We have an exciting career opportunity for a Product Owner in Cape Town to join a leading software house in the online gaming world.
In their space passionate, innovative and incredibly awesome teams create the best technology in the field, and each day is a chance to level up.
This job entails aligning and managing the product strategy with portfolio objectives in mind and will be responsible for the vision and value realisation of the products.
Does this sound like the perfect challenge for you? Keep reading!Your key job responsibilities as the Product Owner in Cape Town will include : - Alignment with boards and standards across the company here applicable to the product- Identify and ensure that efficient processes and procedures are in place to meet objectives and that these are followed and regularly reviewed- Create and execute product technical and operational strategy that aligns with portfolio and group- Facilitate an understanding of competitor analysis and market research to identify areas of opportunity and risk- Manage direct and indirect reports- Ensure that the team is appropriately resourced, and members are equipped with the requisite skill set required for both current and future projects- Develop a training and career development plan for each team member- Manage relevant team budgets- Facilitate change management due to changing situational, organisations and market requirements- Responsible for each phase of the product life cycle, end to end- Responsible for creating and propagating a customer orientated attitude within the team, whilst identifying and understanding the needs of all customers, and managing their expectations- Aligning product strategy with business, customer and technology through collaboration Ensure products are compliant as required and remains relevant- Define, track and measure product Business Benefit Realisation as appropriate to your product space- Accountable for the reporting and analysis of the relevant performance metrics- Prioritisation and planning of Backlogs / Demand Pipelines and Product RoadmapsRequirements for this Product Owner job in Cape Town : - Relevant Qualification- 5 years experience in software development industry in complex, high performance software environments- Minimum 2 years Leadership experience within software development industry- 2 years experience in gaming industry (advantageous)- Proven track record of results technical and leadership- Analysis and budgeting experience- Proven results engaging customers at executive level and senior management levels- Experience in Coaching and developing others- Experience in driving, empowering, and creating high performance environments for teams- Good understanding of Software Development Methodologies