Senior Product Owner

Posted 17 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Product
Contact NameAmy Burns

Job description

Our client, a leading Software Development company, based in Bedford, is currently hiring for an Senior Product Owner to work with their clients to support the design and development of digital applications or services. You will work closely with their customers to help them deliver solutions that improve their daily operations and overcome their challenges by meticulously defining their requirements and playing a pivotal role in product specification, design and development across the delivery lifecycle.


  • Define the Vision. Agree project goals and objectives with our customers and the Account Management team. Communicate the vision to the delivery team.
  • Refine Requirements. Work with our customers to clarify requirements and distil into agile user stories and user interface mock-ups. Deliver or contribute to requirements documents including definitions of AS-IS and TO-BE states.
  • Define the Release Plan. Use agile estimation practices to help the delivery team size delivery and create a sprint-based release plan that sets overall expectations on team size and delivery dates.
  • Manage the Product Backlog. Create the product backlog and prioritise work with project stakeholders on a sprint by sprint basis.
  • Monitor the implementation. Attend daily project stand-ups. Organise and facilitate sprint planning days, sprint reviews, retrospectives and refinement meetings.
  • Deliver to our customers. Arrange and facilitate customer user acceptance test and early life support phases.


  • Product Lifecycle Management: Proficiency in managing all aspects of a product throughout its lifecycle, from conception to launch and beyond.
  • Agile Methodologies: Strong understanding of Agile principles, including Scrum, Kanban and iterative development.
  • User Story Creation: Ability to draft clear and concise user stories that capture business requirements.
  • Requirement Gathering: Experience in translating business needs into system requirements. Ability to model business systems and processes including user roles, permissions, workflow and reporting.
  • Crafting Wireframes: Ability to generate user interface wireframes using tools such as Figma or Adobe XD.
  • Software Development: Solid understanding of software development processes and methodologies. Proven experience in delivering application software as a Senior Product Owner.

This is a full time, permanent position working Monday-Friday, 8.30am-5.30pm. This will be a hybrid role and require someone to be close to Bedford.

Our client offers an excellent remuneration package and excellent career progression prospects.

Please apply online to be considered.