REF # 1911516
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Cape Town & Johannesburg

Product Owner (JHB/CPT)

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ENVIRONMENT:

A driven & solutions-orientated Product Owner with strong negotiation skills is sought by a leading software solutions provider to join its team. Your core role will entail defining the product vision, strategy while ensuring exceptional quality releases. You will require a Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Computer Science/Information Systems or similar field, experience in a similar role and have an understanding of Software Development. If you thrive under pressure & deliver results, then Apply NOW!

 

DUTIES:

Define and communicate the product vision and motivate the development team to build and deliver the product to market.

Collaborate with business on the product strategy.

Collaborate with stakeholders and the development team to define and communicate the roadmap.

Understand the market, the customer, competitors and the business in order to make sound decisions.

Engage with stakeholders and users in order to identify and clarify requirements and priorities.

Identify, plan and prioritise development teamwork by maintaining a functional backlog.

Define iteration goals and sprint milestones and deliverables.

Make trade-off sessions between scope and schedule to define release plan with advice from the team.

Work with team to ensure high quality releases.

Manage stakeholder expectations.

Provide leadership in managing projects and resources to ensure maximum value added to product enhancements.

Oversee and ensure the successful deployment of the product to market.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor’s Degree/Diploma in Computer Science / Information Systems or other related IT discipline.

Technical background is essential.

An understanding of Software Development.

Prior experience as a Product Owner or Project Manager is advantageous.

 

ATTRIBUTES:

Analytical and problem-solving skills.

Ability to plan, prioritise, and organise effectively.

Able to deliver under pressure.

Excellent communication skills.

Business acumen.

Process-oriented and driven to achieve strategic goals.

 

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

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