of exceptionally talented and passionate individuals and contribute towards there continued success.

They have retained an entrepreneurial spirit and start-up mentality, and have created a fun and inclusive culture, centred around continuous improvement and learning. We're a highly collaborative team, continually striving to innovate and excel in everything we do to consistently deliver an exceptional customer experience.

There values define them and underpin everything that they do. They are the reason our people give us incredible feedback about the culture we have created, and they are extremely proud of this. It's there people and culture that truly sets them apart from our competitors, and they look for people who passionately share these values with them:

  • Bring your A game
  • Deliver amazing experiences
  • Everyone is an innovator
  • Have fun and value the team
  • Own it!

Job Description

  • Build strong and effective client relationships to achieve a full understanding of the project vision and core values.
  • Determine project feasibility through investigational analysis and evaluation, identifying opportunities and making recommendations to improve the user experience.
  • Clearly map out and articulate user stories with applicable acceptance criteria, and contribute to building and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Collaborate effectively with internal UX Design, Development and Quality Assurance Teams throughout the project development stages to maximise product engagement.
  • Facilitate the production of timely estimates to aid project accuracy.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement initiatives within Box UK.
  • Support the business development team in the creation of project tenders.

The Successful Applicant

For this role the following skills are essential…

  • Interpersonal / communication skills: excellent communication and active listening skills with the ability to express yourself clearly and articulately, both orally and in writing. Able to build strong and effective, collaborative working relationships with colleagues and clients.
  • Self-starter: motivated and comfortable working autonomously.
  • Analytical problem-solver: able to identify information required and leverage available resources to solve problems creatively and provide effective solutions.
  • Results-orientated: able to focus on the desired result of own and departmental outputs, set challenging goals and focus effort on achieving goals to set targets.
  • Innovative: open to different and new ways of doing things, developing and supporting the introduction of new and improved methods, processes, technologies and ways of working.
  • Influential: persuasive and engaging, able to convey ideas, influence decisions and achieve 'buy-in' at all levels both internally and with clients.
  • Decisive: able to integrate logic, intuition and judgement to make sound decisions based on input from others, relevant data and feedback.
  • Organised: able to prioritise workload and tasks effectively.
  • Flexible: willing and able to respond to changing circumstances and expectations.
  • Tenacious: driven to complete projects to a high standard whilst meeting required deadlines.
  • Resilient: able to remain focused, composed and optimistic in difficult situations, and bounce back from challenging situations.
  • Attention to detail: thorough in accomplishing a task through concern for all the areas involved, no matter how small.

And you will also need…

  • A minimum of 2 years' relevant work experience in a digital transformation, software development and/or solutions architecture environment.
  • A degree (or equivalent) in an appropriate discipline is desirable, but your relevant experience is the key factor.
  • Experience of Agile development practices, and working in an Agile environment.
  • Previous experience of working within project teams, managing scope and delivering projects on time and within budget.
  • ScrumMaster and/or Product Owner qualifications are desirable, but not essential.

What's on Offer

You will enjoy a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.

They recognise that there success comes from the talent, passion and dedication of our team. Working collaboratively, they share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, reinforcing there culture of ownership. They understand the importance of personal growth and professional development and invest in the skills of our people to nurture their talent. The working environment is fast-paced, exciting and fun to work in.

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Information Technology
Sub Sector
IT Development
Technology & Telecoms
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Steve Dudley
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