Product Owner

Location: Eastern Suburbs Sydney, New South Wales
Contract Type: Contract
Specialisation: Technology
Salary: AU$0.00 per annum
REF: BBBH93169_1492470815

About the company

Through organic growth and strategic acquisition, the company has evolved into a leading global provider of technology for the financial services industry.

About the role

The role is a Product Owner - the person who will own the project, end-to-end, ensuring an Agile / Lean delivery and implementation of the solutions developed.

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Product Management, Business System Analysts, UX, Development and QA to ensure requirements are interpreted correctly in detailed design specifications and in the construction of the product assigned.
  • Participate in the evolution of the SDLC
  • Collaborate and evangelize detailed product roadmap plans, feature details and technical dependencies with other business units and divisions
  • Make product functionality decisions and compromises that deliver the maximum amount of business value into products given the inherent constraints of budgets and timeframes.
  • Participate as a key stakeholder and author in the process of developing product enhancement and feature suggestions that will increase the degree to which products meet market needs.
  • Serve as the subject matter expert on his/her assigned product.
  • From time to time, speak to clients and internal stakeholders about areas of their expertise regarding the product.
  • Participate in the creation of product launch plans and help ensure supporting product documentation exists such as- accurate sales collateral, product functionality Guides, implementation support documentation, etc.
  • Understand market analysis, the business strategy and customer needs to ensure product functionality supports product management goals.
  • Monitor product usage to observe trends to make data driven decisions for enhancements, new features and products.

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • BS/BA qualification in a technology or business field
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in a technical/software product management, technical lead or a Product Owner role is required
  • Advanced software development life cycle knowledge, with particular background in Agile philosophies and methodologies
  • Experience in leading product delivery (or Product Owner role), managing delivery teams distributed across the world strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of financial services and technology industry products and practices would be a huge plus
  • Well-developed negotiation and decision-making skills.
  • Entrepreneurial attitude with leadership skills to leverage matrix organizations
  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written, to concisely communicate key issues/results in a manner appropriate to the audience, including the executive level.
  • Ability to build relationships with and influence other functional areas as well as external entities.
  • Discretion and impact of decisions: Makes key decisions that impact operational initiatives.
  • Organization and time management skills: Operates independently with minimal guidance by management.

More information is available on receipt of suitable resumes. Please hit apply for consideration