Product Owner

Product Owner

Manchester, Greater Manchester | £40,000 - £60,000 | Permanent

Published: 15.05.23 Ref: BBBH42686_1684162779

Product Owner - up to £60k

HQ'd Manchester - Remote Working

The Company

They are leading software house that really epitomise what it means to be Agile. They have a solid portfolio that has been successful for many years with a user reach of millions.

'Agile' isn't just something they do or go through the motions with, it truly is the foundation of their success. Their teams are encouraged to understand the why, not just the how of Scrum.

Not ones to stand still, they are going through a big transformation of their tech estate which will give you the chance to have an influence, work on greenfield projects, and draw on your skills whilst learning new ones.

By joining an established yet growing team, you will have the freedom to truly influence their evolution and grow alongside them.

They have an established Product function, you'll have people to lean on and learn from with genuine progression opportunities.

Culture - wise they're a laid back bunch who are obsessed with seeing people succeed. There's no red tape to contend with, you're encouraged to voice your opinion, you will be listened to, and action will be taken.

The role

As a Product Owner you'll work within the Product and UX team, helping shape goals, setting direction and always putting yourself in the customers shoes to see things from their point of view.

You'll continuously ask yourself what needs improving, what opportunities do pain points present, how can the team achieve this?

Software, Agile practices, and delivering customer value will be genuine passions of yours. You'll thrive leading by example with an upbeat, open, positive, and honest approach.

Always looking at ways to improve the product, you'll help identify pain points, conduct user testing, write user stories and identify and troubleshoot any product related issues.

Continued learning and progression is ingrained in their daily life - you'll take advantage of the bundles of training on offer, funded accreditations, and learning opportunities whilst having your own career progression roadmap outlined from day one.

We're looking for a mix of the following:

  • Commercial experience in a Product focussed role
  • Knowledge of Agile (Scrum, Lean)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • An adaptable approach and curious mind, continually asking 'why'
  • A curious mindset with a hunger to learn and develop new skills

What's on offer?

  • Salary £40,000 to £60,000
  • Strong Pension
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Remote and Flexible working
  • Funded Accreditations
  • Life Assurance & Private Medical Care
  • Paid Training Days


They are HQ'd near Manchester and are set up to work remotely, going on site on occasion for meet ups.

Next Steps

For more information, or be considered, apply now and/or give Bronte Rhodes at Cathcart Associates a call.


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