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Digital Product Owner

A well regarded name in the publishing sector

A chance to work for a well-known name in the publishing sector in transformational roles.

The client

An established company who have adopted lean working practices with a real thirst for digital transformation. They’re looking for two Product Owners and both opportunities have c-suite level access.

The  Product Owner will be working on products with a big influence over the current and future roadmap, having capabilities over various products in a close-knit team environment. They work in weekly concepting cycles and have design show and tells (interacting with the business), Developers have fortnightly sprints.

The client is big on diversity and inclusion with a panel set up for this, they run events with representative speakers.

The role

For both roles, the Product Owner will be defining and executing the roadmap and product backlog for consumer-facing products, platforms and services in their specified domain, creating world-class experiences that drive audience growth, engagement and improved conversion, attracting new and retaining current customers.

As the Product Owner, you’ll be focused on the consumer. This is a transformational role, working closely with UX to understand the product deeply and ensure Agile best practice. You’ll also be working with offshore and in-house development teams, building and testing, working on concepts for the front and back-end side of your product area.

You’ll also have the opportunity to work on a huge scope of work, a site rebuild and brand refresh – visualising data for this. Also, working on the user portal, enhancing profiles and working to implement subscriptions.

The candidate

  • Experience writing and refining stories for both roles, hands-on product management
  • Understand the difference between an epic and a user story
  • All-rounders when it comes to working on front and back-end development
  • Background in interactive work
  • Experience with the visualisation of data
  • Strategy/planning experience
  • B2B / B2C experience

We welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences. Our team includes parents, the self-taught, the university-educated, and people of a wide variety of nationalities, ages, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Obviously, we’re looking to ensure it’s a solid fit from both sides: we want you to step into a role you love, and we want to offer you a place you’re proud to come to every day for work.

We know that diverse teams are strong teams, and welcome those with alternative identities, backgrounds, and experiences to apply to be part of life at Zebra People. We are committed to a fair and accessible recruitment process for all candidates. We would be happy to meet any accommodation requests during the application or interview process, please just let us know.