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Product Owner

Posted 27 days ago

Product Owner

Access UK

At Access we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from professional services to manufacturing to not for profits and more.

We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business. That's why over 1 million users and over 40,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive

 

About You

 

We are seeking a talented and dynamic Product Owner who will focus on evolving our Access Workspace story. We want to create a suite of outstanding features that will be surfaced on our flagship product Access Workspace to enhance our customer’s experience. You will play a vital role in working with the divisions and defining the product roadmaps.

 

This is a highly strategic role and we are looking for someone who is passionate about building high quality innovative software and working collaboratively with our divisions to help build the best experience for our customers.

Day to Day you will:

 

  • Support the product manager evangelising the development service we will be providing to our divisions and driving adoption to help create consistent and best in class apps throughout the Access Group

 

  • Manage and deliver on the product roadmaps for your product portfolio, ensuring they are aligned with the company strategy

 

  • Work closely with the development teams, focusing on continuously delivering value through your products, in support of the Access strategy

 

  • Engage with our divisions and customers to deep dive on requirements, gather feedback and support user groups to understand the customer and end user experience with our product

 

  • Collaboratively work with internal and external stakeholders throughout the projects to help other team members elicit requirements and develop optimal business solutions

 

  • Be curious about developing technologies and show a keenness to understand and educate others

 

  • Maintain effective communication between customers, business and technical stakeholders in the projects and ensure risks and issues are managed effectively

 

  • Ensure that all changes to requirements are well-thought through, implications considered, discussed with all relevant stakeholders, sized appropriately, implemented, and tested

 As a well-rounded Product Owner, your skills and experiences likely include

  • Make wise decisions despite ambiguity
  • Confident communication at all levels and adopt a flexible & consultative approach
  • Ability to work with remote teams where necessary
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with high attention to detail
  • Ability to think strategically whilst achieving results in immediate area of responsibility
  • Strong technology knowledge
  • Ability to think creatively and exploit opportunities
  • A good grasp of technical concepts and their application to new product functionality
  • Being a curious and avid learner
  • Good organisational skills
  • Self-motivation with the ability to work on own and within a team
  • Ability to work to tight timescales
  • Strong knowledge of Agile implementations such as Scrum
  • A commitment to quality
  • Strategic thinking
  • Commercial awareness with an understanding of drivers of commercial performance
  • Sound team development skills; able to manage a high performing team
  • A can-do positive attitude to deliver and comfort working in a high tempo environment

 

Other

  • To work in accordance with the companies policies and procedures
  • Any ad-hoc duties