Product Owner

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Product Owners provide leadership throughout the whole lifecycle of a product development. Collaborate with business units in several countries and provide visibility, work estimates and schedules for our internal customers.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage product development according to Agile Values and Principles
  • Have full ownership of work and the freedom to execute it how you think it makes sense, as long as it helps the company grow quickly whilst providing a valuable service to our customers.
  • Working closely with Developers in an agile approach, to deliver solutions where sustainable quality and speed of the execution are important. Ensuring the Backlog is prioritized and up to date.
  • Collaborate with Program, Portfolio and Business & management and provide visibility, work estimates and schedules for our internal customers.
  • Work with business to understand desired impacts of new developments, and Data Scientists to evaluate and plan accordingly.
  • Act as the bridge between IT and the business to constantly strive to improve performance and relevance of our products.
  • Regarding organizational issues: think stand-up meetings, paired programming, automated testing and discussion of customer feedback.

Experience

  • Experience in team building.
  • Experience in People Management
  • Delegation Skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with different techniques for managing the product backlog, i.e. user story mapping
  • Experience with different techniques for prioritizing the work in the backlog, such as MoSCoW and MVP, and in change management and re-scoping
  • Experience with product roadmap, release and iteration planning
  • Experience with different agile estimation techniques such as planning poker and relative sizing and understanding of when and where each technique is appropriate
  • Significant experience in writing and detailing good-enough just-in-time epics and user stories that adhere to the INVEST criteria

Definitely a plus

  • Previous Experience from international fast paced environment
  • Knowledge and experience in scaling Lean and Agile
  • Agile certification, preferably Scrum Product Owner certificate.
  • Financial background is welcome.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity, uncertainty and unknowns in requirements and experience in with exploration and experimentation of products requirements
  • Financial background is welcome.