Product Owner

Product Owner

The role

To direct and manage the end-to-end delivery of multiple work streams for web and mobile (app) projects.

  • To become the voice of the client and establish clear product roadmaps for your allocated product
  • To be an expert in estimation and planning, knowing how to create useful, reliable and practical plans for software development projects
  • To write robust and realistic documentation including quotes, statement of works and technical specifications - Epics and User Stories
  • To be on top of your projects and know timings, key milestones, budgets, resourcing and risks
  • To build a partnership relationship with our clients, ensuring clear and consistent communications are in place to manage their expectations at all times
  • To attend face-to-face client meetings to take briefs, discuss projects and resolve any issues
  • To be comfortable in presenting work and ideas both internally and externally
  • To be commercially aware at all times and have an idea of the status of the budget of your projects, ensuring they're delivered on time and on budget

Performance

The requirements of the job will be satisfied when:

  • To manage a portfolio of clients and projects
  • Manage workload independently and proactively
  • To ensure all projects are delivered on time and on budget
  • Help ensure that the scrum team always has an adequate amount of well-prepared user stories
  • To ensure resource requirements are planned and booked at the weekly resource planning sessions
  • To ensure monthly invoicing of projects is completed on time
  • To ensure Timesheets are submitted on time each week
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement efforts of internal processes
  • Maintain client satisfaction levels ensuring quality of services is deemed to be excellent

Attitudes

  • Positive, can-do attitude & likes a challenge
  • Collaborative & helpful to others
  • Willingness to learn
  • Adapts well to change & conflicting priorities
  • Hands on and shows initiative
  • Detail oriented
  • Passionate about the industry and the role
  • Diligence
  • Loyal and committed

Knowledge

  • Minimum 3 years relevant experience working in a similar role/environment
  • Strong understanding of web and mobile technologies
  • Good understanding of API architecture is a plus
  • Good understanding of good UI/UX design processes and principles
  • Good knowledge of software development processes and procedures (web & mobile)
  • Knowledge of Agile methodology and frameworks like Scrum and Kanban - The practical application of methodologies within an agency environment would be an advantage
  • Adept at using latest PM software - JIRA/Confluence
  • Experience working in relevant industries as our clients

Skills

Soft Skills

  • Good communicator, comfortable interacting with different roles and seniority
  • Likeable and empathetic to client needs
  • Excellent negotiation and influencing skills
  • Calm under pressure

Hard Skills

  • Strategic thinker - able to think both long and short-term in terms of product development
  • Develop a solid understanding of the product’s users, the market, the competition and future trends
  • The ability to define requirements through interviews/workshops
  • Ability to break complex problems down into smaller, elegant solutions
  • Groom and prioritise the work in the backlog according to business value
  • Capable of working in a multidisciplinary team
  • Able to work effectively with other internal resources - Design, dev and QA
  • Strong written and verbal communications with excellent attention to detail
  • Able to write project documentation including quotes, proposals, SoWs and tech specs (Epics & US’s)
  • Able to identify and resolve any project/product issues - mitigating risk throughout the project
  • Be super organised and able to work well under pressure with conflicting priorities
  • Excellent presentation skills (internal & external)

Join our team

If you have a passion for creativity and think you've got what it takes to thrive in a fast paced, forward thinking agency, we want to hear from you.

Great work starts with great people. We're always looking for talented people to join our team and become part of growing our vibrant studio.

Negotiable salary (basically let us know what you’re looking for and if we think you are good enough... then we will pay it!).

Generous holiday allowance

Pension scheme

Training initiatives

Flexible working when required

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To see the full list of perks that our employees benefit from, please visit our Careers page. 

Interested?

Please submit your CV with a covering letter to info@atomicmedia.co.uk or get in touch via our contact page.

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