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Product Owner (mobile)

Our client is a leading provider of mobile telecommunications services & solutions for evolving mobile network operators. Established 15 years ago, they have been providing world-class signalling, innovative credit distribution and advanced mobile bundle creation, orchestration, provisioning and?benefit management solutions to mobile operators, in over 40 countries, with more than 250 million network subscriber end-users. They have developed a reputation for providing high performance, robust and elegant solutions. Their mobile telecommunication solutions address mobile operator needs helping to grow their network data monetisation offering, increasing margins, enticing new mobile subscribers and reducing subscriber churn.

Job description

Defining Product Strategy

 

Defining product vision, road-map and growth opportunities

Assessing value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy

Working closely with ExCo to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI

Researching and analysing market, the users, and the roadmap for the product

Defining product vision, road-map and growth opportunities

Assessing value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy

Keeping track of industry trends in which our client operates its business and aligning product strategy.

 

Managing the product in Operation

 

Leading the planning for product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new   functionalities;

Planning releases and upgrades;

Following progress of work and addressing production issues during sprints;

Analysing preferences and requests of end users

 

Working with the Scrum Team

 

Setting, prioritizing, and evaluating the work generated by the software Scrum team in order to ensure impeccable features and functionality of the product;

Incorporating feature requests into product roadmap;

Grooming and prioritizing backlog;

Developing user stories and defining acceptance criteria;

Gathering feature requests, scheduling releases and coordinating sprints;

Setting sprint goals;

Writing acceptance tests;

Ensuring that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on;

Providing an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals.

 

 

Requirements

Able to identify user needs and work with cross-functional teams to manage product releases
Ability to clearly define a problem statement and facilitate a creative solution finding process
Proven experience in the Telco sector
Understanding of the mobile telephony industry with specific focus on the services provided by MNOs to subscribers
Proven experience working as a Product Owner in a software development environment
Hands-on experience managing all stages of the product life cycle
Understanding of software development processes and web technologies
In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
In-depth knowledge of the creating well-crafted user stories based on the business value to customers

Category

Mobile / ECommerce

Location

Johannesburg

Available

ASAP, will wait for the right candidate