Product Owner

Location
Camborne
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
11 Jul 2017
Closes
08 Aug 2017
Ref
00070637
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Function
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company is part of a global health technology business. From their Cornwall base, they deliver coordinated care solutions. Their joined-up solutions connect the patient with their care team and deliver accurate, up-to-date information and connectivity, for better health, better experiences and better value.

They are looking for an enthusiastic, switched on Product Owner to help them create their next generation of health condition or therapy specific care solutions. You will be confident working with patients and clinicians to understand their problems and needs and will use this knowledge to design products which give individuals the knowledge, skills and confidence to better understand and manage their health

Benefits

They have an award-winning 'healthy' workplace where employee wellbeing matters. Some benefits include:
- Free daily lunch including special dietary requirements
- Free Healthy snacks and refreshments
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Discounted membership at local gym
- 5% non-contributory employer pension scheme
- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays

Requirements

- Demonstrable experience working as part of a software team using Agile processes and techniques
- Able to articulate a clear product vision, goals and rational behind decisions
- Able to really listen to and empathise with customers and users to understand the underlying problem to solve
- Able to work with others to create easy to use and useful products
- Able to clearly define, document and communicate user stories
- Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills with ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the organisation
- Planning and decision making
- Strong analytical skills with ability to organise, summarise, clarify and communicate ideas simply, succinctly and accurately

Responsibilities

To enable the company to achieve its vision and business goals by ensuring the right functionality gets developed in the most effective way possible for a product.

- To drive towards improving a particular business goal and co-ordinate work and communicate across departments in line with this
- To communicate the product vision, direction and principles and to ensure that new functionality aligns with them
- To talk to and work with their customers and end users to understand their problems and goals
- To design features and products that will solve their customer's and end user's problems
- To create low fidelity mock ups, story maps and process flows and work with user experience analysts to design highly usable workflows and screens
- To maintain the product backlog
- To support the product delivery team to deliver new features and products by sprint planning, prioritising stories and managing scope
- To be a 'window to the customer/user' - communicating the problems they are trying to solve and why, together with communicating and documenting the business rules and working with the team to define acceptance criteria for stories