Product Manager - SaaS experience - Scrum - Backlog management

Nichols Digital Limited
United Kingdom
30 Sep 2017
04 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Product Manager, SaaS experience (desired), scoping, testing and backlog management, the need to "get this product out", Scrum Product Owner Certification(desired), experience with data-informed product ownership. A SaaS platform that serves medium and enterprise customers in an array of industries are looking for a Scrum Product Owner - Product Manager. As they grow their customer base, they will continue to offer bespoke solutions to their trialists and paying customers, implement new modules to support expansion to clients in new industries, amplify integration to more systems, and work on a new technical roadmap to enable sustainable growth. The role requires someone to do the scoping, testing and backlog management work in collaboration with the Operations team, as their main focus is on managing client relationship, training and support. Some Key Responsibilities: · Select and refine items from the product backlog. So, groom product backlog, keeping each item detailed appropriately, estimated, emergent (add, remove, or reprioritize), · Order the product backlog with an eye to increase return on investment. Order the backlog following MoSCoW approach whenever possible. · Ensure that everyone knows what is on the backlog and what the priorities are. · Define priorities using set criteria. · Develop and adapt the product vision in collaboration with the CTO, Head of Delivery, Architecture Owner, Operations Director, and Head of Strategy. · Act as user champion when coordinating product development with business and technical stakeholders. · Collaborate with Marketing, Sales, and Operations on the development of product positioning, demo design, training courses, sales collateral, etc. to ensure that business objectives are achieved. · Write user stories in a way that can be easily understood by developers and other members of the team . · Write acceptance tests in collaboration with our developers. · Execute UAT for all cases, as part of our definition of done. Our development team has automated regression tests. · Work with their Scrum Master to identify and evolve the definition of critical issue. · Give feedback to the development team. Some Requirements: · Previous experience as the Product Owner or Product Manager within a Scrum team. Preferably with a current certification as a Scrum Product Owner. · Experience with data-informed product ownership and decision-making. · Mastered how to translate customer requirements into product requirements. · Understands the industry, customers, and state of technology to build better products. Performs assessments of competitors' products to support product focus. · Product management over domain knowledge. This means that whilst there is value in the item on the right, we value the item on the left more. Therefore, experience in a B2B SAAS environment, retail, leisure or hospitality sectors is welcome but not essential.
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