Product Owner

Location:
Bath, UK
Department:
Technology & Product

The Product owner role holds responsibility for the successful delivery and commercialisation of the HR and H&S Consultancy products in the UK  

Key Responsibilities

Skills, Knowledge and Expertise

  • Product ownership of products within the HR and H&S Consultancy portfolio
  • Creation and management of the product roadmap for the element of the product / capability, collaborating with the wider product teams (typically 0-6 months out)
  •  Manage the full product lifecycle from discovery to delivery
  • Validate new ideas for existing products, assess suitability for inclusion in roadmap
  • Manage the KPIs for the product (usage, analytics, downtime, hosting, bugs etc)
  • Capture requirements and document user stories, manage the product backlog, define the product roadmap and work with development team to define and prioritise the product backlog
  • Market intelligence – work with individual product managers & Marketing to develop deep understanding of competitors, market trends and technology trends, supported by regular visits to clients and prospects as well as strong collaboration with business stakeholders
  • Sales enablement – work with Marketing to communicate the value proposition of products to the Sales team and develop sales tools that support the selling process of products
  • Go to Market Strategy – work with Marketing to define and execute go to market strategy for new features
  • Drive & own continuous improvement using key product analytics to prove out the theories validated at discovery stage and iterated during development, test and usability stages

Essential 

  • Previous product experience
  • Experience of working in agile 
  • Highly developed influencing and relationship management skills 
  • Self-evaluation and measuring to ensure continued improvement 
  • Actively listen and ask questions to understand other people’s viewpoints, communicate issues promptly. 
  • Able to use data to directly persuade or address another person’s concerns. 
  • Have an ability to unearth customer insights and champion the voice of the client
  • Ability to size market opportunities and create business cases for choosing products, features and markets to prioritize 
  • Good understanding of how to use qualitative and quantitative research to drive product and marketing strategy

 Desirable

Benefits

  • Owned a solution end to end and drove commercial success
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to present confidently and effectively (written and in person) to diverse audiences

TAGS

  • Reporting To: VP, Product
  • Employment Type: full_time