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Our Product Owners are an integral part of our scrum production teams. You’ll forge strong partnerships with our clients, developing a deep understanding of their customers and users. You’ll be commercially minded, with a user focused approach to shaping projects that deliver business value for our clients.

As a people person, you’ll love engaging and building trust with stakeholders both internally and externally.

You’ll join a scrum team working with enterprise level clients.

Accountabilities

Accountable to the Senior Product Manager for:

  • Gathering client requirements and creating implementation plans in order to achieve them
  • Creating and providing oversight on the program of work to make sure the business goals are being met at all times

Responsibilities

  • Analysing and understanding client business strategy and needs, developing clear and accurate specifications to ensure that deliverables fully meet their business requirements.
  • Creation of backlog, in collaboration with the client stakeholders, for the development team to work from including user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Facilitate the prioritisation of user requirements and user stories based on delivering optimum benefit to the client and demonstrable ROI
  • Following project through the full project life-cycle working in an agile environment that has to adjust quickly to change and has focus on incremental delivery
  • Work with Technical team to ensure user requirements are successfully translated into technical requirements
  • Establish credible relationships with client stakeholders
  • Identify and capture data required to support, guide and measure business goals
  • Leading Discovery and Definition meetings to understand client requirements and business goals
  • Ensure technical solutions fit within the business goal and budget
  • Identifying the need to rescope and bring in the suitable team members to problem solve during sprints
  • Identifying potential new work streams through understanding of the client projects and goals
  • Designing programmes of work
  • Feeding into company operations and processes

Skills & experience

  • At least 4 years experience in delivering Agile (ideally scrum) development projects of small to large scale
  • At least 4 years experience in a Product Owner role or similar in an agency environment
  • Experience in growing a team
  • Good understanding of web development (ideally WordPress), with a keen interest in user experience and user journeys
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to understand problems and express the complexity of them in clear terms to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Ability to build good relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Ability to gather and assimilate information
  • Facilitation and interview skills
  • Good knowledge of quality standards, legislation and best practice
  • Ability to be adapt and prioritise
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to think ahead and anticipate problems, issues and solutions
  • Strong presentational skills
  • Capable of prioritising and managing own workload.
  • Quality focus and attention to detail.

Career progression

  • Pragmatic won an award for being the fastest growing agency outside of London. With this growth comes a wealth of opportunities for self improvement, new roles and promotions for a proactive mentality and exceptional performance
  • We’re keen knowledge sharers, so there’s opportunities to train the team, clients and to offer training as a service
  • Progression to a senior role, with potential to lead on larger programmes of work would be the immediate career progression for this role

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