Our capabilities stretch across a number of business pillars including Financial Crime, Contract Solutions, Compliance Testing, Technology Solutions and Customer Management. We have 1,600 people located in our purpose built, secure delivery centre in Belfast and across our regional offices in London, Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow and Edinburgh; as well as on a range of client sites.
By joining Operate you'll benefit from continued team training and development, varied skills sets, expertise and the opportunity to work alongside wider PwC teams to put the advice we give to our clients into action to bring maximum value.
About the roleAs a Product Owner in Operate, you'll work as part of a team to help clients handle critical projects, programmes and processes, from keeping pace with regulation to trackling transformation. You'll be playing a part in the global rollout of a technology platform within the Know your Customer (KYC) and Know your Business (KYB) space.
The job responsibilities are those of a product owner, who can balance working with stakeholders, agile development teams and testers, risk and quality specialists and vendors to understand and organise the prioritisation of work in a way that aligns with project delivery timelines.
The technology platform you'll be working in is developed in house and you'll work closely with the technology leadership team ensuring that releases meet business needs and adhere to all internal technology and security standards as well as the appropriate regional regulatory and compliance requirements.
Take the lead on the Sprint reviews with the team/business stakeholders.
Feedback to be taken on board for the next sprint/sprint planning sessions.
Take the lead on the sprint planning sessions to identify work items that will be worked on throughout the next sprint, clarifying any questions and ensuring user stories/acceptance criteria are up to date..
Work with the team to understand capacity, achievable work within the sprint, destination and breakdown of work items in tasks.
Sprint/Product Owner related activities
Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project, meeting with the team to break work items down into requirements & stakeholders to discuss/prioritize the product roadmap. (When required)
Create the relevant 'Feature' and 'Epics' that will make up the main body of work over the sprints
Carry out analysis sessions to understand the requirements of work items, creating user stories with acceptance criteria for each work item.
Own the product backlog, ensuring the correct prioritization from the stakeholders.
Meet with developers to discuss work items and explain from a functional perspective how this will work within the application.
Hold sessions (Bi-weekly) for feature on the backlog, breakdown one down into achievable work items
Learn how to use the products you are the owner of, as you will be the first point of contact for any product related issues.
Demo the products as and when required to stakeholders, analysts and clients (if required)
Have a solid understanding of the technical aspects of the product, including any integrations that may be possible, how documents are managed, security etc.
Complete any administrative documentation required. (Technical Risk Checklist, Support Documentation, User Guides, Proposal Information/Assumptions, Infrastructure costs and other product related documentation)
Support the team in issuing user accounts to relevant parties
Act as a point of contact for stakeholders who have questions/issues they need urgently solved.
A broad and comprehensive technical understanding, together with a good understanding of product development processes, concepts (especially in an agile environment) roadmaps and timelines;
Developing a technology product strategy and vision;
Experience of working in (or with) a professional services firm or consultancy
Confident with working in a fast-paced environment and playing an integral part in the building and development of products
Experience of interacting with senior stakeholders and communicate with impact (both verbally and written)
Knowledge of APIs/security/localisation/cyber security
Commercial Acumen, with respect to negotiations
Understanding of Project Governance and Risk Management
Track-record of establishing and maintaining strong client relationship
Background in Financial Services, particularly with a view to regulation
Specific KYC/KYB domain knowledge
Experience working with Technology vendors
Strong commercial skill set with product commercialisation and the delivery of an operational model - transitioning a build into a managed service
Experience of the cloud technology stack and working with/implementing solutions across the major cloud vendors
Proactive approach to problem-solving and delivering client solutions
Ability to work to tight deadlines
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to develop and nurture strong relationships at all levels.
Excellent time management and personal organisational skills.
Ability to see tasks through to the end and meet tight deadlines, taking responsibility for their completion and maintaining quality throughout.
Ambitious and driven by success
Passionate about client service
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