Product Owner

Product, Full time

Posted: Thursday, 21st April 2022
Job Reference: R006482
Squad: UK
Team: Product

It's a great time to join our ambitious team and get involved with a business that is focused, fast paced and a really great place to work.

You'll be encouraged to share your ideas, try new things (and not worry if they don't go right the first time!) and take ownership of your own development. We have a training fund for you to spend each year, as well as the opportunity to earn up to 25% in performance related bonus. We also have; a beer fridge, pizza Friday's, sport always on in the office and regular social events!

Job Title: Product Owner

Location: Hybrid/Remote

Team: Product

What you’ll do as Product Owner

You will be working within our Transformation vertical as part of a dedicated team focused on delivering app product features looking at how we can continue to meet our growing customer needs. This will involve liaising with key business and technical owners to document requirements and support product development. Your output will help translate a product roadmap into a well refined product backlog.

Your key responsibilities will include…

  • Working closely and collaboratively within the UK App Squad and stakeholders across the business to elicit, understand, document and prioritise new requirements
  • Use the right analysis technique for the right stage in the product development lifecycle
  • Analyse complex systems and clearly communicate findings
  • Ensure problems are defined to the right level of detail and help define solution options
  • Define business requirements, processes and user journeys
  • Work closely with the Head of UK Product, Designers, Tech Lead, Native iOS and Native Android developers and Testers to ensure an accurate and shared understanding of requirements
  • Work with the Product Team to manage product backlogs
  • Participate in the day to day team ceremonies and activities  
  • Act as an interface between the product team and key stakeholders
  • Use data to drive decisions and maximise value to the business
  • Always be looking for ways to improve processes and outcomes

We need someone who is…

  • Product Owner skills, including the ability to elicit requirements from stakeholders and communicate them to delivery teams using recognised tools and techniques
  • Experience working as a Product Owner within a lean/agile development environment would be advantageous
  • Understanding of customer interactions and user journeys and demonstrating a passion for continually improving customer experience
  • Naturally collaborative, and with a desire to be part of a highly successful team rather than just a highly successful individual
  • High levels of commitment and enthusiasm
  • Delivery focused with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and comfortable operating at all levels of an organisation
  • A demonstrable passion for Sport would be advantageous
  • Experienced managing and detailed product backlog, detailing and presenting user stories

Nice to have:

  • Experience writing requirements for APIs
  • Ideally 2+ years relevant experience
  • Native iOS/Android experience

What you’ll get back from us

Alongside of being challenged daily and a real interest in your development, you will also receive:

  • Competitive bonus scheme
  • Free Sky HD package, broadband and discounted sky talk
  • Free puregym membership
  • Free healthcare with Bupa, life assurance and income protection
  • Pension scheme with up to 9% contribution from the company
  • £1,000 training fund each financial year, to spend on your professional development
  • 25 days holiday which increases by 1 day for each year of service (up to 30 days)

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