Product Owner - Data Services Team

Up to £30000 per annum
21 Aug 2019
18 Sep 2019
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Contract Type
Full Time
Product Owner - Data Services Team - salary from £30,000 per annum

About the role:

A growing software firm is looking for an agile enthusiast to join their Data Services team as Product Owner to help coordinate analytics projects for their various software products including their market leading software product for psychological services.

The company is driven by a mission to improve the way that healthcare is delivered by staff and experienced by patients, with a focus on NHS mental health services. They offer a fantastic, friendly working environment, along with an excellent package of benefits including private health insurance, pension contributions, personal training budget and free onsite parking.

The company aims to be the best workplace staff will ever experience. They work in agile, self-organising teams that choose their own tools and actively participate in the product management process. Staff members are encouraged and supported in their professional development.

The role is responsible for:
- working with the team on planning and prioritising a backlog of work for various data projects, based on stakeholder requirements
- providing direction to the team and stakeholders throughout the process, ensuring best possible outcomes
- researching, analysing and understanding target markets and national guidelines, and how the products can support them
- assessing the value of projects, developing business cases, creating and curating project plans
- developing a cohesive vision and strategy for the suite of healthcare analytics offerings
- actively engaging in agile
- maintaining communication between customers, the business and the development team
- being the voice of the customer

You'll have plenty of opportunities to develop your skills and knowledge, and there's scope for the role to grow as you do.

The ideal candidate will be:
- an agile enthusiast, eager to learn and grow
- quick to grasp technical concepts and new product functionality
- enthusiastic and passionate, inspiring the same in others through work ethic and interactions
- able to thrive working independently while also communicating effectively with a team
- adept at multitasking and balancing competing priorities
- resilient and able to appreciate the big picture
- able to demonstrate academic ability to degree level or have a number of years applicable software or analytics product management experience
- able to evidence the efficient and effective delivery of projects
- a strong written and verbal communicator with excellent presentation skills, both in a customer service context and as a project lead
- experienced with commercial or business objectives and familiar with strategic planning

Although not essential, experience or understanding of the following is highly desirable:

- analytics or data science
- data science terminology

Salary from £30,000 plus benefits.

You must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

This role involves occasional travel.

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