Product Owner

IRIS Software Group
Sheffield, UK
19 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
IRIS is the market leader in business-critical software systems, including Accountancy, HR & Payroll and Education solutions.

This role is for a product owner to shape the development of our Engagement suite of products. An expert in creating clear and concise customer and outcome-led requirements, you will own the translation of the product vision to development deliverables to ensure our objectives and key results are fully met.

To be successful in this role, you must be able to demonstrate experience in working closely with technical resource whilst solution and delivery are in motion. You will be responsible for ensuring the technical delivery meets the business need and for updating and communicating with business stakeholders. You will need to become a specialist across the different types of engagement working with different areas of the business to identify requirements, scope, benefits, and desired outcomes for a specific area of change.

You will of course be competent in lean product development, with a focus on innovation and positive disruption. You'll know how to get the best from data analytics through analysis, and be experienced in bringing out the best in design and UX.

This is a great opportunity for you to join a growing and investing product and customer centric business, with significant opportunity for you to share and grow your skillset.

Key Responsibilities

  • Transform the high-level vision of the Product Manager into detailed requirements, continuously engaging key stakeholders from across the business.
  • Be the voice of the customer through the development process.
  • Share a clear vision and goal at the beginning of every release and sprint, drive and maintain this throughout delivery.
  • Formation and delivery of a clear backlog, with prioritised feature lists sequenced for efficient delivery.
  • Create intuitive and engaging solutions, drive continuous improvement, flag innovation or changes that impact customer experience and generally push to ensure we are the best we can be in product delivery.


  • Experienced product owner, with background in delivering engaging online software.
  • Experience of communications and engagement software would be advantageous.
  • Excellent track record of translating and delivering clear detailed requirements and supporting backlogs.
  • Demonstrable experience of engaging with and putting the customer first.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Understanding of modern lean agile software development processes.
  • Disciplined management ability: caring about process, quality, setting and managing expectations.
  • Good planning & organising skills.
  • Good commercial understanding

Why you should apply...

At IRIS, we believe in creating a culture of engagement and reward to develop employee potential and offer long-term career success. To help with that, we offer the following:

  • Competitive annual salary (£35,000-£45,000 depending on experience)
  • Up to 7% bonus potential (depending on individual / company performance)
  • 26 days holiday allowance
  • Private medical healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Pension
  • Additional benefits, such as Bike to Work, Childcare Vouchers and discount schemes
  • Working hours - Monday-Friday, 09:00-17:30.

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