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Product Owner

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be working exclusively with a company that offers revolutionary designs to global clients as well as building their own products in house, specialising in state of the art Marine technology.

Moving into the Product Owner position, you will be leading technical teams, delivering roadmaps and liaising with clients and key stakeholders in the management & delivery of multi-million-pound projects.

Salary/ Benefits

  • Competitive salary - £60,000-£70,000 DOE
  • Performance based bonus
  • Hybrid & Flexible working
  • Generous paid holidays
  • Medical & Dental cover
  • Regular salary reviews

The Role

If you are a self-starting, client-focused, strategic Product Owner with experience of working in a high-growth, ambitious environment, then this could be the perfect fit for you. This position will be central to the company's continued UK and global expansion, meaning there are also plenty of growth opportunities. Reporting to the Product Director, the successful candidate will be leading a product and working alongside the technology team and co-creating with clients and users.

Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Owning and driving the product roadmap, working with development teams and co-creating with users
  • Produce monitoring and performance insight on your area of ownership; highlighting issues and/ or opportunities to improve performance
  • Working in partnership with other product owners to ensure cohesion across projects and dependencies between development teams are effectively managed
  • Translating the business needs into high quality product specifications (e.g., flows, epics, user stories, acceptance criteria etc.) for your development teams to implement
  • Contributing to the product strategy

Required Expertise, Experience & Key Skills:

  • 5+ years' experience in a Product Owner position
  • Strong client-facing leadership
  • Expertise in agile delivery, principles and behaviours, with a willingness to adapt and learn
  • Ability to analyse business problems and draft user stories to define them.
  • Personal enjoyment of understanding the products and deliverables
  • Previous experience of working with both in-house and external UX teams
  • Excellent communicator with strong stakeholder management skills.
  • Capable of getting the best out of technical teams and ability to bring them along the journey

    *Experience working in Marine Tech & R&D previously would be highly advantageous*

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Product Owner/Manager job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Sean Doherty in the strictest confidence.
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