Product Owner

The main purpose of this role is envisioning the future of internal systems or websites and working with stakeholders, development teams and users to realise it. The Product Owner works with scrum based teams to translate business needs into priorities and is focused on the delivery of high value, working software. They have the opportunity to scope and develop new products and features that will enhance the customer experience.
Earning potential
Average £46,000* *based on Leeds area average base pay per year, data from glassdoor.co.uk
Useful skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Technical and analytic skills
  • Good at problem solving
  • Works well in a team
  • Works well under pressure
Useful qualifications and training routes
  • Agile project management principles
  • Technical skills
  • Software development
  • Qualification in computer science, software engineering, information technology or a similar technical course
What types of businesses could
you work for?

Large companies who have an agile working environment. These businesses often use agile working to produce more products or services for customers.

Key industries include software, technology, financial services and professional services such as legal.

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