Our client, an Insurance Firm, are seeking a Product Owner with “London Market” experience… to assist them in their ongoing development!
Act as the voice of the customer to guide all stages of development, including user story development, sprint planning, and prioritisation of the product backlog.
Understand business and end-user needs; identify and prioritise features to be delivered to meet those needs.
Work with business and technical stakeholders to develop, plan the change and communicate the benefits.
Participate in sprint planning to determine the team’s objectives for the upcoming sprint or support decisions when required
Prioritise and maintain the product backlog and strategic business needs
Participate in agile ceremonies such as stand-ups, story refinements, and team retrospectives; ensure the team has a clear understanding of priorities and next steps.
Lead the sprint review meeting to present the output from the sprint to key stakeholders.
Analyse feedback from sprint reviews, and other data such as end user feedback and operational metrics, to identify and understand product needs.
Work with the development/technology team to create acceptance criteria and definitions of failures and done.
Assist the team on the development of feature tests, test cases, and regression tests.
Set expectations with business stakeholders for delivery of new capabilities, features, and functionalities.
Skills and Competencies
Ability to understand complex business problems and identify and interpret business needs.
Sound understanding of the London Market processes, capabilities and market initiatives
Knowledge of agile development methodologies.
Demonstrated facilitation and influencing skills to drive decision making among stakeholders with diverse perspectives and priorities.
Demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical information in a condensed manner to various stakeholders verbally and in writing.
Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
Knowledge of agile planning tools (e.g. Azure DevOps, JIRA, Confluence) preferred.