Product Owner

Recruiter
MSA Data Analytics Ltd
Location
Leicester
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
21 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Product owner vacancy represents a fantastic opportunity for an experienced candidate to drive solution development (Business Intelligence Systems / Reporting / Analytics) via effective requirements capture and business process delivery. It’s a highly challenging yet exciting role, with accountability for the discovery, definition, delivery and performance across highly commercial business unit. The successful candidate will have operated in a Product Owner (or equivalent) role previously, be a self-starter with strong organisational and project management skills with excellent attention to detail. Adept at solving problems in time and customer sensitive situations and have a very much can do & hands on approach to work. Selection of responsibilities Develop a deep understanding of the needs of your users and the problems they have in meeting those needs based on market and user research as well as usage data Develop product positioning and messaging that differentiates your products in the market and segment Collaborate with BI director and Commercial teams to build business cases to justify what solutions need to be developed and invested in Manage the full product lifecycle from discovery through to creating and shipping as well as continuous improvement and optimisation Define and communicate what success looks like for product and solutions based on astute business analysis techniques (requirements elicitation, benefits realisation, user stories) To ensure best practice & governance of data, it’s timely management, consistency and quality across all products & reporting solutions Co-ordinate application testing and upgrade deployment of all new BI solutions in conjunction with business needs and hold regular dialogue with external vendors and internal IT functions to ensure that issues and development requirements are being dealt with efficiently. To assist with the liaison with local partners and other statutory bodies in providing commercial and operational data, this will include representing the organisation at meetings and events relating to new products Skills & Experience Demonstrable experience as a Product Owner or Business Analyst, collaborating between business and systems to ensure effective and relevant BI solution &Reporting delivery Experience in building relationships with internal and external stakeholders, understanding their needs and effectively managing their expectations Contribute towards the vision, product strategy and roadmap for your product/component Your experience will include: Experienced in identifying technical opportunities, problems and solution discovery An eye for good user experience design with demonstrable examples of contribution to product development (ideally Business Intelligence reporting solutions)in the market Experience developing commercially valuable products which meet user needs Skilled at planning and prioritising product feature backlogs and contributing to the product roadmap Ability to analyse product and financial data to ensure commercial optimisation Experience of managing conflicting work priorities and to plan activities to meet strict deadlines A good geographic knowledge of the UK, and local authority structures Leicester HQ with homeworking provision, Salary £30,000 - £40,000 dependant on experience

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