Product Owner

Our client is a successfully established business.

We are looking for an individual to act as a business owner for the strategic direction of their business. Defined as products, experiences and services – connecting communities and providing opportunities on a global landscape. This is a stellar role for a determined individual to be a part of a fast paced agile growing start-up.  

Leading your own team to deliver the vision of stakeholders and subject matter specialists. This role holds a key position in the organisation, the ideal candidate must possess leadership skills and the demonstrated ability to collaborate between IT and the business. 

The ideal candidate will possess prior experience in start-ups, and will advise on building into the platform functions such as e-commerce, LMS, CRM and talent solutions.  

Expected prior experience + skills

  • Extensive experience working in Product Manager/Product Owner role

  • Preferable start-up experience 

  • Experience working in cross functional teams, multi tasking and problem solving

  • Agile expert with advanced knowledge on digital product management

  • Proven experience prioritizing and directing multiple product development initiatives

  • Bringing new Digital products/services to market and managing Digital products/services through their lifecycle in a disciplined and methodical manner.

  • Experience building robust relationships and influencing stakeholders at all levels.

  • Creating strong business cases and making recommendations.

  • Working with business stakeholders and translating ideas or solutions into member experiences

  • Ability to assume a helicopter approach to move between strategy and feature

  • Leader who is willing to think big and look for opportunities 


A few expected duties

  • Shaping and development of a product vision aligned to the business strategy.  Including member journey maps and technology trends 

  • Manage the logistics of the product strategy by facilitating the steps in the development process;

  • Determine the timeline for product releases

  • Understand business processes and translate IT systems landscape

  • Develop the road map and manage features and member expectations

  • Manage prioritisation of deliverables of delivery team by collaborating closely with relevant subject matter experts as required to ensure the product delivers to commercial and strategic outcomes

  • Support organisational culture

  • Monitor the performance and feedback loop through analytics

Apply if you have:

  • Experience as a Product Owner, with start ups, volume eCommerce or membership websites

  • Courage to take ownership of decisions and drive solution based results

  • Excellent communication skills to create a collaborative environment

  • Organisational and analytical skills, ability to evolve strategy based on research, data and industry trends

  • Ability to independently manage own work-load, proactively interacting with key resources as needed

  • Ability to work with teams in various locations

  • A positively orientated individual with a desire to bring a vision to life


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