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Senior Product Owner - Merchandise (Agile / CSPO / Retail / Fintech)

Cape Town, South Africa
Reference LAS0044
Are you an experienced Product Owner looking for a new challenge and to further develop your skills & career in a great working environment? Are you highly-motivated with a genuine interest in technology and a passion to deliver cutting-edge products, then this role is for you?
Job requirements:
  • Represent key business areas in evaluating, prioritizing, and implementing technology projects in line with strategic objectives
  • Define product vision, road-map and growth that support the Merchandise Strategy
  • Supports the Merchandise strategy to maximize profitability by identifying inefficient processes and solutions, optimizing these processes and designing business solutions
  • Forms integral part of the Supply Chain focusing on Merchandise Planning (Product and Inbound), Buying and Product Quality Management through strong cross-functional partnership between several Business Units (Merchandising, Ecommerce, Marketing and Logistics).
  • Assess value, develop cases, and prioritize stories, epics and themes to ensure work focuses on those projects with maximum value and alignment with product strategy
  • Work closely with your stakeholders and the fellow Product team to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI
  • Research and analyze market, the users, and the roadmap for the product
  • Follow our competitors and the industry 
  • Providing vision and direction to the agile development team and stakeholders
  • Plan and prioritize product feature backlog and development for the product
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
  • Lead the planning product release plans and set expectation for delivery of new functionalities
  • Provide an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Sprint Goals
  • Keep abreast with Agile/Scrum best practices and new trends
Qualifications and Experience
  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar relevant field OR a degree in business but, provide experience of making the transition to Technology
  • CSPO qualification advantageous
  • Minimum of 5 years' working experience as a Product Owner 
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles 
  • Retail, FinTech and/or Financial Services experience will be advantageous
Benefits 
  • Flexible benefits to structure your own package
  • Creative agile work environment
  • Flexible working hours
  • Café and lounge area
  • Staff restaurant with a variety of healthy meal options
 
 
Please apply directly, by clicking on the Apply Button below and visit our www.banking-recruitment-jobs.com here for more exciting opportunities.

Lisa Stroud | Senior Associate
CA Global Africa Recruitment
Tel: +27216599200
Email: lstroud@caglobalint.com
Website: www.caglobalint.com
 
 
If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

 
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