Cambridge or London, UK

Senior Product Owner

The Opportunity

As our Senior Product Owner, you will help us achieve our goals and deliver success on behalf of our customers by working closely with Product Managers, department heads, sales, technical support, and other stakeholders to extract and translate high-level business and customer requirements into technical working documents and deliverables.

This role will be a hybrid role based in either the Cambridge or London office. Ideally you will be comfortable coming into either office once or twice a week. If you’re interested in the role but require more flexibility, please speak to us!

Day to Day

  • Lead Scrum teams to define product vision, roadmap and growth opportunities and communicate with stakeholders
  • Work with external and internal stakeholders to analyse and align needs to strategic goals and ROI
  • Maintain and plan the product backlog to ensure alignment to stakeholder needs and business value
  • Manage stakeholder expectations and communicate vision, priorities, and progress
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritise stories, epics, and themes to ensure work aligns with product strategy
  • Be an active participant in all scrum ceremonies
  • Break down and prioritize deliverables for the Engineering team(s) through the creation of features, epics and stories
  • Be the technical subject-matter-expert on the product for all teams internally
  • Communicate effectively and efficiently across all aspects of the product delivery
  • Plan and coordinate product releases, considering factors such as feature dependencies, resource availability, and market timing
  • Define and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of the product and adjust strategies accordingly
  • Align with architecture and software leadership on non-functional requirements and incorporate in requirements
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and mentorship to the product team fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment
  • Actively seek feedback and incorporate lessons learned into future product development cycles to ensure continuous improvement
  • Make informed decisions on prioritization, trade-offs and scope changes based on a deep understanding of business goals and user needs
  • Manage capacity of team through planning, forecasting work, and velocity
  • Best-in-class customer experience (measured by NPS) whilst considering cost/value options
  • Act as an evangelist in the market to promote Featurespace’s propositions. In addition (where required) act as a Product Expert supporting our GTM activities
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About you

Must haves:

  • Have a passion for Product development and have already built some experience as a Product Owner
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to lead cross functional teams, collaborate effectively, and foster a positive and productive team culture
  • A solid understanding of software development processes, technologies, and architecture to facilitate effective communication with development teams and make informed decisions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication to effectively convey ideas, priorities, and product vision to diverse audiences including stakeholders, development teams, and customers
  • Skill in negotiating priorities and resolving conflicts among different stakeholders to maintain project momentum and achieve successful outcomes
  • Enjoy working as part of a close team
  • Experience of interacting with customers, hearing their feedback and converting this into Product deliverables
  • Create support and training documents for internal and external users
  • Be curious and ask questions, and be result and target oriented
  • Work with the rest of the global teams to deliver a common goal
  • Show a strong desire to succeed and make a difference

Great to haves:

  • Proficiency in agile and scrum methodologies, with a deep understanding of how to effectively apply these principles in a software development environment
  • Experience working with teams in multiple locations
  • Have strong organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Be a creative thinker, always thinking “how can we”

Equal Opportunities

Here at Featurespace we are committed to being a place of equality, inclusion and respect to provide a safe environment for you to bring your authentic self to work. We know that we gain as much strength from our differences as we do our similarities. We value diversity and are dedicated to listening and learning from each other to build and maintain a positive and productive culture. We appreciate this will be an ever-evolving focus for the business to ensure everyone feels supported and has a sense of belonging.

How to apply

If you think you’re a good fit for the role above, we would love to hear from you.

Fill out the short application form, upload your CV and one of the team will get back to you.

If you have any questions or queries regarding this role, or life at Featurespace, please contact [email protected]

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