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Product Owner

Posted 19 January by Paddy Power Featured Ended

The Team

This is a key role within the Risk and Trading Technology team. A dynamic and exciting team with lots of potential for growth. You will be central to delivering the product strategy, executing a roadmap and being the main interaction point between Product and Technology. Using lean and agile techniques, you will be responsible for delivering business value, fast.

Role Summary

We are looking for several exceptional Product Owners to deliver game-changing improvements for Paddy Power Betfair’s customers and business. Reporting to a Product Delivery Manager, you will bridge technical and business worlds as you continually deliver improvements and innovative features across the full range of Risk and Trading products. You have a bias for action and can break down complex problems into steps that drive product development at speed.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leading the requirements gathering effort based on Product Management input.

  • Creating a vision of what we are trying to achieve and conveying this to the development team.

  • Writing user stories, acceptance criteria, stocking, grooming and prioritizing backlog.

  • Ensuring the timely availability and accuracy of requirements, so the engineering teams can develop software as efficiently as possible.

  • Producing release plans, running show and tells and producing release communications

  • Keeping Technology management, Programme Management and Product Management well informed of the status of development, requirements and scope.

  • Creating high-quality, easily maintained deliverables and documentation.

  • Understanding the dependencies between technology components and how they combine to deliver solutions to the end consumer and to the business.

  • Balancing commercial needs against technical requirements and capabilities.

  • Ensuring all solutions meet company-wide, 'hygiene' requirements in terms of non-functional performance, security, compliance, social responsibility

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, drives for simplicity and clarity, able to confidently present and influence senior management.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Commercial awareness of the core business of Paddy Power Betfair.

  • Self-motivated with strong decision making skills.

  • Driven to continually deepen insight into the core business of Paddy Power Betfair and leveraging those insights to focus development effort.

In February 2016, Paddy Power and Betfair merged to form one of the largest online betting operators in the world: Paddy Power Betfair plc. The merger propelled the enlarged group into the FTSE 50.

The Paddy Power brand boasts an international multi-channel betting and gaming group. The Paddy Power brand is widely seen as one of the most distinctive consumer brands in Europe. The Betfair brand is famous for Innovation. Betfair pioneered the betting exchange in 2000 – a product which altered the landscape of the sports betting industry.

Today, Paddy Power Betfair is a force to be reckoned with. We have a market-leading presence in the UK, Ireland, Australia and the USA, as well as a range of B2C and B2B operations across Europe.

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