Scrum Product Owner – (9 – 12 month FTC)
Salary – Competitive + excellent benefits
About Good Energy:
One of the biggest things we can all do to tackle climate change is switch to clean power. At Good Energy, we’ve been giving people that choice since 1999. We supply thousands of homes and businesses with 100% renewable electricity, sourced from local, independent generators. And, by working with our customers, generators and investors, we’re achieving our purpose of powering a cleaner, greener future together.
We’re now beginning an exciting new chapter in our story, which will see us explore innovative ways to help more and more homes and businesses use clean, renewable power. To do this, we need talented people to join us. And that’s where you come in. Join us and become part of a team whose day-to-day work contributes to building a more sustainable world for us all.
About the role
The role will support the Agile team’s Product Lead, Technical Lead and other stakeholders by understanding and analysing requested Product Features, defining user stories and prioritising the team’s backlog with the focus on value delivery and risk reduction.
A key part if the role will be to act as the point of contact for interfacing with key stakeholders related to the user stories. You will also support the analysis, creation and elaboration of business requirements and user stories in order to scope work necessary to deliver requested features.
In addition, you will be responsible for prioritising and continuously refining the team’s backlog that includes defects and technical debt, with a focus on value, time and other interdependencies.
With previous experience working within an Agile team environment, you will be able to interpret requirements from stakeholders and work with development teams to effectively describe work required to meet them.
You will be a team player with good interpersonal and communication skills, coupled with a high attention to detail and exceptional technical knowledge. With demonstrable experience of translating complex issues and information into simple, key messages and actions, you will have previously built and maintained strong business relationships.
In addition, the ability to interpret, analyse and present appropriate data across all organisational levels will be an essential criteria for this role.
Works in a way which role models our purpose & values:
Our Purpose: ‘Powering the choice of cleaner greener future, together’
We are straightforward in how we communicate with each other and get things done
We are determined and resilient, overcoming challenges to realise our purpose together.
We value people’s differences and recognise the strength they give us when we work together
In addition to a competitive salary we also offer a wide range of benefits. Our office in Chippenham is very accessible; we are just a two minute walk from Chippenham train station and within easy reach of surrounding towns and communities.
So if you’d like to be part of this multi award winning, innovative and fast growing ethical energy business, we’d love to hear from you.
Please send a copy of your CV and a covering letter stating your experience and suitability for the role to firstname.lastname@example.org .
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Closing date: Wednesday 13th March 2019
Birmingham City University
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Birmingham City University Location: Joseph Priestley Building Full Time, Permanent Ref No: 012018-47
We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic professional to lead a team of trainers in the IT department at Birmingham City University. Based in our prestigious, modern city centre campus, you will need proven experience of leading IT training and change management initiatives, good people manager skills and ability to quickly build credibility and influence, particularly at a senior level. This role would suit a collaborative professional who enjoys both strategic and operational delivery.
Training provision in the University is undergoing a radical change with the imminent introduction of an Oracle cloud based Enterprise Resource Planning system which incorporates a new LMS. This provides a unique and exciting opportunity to re-evaluate how IT training is offered to our customers. The IT Training Manager will be working closely alongside HR Staff Development, Education Development Service and IT Help Desk teams so an excellent level of professional communication skills and strong leadership capabilities are essential.
We are looking for:
Experience in leading an IT training team
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft technologies including MS Office 2016 and Office 365 products
Ability to design and implement an IT Training strategy, in particular during the rollout of new IT projects and processes
Proven experience to devise and deliver a training programme that will utilise a range of training methods – classroom, eLearning, written materials, floor-walking and 121s
Strong communication, facilitation and change management skills and tangible evidence of driving positive cultural change within large complex organisations – ideally in the higher education sector
In addition to being educated to bachelor degree level and/or holding a relevant professional qualification, you’ll have well developed performance coaching skills.
In your role you will:
Conduct regular individual and team meetings to ensure the IT Training team are growing, developing and achieving the highest standard
Conduct and review Training Needs Analysis (TNA's) and customer feedback across the University
Manage and maintain the IT training budget, co-ordinate external training for IT staff
Develop close professional relationships with suppliers to gain appropriate course content and advantageous terms.
Design interventions to support large scale change and improvement projects.
Closing Date: 5 February 2018 Interview Date: 26 February 2018
For more information about applying and for the job description for the post, please see the current vacancies on the BCU website.
Please note; on occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. If this does happen, we will contact all candidates via email who have started but not yet completed their application, giving 48 hours’ notice. We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.
Alternatively if you require the application in a different format please contact the Human Resources Department at email@example.com or on 0121 331 6693.
Birmingham City University holds an Athena Swan Bronze Award and promotes the advancement of gender equality through Representation, Progression and Success for All. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Oldbury, West Midlands, UK
Clarke Transport is a family business – one of the leading privately owned multi-service transport organisations in the UK. We are looking for an Angular Developer to join our team in Oldbury, West Midlands .
Are you Interested in an exciting role within one of the nation’s leading, pioneering distribution organisations? Would working with an organisation that invests in its people, career development and ongoing personal development appeal to you?
As an Angular Developer, you must have experience of;
Developing rich/single page web applications
RESTful web services
Source / version control
Web application development for all major browsers.
Any experience of the following would be an advantage but is not essential:
Documentation of systems and processes
Experience of MultiValue (PICK) or NoSQL databases
Experience of creating modern/GUI versions of old applications
LINQ to SQL
Experience of designing and developing mobile apps (Android)
SQL Reporting Services
SQL Integration Services
As a Person:
You are passionate about all things web, with a keen, broader interest in design, development, usability and technology
You have experience working collaboratively with colleagues from multiple departments including non-technical teams such as sales and transport
You have a desire to adopt and put into practice emerging web standards and technology, but also respect older technologies to ensure that you the deliver the best possible experience to all users
You are meticulous with your work, striving for perfection in the work that you design and build
You are confident with finding solutions to novel problems and making something work when the solution is not straightforward
You are creative, innovative, like getting stuck in and are keen to learn and grow with the company you’re joining
The successful candidate will be offered the opportunity to join an organisation that is passionate about delivering service excellence to their customers. If you genuinely have the desire to forge a career in a fast-paced environment with the ability to drive improvement, this is the career move for you.
20 Days plus eight statutory holidays (28 days in total)
Additional Holiday after four years’ service - Extra Day for every additional year’s service up to a maximum of 5 extra days.
Opportunity for career progression
Auto Enrollment Pension Scheme
UCA Consulting ltd
Agency: UCA Consulting
Contact Name: Sendhu Ravi
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Type: Permenant
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000
About the company:
Our client are very ambitious and talented team from a wide range of backgrounds. They leverage new technologies to help retailers drastically improve their profitability. They developing powerful products that rely on huge data sets and smart analytics created by experienced engineers and data scientists.
About the Role:
You will work with our sales executives at all points through the sales process. You will represent the technical side of the business to prospective clients with support from our tech team. You will be directly responsible for the growth of the business through closing sales allowing us to smash our milestones.
You’ll need a minimum 2:1 degree (or equivalent) in either technical computing or a science with a strong bias towards IT.
One or two years programming experience preferably in python.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills