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  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Department:
    Enterprise & Shared Platforms
  • Division:
    IBP Digital and Technology
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:
    Competitive

Product Owner (10422)

Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.


 

Are you a highly motivated and experienced Product Owner with a passion for driving innovation in HR Technology? We are seeking a talented individual to join our team and take on the role of Product Owner for our HR Technology product. As the Product Owner, you will play a critical role in translating product roadmap features into well-defined requirements, managing the backlog, and ensuring the delivery of high-quality solutions that meet the needs of our business.

What you will be doing:

  • Translate product roadmap features into well-defined product requirements, including features, user stories, and acceptance test criteria.
  • Actively participate in solution design thinking to ensure the development of innovative and effective HR Technology solutions.
  • Manage the prioritization of the backlog, both in terms of features and technical requirements.
  • Analyze business requirements to create clear product backlog items and work with the team to clarify requirements and estimate work effort.
  • Maximize the value of the product by managing the product backlog items to completion and continuously reviewing business needs, refining priorities, and identifying opportunities and risks.
  • Collaborate with the product manager and partners across the business to co-develop a roadmap and drive products and features from concept to launch in a fast-paced environment.
  • Provide input to training requirements and collateral to ensure successful adoption of HR Technology solutions.
  • Leverage your leadership skills and domain expertise to guide the team and make daily decisions as the product owner.
  • Identify ways to improve processes, increase efficiency, and lower costs while meeting business delivery requirements.

What we are looking for:

  • Strong knowledge of Agile methodology and experience working in an agile environment.
  • Familiarity with issue tracking tools such as ADO.
  • Experience working in the financial services industry.
  • Strong analytical skills and competent in MS Office.
  • Ability to build strong partnerships with stakeholders and effectively communicate the commercial value of technology solutions.
  • Effective influencing and negotiation skills, and the ability to communicate technical concepts to varied stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational skills, the ability to perform under pressure, and manage multiple priorities with competing demands for resources.
  • Entrepreneurial, innovative, persistent, and determined mindset.
  • Creative, problem-solver, collaborative, and curious nature, with critical and complex thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to prioritize and manage workload to meet critical deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relationships.

 


As part of our collaborative & agile culture, our working week is 4 days in the office and one day remote.

Investec offers a range of wellbeing benefits to make our people feel healthier, balanced and more fulfilled in their lives inside and outside of work.

Here is a selection of what we offer;

Wellbeing

Wellbeing Subsidy, Corporate Gym Membership, Virtual GP, Peppy Health App (Fertility, Menopause and Early Parenthood), Optional Private Medical & Dental Insurance

Monetary

Non-contributory Pension & Discretionary Bonus

Life & Income Protection

Life Assurance, Critical Illness & Income Protection

Travel

Season Ticket Loan & Electric Vehicle Scheme 


Embedded in our culture is a sense of belonging and inclusion. This creates an environment in which everyone is free to be themselves which helps to drive innovation, creativity and ultimately business performance. At Investec we want everyone to find it easy to be themselves, and to feel they belong. It's a responsibility we all share and is integral to our purpose and values as an organisation.

Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!


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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN
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Daniel Szczerban

+44 20 7597 5933

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Benefits

Pension
Private Medical Cover
Virtual GP
Gym Discounts
Psychologist Service
Annual Leave
Life Assurance
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