Product Owner London

Product Owner  

Our client is looking for a talented Product Owner to join their team to undertake a central role owing the full product life cycle across a suite of products aimed at delivering aggressive global expansion into a range of B2B/B2C markets.  
This is a great opportunity to showcase and enhance your specialist skills while working as part of an award-winning team, building innovative, market leading products and services which include backend, mobile and web technologies.  
Working closely with the Head of Product, CTO and developers you will be involved in suite of products ranging from mapping, navigation, and payment products across mobile and web for use in global B2B and B2C markets. Detailing features, enhancements, validation and testing.
Executing product strategy, taking input from product leadership, sales, technology and turning requests from varied stakeholders into a logical and actionable product backlog with clearly written user stories and acceptance criteria.  
Driving the product development process by working closely with software engineering, designers, and quality assurance personnel, ensuring product enhancements are delivered on time and as specified.  
Providing detailed reporting on the success of product enhancements through continuous measurement and understandable metrics and key performance indicators.  
Consistently guiding the product engineering team with a mission of shared commitment to the product vision, leading by example and setting a high bar for deliverables and documentation.  
Gathering and prioritising product and customer requirements.  
Create product specifications using clear and consistent user stories with any acceptance criteria or supporting documentation created as necessary.  
Assemble product requirements from multiple sources (e.g. research, usability, consumer feedback, competitive assessment. Client feedback, internal feedback) and communicate requirements to Engineering.  
Work with the Engineering, design, QA teams, Project management, other Product Managers, to drive software releases to completion and launch.  
Collaborate with the Engineering team to define features and work with the quality assurance team to fix defects and aid in testing.  
Proven Agile product owner experience, in a Kanban or Scrum environment.  
Strong communication and stakeholder management skills, including experience dealing with remote stakeholders and colleagues.  
Demonstrable experience of deciphering business needs and converting requirements into clear, coherent specifications using user stories, acceptance criteria and any other supporting documentation.  
Deep product and project management experience with B2B/B2C consumer apps, web, cms in a big data SaaS environment.  
Demonstrable success in roles with full product life cycle.  
Results-driven, data-driven and action-oriented.  
Previous experience working in a Start-up to SME environment is a strong plus  
Practical experience of navigation or mapping platforms would be a strong plus but not essential.  
Be able to demonstrate a good understanding of:  
Jira / GitHub  
Working knowledge of Behaviour Driven Development   
Knowledge of SaaS (Software as a Service) environments, hosted solutions and Web based solutions  
At least 3 years’ experience in Product Management.  
Experience working in business-to-business markets.  
Fluent in English, both written and verbal.  
Excellent presentation skills.  
Experience working with remote teams a plus.  
Previous experience as a software developer a plus.  
You must be resident in the UK  
Benefits include:  
Share options after 6 months  
Contributory pension scheme after 6 months  
25 days’ holiday + bank holidays + 1 additional day per year worked up to 3 years 
  • Reference: HQ00003770
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Category: » No category
  • Posted Date: 22/10/2018

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