Product Owner

  • Location: England - Yorkshire - Leeds
  • Employee status: Permanent
  • Closing date: Ongoing
  • Reference number: 37483
Product Owner – Sky Technology, Leeds

We’re part of Europe’s leading entertainment and communications business. With over 22 million customers across five countries, we make life easier by entertaining and connecting people. It’s a genuine team effort. That’s why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help make the future happen.

Developing pioneering products and services that give every one of our employees and consumers experiences they love – when and wherever they want – is at the heart of everything we do at Sky. 
In our Group Employee & External Digital Engagement department part of the wider Digital team we have big plans, with targets on efficiency and service while offering a great personalised and localised experience that truly supports employees and consumers to engage with us digitally. Our targets are tough and the business moves at a quick pace so being ahead of the curve with technology leaders with products and services  that can be deployed quickly and supported with test and learn cycles, enabling us to iterate quickly is how we operate.   

The perks
As a valued employee of Sky, you’ll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme and private health care. Plus, there’s a great range of other benefits to fit around your needs too.

The Product Owner is responsible for conveying the vision and functional elements necessary to deliver on the product strategy and goals. 

Your key responsibilities:
Be the business expert for regarding solutions, market trends and new  opportunities :
Liaising with other areas of the business to maximise our potential and align roadmaps
Share knowledge and coordinate backlogs
Ensuring capabilities are understood and exploited
Technology to optimise our development and test strategy
The wider Sky group to ensure our strategies are aligned
Be involved in our employee  & external engagement programmes, research and optimisation insight to gain deeper user insights 
Work closely with Design UI and UX to create brilliant visions for our products
Administration and planning of development roadmaps
Manage and report on progress and in life analytics ensuring the quality of our products
Create user stories in the product backlog to support development of Sky products, services and applications
Fulfill the Product Owner role in an agile development team to define requirements, prioritise backlogs and UAT functionality
Manage relationships with any 3rd party suppliers, maintaining the correct service levels and supporting initiatives for mutual benefit
Produce business cases for future projects 

Personal specification:
Relevant degree in business, digital or technology discipline or equivalent experience
Understanding of Search Engine Optimisation 
Experience of working in agile development operating models
Ability to translate business vision and strategy into real requirements 
Budget accountability/business case creation
Leadership and motivation of virtual teams

If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today
Happy to talk flexible working

It’s our people that make Sky Europe’s leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.

If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.

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