Product Owner - Financial Services
The Very Group
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
4d ago

The role will be responsible for defining the priorities and focus of FS initiatives aligned to the FS and group Strategy.

Having recently moved towards an Agile methodology for delivering change, the role requires you to work both within your own squad and across multiple squads and Tribes.

The main responsibilities of the role will be in relation to achieving FS business growth and improved customer outcomes :

  • Working with the Engineering Lead, Deliver Owner and Business Analyst, you will be responsible for identifying and prioritising the value being driven from your squad, to ensure realisation of improved business and customer outcomes.
  • As part of the squad governance routines, such as stand ups, squad retrospectives and showcases, you will be responsible for ensuring that any squad output is in line with business / customer expectation and needs whilst adhering to any regulatory requirements.
  • You will need to forge strong relationships with your Product peers to both lead and input into cross squad / cross tribe level change, as it is critical that we understand initiative dependencies and coordinate prioritisation
  • You will be expected to make evidence backed recommendations & decisions that influence our tactics & strategy and deliver the largest gains.
  • Provide details of initiative benefits cases and measures of success to support prioritisation, requirements and post implementation assessment
  • About you.

    We love what we do, and we know when we have great working relationships, we’re unbeatable. Passion and pride in your work and a natural desire to connect, collaborate and be a team player is a must.

    You will play a critical part in delivering solutions that will enhance the experience for our customers and business. We are seeking passionate, ambitious individuals who have first-rate communication skills.

    You must have significant experience of leading multi-disciplined teams in a large-scale, fast-moving digital business, that are a mix of business, delivery and technical roles (Perm / Consultancy / Contractor) combined with experience of managing successful delivery by 3rd Party providers.

    Practical experience of product ownership in a lean / agile environment is essential, using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning & iterating frequently.

    You will be an exceptional leader and role model within your team, demonstrating a strong delivery ethic using Agile values and principles through your thinking, processes and actions.

    The ability to work within a dynamic and changing environment where priorities and activities will be changing is vital.

    You will be able to respond energetically and proactively to drive change at a fast pace to help deliver one of the most ambitious FS Strategies in The Very Group to date.

    Our benefits.

  • £6,500 flexible benefits allowance
  • 30 days holiday + bank holidays + option to buy or sell 5
  • Flexible working culture
  • Onsite gym with over 25 classes
  • 25% discount on our Very.co.uk clothing,footwear and home and 15% off electricals
  • Health and wellbeing agenda
  • Private pension matched at 6%
  • Bonus potential (performance and business related)
  • On-site discounted restaurant and coffee houses
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free on-site parking *Subject to availability and postcode eligibility
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