Senior Product Owner

Website Old Mutual

Job Description:

As Product Owner, you’re expected to set long-term plans, work cross-functionally with teams to set goals and ensure these goals reach the finish line by keeping everyone focused.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Works with the teams to break Features into stories, including agreeing acceptance criteria.
  • Partner with product and business stakeholders to ensure delivery that meets the customer needs and enables the strategic intent.
  • Active involvement in certain team and program meetings: Feature writing (if required), PI planning, all team meetings such as Daily Stand Ups, Sprint Reviews, Sprint Retrospectives, Sprint Planning and Backlog Refinement.
  • Product Owner syncs and Program syncs on the program level (if required).
  • Understand the business goals and vision and translate this into a product strategy that meets and exceeds these goals.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience of typically used Agile techniques such as User Story mapping, ATDD, TDD, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience in using tracking and collaboration tools such as Jira, Miro and TFS
  • Relevant tertiary education in Business, Commerce, or Information Systems.
  • Knowledge and experience of agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum, Kanban, Scaled Agile (SAFe) etc.
  • Clarity on delivering clear, prioritised stories with acceptance criteria, and aligning these to Features.
  • At least five years relevant design experience with regards to Savings and Income Propositions.
  • Exposure to design and UX as well as customer and adviser behaviour.

Job Details:

Company: Old Mutual

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Pinelands, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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