Product Owner - 12 Month fixed Term

  • Crewe, Cheshire, England
  • £30k - 45k per year

Product Owner – Fixed term 12 month contract - £30k - £45k dependant upon experience

Commutable from - Nantwich, Crewe, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, Northwich, Winsford, Chester and surrounding areas.

My client a leader in their field require a Product Owner who is looking to develop their career, this may suit someone from a Project Coordinator role, a junior BA, keen to gain Agile knowledge and experience.

Daily activities to include:-

  • Acts as a decision maker for a particular product or set of features
  • Help to represent the needs of business stakeholders and the users within a complex environment
  • Turn stakeholder requests for features and enhancements into a single prioritised list
  • Own the product backlog - a series of user stories
  • Makes the product backlog visible
  • Ensure the development team understands the backlog so they can turn them in to a working product
  • Define acceptance criteria for each user story
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Skills Required

  • Experience of working with agile/scrum teams
  • Aware of the various scrum ceremonies involved in the scrum framework
  • Management of product backlogs
  • Previous experience of a Product Owner role or Business Analyst in an agile project
  • BDD acceptance criteria documentation
  • Experience of writing user stories 
  • Broad commercial knowledge with sound business acumen
  • High level of communication influencing and negotiation skills, coupled with an ability to build relationships at all levels
  • Competent planning skills coupled with a high capacity to learn and the ability to think laterally and strategically

Please contact OCC for an initial confidential chat

Candidates must be eligible to work within the UK.