PMO Product Owner

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    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

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    £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits

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    Gemma Grayson

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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PMO Product Owner

We are actively looking to secure a PMO Product Owner to join Experis as one of our expert consultants, delivering services to our clients.

Experis Consultancy is a Global entity with a well-established team with over 1000 consultants on assignment across 20 clients globally. Our UK operation is growing and has very aggressive plans for expansion over the coming years. We form part of the Manpower group of companies that turn over $20 billion a year collectively.

Experis UK have partnerships with major clients across the UK spanning multiple industries; our approach is a very personal one, with both our clients and our own employees. We are passionate about training, technology and career development.

The Role

  • Do you want to play a leading role in defining, shaping and delivering key software products across a global organisation? Do you strive for continuous improvements and have innovative ideas? Can you balance multiple demands and facilitate prioritization of tactical and strategic initiatives?
  • You will convey the product vision to stakeholders, defines the characteristics of the product and prioritize the team backlog by business value and risk.

What You Will Do

  • Working with the Corporate PMO and wider Business Enablement Team, your role is central to the adoption, effectiveness and future direction of key software products. You will be performing the following activities:
  • Ensuring the product team delivers business value to stakeholders in line with strategic objectives
  • Making responsible and effective decisions for the product
  • Building and maintaining effective working relationship with the user community
  • Developing the product vision, ensuring it is aligned to stakeholder needs and strategic initiatives
  • Negotiating and prioritising stakeholder needs
  • Prioritising the team backlog by business value
  • Defining sprint goals and content by business value
  • Building the funding model and business case for new products
  • Tracking dependencies and ensuring product alignment
  • Co-planning the program increments (series of 6-7 sprints using SAFe)

Who You Are

  • Effective and diligent in negotiating with stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to foster an environment of creativity
  • Empowers and motivates the team to deliver to their full potential
  • Influential and decisive in determining what work is accepted into the backlog
  • Knowledgeable about the product and business domain
  • Expert understanding of product management
  • Variety of agile methods and approaches including Scrum and SAFe
  • Understanding of project, program and portfolio management methodologies and associated software applications / tools
  • Engage diverse stakeholder groups with a wide range of competencies from commercial roles to technical experts, and work collaboratively with key stakeholders to deliver
  • Strong communication skills with business stakeholders and technical team members, including experience working with virtual teams and close collaboration with offshore teams is an advantage
  • Skilled user of tools to support agile delivery management (Jira, Confluence and Kanban boards)
  • Working knowledge of IT service management processes and best practice for release management and change management
  • Desirable - experience of Microsoft Project Online and SharePoint integration, either in a product owner or delivery role

Interested candidates should submit their CV in the first instance. For more information, please contact Gemma Grayson via