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Returner Placement: Digital - Product Owner

Returner placements will be open to all individuals who have taken time out of work for at least 2 years, or are currently engaged in work that does not make the best use of their skills, competencies and qualifications.
Please explain clearly within your application how you feel you meet these criteria.

For further information about the role, please refer to the attached Candidate Information Pack.

The role will work with, shadow and be mentored by an experienced Product Owner on an agile service. They will learn and develop their product ownership skills, learn about working in an agile way, make and maintain key stakeholder relationships and lead on a problem/feature.

They will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team who focus on solving hard problem within working age, including Universal Credit. Main activities will include owning a backlog of stories/tasks, prioritising the backlog, making key decisions about a product and ensuring quality throughout.

Key Responsibilities:
- Decision making
- Stakeholder management
- Ensure quality of delivery
- Communication across teams, stakeholders, interested parties
- Value for money
- Line management potentially
- Balancing user needs against business needs
- Sharing and re-usability of products
- Cross government collaboration
- Providing direction to the team
- Prioritising tasks/stories