Data Warehouse Product Owner
Posted on Nov 25, 2022 by Lorien
A leading insurance company are currently looking for a Data Warehouse Product Owner to join the team on a perm basis.
As a member of the Agile team, representing the voice of the customer and the organisation through the delivery of business value. They are the teams product authority, setting priorities and making product related decisions.
They have responsibility for managing stakeholder relationships. Working closely with stakeholders (business and technology), including LOB leadership, they define and prioritise features and stories, ensuring alignment with customer needs and organisational goals. Understands customer's problems in detail and ensures the problems are clearly defined, prioritised and the team is focused on the most valuable work. The Product Owner must ensure there is an aligned understanding of how the team can provide the highest value to the customer through the lens of the portfolio. Collaborates with other teams, technologies and architects across portfolios to develop a deep understanding of the technologies and systems they support.
? Collaborates with the D&A Chief Product Owner (CPO) to create product vision and alignment with strategic priorities with stakeholders. Contributes to the development of the programme vision. Communicates product and portfolio vision to their team.
? With the team, accountable for developing and achieving product level KPIs. Manages product(s) with a moderate degree of strategy, scope, and complexity.
? Owns and maintains the product backlog and is accountable for its contents and prioritisation. Accountable for clear, actionable user stories.
? Sets priorities and actively participates in squad/team quarterly planning. Collaborates with more senior Product Owners to set priorities for programme quarterly planning.
? Sets expectations with stakeholders for delivery of new capabilities, features, and functionality. Participates in team demos, retrospectives, and all other ceremonies.
? Works daily with the agile working group, clarifying business requirements, removing roadblocks, constantly communicating, and supporting alignment around product strategy within the Digital Transformation teams and wider stakeholders.
? Collaborates with IT and business leadership to align development and business goals and priorities while working with stakeholders and squad/team to remove roadblocks to execution. Resolves open issues/questions quickly and efficiently.
? Monitors and maintains the product health, supporting long-term product viability and efficiency, and balancing long and short term and costs with desired outcomes.
? Analyses and reports on feasibility, cost of delay ramifications, economies, or other aspects of planned or potential changes to the product.
? Understands regulatory, compliance, and other industry constraints on the product and prioritises accordingly. Negotiates with internal and external teams to ensure priorities are aligned across squads/teams both within and outside the portfolio.
? Collaboratively builds the squad/team product road map, contributes to strategy inputs from stakeholders. Contributes to programme level planning.
? Influences stakeholder expectations for delivery of new capabilities, features, and functionalists.
? Communicates expected value and any changes in value to be delivered in each iteration (sprint, monthly, quarterly, etc.) based on the team-determined capacity.
? Leads customer-driven design and usability testing for the squad/team. Collaborates on CDD and UAT across the programme. Ensures a well-positioned product through market & industry analysis.
? Work with the D&A Chief Product Owner to ensure that the delivery team has the technical capability to deliver the product, including areas such as testing, user research, UX etc.
? Supports the Scrum Master in removing impediments wherever possible.
? Works with the Chief Product Owner and other Product Owners to support the agile transformation Programme maturity.
Skills and Experience
* 5+ years of experience in product management or equivalent LSM skills
* 3+ years of practical AWS DWH solutioning and delivery (ideally in insurance)
* 3+ years of scoping internal and third party data sources into DWH solutions
* Able to operate in a technology capacity internally but be able to articulate benefits to the business for the business
* Proven track record in data management and strategies
* Considerable relevant industry or functional experience in insurance
* Strong communication, presentation and leadership skills
* Demonstrable experience of delivering complex initiatives
Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.