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  • Posted: Aug 17, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • MultiChoice South Africa's activities involve the operation of Pay-Television and internet subscriber platforms. The MultiChoice South Africa group includes the digital satellite Pay-Television business ("DStv"), which has been in operation since 1995. Other businesses in the group are; M-Net (delivers thematic channels and exclusive content to DSt...
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    Clarity Product Owner

    Purpose of the Position:

    • The purpose of this position is to drive complete ownership of the product, ensuring that it is optimally managed, maximizing and delivering strategic value to the organisation and all stakeholders.
    • Key Performance Objectives


    Product Ownership

    • Represents the users of the system and is central to every development cycle related to the product.
    • Responsible for defining and prioritizing the product backlog with key stakeholders.
    • Participate in planning the sprints and managing the product backlog.
    • Execute the responsibilities of the product, and various decisions around the product including
    • Definition of the goals and vision for development projects
    • Providing the business requirements to the solution teams
    • Participating in SCRUM sessions and signing off the iterative solutions
    • Accountable for all business rule decisions within the project
    • Takes ownership of the product backlog, and ensures the backlog is in line with the various business requirements and prioritization
    • Responsible for innovation and launch of product/s
    • Partner with stakeholders and customers from across MAL to inform the product vision and strategy
    • Develop strategic roadmap of product features and enhancements and manage delivery thereof
    • Develop and maintain tracking and reporting of product performance post-launch/implementation to evaluate and measure past and future investment
    • Works alongside Scrum Masters to ensure clear and concise understanding of the business requirements
    • Attends all SCRUM standups, retrospectives and demo’s in respect of every sprint.
    • Acts as conduit between SME’s, Market representatives, Business Operations, Testing, and the Project Team by Providing key business direction and decisions
    • Implement the Business Requirements Ensuring that the product retains strategic value
    • Accountable for the business data and responsible for the quality of the data as product owner
    • Accountable for Process Mapping and Assisting with Operational and Business Readiness for countries
    • Management of sub-functions such as data clean-up and configuration clean-up in source data Systems
    • Accountable for User Acceptance Testing for Continuity and Project
    • Accountable for governance, risk and compliance of the product. This includes identity and access management
    • Align with and feed into the demand management process
    • Manage product defects and enhancements
    • Corporate account management
    • Product/System support
    • Act as custodian of product data


    • BSc Computer Science or BCom Information Systems
    • Agile Methodology


    • 4+ years relevant experience as a systems product owner
    • Proven track record in end-to-end product/systems management and development
    • Experience in managing and leading business partners and vendors to drive product strategy, governance, and operations.
    • In-depth knowledge and experience of Agile processes and principles

    Technical Competencies

    • Creative, visionary thinker
    • Results driven
    • Excellent organisational and time management skills
    • Initiate, manage and prioritize multiple programmes/projects
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills (written & verbal)
    • Strong negotiation skills
    • Effective risk management
    • Strong human capital management abilities
    • High levels of creativity & innovation
    • Product, services & market feasibility analysis skills

    Behavioral Competencies

    • Analytical Thinking
    • Problem solving
    • Decision making
    • Stakeholder management
    • Attention to detail
    • Self-motivated
    • Critical reasoning
    • Coaching

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to MultiChoice on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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