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Product Owner Coach

Defence Division
Contract/Interim
01782 203040
Negotiable
London
109810
23-02-2021 05:43 PM
Our Client is urgently looking for a Product Owner Coach,

Location: WFH/London
Contract in the scope of IR35

Skills required for the job
*Product Owner skillset: Seasoned, well-developed PO skills across value creation, defining outcomes, agreeing operational benefits, managing backlogs, breaking down work & holding teams to account for delivery of outcomes
*Business Improvement skills : Skilled at identifiying & managing opportunities for business process simplification and standardisation
*Coaching: Skilled at coaching the business in the role of Product Owner
*Training: Skilled at running both theory based training around Product Owner tools & techniques as well as running practical clinics where real life examples are worked through
*Facilitation: Excellent workshop facilitator & communicator, with the ability to prep, run and close workshops with clear actionable activities

Experience you would be expected to have
*Min of 2 years of PO experience to deliver complex change into a BAU organisation through agile ways of working
*Coaching, mentoring and training skills
*Technical knowledge on transforming a complex OSS/BSS constraint business - ideally Telecom/Tech/Financial sectors

What I'll be doing - your accountabilities
Note the scope for a Product Owner Coach is large in size and complexity for a product/service/initiative roadmap and includes coaching and uplifting multiple cross-functional teams. You will be assisting roughly 4 Product Owners to:
*Manage and prioritize work through the backlog management
*Identify cost transformation/simplification opportunities through shaping ROI driven epics
*Identify and manage dependencies to other squads and BAU operations
*Understand 'what good looks like' and to setup a performance culture in the squad with recognition /rewards as well as handling areas of development
*Outcome planning for next year (FY22)
*Managing the value creation pipeline
*Dependency management across squads and tribes
*Be accountable for the outcome of the squad's work and ensuring that it meets customer requirements
*Work with Tribe Lead to define Epics (squad-sized workloads delivered within a quarter), coordinating with other Product Owners / Product Owner Coaches
*Define the scope and vision for minimum viable product and minimum marketable product based on customer needs, resolving the trade-offs and bridging the gap between customer, business and tech considerations
*Represent voice of the customer, regularly seek feedback from users and use the feedback, coupled with quantitative data, to iterate rapidly
*Work with team to solve customer problems, create user stories to deliver Epics
*Monitor and track the squad's success metrics (e.g. journey NPS) and prioritise work accordingly
*Liaise with BAU operational stakeholders across the organization to support delivering efficiencies unlocked by the Squad that need to be delivered in the BAU












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