Product Owner (remote)

Remote - Leeds, England, United Kingdom

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Bit Zesty

We’re a multi-award-winning digital product development agency, supporting clients in corporations, charities, government and start-ups since 2009.

From the beginning, we established remote working practices. We believe it gives our team a better work-life balance, more autonomy and flexibility, plus helps us do our bit to preserve the environment. As long as you can make it to client meetings, you’ll work from home the rest of the time.

The Opportunity

We have a vacancy for a Product Owner/Project Manager to join us on a full time, permanent basis. This role can be based from anywhere in the UK. In this post, you’ll be responsible for managing bespoke software products, applications and websites for our clients. You’ll be comfortable communicating with a technical team of developers, UX designers and fellow Product Owners/Project Managers while delivering an exceptional experience to our clients.

This role is suited to someone from a software product management background, with experience in an agency or consultancy role. It’s a hands-on post, in which you’ll also be performing quality assurance and managing ongoing support requests.

The Job

On a day to day basis, you’ll be involved with the following:

  • Reporting to the Managing Director and working closely with Developers, UX Designers and Product Owners/Project Managers.
  • Leading the successful delivery of multiple digital product projects for our clients
  • Writing user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Testing our work to ensure it meets the quality standards and acceptance criteria
  • Triaging and resolving support requests coming in from the clients you look after
  • Overseeing estimation process and actively tracking budget versus actuals
  • Conducting client meetings to communicate progress, run demos, review priorities and provide budget updates
  • Creating and maintaining project documentation and project boards
  • Leading daily team stand-ups, identifying impediments and helping to eliminate them

The Person

Ideally, we’re looking for someone with the following:

  • Experience managing bespoke software projects
  • Experience as a Product Owner/Project Manager in an agency/consultancy environment
  • A technical background or a strong understanding of technology through experience
  • Experience writing user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Experience of hands-on testing with immaculate attention to detail
  • Able to effortlessly juggle multiple projects and conflicting and changing priorities
  • Strong communication across different levels, teams and cultures
  • The ability to keep your cool and always work as a team player

The Perks

At Bit Zesty, we offer a range of perks and benefits to help you enjoy your time with us, such as:

  • Fully remote working - no more early starts or stressful commutes
  • High spec kit including MacBook Air, iPhone, Jabra headset, happy lamp and more - to help you get the most out of your home office
  • 25 days of annual leave plus public holidays and a day off for your birthday
  • Health and fitness allowance to contribute towards your gym membership or fitness app
  • Support for professional studies
  • Private medical insurance and company pension scheme
  • Regular virtual team activities
  • An open, dynamic and collaborative digital working culture

Interested? Click apply now to submit your CV.

Due to the remote nature of this job, we have advertised it in different locations. Please only apply once.

We’re always keen to hear from Ruby on Rails Developers and UX Designers too, so please get in touch if you or someone you know is looking for a new opportunity.

Bit Zesty is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Requirements

Ideally, we’re looking for someone with the following:

  • Experience managing bespoke software projects
  • Experience as a Product Owner/Project Manager in an agency/consultancy environment
  • A technical background or a strong understanding of technology through experience
  • Experience writing user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Experience of hands-on testing with immaculate attention to detail
  • Able to effortlessly juggle multiple projects and conflicting and changing priorities
  • Strong communication across different levels, teams and cultures
  • The ability to keep your cool and always work as a team player

Benefits

At Bit Zesty, we offer a range of perks and benefits to help you enjoy your time with us, such as:

  • Fully remote working - no more early starts or stressful commutes
  • High spec kit including MacBook Air, iPhone, Jabra headset, happy lamp and more - to help you get the most out of your home office
  • 25 days of annual leave plus public holidays and a day off for your birthday
  • Health and fitness allowance to contribute towards your gym membership or fitness app
  • Support for professional studies
  • Private medical insurance and company pension scheme
  • Regular virtual team activities
  • An open, dynamic and collaborative digital working culture
Job tags: Product management Ruby User stories
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