Product Owner/ Business Analyst, Birmingham
||£35000 - £40000 per annum
A Product Owner/ Business Analyst is now required to join the market leader in the provision of Remote Workforce Management software in the Facilities Management and Health Care Sectors.
As Product Owner/ Business Analyst You will be joining a dynamic, creative and forward thinking team who will shape the future product development for the company in line with the organisational strategy.
You will be an integral part of the SCRUM teams and be the conduit for all stakeholders involved in the project. Product Owners will be given areas of the existing system to become a Subject Matter Expert (SME) as well as the opportunity to introduce new product lines and modules.
You need to be able to manage your workload and accurately present information/analysis to stakeholders.
The Product Owner/ Business Analyst will be responsible for:
Understand the customer / user base and their product requirements
Explore opportunities with stakeholders and identify where the existing product could achieve the desired outcome without development or changes to user business process. (This will involve occasional onsite requirements gathering and analysis. Including and not limited to National Travel to and from customer locations as the business requires)
Work within the SCRUM teams in a cross functional environment
Manage internal and external stakeholders
Define acceptance criteria with key stakeholders
Define User Stories
Set the Sprint Goal in collaboration with the SCRUM team
Define test cases and BDDs with testers
Maintain and prioritise product level backlogs
Support pre-sales through analysis and idea generation
Prioritise and understand defects within your SME area
Identify the future potential of developments and what POCs (Proof of Concepts)/prototyping may need to be created to justify direction of development
Create customer facing documents for reports and new developments
Coordinate the delivery of the project being worked on with internal stakeholders
Collect and analyse data to validate the Sprint goal
Work with other members of your team to iteratively improve working practices
Essential skills for the Product Owner/ Business Analyst include:
Experience of working as a Product Owner or Business Analyst
Demonstrable expertise in the whole Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Excellent written communication skills with experience writing comprehensive yet clear, well-structured documentation
Excellent verbal communication skills to a range of technical and non-technical stakeholders
Ability to fully define a problem and assist in solution identification
Ability to present items and hold workshops in formal/informal environments
Ability to work in an environment which provides a responsive customer experience
Experience of working within a SCRUM/Agile environment.
Experience writing user stories with detailed acceptance criteria
You will work Monday to Friday 09:00 -17:30, 40 hours per week or the hours necessary to complete tasks.
The Product Owner/ Business Analyst will have the following benefits;
Scottish Widows Pension Plan 5% employer contribution, 1% employee contribution with optional salary sacrifice on completion of your probationary period
Health cash plan provided by Westfield Health
22 days holiday initially, rising to 25 days after the required length of service
Travel to work scheme - claim 50% back on seasonal train or bus tickets for your travel to and from work
Childcare voucher scheme provided by Edenred
Death in service plan 4 x annual basic salary
Employee Assistance Programme provided by Legal and General
Birthday Payment one off payment each year of 150 subject to normal deductions
Buy and Sell Holiday Scheme