Contract Product Owner

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Southampton
Salary
Competitive
Posted
01 Jun 2021
Closes
24 Jun 2021
Sectors
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Spectrum IT's Hampshire client are looking to recruit a Contract Product Owner for an initial 12 month contract OUTSIDE IR35 to focus on a project building data strategies and centring on business intelligence. This is a remote working role.

As the Contract Product Owner you will play a key role in the building of data strategy and BI within the business. It will be your role to represent the key stakeholder(s) priorities, as the client transitions to a cloud-based solution. You will be experienced within the full software development life cycle and be experienced with cloud technologies/solutions.

Responsibilities:

Defining the vision for the specific product and ensuring the team are aligned
Creating and managing the product backlog, working with stakeholders and other team members to develop quality User Stories
The key decision point for all prioritisation and scoping for work into the delivery team
Understanding the customer and other key stakeholders needs and representing them as value statements in the User Stories
Acting as the primary Liaison between the stakeholders and the delivery team
Evaluating and accepting progress of each iteration
Accountable for relevant communications regarding the specific product, both internally and externally, on behalf of the business
Act as an advocate for the Agile way of working
Ensure feedback from the Retrospectives are factored back into the Product Owner's activities where relevant
Manage other important relationships within the business e.g. Sales, Marketing, Support, Project and Consultancy teams

Experience Required

Expert in Agile method of delivery
Extensive data strategy and BI experience
Experience of a software development and release environment
Produces best in class backlog entries, namely Epics; Features & User Stories
Production of Personas to ensure quality of the User Stories
Understands the software delivery life cycle
A mindset of continuous improvement, feeding back customer and other key stakeholders observations and identifying process improvements
Solid communication and decision making skills.This is a remote working contract and interviews will be conducted via Teams. For more information and to submit your interest please apply with an updated CV

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