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Product Owner

  • Location

    London

  • Discipline:

    Customer Contact

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50,000 - £55,000

  • Consultant:

    #

  • Email:

    ncoptitch@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    16454

  • Published:

    8 months ago

Job Description:

My client is looking for a Product Owner and accountable for ensuring that all prioritisation, user stories and delivery of change is delivered using Agile methodologies.(Travelling to Sussex 2 days a week)

Responsibilities

  • Work with Product owner to ensure that all product backlogs have an understanding of relevant system implications and any change required is fully scoped into the requirements.
  • Build up knowledge of workings of Policy/Billing Centre, Contact Manager and digital layer.
  • Work with Claims to ensure any Policy changes are communicated ahead of change to ensure any impacts are considered.
  • Work with other product owners/managers such as digital, documentation, aggregators and ensure change is appropriately communicated ahead of development.
  • Develop and maintain open lines of communication with retail stakeholders and business owners in order to ensure business requirements are gathered effectively and fully understood.
  • Validate and prioritise requirements based on business and commercial priorities having regard to existing commitments and broader product strategy.
  • Ensure all requirements are documented and communicated in accordance with approved methodology.
  • Ensure that requirement and design documents are appropriately distributed, reviewed, discussed, modified, and ultimately approved.
  • Create and write acceptance criteria for all user stories within your iteration.
  • Review, update and sign off test scripts for both in-track and regression testing, ensuring full coverage of the user stories.

Skills, knowledge & Experience

  • Experience of working in Agile environments.
  • Working knowledge of Guidewire core platform.
  • Experience in working in a software development team.
  • Good understanding of Agile development methodologies, especially SCRUM/SAFE
  • Strong relationship building skills, including the ability to relate constructively to people at all levels of the organisation.
  • Strong listening, written and Oral communication skills.
  • The desire to be part of, and contribute to, a team environment.
  • A proven ability to plan, undertake and finish activities to achieve high quality results.
  • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical people.
  • Experience of the Insurance Industry would be a distinct advantage.
  • As the Product Owner you will be a strong BA, with a passion for agile methodology and experience of working multiple Scrum projects simultaneously.
  •  You will have experience as Product Owner, and will see Product Ownership as the next chapter in your career.
  •  You will have experience of software and systems process design as well as software documentation, development and maintenance.
  • Excellent communication skills are essential for this role, as is the ability to drill down the client requirements in order to capture information with precision