Digital Product Owner

Oliver James Associates
35000.00 GBP Annual
25 Feb 2017
25 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Digital Product Owner - Financial Services - Croydon - GBP32k to 38k plus package

My client, a leading personal lines insurer is searching for talented and innovative Digital Product Owners from all digital and mobile-first industries, whether you work in tech, telco, ecommerce, travel, gaming or banking.

The company's huge digital presence is continually innovating and they are using their wealth of consumer data to create intelligent applications that solve everyday consumer issues. Digital Product Owner you will manage the agile delivery and optimisation of Digital products taking commercial direction from the Digital Product Manager and wider business stakeholders as well as being responsible for driving the product vision and requirements with the support of the development team and scrum master.

Key Accountabilities:

* To drive the product vision and roadmap (defined by the Product Manager) and own the success for assigned digital products.
* To manage and prioritise the product backlog in alignment with commercial KPIs and wider business requirements.
* To organise requirements following key agile frameworks including User Story Mapping, Epic & Feature hierarchies, Feature Injection user story writing, pivoting and prototyping.
* To define the acceptable levels of quality for product development (avoiding gold-plating where possible) while championing iterative, incremental delivery.
* To support and align to project delivery budgets and commercial KPIs.
* To own delivery communications to primary stakeholders.
* To define, manage and prioritise all release and go-live dates for assigned products.
* The primary point of escalation for the development team from a product development perspective (able to answer any queries and support the team).
* Is responsible for Product risks associated with delivery and prioritisation.
* Responsible for tracking and monitoring return on investment and business benefits on all product releases.
* Take ownership of own personal development and career progression.
* Identify, own and manage the risks involved in running our business appropriate to my role, in line with the company risk framework.

Key Competencies:

* Product Owner Certification
* Previous experience in a web/software delivery environment
* Enjoys working with people (facilitating and collaborating)
* Exceptional communicator
* Strong commercial awareness and prioritisation skills
* Previous experience in product development/management
* Strong decision making ability

Digital Product Owner - Financial Services - Croydon - GBP32k to 38k plus package