Our client is a fast moving, diverse and high-profile Transport Infrastructure operator which is also a market leader in their sector. They are now looking to grow their newly formed team with Open APIs, Data, Enterprise Back-office and Machine Learning expertise.
Specifically, our client is looking to recruit Product Owners, who will be responsible for the development and delivery of the Product Roadmap in each of the above areas.
The breadth of work includes business critical applications that are essential to the running of their business and to the delivery of infrastructure and network services that support their operation and those of its business partners. There is never a dull moment, as the variety of work ensures that no two projects or groups of stakeholders are the same. You will also be joining an award-winning team of high calibre project professionals, committed to the high quality service provision to their customers, suppliers and colleagues alike.
As a Product Manager / Product Owner within this newly formed team you will be accountable for the customers’ view when building, delivering and maintaining enterprise level solutions.
You will be responsible for engaging with senior management up to departmental director level, to set the strategic direction of product sets and accurately translate these requirements into product roadmaps.
As part of a wider team you will manage both internal and supplier teams to ensure the accurate and timely delivery of the customer’s requirements.
The successful candidates will be fully flexible and ideally have experience of working in a large Service Management environment as well as being able to manage and resolve problems quickly, efficiently and resourcefully.
Accountable for articulating product roadmaps.
Responsible for articulating the customers’ requirements whilst building capital plans to fund future initiatives
Responsible for the delivery of new products and the maintenance of products within your portfolio
Working with IT Business Change to ensure business change plans are in place.
Clear delegation of tasks to supplier teams to ensure product delivery.
Experience in managing stakeholders in a large organisation up to Director level.
A minimum of 4 years of experience in software application development, product management or business systems analysis.
Experience of working with matrix organisations, with proven people and stakeholder management skills
Strong experience (at least 2 years) with Agile software delivery ideally within an enterprise environment.
Experience of working in an integrated project team involving supplier partnering organisations.
Experience in at least one the following product groups - Commercial Systems, Operational Systems, API’s and Data, Enterprise Back Office
This is a fast- paced company with lots going on, presenting a challenging agenda for the future. Promotion is very likely as the company is keen to grow this team significantly. It is also an incredibly rewarding company in which to work and where investment in staff is key.