Senior Product Owner

Job Type:
Permanent
Categories:
Product
Location:
UK
Salary Description:
Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Posted:
07-Jan-19
Job Ref:
12642

Betting Jobs is currently looking for a Senior Product Owner to join a leading supplier to the betting and gaming industry, based in their UK office. The Senior Product Owner will ideally come from a technical background, and will have experience working within a Product position already.

Responsibilities:

-Work with stakeholders to understand their needs and help develop the product strategy and roadmap.
-Define and clearly communicate a prioritised roadmap that implements the development department’s
strategy, including measurable improvements to support the key business goals.
-Work with relevant stakeholders at the operators, including the development teams, to drive areas of
integration
-Build and maintain excellent stakeholder relationships across the company
-Provide regular updates to stakeholders on strategy, successes, learning and progress on product
vision.
-Overall owner (champion and advocate) of a product, keeping the business and IT informed of the work
delivered and benefits to the business.
-Reports directly to the Chief Product Owner, keeping them updated with progress on the product as
appropriate
-Actively seek input from internal and external stakeholders and complete competitor analysis to keep
abreast of industry and best practice
-Work with the Initiatives team to produce detailed user journeys, acceptance criteria and designs ready
for implementation where required for larger initiatives.
-Understand the strategic and competitive position of the product, carry out competitive analysis and
deliver value adding increments.
-Work with the scrum team to deliver key milestones, including managing and prioritising the sprint
backlog to ensure the work items delivered meet expectations.
-Understand high level Epic requirements and decompose these into smaller packages of work for
implementation within Scrum team.
-Assist with product /system/process documentation to support users and business continuity.
-Write user stories for features such that the development team can develop them and the QA team can
test them efficiently and effectively

Requirements:

-Excellent written and verbal communication
-Have good attention to detail, is able to work well under pressure and able to adapt quickly to change
-Has a comprehensive understanding of the full life cycle of the software development process
-Knowledge and experience of working with Agile Scrum delivery methods
-Previous experience and demonstrable knowledge of working within a Product Owner role.
-Knowledge of requirements capture and specification techniques, the ability to balance tactical and strategic
needs and always focus on the customer
-Creative thinking backed by strong analytical and problem solving skills
-Good attention to detail, an ability to assimilate, sort and aggregate complex information quickly
-Knowledge of and interest in the online gaming industry, particularly sports betting
-Experience of working with teams to develop wireframes and specifications for new product features
-Experience of working with remotely located stakeholders and/or development team
-Project management skills including, product based planning techniques, business case creation &
maintenance, and issues & risks management
-Knowledge of continuous integration
-Experience of managing multiple feature development in one backlog
-Experience of managing projects and product roadmap priorities in parallel.
-A strong academic background (formal qualification, HND, Degree or equivalent experience)

Contact Details:
Tel: +44 (0) 1355 588 988
Contact: Jordan Mitchell
Email:

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