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Software Product Manager

Job Title: Software Product Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Industry:
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: BBBH24759
Contact Name: Mark Doherty
Contact Email: mdoherty@allen-york.com
Job Published: 22 days ago

We have an exciting opportunity for a Software Project Manager to join our Client, a global leading software company, in Cambridge.

The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering new product and a range of enhancements across one product area of our modular SaaS EHS Sustainability product. This will be sold into an impressive array of multi-national corporations including many high-street brands.

Responsibilities:

  • Work side by side in a cross-functional development team to communicate the vision, write user stories with acceptance criteria and steer their work.
  • Communicate with various stakeholders and have input on the visual design for new functionality.
  • Be part of the usual agile ceremonies; sprint planning, backlog grooming, daily stand-ups, sprint demos and retrospectives.
  • Understand client requirements and business goals. Collect feedback from users.
  • Act as a sounding board for new product requests, offer advice on possible approaches and check feasibility.
  • Own and prioritise the product backlog. Provide sufficient details for the development team to work on the feature. Prepare user stories with acceptance criteria.
  • Facilitate sprint planning.
  • Create directly and/or feedback on mock-ups for new user interfaces.
  • Participate in end-of-sprint demos to communicate to internal stakeholders the output of each sprint.
  • Assist in communicating changes to the product internally and externally.
  • Assisting in preparing and running internal knowledge sharing training sessions on your product area.
  • Work as part of the Product Team, collaborating with Product Managers, other Product Owners and Product Architects on overlapping product features and cross platform technology enablers.

Essential Qualifications / Skills & Experience:

  • Relevant degree (1, 2.1 or equivalent)
  • 3+ years of experience with large scale software systems, either in product, delivery, business analysis.
  • Technical background with a proven ability to understand and translate complex software problems into user-centric solutions.
  • Excellent communication skills; both written and spoken.

Desirable Skills & Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience as Product Owner.
  • Certification in or proven experience of an Enterprise Agile Framework such as Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
  • Experience using agile planning tools, such as Rally / JIRA.

We look forward to receiving your application. For further information, then please contact Mark Doherty at ALLEN & YORK LTD on 01202 888986.