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Junior Product Owner (Digital)

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Posted on Aug 8, 2022 by CV-Library

Coleman Street, City and County of the City of London, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£35k - £40k Annual
Full-Time
COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Zoro UK is a wholly owned subsidiary of Grainger (NYSE: GWW), a global industrial supplier with headquarters in Lake Forest, IL, USA

We are a new business in the Industrial MRO market, looking to increase our share of market, through a proposition that is focused on the needs of our customers.

The Zoro teams are in London and Leicester. Leicester is the home of the Product, Customer and Finance teams, whilst our Development, Marketing and Data Analytics teams are based in the heart of London.

Working for Zoro UK means working within a start-up culture but with the backing of an established global player within the MRO market. We aspire fast growth; we seek new ideas to succeed and disrupt the market; we solve problems and seek out new ones; and we seek individuals who are comfortable with ambiguity.

PRIMARY FUNCTION

The junior product owner will know and follow principles of agile development. They will support gathering product requirements and assure the team is doing the right thing. The junior product owner will understand the product vision and will support the head of product to successfully deliver the product roadmap.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

This role will be responsible for:

* Supporting the head of product to maintain the product backlog

* Working closely with stakeholders to understand requirements and articulate as stories

* Supporting the head of product and design to come up with the right UX solutions

* Working closely with head of product to have properly defined acceptance criteria

* Working closely with developers and stakeholders on projects early on

* Supporting head of product with establishing a robust product roadmap

* Learning our customer base through analytical tools and competitors

* Help improve existing features learning from a/b tests

PREFERRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

1. Excellent communication skills

2. Minimum 1-2 years of experience working in similar role or someone looking to move in to product management

3. Good understanding of agile principles

4. Good understanding of JIRA or similar tools

5. Good skills in writing stories with acceptance criteria

6. Minimum 1-2 years of experience working in an agile environment

7. Good understanding of e-commerce and its principles

WORK ENVIRONMENT

* Based in the City of London (WeWork, 120 Moorgate).

* Collaborates closely with other members of the Zoro team and Grainger companies.

ADDITIONAL INFO

This role will report to the Head of Product & QA.

Zoro has adopted a hybrid working model which means you have a degree of flexibility as to when you work from home or in the office.

The salary for this role is between £35,000-£40,000 per annum with a 10% annual bonus payable subject to the company achieving its KPIs.

The working hours are 37.5 per week between Monday and Friday. The successful candidate should be able to work a 7.5 hour day (with 1 hour for a lunch break) between the hours of 09:00-17:30.

Zoro's company benefits include (after probation):

* Attractive company sick pay.

* Cycle to Work and Tech Scheme.

* 33 days of annual leave (including bank holidays + a buy back scheme of up to 5 days).

* Enhanced Maternity and Paternity leave.

* Private medical for you, your spouse and dependants is included.

* Life and income protection insurances are also included.

* Brilliant pension contribution (8% from Zoro UK!).

* Staff discount on our website

* Company quarterly events.

* A well-stocked office with snacks, biscuits, teas, coffees, and soft drinks

Reference: 217303778

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