Product Owner

Are you a talented, results-driven Product Owner who thrives in a highly collaborative environment? Our high-profile Downtown Vancouver client is seeking to hire Product Owner, on a long term contract with a strong probability of extensions. Apply to this amazing Product Owner opportunity today!

You will help with product owner work (creating backlogs, building product requirements) and also support for product documentation. You will work very closely with the Product Management and Software Development teams.

Advantages
What’s in it for you!
As a Product Owner with our Vancouver client, you’ll receive:
• Highly competitive market hourly rates.
• A 6-month contract with strong probability of extension.

Responsibilities
Product Owner-type responsibilities, could include:

Maximizing the value and quality of the product resulting from the work of the Scrum Team.
Ensuring the Scrum team understands the items to the right level (goals and work required);
Creating and clearly communicating Product Backlog items;
Ensuring that the Product Backlog is visible, transparent to everyone;
Ensuring the order of the backlog is the best to achieve goals for both functional and technical requirements;
Ensuring the Backlog shows what the Scrum Team will work on next;
Maintaining a good relationship between the Scrum team and stakeholders, creating the right level of communication;
Developing and explicitly communicating the Product Goal (Why);
Explaining the reasoning behind the content and ordering of the Product Backlog;
Liaising with Designers, Product Managers and the Business as needed to prepare the Product Backlog items;
Ensuring the Scrum team understands items in the Product Backlog to the level needed for them to work on it as defined with the Scrum team;
Facilitating the Product Backlog items to help the Scrum team promote them to the sprints to best achieve goals and missions;
Showing the end-to-end customer value on the Product Backlog items;
Ensuring we have cross-functional Epics;
Understanding and aligning dependencies between Product Backlogs;
Creating release plans for the delivery of value;
Keeping the Product Backlog up-to-date;
Facilitating the go/no go decisions so they are clear and visible;
Ensuring we are delivering the right thing.

Qualifications
Product Owner experience
Product Backlogs
Documentation
Agile/Scrum
Excellent communication skills

Summary
If you are an avid learner and enjoy working in an agile and highly collaborative team environment, then the Product Owner role with our Downtown Vancouver client could be the perfect opportunity for you!

Please contact Meenakshi Yadav with your resume at: meenakshi.yadav@randstad.ca

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