Product Owner

OUR COMPANY

Monsoon Consulting is a company dedicated to transforming digital commerce by creating people centred solutions and helping companies innovate their internal processes and customer engagement. Design thinking, collaboration and agile methodologies are at the core of how we approach everything. We are a people-first company aspiring to make things better for our customers while building a great culture for our team.

 

THE ROLE

We have a great opportunity for an experienced Product Owner to join us in Dublin, Ireland. Reporting directly to the Operations Director, you will work closely with our cross-functional teams and clients project teams to ensure digital solutions are delivered on time and within budget. You should have a proven track record in project delivery with an appreciation for technical implementations and strong team management skills. The main purpose of this role is to plan & deliver projects of a relatively complex nature with agreed time, cost & quality standards based on the specific project methodology framework. You should be organised and efficient with strong communication skills and a high motivation to provide an excellent experience for our client’s by ensuring their needs are catered for on an ongoing basis

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Functional requirements gathering

  • Working with other team members to create estimates

  • Writing user stories and acceptance criteria

  • Backlog refinement

  • Relationship building with our clients as the main point of contact

  • Become a platform expert in both Magento & Drupal

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of our clients website(s) and systems

  • Lead a cross functional team of developers, designers, and QA engineers

  • Organise releases of new features in conjunction with the support teams

  • Deliver project scope on time and within budget

  • Reporting on progress of projects on a regular basis

  • Ticket management and prioritisation for the development teams

  • Participate and have a strong voice in the various Agile events

  • Lead discovery events for our large scale projects

  • Adhere to all our internal processes and suggest improvements

  • Act as a secondary point of contact for support

  • Act as a tester during the installation of Magento patches/upgrades

 

REQUIRED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Minimum degree qualified in Business or Technology, ideally with post-graduate qualification and relevant project management certifications

  • Proven Project Management experience - 3+ years experience in the planning and delivery of large scale, complex software projects with a 6-12 month duration

  • Experience in Project Delivery Methodologies (such as Agile, Waterfall)

  • Proven track record in the on-time, on-budget delivery of projects within the software development, systems integration and/or IT consulting / services industries.

  • Good client management experience with strong skills in high level and detailed planning, organising, budgeting, problem solving and scheduling experience

  • Strong people and team management skills, with experience leading a team of up to 8 people

  • Excellent communications, leadership, negotiating and influencing skills with the ability to interact up to senior management and executive level.

  • Demonstrate business analysis, requirements gathering and documentation skills and ability to work with technical team to translate requirements into technical tasks

  • Experience in Content and E-commerce based digital development projects an advantage (e.g. Magento, Drupal)

  • Good governance, risk & issue management with track record in project management platforms an advantage (such as JIRA, Basecamp)

  • Willingness to travel to the UK and possibly further afield if required

  • Capable of working in a fast paced, deadline driven multi-location and multi-cultural

 

CAREER INCENTIVES & BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary

  • Sponsored training and certification opportunities

  • Sponsored community / event participation opportunities

  • Sponsored ongoing Agile coaching and mentoring

  • Collaborative working environment with a dynamic and diverse team

  • Flexible career path options

  • Performance appraisals and personal development plans

  • Company contributed voluntary pension scheme

  • Company contributed group health insurance

  • Company income protection policy

  • Death-in-Service protection policy

  • Bike to work scheme

  • Gym membership

  • Regular team-building activities and social events

 

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Job details

Location
Dublin