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Product Owner

WANTED: PRODUCT OWNER

Concurrent Systems builds software products to enable mobile operators to create advanced subscriber benefit provisioning solutions. 

We are seeking a seasoned and highly skilled Marketing Strategist to join our team. If you are a match to the requirements below  send your application to careers@concurrent.systems

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WHO ARE WE?

WHO ARE YOU?

INTERNATIONAL – footprint in Africa and the Middle East TEAM PLAYER – collaborates with others through a shared vision of success
TELECOMS – marketing software to mobile network operators ORGANISER – systematic, detail oriented and process-driven approach
DYNAMIC – competitive in the industry via leading-edge innovation and thought leadership VISION CREATOR – works with internal and external customers to analyze market data and align product roadmap to create a vision based on strategic goals
PRODUCTS – Electronic Credit Distribution System; Mobile selfcare digital shopfront for network benefits and offerings; Service Creation Environment; High performance USSD gateway and SMSC PRIORITISER – assesses value, develops user cases, and prioritises work stories to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
GROWING – expanding business AMBASSADOR – acts as an ambassador internally and externally, and as the primary business contact for queries related to the product
TALENT – focused on sourcing and retaining the cream of the crop and developing employees and future leaders of the industry COLLABORATOR – collaborates with stakeholders during the visioning and concept development of a product
SALARY – we compensate competitively for high calibre candidates LEARNER – constant learning to possess a fundamental understanding of end-to-end customer experience integration and dependencies

Minimum Requirements

The following minimum requirements are a prerequisite for applying for this vacancy:

  • BSc in Computer Science, Engineering or similar field
  • 5-10 years of experience working as a Product Owner
  • Hands-on experience managing all stages of the product life cycle
  • Technical background with knowledge of software development and web technologies
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles

JOB SPECIFICATION

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following accountabilities:

Working with the Scrum Team

  • Setting, prioritizing, and evaluating the work generated by the software Scrum team in order to ensure impeccable features and functionality of the product;
  • Incorporating feature requests into product roadmap;
  • Grooming and prioritizing backlog;
  • Developing user stories and defining acceptance criteria;
  • Gathering feature requests, scheduling releases and coordinating sprints;
  • Setting sprint goals;
  • Writing acceptance tests;
  • Ensuring that the team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on;
  • Providing an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals.

Defining Product Strategy

  • Working closely with ExCo to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Researching and analysing market, the users, and the roadmap for the product
  • Defining product vision, road-map and growth opportunities
  • Assessing value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those with maximum value that are aligned with product strategy
  • Keeping track of industry trends in which Concurrent Systems (Pty) Ltd operates its business

Managing the product in Operation

  • Leading the planning product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new   functionalities
  • Planing releases and upgrades;
  • Following progress of work and addressing production issues during sprints;
  • Analyzing preferences and requests of end users;

Agile Methodology and ways of working with the Scrum Team

  • Refining our agile methodology based on results and client feedback;
  • Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements
  • Providing an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals

Skills and Capabilities

The successful candidate will possess the following skills and capabilities:

  • Able to identify user needs and work with cross-functional teams to manage product releases
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly self-motivated
  • Leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Creative thinker with a vision
  • Attention to detail

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