Job description

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  • Location:
    London - 30 Gresham Street
  • Employee Type:
    Permanent
  • Department:
    IWI Technology
  • Division:
    IW&I
  • Employment Type:
    Full time
  • Salary:
    Competitive

Product Owner (3011)

We're one of the UK's leading investment management companies, with responsibility for over £33.9 billion of client assets. We've worked closely with clients and their trusted advisers for many years and gained a unique understanding of the specific needs of our clients.

Investec Wealth & Investment seeks to deliver exceptional levels of customer service and has been trusted to meet the needs of private investors for almost 200 years. But our eyes are focused on your future

Right now we're a team of 1500+ dedicated professionals located across 15 sites in the UK. We're looking to strengthen our team and need you to come on board and make a difference.

 

Description:

This role provides the single voice of the vision for the product, and acts as the daily decision maker for the team. The product owner has a significant role in maximizing the value produced by the team and ensuring stories meet the business needs and supporting the team as a proxy for requirements.

You will:

  • Know the business strategy, and have the ability to clearly formulate business priorities and goals to the team.
  • Become a business expert with deep content knowledge.
  • Understanding the commercial objectives and the ambition to contribute to business outcomes.
  • Translate product roadmap features into well-defined product requirements including features, user stories, and acceptance test criteria.
  • Actively participate in solution design thinking.
  • Maximise the value of the product and manage the product backlog (features and technical) items to completion
  • Manage, develop and groom user stories.
  • Daily decision maker for the team, empowered to accept/reject deliverables.
  • Work as part of the team to clarify requirements and estimate work effort
  • Manage internal stakeholders and create key relationships
  • Collaborate with other product managers and partners across the business to co-develop a roadmap and drive products and features from concept to launch in a fast-paced environment.
  • Develop and maintain appropriate tracking and reporting of product performance post-launch to evaluate future investment.
  • Demonstrate new functionality in release demo, and be accountable for showcase reports.
  • Identify ways to improve processes so they are lean and efficient while meeting business delivery requirements in line with the backlog

 

Experience:

  • Strong knowledge of Agile methodology and working in a Product driven environment
  • Experience of working in the financial services industry (preferable).
  • Ability to build a strong partnership with stakeholders and demonstrate the commercial value of technology solutions.
  • Effective influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to effectively communicate technical concepts and technologies upwards and business goals and concepts across the team

 

Skills/knowledge:

  • Strong organisational skills, the ability to perform under pressure and management of multiple priorities with competing demands for resources.
  • Innovative. Persistent & determined.
  • Creative, problem-solver, collaborative, curious.
  • Evidence of strategic and commercial thinking.
  • Excellent critical/complex thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Loves working in a team and collaborating with people to make things happen.
  • Ability to communicate conceptual ideas.

 
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London - 30 Gresham Street
30 Gresham Street, London, England, GB, EC2V 7QN
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Lerato Matlakala

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Benefits

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