Product Owner

Position Title

Product Owner

Business Unit

Operations

Employment Type

Permanent

Job Summary

As a Software Product Owner, you will play a critical role in the development of software products, acting as the bridge between the customer’s needs and the development team. You will be responsible for defining the product vision, gathering and prioritizing requirements, and ensuring the delivery of a high-quality software product that meets customer expectations. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive the product’s success and be a key driver in achieving business objectives.

Key Responsibilities

1. Product Vision and Strategy:

  • Define and communicate the product vision to the development team and stakeholders.
  • Develop and maintain a clear product strategy, ensuring alignment with business goals.

 

2. Requirements Gathering:

  • Elicit, analyze, and document user stories, feature requests, and product requirements.
  • Prioritize and manage the product backlog, ensuring it reflects customer needs and business priorities.

 

3. Stakeholder Communication:

  • Act as a liaison between stakeholders, customers, and the development team, providing regular updates and gathering feedback.
  • Manage expectations and maintain open channels of communication.

 

4. Release Planning:

  • Collaborate with the development team to create a release plan and roadmap.
  • Ensure that releases are delivered on time and meet quality standards.

 

5. User Experience and Design:

  • Work closely with UX/UI designers to create user-friendly and visually appealing software products.
  • Ensure that the user experience aligns with the product vision and customer needs.

 

6. Quality Assurance:

  • Define acceptance criteria for features and user stories.
  • Collaborate with the QA team to ensure the product meets quality standards.

 

7. Risk Management:

  • Identify and mitigate risks that may impact the product’s success.
  • Make data-driven decisions to address challenges and changes in the project.

 

8. Market Research:

  • Stay informed about market trends, competitors, and emerging technologies.
  • Use market insights to make informed product decisions.

 

9. Documentation:

  • Create and maintain product documentation, including user manuals, release notes, and product guides.

 

10. Metrics and KPIs:

  • Define and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the success of the product.
  • Use data to continuously improve the product and make informed decisions.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (Computer Science, Business, or equivalent).
  • Proven experience as a Software Product Owner or similar role in software development.
  • Strong understanding of Agile and Scrum methodologies. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities. Experience with project management tools and software development processes.
  • Knowledge of design thinking and user-centered design principles.
  • Business acumen and the ability to align product strategy with company goals.

Preferred Skills

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) or similar certification.
  • Experience with software development and programming concepts.
  • Familiarity with project management and collaboration tools (e.g., Jira, Confluence).
  • Knowledge of industry-specific regulations and standards (if applicable).

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Kekuli is an experienced Brand Advocate with over 5 years of expertise in driving brand awareness, loyalty, and engagement. She is skilled in developing comprehensive advocacy programs and executing impactful marketing campaigns. Kekuli has a proven track record in building strategic partnerships, crafting compelling brand narratives, and fostering authentic customer connections. She possesses a strong background in SaaS, PaaS, and IT managed services and is committed to advancing brand reputation and market presence. She is adaptable to dynamic environments and emerging trends. She is passionate about driving brand success and creating meaningful audience connections.