Associate Product Owner - flexi remote & home working - Home based/remote

circa £32,000 + benefits and flexible location - Product
Ref: 401 Date Posted: Wednesday 28 Jul 2021
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Are you highly motivated with a genuine interest in technology and a passion to deliver cutting-edge products? Are you looking for the opportunity to become an Associate Product Owner, developing your skills and career in a great working environment? Then we could have your perfect role……
Newton Blue is the in-house recruiter for one of the UK’s largest developers of front line clinical systems and solutions to the NHS and UK healthcare sector. Their systems are used across GP surgeries, hospitals, primary care and emergency services managing patient records and giving access to in-field real-time patient data.
We’re looking to recruit a number of graduate level Product Owners to join the existing team across Dundee and London. It’s a wide ranging role, one where you’ll never be bored, with the objective of delivering innovative, leading products which will benefit the healthcare of the UK population, enhance patient outcomes  and increase efficiencies across  the NHS.
So, what will you be doing?
  • Working closely with Product Management teams to create and maintain a product backlog
  • Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team
  • Creating product requirements 
  • Planning and prioritising product feature backlogs and developments for the products
  • Assessing value, developing cases, and prioritising stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on projects with maximum value and are aligned with product strategy
  • Working with the Product Managers on prioritisation of the backlog, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
  • Working across various teams to ensure the mechanisms for release are in place
  • Providing an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Researching and analysing the market, users and the roadmap for the product, following competitors and the healthcare industry 
  • Keeping abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends
  • Providing fortnightly/monthly updates on feature/product delivery.
And what are we looking for?
We need people who are bright, articulate and imaginative, highly motivated with a real interest in tech and delivering great software products.
Degree educated, ideally within product, tech or healthcare (but not essential), with an understanding of Agile process and principles. 
Eager to learn, with outstanding communication, organisational and time management skills, they’ll be creative thinkers with vision and a sharp analytical, problem-solving mind-set.