Junior Product Owner

£22,000 | Milton Keynes | Permanent
Posted 5 days ago

Graduate / Junior Product Owner – Milton Keynes – ASAP start – £22,000 pa

On behalf of a healthcare software solutions provider, InterQuest Group are seeking a talented individual to join our core team based in Milton Keynes as a Junior Product Owner.

This is an exciting opportunity for a confident graduate or someone with some relevant IT industry experience, ideally within the healthcare sector. You will be working within an agile development team supporting the Scrum Master and Product Owners.

• Develop product expertise in your given area, to ensure you can act as the ‘go to’ expert within the development organization from a planning and priority perspective.
• You will work closely with the current Product Owners to manage the development team’s workload and backlog, to ensure a well-defined and prioritised pipeline of work items is available for each sprint planning session.
• Where required, ensure that sufficient functional design and other required collateral has been produced in support of requirements transferred from Program level.
• Ensure UX design standards are appropriately applied to UI development.
• Help break down larger EPICs, Features and User Stories into User Stories sized appropriately for development requirements (small enough to complete within a sprint).
• Prioritize work items on the backlog on an ongoing basis to ensure an ordered backlog is available for sprint planning.
• Triaging 3rd line/ 4th line calls raised by the service desk team for development to investigate.

Education, Experience & Skills:
• Degree or equivalent in a business or IT related discipline or equivalent professional experience in a software development environment.
• Strong organisational, analytical and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage, influence, negotiate and collaborate with a variety of stakeholders with often conflicting priorities and requirements.
• An interest in healthcare IT would be an advantage e.g. work experience or studies in this area
• Knowledge of Agile and SAFE Agile would be an advantage
• Knowledge of JIRA or other issue tracking software product would be an advantage

If you feel your degree, placement, or current experience have equipped you for an exciting career-building role, please call me immediately on 01892 553482. Alternatively email me your CV to jack.latham@interquestgroup.com
I look forward to hearing from you!!

For more information about this role, please contact:

Jack Latham

01892 553 482

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