Lead Product Owner

Full Time Oxfordshire IT Job Pro UK

Lead Product Owner, Abingdon, £45k – £55k plus bonus and benefits:

MARS Recruitment is exclusively recruiting a Lead Product Owner on behalf of one of the most exciting Consultancy’s in the UK. This amazing business has seen impressive growth over the last five years and are going from strength to strength during the pandemic. As a direct result of the growing needs of the business, their IT community have created a new Lead Product Owner role to support the delivery of technology led solutions within their business.

The Lead Product Owner will oversee the development of IT and business products from inception to delivery. You will collaborate with business stakeholders to understand and anticipate their need and translate these into accurate, unambiguous product requirements, and guide these through the full product lifecycle. You will own and deliver various types of products, including the selection, integration and configuration of off-the-shelf SaaS solutions; definition, refinement and supporting the implementation of bespoke development for internal projects; and collaborating with client facing development teams to produce innovative products for our extensive client base

About you:

The successful Lead Product Owner will need to be a high calibre individual, with exceptional levels of personal drive and eagerness for personal development, as this business will really develop and grow your career from day one. An analytical mind coupled with strong communication skills and a positive attitude are essential to fit into this amazing culture. A combination of the following experience and skills are required:

Excellent verbal and written communication

* Highly organised

* Analytical approach to complex problem solving

* Ability to interact effectively and empathically with both stakeholders and technical teams

* In-depth knowledge of Agile methodologies, ideally the Scaled Agile Framework

* Proficiency in the use of Product tools, ideally Aha and Azure DevOps

* Effective and considered prioritisation

* Knowledge of user-centred design principles

* Experience ideally in Product Ownership though UX/UI design, technical roles or project management in an agile environment will also be considered

* Ability to work and interact in large teams

* Technical experience an advantage

Highly desirable:

* Certification in Product Ownership (eg. CSPO or PSPO)

* Development skills

* UX/UI experience

I cannot stress what an amazing opportunity this is, my client will seriously unlock your potential as a Lead Product Owner, with the prospects of career progression and personal development (as these things are at the heart of their business). You will be supported from day one, receiving an induction training week, have on the job feedback and developmental guidance from their talented management team.

If you’re a Product Owner with 3-5 years’ experience within a Product Owner role, who is looking for a seriously exciting career change, then look no further, we want to see your CV, please apply for immediate review.

MARS Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from suitably qualified applicants regardless of race, colour, sex, marital status, national origin, religion, age, disability, or any other protected status. Suitable candidates for the role will be contacted within 3 working days, unfortunately if you haven’t heard back in this time your application has been unsuccessful at this time.

MARS Recruitment is a specialist Engineering & IT recruiter working in partnership with companies across the UK and offers services of both an Employment Business (for Temporary/Contract roles) and an Employment Agency (for Permanent roles)

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