Product Owner - Cape Town

Would you like to kick-start your career in the eCommerce world and experience the very latest in technology and innovation? This international team have an exciting job opportunity for a Product Owner to join their team in Cape Town. If you’re ready to use cutting-edge technology in a fast-paced environment, get in touch today!

Your key job responsibilities as the Product Owner in Cape Town will include:

- Work with Stakeholders to help develop the product strategy and business cases
- Define and clearly communicate a prioritised roadmap plan that implements the strategy, including measurable improvements
- Understand high level Epic requirements and decompose these into smaller packages of work for implementation within Scrum Team
- Build and maintain excellent Stakeholder relationships
- Actively seek input from internal and external Stakeholders and complete competitor analysis to keep abreast of industry and best practice
- Work with the Business Support team and Business Stakeholders to produce detailed user journeys, acceptance criteria and designs ready for implementation
- Assist with product /system/process documentation to support Users and Business continuity
- Work with the scrum Team and PO Manager to deliver key milestones, including managing and prioritising the story backlog to ensure the work items delivered meet expectations
- Provide regular updates to stakeholders on strategy, successes, learning and progress on product vision

Requirements for this Product Owner job in Cape Town:

- Bachelor's degree required, a computer related discipline preferred. (Experience may take the place of a degree)
- Prior experience as a Product Owner or Business Analyst and an understanding of standard software development life cycle for enterprise software applications
- Demonstrate consistent behaviour aligned to the Organizational Culture
- Understanding of standard software development team roles and responsibilities
- Understanding of scrum framework and agile methodologies
- Knowledge and experience of working with Agile Scrum delivery methods and a good understanding of the Product Owner role
- Knowledge of requirements capture and specification techniques
- Experience of conducting user research and working with teams to develop wireframes and specifications for new product features
- Experience of working with remotely located Stakeholders and/or Development Team
- Project management skills including, product based planning techniques, business case creation and maintenance, and issues & risks management
- Experience of managing multiple feature development in one backlog

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