Product Owner / Business Analyst

Interaction Recruitment
14 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Product Owner / Business Analyst

West Yorkshire

£35,000+ excellent company benefits

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work for a market leader in the education sector. My client is looking to recruit for an experienced Product Owner with BA knowledge to join their Product Team and work closely with the development / SCRUM team. The Product Owner will intimately understand our clients customers and potential customers as well as the broader industry. The successful candidate will have at least 1 years commercial experience in a Product Owner role and have experience of working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment is crucial, as is working to tight deadlines. A commitment to work additional hours and get the job done is also required.

Main purpose:

As Product Owner, you will develop a deep understanding of customer / stakeholder needs and work across all areas of the business to identify and clarify ideas for product enhancement. You will evaluate the business value of product enhancement and provide regular reporting including product spend, schedule and planning. You will also calculate financial investment in the product and work closely with the Design team to promote the user experience when developing changes. Some awareness of software development principles would be advantageous and also a degree of flexibility as some UK and international travel may be required.

Key roles and responsibilities:

· Experience working with cross functional teams

· Strong analytical and commercial acumen

· Able to understand complex business requirements, transferring them into clear instruction for both technical and non-technical audiences

· Taking ownership of the end result of each Sprint and ensuring success, through a focus on SCRUM objectives

· Capable of dealing with high pressure situations

· Experience in software product development

· Good understanding of business finance including the ability to write business cases, determine ROI, NPV and cash-flows

· Demonstrable knowledge of software development lifecycles and activities

· A strong understanding of software Agile methodologies, particularly Scrum

· A clear ability to manage a range of different personality types in a facilitative and mature manner

· Strong relationship building skills including the ability to relate constructively to all levels of the organisation

· A proven ability to plan, undertake and finish activities to achieve high-quality results

· The desire to be part of, and contribute to, a team environment

· Demonstrate commitment to keeping sensitive information confidential

· Experience with Product Management (desirable)

In return they offer a relaxed and friendly working environment, very competitive salary, 25 days holiday, 3% pension and excellent opportunities to progress your own career.

If you are looking for a fantastic opportunity with a market leading company then please send your CV to and I will then give you a call to discuss in more detail.

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