Agile Product Owner

Location: Christ Church, Barbados, Barbados
Date Posted: 08-30-2018
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Company: Client of The Griffin Groupe Executive Search
Location: Christ Church, Barbados
Job Type: Full Time
Industry: Media Distribution
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Agile Product Owner
---- PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS A PERMANENT PLACEMENT POSITION LOCATED IN BARBADOS. RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS OFFERED ----
Please apply with a resume and a list of your 3 favorite apps (and why)
THE OPPORTUNITY
 
Our Client is an online media distribution business that owns and operates subscriber-based multimedia content platforms. These platforms distribute digital content such as movies, music, video games and e-books.
They offer an awesome array of benefits including housing allowance, quarterly bonuses, medical benefits, in-house doctor, complimentary breakfast and more.
 
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
  • Bachelors degree in Marketing, Business Administration or equivalent experience
  • Strong experience and understanding of web / mobile development technologies and trends
  • Knowledge of web development
  • Demonstrated experience of increasing market share, increasing conversions, etc.
JOB DESCRIPTION
The product team at our client is growing and we are looking for some seasoned product owners who have worked in an agile environment to join their team!
If you are a product owner who has created intuitive and impactful features on web and/or mobile applications, this may be an exciting opportunity for you to work on an existing fantastic application with internal teams who are determined to make our client a global leader in direct response marketing.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with developers and the internal marketing team to decide what products we need to build up and why we need to build them;
  • Communicate the vision you have to the team and motivate the team with clear, elevating goals;
  • Empathize with the user and use data to inform product decisions;
  • Recognize market opportunities and customer needs to turn our product into one that ‘delights’ users;
  • Address and resolve issues and blockers.
Some areas you will be tackling:
  • Introducing new features and UX for our apps and website
  • Improving our organic marketing on search engines
  • Increasing our trial to premium membership conversions
  • Streamlining our back-office software for billing and customer support
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in Commerce (Major in Marketing), Business Administration, or 5+ years Agile Product Owner or Project Management experience
  • Strong experience and understanding of web / mobile development technologies and trends
  • Ability to pick up technical and business concepts quickly
  • Experience working in a medium to large scale App platform
  • Startup experience
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and project management skills
  • Experience using JIRA to manage product backlog
  • Knowledge of web development is an asset
CHARACTER PROFILE
  • You are someone who always challenges the “status quo” and can facilitate finding solutions to complex business problems.
  • You are comfortable challenging yourself every day and finding new ways to improve the product and experience for your clients.
  • You bring your passion and energy for technology to successfully deploy challenging projects.
  • You can manage a team's expectations, make quick decisions and communicate objectives clearly and confidently.
  • You are able to absorb complex, ambiguous concepts and able to organize them into structured solutions
  • Driven by your entrepreneurial mindset, you have a ‘roll-up your sleeves’ attitude and ability to thrive in chaos
KEYWORDS
Management, Web Development, Marketing, Communication, Agile Methodologies, Agile Project Management, Leadership, Mobile Applications, JIRA, Project Management
Ryan Schortmann
The Griffin Groupe
Director of Recruiting and Technology

Please contact me with any questions:

Email:
recruiter@thegriffingroupe.com

Phone:
(w) 774-773-9321
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