Scrum Product Owner

  • GOOD ENERGY
  • Chippenham, UK
  • Feb 20, 2019
Contractor Information Technology IT

Job Description

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.

About You

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’ 

Straightforward

We are straightforward in how we communicate with each other and get things done

Determined

We are determined and resilient, overcoming challenges to realise our purpose together.

Inclusive

We value people’s differences and recognise the strength they give us when we work together

Fair

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 jobs@goodenergy.co.uk.

By applying for a job at Good Energy, you agree that we’ll process your details for the purpose of applying for this vacancy. We’ll have access to your personal information from your application and other materials you submit in support of your application. We’ll retain your personal information on our own systems to facilitate the administration of the recruitment process and we’ll share your application with the relevant hiring manager. We won’t share your information for marketing purposes or with any third parties without your expressed consent (if we decide to perform a psychometric test we’ll require additional consent for being able to profile your personal information). We’ll retain your information if you’re unsuccessful for 6 months unless requested not to at which point your data will be deleted.

Closing date: Wednesday 13th March 2019

Occupations

IT Project Management

Salary

Competitive + excellent benefits