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  • Posted: Sep 6, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Recruit Digital is now part of Salt, a global, award-winning digital recruitment agency, connecting people and businesses within Creative, Marketing, Sales, and Technology. Over 250 consultants are “Creating Futures” around the world and change the lives of 1000s of people each year by helping them to start new roles in some of the most exciti...
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    Product Owner

    My client is an innovative digital financial service provider who specializes in fast, flexible loans and funeral cover policies.

    The ideal candidate for this role will be responsible for the analysis, project management and product ownership within our Platform area; act as liaison between the business and IT and will deliver on business objectives through technical and design innovations and enhancements.

    Key Performance Areas

    Business analysis

    • Facilitate workshops with stakeholders and analyse user requirements
    • Compile artefacts needed to complete development tasks (documentation)
    • Compile wireframes and flow diagrams
    • Conceptualise and document solutions and features that will be developed in our products
    • Effectively liaise with different business units (engineering, customer services, marketing, credit risk) to enable the delivery of comprehensive specifications

    Product management

    • Be the custodian of the product vision on behalf of your stakeholders
    • Build a strategic roadmap for the product
    • Conduct data driven analysis that informs product roadmap and feature decisions
    • Analyse user data and trends and compile reports for analysis
    • Manage the specification backlog to make sure that specs are ready for development
    • Facilitate the release management of the product

    Product ownership

    • Facilitate agile sprint planning, daily scrum meetings and day to day team delivery
    • Responsible for the Quality of the Product
    • Define user stories and success criteria
    • Engage with customers to understand how your product is used


    • Collaborate with the testing team on test schedules for the complete system(s) to test if the outcome and results meet the business requirements
    • Training
    • Provide adequate support and documentation for the training to users of the new and approved system(s) and procedures

    Qualifications & Accreditations

    • BSc / BCom / IT Degree
    • Analytics Certification

    Experience & Skills

    • A minimum of 5 years’ business analysis experience
    • 3 Years’ experience within a financial services environment
    • Good working knowledge of agile development practices
    • Good working knowledge skills with Microsoft Office Products, Microsoft Visio, JIRA, Confluence,
    • Experience in the development and implementation of standards, procedures and guidelines to support operational processes
    • Experience in a Product Owner role within a FinTech business will be a great advantage

    Attributes & Behaviours

    • Strong communication (verbal & written) and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent project management skills
    • Mature self-starter with high energy levels and strong time management skills
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Great attention to detail
    • Ability to create logical and innovative solutions to complex problems
    • Flexible, delivery focus and self-motivated
    • Independent with a proactive entrepreneurial app

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Salt South Africa on to apply

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

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