Product Owner

Product Owner

Job Title: Product Owner
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2020-07-23
Reference: V-37689
Contact Name: Joanne Finchett
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 24, 2020 16:37

Job Description

Seeking a Product Owner is responsible for representing the needs of the stakeholder community.

The Role:

Working autonomously, they will use their influence and business skills to build, edit and maintain the team backlog. They are responsible for defining, prioritising and validating software requirements and establishing acceptance criteria through user stories. The Product Owner will drive iteration goals and work across teams to define and implement improvements. The Product Owner needs to understand and validate customer requirements to ensure developed software solutions meet the customer needs. They are the link between the business and the Agile team. The department requires support to deliver and maintain a range of business-critical applications. Successful applicant(s) will be creative thinkers that apply innovating ideas, support, and promote agile values, principles and practices.

Skills and Experience Required:
Essential criteria

  • The specialist will have proven experience: As a Product Owner maintaining backlogs for high performance, self-managed and dynamic teams. Applying agile processes to achieve optimised workflow through continuous improvement Ensuring continuous improvement in software quality Supporting team self-defined processes and promote continuous learning.
  • Participating in regular team meetings, including demonstrations and retrospectives The successful candidate will demonstrate the following Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA), core skills relevant to the role:
  • Innovation (5) o Product management (5) o Methods and Tools (5) o Project Management (4) o Requirements definition management (5) o Relationship management (5)

Location and Contract Term:

Canberra Based – 12 Month Contract with Options to extend further six or twelve month increments (up to a maximum of 36 months)

Security Requirements:

Must be an Australian Citizen. Ability to obtain negative vetting level 2 clearance

How to Apply:

Applications close 6 August 2020

Please upload your resume to apply. Please note you may need to complete selection criteria to complete this application process. We will be in touch with instructions for suitably skilled candidates

Call Jo Finchett 1300 944 936 for any further information

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