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  • Posted: Aug 19, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • We didn’t decide to be different. It just happened that way. Our values drive everything we do. From Passion, to Play, Love, Real, Ownership, Discipline and Restless, they are the foundation we stand on. Putting purpose before profit, our goal is to shift the lives of our people, our communities, our customers, our strategic business partners and our ...
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    Product Owner

    Purpose of the Role:

    As a Product Owner you will be the captain of the delivery team, ensuring that the team delivers meaningful, innovative, exciting, user focused products, that balance the needs of our stakeholders, and that our customers will love. 


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Define goals and create the vision for development projects.

    • Be responsible for validating product ideas with reviews of plans and work-in-progress with the Command Centre Leaders, I.T and Product Teams.

    • Collaborate with an organisational wide, cross-functional team to define and execute against product roadmaps and release plans.

    • Manage projects, BAU work and product roadmap priorities simultaneously

    • Prioritising needs between business stakeholders, product and development teams.

    • Anticipating client and product needs.

    • Acting as a primary liaison between stakeholders and teams.

    • Create, prioritize, maintain and own multiple product backlog based on the overall strategy and business objectives, including the definition of epics, user stories and acceptance criteria.

    • Assist with product/system/process documentation to support Users and Business continuity.

    • Evaluating product progress at each iteration and make sure to continuously seek and create clarity

    • Translate your understanding into functional and technical specs

    • Implement quality assurance processes, ensuring all deliverables are thoroughly tested and meet a high-quality standard •

    • Solve product-related problems, make decisions, to stay on track towards business deliverable commitments.

    • Act as an ambassador for the product internally and externally and as the primary contact for queries related to the product.

    • Ordering the items in the product backlog to best achieve goals and prioritize business needs.

    • Map out project dependencies to inform the necessary sequence of development.


    Knowledge, Experience & Skills:

    • Understand the Scrum Framework and Agile methodologies

    • Minimum 3 years’ proven experience as a Product Owner or related role

    • Excellent communication skills to translate complex ideas, simply

    • Strong research and analytical skills

    • Collaborator

    • Excellent time-management and organizational skills

    • Team player that is easy to work with and that functions in any size team

    • Demonstrates personal motivation and a positive attitude

    • Uses initiative, shows determination and commitment to delivery

    • Demonstrates resilience

    • Facilitation Skills

    • Strong work ethic and drive for results

    • Reliable – ensures that if an assignment is allocated, it will be completed as agreed

    • Demonstrates high ethics and adherence to the values

    • Development or Technical background is advantageous

    Personal Characteristics:

    • Organised

    • Reliable – ensures that if an assignment is allocated, it will be completed as agreed

    • Demonstrates high ethics and adherence to the values

    • Self-motivated, with a keen passion to stay ahead of the trends.

    • Customer delighter

    • Storyteller

    • Delegator •

    • Knowledge broker

    • Conflict resolver

    • Business orientated

    • Ability to hold the line

    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

    • Emotionally resilient

    • Proactive and engaging

    • Pragmatic and logical problem solver

    • Creative thinker, driving change and able to adapt to a continually evolving and fast-paced working environment

    • Flexible and enjoys dynamic working environment

    • Copes well under pressure

    • Curious about new digital technologies

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to The Unlimited on to apply

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

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