Product Owner at Interswitch Group

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Interswitch is an Africa-focused integrated digital payments and commerce company that facilitates the electronic circulation of money as well as the exchange of value between individuals and organisations on a timely and consistent basis. We started operations in 2002 as a transaction switching and electronic payments processing, and have progressively evolved into an integrated payment services company, building and managing payment infrastructure as well as delivering innovative payment products and transactional services throughout the African continent. At Interswitch, we offer unique career opportunities for individuals capable of playing key roles and adding value in an innovative and fun environment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Product Owner

Location: Lagos
Department: Indeco
Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

  • To interpret product requirements, design process flows, create user stories and acceptance criteria and work with Agile teams to facilitate quality product delivery using the SAFe methodology.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Product Manager to define the product vision, strategy and roadmap, working closely with stakeholders across Engineering, Business Development, Marketing, and Strategy
  • Create and maintain the Iteration backlog
  • Work with your Agile team and other stakeholders to prioritize work items in the iteration backlog in line with the Scaled Agile Framework at Team level
  • Participate in Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) activities at Program level and Team level, ie
  • PI planning, Backlog refinement sessions, Sprint/Iteration planning sessions, Iteration Reviews and Retros, Daily Stand Up, ART Sync sessions
  • Work closely with the Scrum Master and Product Manager to remove identified blockers as required
  • Work with external and/or internal customers to clarify and document product requirements
  • Develop and document process flows, clear user stories and acceptance criteria for agreed product features/deliverables (New Features/Improvements/Bug Fixes)
  • Work closely with Product UX Designers to develop well-researched product UX designs
  • Review deliverable requirements, user stories and acceptance criteria with your Software Engineers/Agile team to ensure clarity and confirm feasibility
  • Work closely with the Scrum Master and the development team to deliver agreed product deliverables
  • Be readily available to the Agile team to unblock them as needed (this may involve liaising with other internal teams)
  • Work with external and/or internal customers as needed, to deliver agreed product deliverables
  • Ensure proper product documentation (Product Books, Product Requirement Documents, User guides, manuals, sales collaterals, etc)
  • Work with the Product Manager to obtain product performance numbers, i.e volume, value, revenue, success rate figures, and update the Product Book monthly
  • Track progress of ongoing product deliverables / review weekly status update reports and ensure correctness and alignment
  • Perform product discovery activities, including coordinating development and go-live processes, in line with the Scaled Agile Framework
  • This also covers post go-live product operationalization and bug fixes
  • Work closely with Marketing to launch new products and/or new product features when required
  • Stay up to date with the policies/circulars of the Central Bank of Nigeria and ensure that projects and features are developed/delivered in compliance
  • Participate fully in company activities at team level and company wide
  • Any other Product Management duties assigned by your Line Manager

Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration / Computer / System / Electrical / Electronic Engineering / Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Optional, but Certified Product Manager certification a plus
  • 1 -2 years hands-on experience as a Product Owner or related role

Application Closing Date
20th October, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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