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UCAS

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UCAS
Rosehill
New Barn Lane
Cheltenham
Gloucestershire
GL52 3LZ

Tel: 01242 544657

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Product Owner

South West, Gloucestershire, Rosehill

The Product Owner (PO) is a member of the agile delivery team. They are assigned to one/two products and are responsible for defining stories and prioritising the team backlog to streamline the execution of priorities while maintaining the conceptual and technical integrity of the features or components for the product.


Key accountabilities:

  • Work with the Lead Product Manager to prepare for Program Increment (PI) planning, updating the team backlog and reviewing this against the program vision, roadmap and prepare content and presentations.
  • During PI planning facilitate the defining of stories and provide the clarifications necessary to assist the agile delivery team with their estimates and sequencing, help them to determine team PI objectives for the upcoming PI.
  • Working with the Solution Architect, be primarily responsible for building, editing and maintaining the team backlog. Prioritise backlog items based on their user value, time and other team dependencies determined in the PI planning meeting and refine these during the PI, coordinating any dependencies across other POs.
  • Elaborate backlog items into user stories for implementation and support others in the agile delivery Collaborate with the agile delivery team to detail stories with acceptance criteria and examples in the form of acceptance tests.


Skills, qualifications, and experience

  • Significant experience of working in agile (Lean-Agile Frameworks) including scaled agile framework (SAFe) to deliver high quality digital products on time.
    • Demonstrates a clear understanding of the product vision and goals and can communicate these to development teams. Is able to make links and bridge gaps to ensure that the business has a complete solution when developing and continuously improving its products.
    • Has sufficient technical awareness to understand proposed designs and technical approaches, as outlined by technology professionals, to make informed decisions and be relatable and credible to them.
    • Has strong communication skills and is able to manage the expectations of a range of customers, stakeholders and influences their decision making.


Pacakge

Up to £42,000 with 30 days annual leave, voluntary flexible benefits, paid volunteering days, and a contributory stakeholder pension. It’s not just about the financial benefits that UCAS offers – on-site you can also benefit from our restaurant, affordable gym membership, flexible ways of working and continued online development and support. You will enjoy an exciting, agile working environment, with a vibrant culture and flexible approach to work, all of which reflects our teamwork and innovative spirit

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Hours Per Week: 35.00

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