Jan 20, 2019

Product Owner Tax amp Accounting Software

  • Wolters Kluwer UK Ltd
  • London, UK

Job Description

After a period of successful growth and in order to support an exciting transformation to online digital products we are recruiting a new Product Owner to work as part of a highly collaborative, cross“functional, agile product development team to deliver market leading products and services. About us... Wolters Kulwer Tax & Accounting is part of Wolters Kluwer, a global information, software and consultancy provider with over 19,000 employees worldwide and annual revenues of ???4.2billion. We have been providing information and advice to lawyers and accountants around the world for over 175 years and are the trusted first point of call for when you have to be right. In the UK, we are a market leader in the provision of software, training and support to professional accountants and tax advisors, from sole practitioners to most of the UK's top 100 accounting practices. As well as helping professional firms to manage their own business, our accounting and tax products enable them to provide compliance and value added services to their clients. About the role... Based in our modern UKHQ in Kingston upon Thames, this will be a challenging role with full authority and responsibility for determining release content for the online product offerings within our portfolio. The successful candidate will be the evangelist and focal point for these products both inside and outside the company. You will work within the Scrum framework to direct the team's efforts towards delivery of the most valuable requirements, taking all necessary decisions to ensure committed stories are completed by the end of each sprint. This is a unique opportunity to take single point of ownership for product delivery, showing leadership of quarterly release planning activities and accountability for the product backlog. The successful candidate will be a strong communicator and proven decision maker, becoming the focal point for product communications and collaborating with other Product Owners to align suite delivery. As a strong team player, you will contribute to enterprise & product strategy by supporting the product management team in creating product roadmaps. Accountabilities: Owning and prioritising product backlog;Working in conjunction with Off Shore development team;Eliciting requirements and translating into backlog stories and designs;Attending user groups and client meetings;Quarterly release planning;Cross departmental communication to ensure all areas are in line with product releases. About you... Suitable candidate will be able to demonstrate the following: Solid previous experience as a Product Manager/ Product Owner in a similar environment;Excellent stakeholder management skills liaising with internal subject matter experts and clients.Experience working in conjunction with design teams to create and test new concepts. Preferably using lean UX methods.Experience working on cloud technologies essentialExperience building mobile apps a plusCertified Scrum Product Owner beneficial What's in it for you? Well apart from the opportunity to play an important role in a market leading organisation, we offer a very attractive package including competitive salary, bonus scheme and comprehensive range of benefits, including 28 days holiday plus public holidays, pension, life assurance, income protection, discounted online shopping, Childcare Vouchers, CycleScheme etc

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