CAREERS

Working at channelcentral provides the opportunity to work with some of the world’s largest IT Companies. Our reach is truly international, with our services active in almost 80 countries. We pride ourselves on offering rewarding roles, developing careers in the heart of the IT industry. We’re professional, hardworking and innovative, but also relaxed.

We support our staff with great benefits including enhanced pension, sabbatical, cycle to work scheme, holiday purchase, private healthcare cover, training and development programmes and staff events throughout the year. channelcentral’s policy is to motivate and reward staff beyond statutory minimum requirements by providing beneficial employment terms.

channelcentral aims to provide a safe, secure and fair working environment for its employees, while offering strong personal and career progression. It is committed to equality, diversity and transparency.

CURRENT VACANCIES

Job Title:
Product Owner
Location:
Our UK teams are located in Gloucestershire, Warwickshire and Essex or role can be 100% remote
Reporting to:
Head of Software Development
Working Hours:
Normal working hours are 9am to 5:30pm, Mon-Fri. Out-of-hours work may be required from time to time as dictated by operational demand.
Date of Issue:
August 2021
Main Purpose of the Role:

The Product Owner works in the Development Team, representing stakeholders, and is responsible for driving the product roadmap through prioritization and backlog maintenance. This vacancyis for a product owner to shape the development of our CPQ Applications and Services.

Responsibilities:
  • Apply business and product acumen to understand the business priorities of channelcentral and its customers.
  • Represent stakeholders (including customers) as the Product Owner on a hybrid Waterfall/Agile development team.
  • Provide vision and direction to the development team and stakeholders throughout the development lifecycle.
  • Work closely with Lead Developers to plan and maintain a prioritized and groomed product backlog.
  • Develop work breakdown structures by creating epics, user stories, and defining and testing acceptance criteria.
  • Play an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals.
  • Participate in all Agile ceremonies, including but not limited to daily standup, planning, retrospective, show and tell.
  • Work with cross-functional teams to manage product releases and help to roll-out product capabilities.
  • Share a clear vision and goal at the beginning of every release and sprint, drive and maintain this throughout delivery.
  • Create intuitive and engaging solutions, drive continuous improvement, flag innovation or changes that impact customer experience and generally push to ensure we are the best we can be in product delivery.
Experience and Attributes:
Ideally, the post holder will have a background in delivering Software as a Service, and proven experience of being a Product Owner (managing a Product lifecycle) in Waterfall and Agile environments.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following attributes and experience :

  • Excellent verbal, written & interpersonal skills.
  • Disciplined management ability: caring about process, quality, setting and managing expectations.
  • Good planning & organising skills.
  • Commercial understanding.
  • Demonstrable experience of engaging with and putting the customer first.
  • Excellent track record of translating and delivering clear detailed requirements (via User Stories) and supporting backlogs.
  • Proven ability to translate non-technical information into a technical level of detail that developers can work with.
Eligibility:
The post holder must be eligible to live and work permanently in the UK. Evidence will be required. Evidence will be required.

No agencies. Please send your CV, along with a covering email on why you think you are suitable for the position, to recruitment@channelcentral.net

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