Product Owner - Developer Experience
AMI Insurance
Orewa, NZ
1d ago

The Role

You are part of a technology products and services division, that creates market differentiation through deployment of resilient, innovative technology and contemporary methods, at scale.

For your role to make a difference, you will develop effective relationships with Developer Experience stakeholders and be accountable for managing prioritisation and backlog and product metrics, with an initial focus on the cloud onboarding (or migration) product.

The customers for Developer Experience products are internal customers and developers, and the products include such items as cloud onboarding platform, enablement frameworks and capability products.

This is a new role where we are looking to bring a product mindset and product owner capabilities to the challenge. You will review analytics, IAG customer feedback, industry trends, emerging technology and business led improvement ideas to provide input into the generation and prioritisation of Developer Experience initiatives.

You will define the feature set of assigned initiatives, working with your manager, engineering lead and key stakeholders, and prioritise the backlog to maximise customer and business benefit with an emphasis on hard data driven evidence.

You will embrace ambiguity and thrive in a fast-paced environment as you make this role your own. You take initiative and proudly own product metrics and decision metrics.

Key Responsibilities

  • Validate opportunities / ideas generated by others to determine if they viable to pursue
  • Work with stakeholders to test assumptions in cost effective ways to determine the best way to address opportunities
  • Co-ordinate and support the generation of proposals / business cases to secure endorsement for those improvements determined to be viable
  • Demonstrate a clear vision for the direction of your developer experience product / initiative and mobilise / motivate colleagues to help achieve it
  • You can clearly articulate to delivery teams the product roadmap, and "why" customer problems and epics are being prioritized
  • Define the feature set of assigned initiatives and prioritise the backlog to maximise customer and business benefit with an emphasis on hard data driven evidence
  • Act as a conduit between digital and the business to ensure that both parties are aligned on what value is being delivered and how it is being done
  • Act as the voice of the customer to ensure that all decisions are tied back to customer needs
  • Work to develop individual capability as a product owner as agreed with manager
  • Actively contribute to improving the capability of the wider product community through coaching, mentoring, upskilling sessions etc
  • Skills & Experience

  • Ability to effectively engage, influence, and manage expectations
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate, to contribute and create effective teamwork across organisational boundaries
  • Demonstrated ability to apply product constructs to internal facing products and teams
  • A strong work ethic and a desire to go the extra mile, and ability to work to demanding and rapid timelines
  • Strong data focus and experience in data driven decision making
  • Exposure to cloud either as software as a service company or in enterprise
  • A current product owner certification, CSPO or equivalent
  • Experience in applying an agile methodology
  • Experience in applying lean principles delivery
  • Experience in digital or technology-based companies
  • 3+ years' experience as an Agile Product Owner preferably with experience in the insurance / financial services industry
  • Ready for anything? Let's talk.

    Start your career journey with us and click 'Apply'! Applications close on Monday 23 / 11 / 2020

    IAG rewards and recognises its people with generous benefits, career development opportunities and real work-life balance.

    Employees also enjoy up to 50% insurance discounts, flexible work and leave options, various corporate partner discounts and a people-focused culture that celebrates achievements big and small.

    Creating a workforce that actively embraces diversity, inclusion and a sense of belonging is key to our success . We encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities.

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