Product Owner - Kagool

Product Owner

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Kagool are growing. Why? Because we love what we do, clients like working with us and the chances are so will you.

About the role

Due to some recent business wins we're looking for a number of positions to work on some of our large clients like, Royal Canin, Barratts and Biffa. We are looking for enthusiastic people with at least three years + experience in a Product Owner role.

We operate a balance of working from home and office and your office location could be in one of our UK offices; Cardiff, Leeds, London or Manchester.

As a Product Owner, you’ll be responsible for delivering value to our clients and their users. You’ll be working as part of a multidisciplinary team, you'll have responsibility for running and facilitating workshops to understand client’s businesses, pain points, ambitions and user requirements via our discovery process. Taking business requirements, business challenges, user needs, research to transform them into a build ready backlog items and supporting materials.

You'll be able to challenge requirements in a constructive way to ensure deliverables meet business needs, expectations and add value. Supporting the project life cycle from conception to support. Being actively involved in supporting clients during UAT, running client training sessions, answering platform-based questions as well as supporting Sitecore platform utilisation.

During build, you'll define sprint goals, prioritising and managing the backlog, ensuring that value is being delivered while also ensuring sprint workload is achievable inline with the resource profile defined by the project manager.

Beyond Discovery and build projects, you will work closely with accounts managers and clients in order to identify additional opportunities via customer roadmaps, enhancements, consultancy and training.

About you

You will need to be a natural leader able to balance multiple projects at any given time. And be able to keep pace with fast moving projects and ambitious timelines.

Be passionate about delivering value to clients and be capable of understanding multiple businesses industries, expertise and business logic.

Must haves:

  • Ability to move between extracting and formulating business requirements with senior clients, to managing and controlling scope with the production team and client
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and be comfortable facilitating meetings with varied stakeholders
  • Experience developing user stories, wireframes, product backlogs and acceptance criteria
  • Can digest large amounts of research, pull out relevant insight and form your own opinions
  • Experience of distilling research and applying to relevant situations
  • Be resourceful and comfortable working independently, be proactive in managing project requirements and scope
  • Be energised by complex problem solving with the ability to drive for the best solution
  • Have experience of working closely with senior clients
  • Have experience working with UX, design and development teams
  • Proven experience working within a Product owner role
  • Experience running workshops and information playback sessions

Desirable:

  • A working understanding of web technologies
  • Experience with CMS platforms or Software development
  • Understanding of business analysis principles
  • Experience of working within a digital agency or development house
  • Experience developing user stories, wireframes, product backlogs and acceptance criteria
  • Experience working within an agile environment
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Business or equivalent
  • Experience working within a development team
  • Experience of CRO processes

Who’s Delete / Kagool?

Delete/Kagool is an award-winning digital agency and top tier, Sitecore Platinum Partner. We are also Kentico and InCrowd DXP specialists. We have offices in London, Leeds, Manchester and Cardiff. We have more than 150 digital specialists in-house, including 30-strong team of Sitecore developers (six of whom are Sitecore MVPs), visual and UX designers, digital marketers, SEO and digital strategists.

We unify the real and digital worlds by creating great experiences that matter to people in their daily lives. We offer a seamless blend of product, technology and performance services. Our specialist teams work in unity with our clients to deliver digital change at scale. We are famous for our work with leading brands including The Open, NTT, Royal Canin, Welsh Water and Southampton FC.