Product Owner

Product Owner

Edinburgh | £55,000 - £65,000 | Permanent

Published: 16.03.23 Ref: BBBH41807_1678957626

Product Owner required for a rapidly growing tech-for-good scale-up in Edinburgh.

The company:

The company are over 10 years old and have recently grown from 40 individuals to around 100, with around another 40 heads due to be added this year. They operate within the tech-for-good software space and are responsible for creating a very specific product used in the healthcare industry.

Recently, the product has taken off and there is a great amount of interest in the company, from both a client perspective and investment. The business is therefore adding two brand-new Product Owner roles in order to cope with this growth.

The product function already has a VP of Product (who you will report into) as well as 2 Product Managers. You and another PO will join this ever growing function as the work ramps up. In terms of flexibility, the company ask for someone to be in office as much as they like, as long as they can make the in-person meetings once every few months - very remote working style.

The role:

Being one of two Product Owner's, you will work across one large product (or platform) and will be responsible for platform features and developing functionality. You will really need to understand the requirements and will work with development teams and stakeholders in order to do so. Your largest internal stakeholders will be the development teams, although this can be varied.

Although this role is sitting within the healthcare space, it is not a requirement to have a healthcare PO background (although wouldn't hurt). They are really looking simply for strong, Agile Product Owners who have come from a product/SaaS/platform background.

Key Skills and Responsibilities:

** A few years working as a Product Owner in an Agile software environment

** Ability to represent the customer within the development process

** Any medical technology experience (added bonus)

** Work closely with agile development teams to deliver great products and services for our customers

** Prioritise features and break them down into user stories

** Maintain product feature backlog and development for the product

** Write requirements - typically as user stories and epics

** Provide knowledge and understanding of product and feature goals to technology teams while they develop and test to your designs

** Create high-level documentation

** Participate in daily scrum meetings, planning, reviews and retrospectives

** Defining features and distilling them into requirements, such as epics and user stories, and defining acceptance criteria

This is an opportunity to join a growing, medical software business who are only just taking off. It is a very complicated and interesting area to develop your skills in, and you will learn a lot.

If interested in this opportunity, please apply or call Hamish at Cathcart Technology for a chat.

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