Product Owner

Keoghs - Remote
Permanent

Are you a Product Owner with the ability to deliver value for our clients? Could you be responsible for your own product backlog? As a Product Owner, you will work within an Agile Scrum team and get to know our clients’ roles, needs, pressures and measures of success, to identify how creative products can help them to get their work done.




If having a positive culture matter to you, as a member of the Keoghs IT department, you will engage with a great team who love new technologies. We have a fast-growing working environment, where we empower and trust our team to work independently whilst also pulling together to achieve our objectives.



Key Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities

You will be a key decision maker, working closely with the senior leaders and key team members to craft and deliver stories that ultimately help us to achieve our aims and objectives.

You will own your own backlog, agree priorities and ensure that the backlog is ordered correctly.

You will take an active role in assisting the senior leaders with the product/service life cycle – involved in planning, process design, deployment and benefits realization.

You will work closely with key team members to understand required changes, facilitate communication between the team and the other interested parties and ensure the team is directed to work on the most cost effective tasks.

Create user stories to breakdown features and epics into end to end functionality

Create user story acceptance criteria using the Given-When-Then Gherkin format

Work with the team to develop UI/UX wireframes and prototypes, ensuring a user centered design approach

Working Hours

35 hours per week

Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm with 1 unpaid hour for lunch.

Primary location for this role is Home based

Experience, Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills and Attributes:

You will be a self-starter with a strong work ethic that can work with limited supervision.

You should have a strong client focus and consistent track record of delivering to user needs

You will need to be a skilled problem solver; a key requirement for this role is being able to deconstruct problems into constituent parts in order to come to the best solution.

Good communication skills both written and verbal are also a requirement.

Being focused and accurate, you will need to have a data driven approach to feature development

You should have experience of user centered design and have a keen interest in UI design and user experience

You will have an open and expansive approach, willing and able to interact internally and externally and at all levels within the company.

You will show a highly committed attitude.




How we will support you: .

We are flexible with working hours and will generally work around your needs where we can

This role is mostly remote working. All we ask is that you are willing to come into our office in Bolton or a location in the surrounding area on an occasional basis, possibly a handful of times a year.

We will provide you with support from our senior leadership team to learn and improve our working practices

We will provide you with a coach to support you with your professional development plan

You will find that your colleagues are down-to-earth and make for good team-mates.






Values

Our culture is focussed on making Keoghs sustainable and successful for our people and clients, with this our five values are at the heart of everything we do;




Keoghs values

We listen, are down to earth and supportive

We work together towards a common goal

We’re friendly with a can do attitude

We care about our clients

We evolve

Contract Type

Permanent

Area

IT

Sub Area

Client Innovation Products

Office

from home

Closing Date

10 Oct 2022
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