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Job: Product Owner

Title Product Owner
Location Cork
Job Information

The Product Owner/ Manager is responsible for defining and delivering our product to optimise value for our customers – working collaboratively with design, technology and commercial teams. Starting with a clear articulation of the customer need, the product manager will lead the design, delivery and support of a market winning product.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and validate the market opportunity and client need through a combination of market insight, customer research, internal collaboration and performance analysis
  • Define product objectives, strategy and roadmap including how to measure their ultimate success
  • Lead product development, incorporating user-centred design and an agile delivery process. Adopt a collaborative and empowering approach to problem solving by the team by playing the role of Product Owner in the agile teams. Own and meticulously prioritise the product backlog. Communicate progress, challenges, and needs to internal team and leadership
  • Assist the agile teams by clarifying requirements, providing market insight and acting as the voice of the customer. Manage and carry out user acceptance testing of product changes and enhancements ensuring that at all times the user experience is optimal
  • Work with the Marketing, Commercial and Operations teams to define and execute the go to market plan (including training, supporting documentation, communications and, support processes)
  • Own, measure and enhance the product throughout its lifecycle, optimising performance KPIs including revenue, usage, feedback and churn
  • Act as product expert across the business supporting the marketing, operations and commercial teams

Experience and skills required:

  • 3+ years experience as a Product Manager or Product Owner working with engineering and commercial teams on development of new product initiatives, within an Agile environment.
  • Experience of adopting user centred design processes to product development from in-depth market and user research through to ongoing voice of the customer initiatives.
  • Experience developing innovative solutions by approaching problems with curiosity and open mindedness, using existing information to its fullest potential.
  • Analytical and results-oriented. Committed to validating the impact of product developments and can make recommendations based on data-analysis.
  • Experience conducting cost-benefits analysis to estimate the ROI of product features and concepts.
  • Excellent communication skills, comfortable presenting at all levels in the organization and to key external customers.
  • Organised & motivated – ability to work under pressure and manage competing priorities.
  • Proven track record of managing projects and delivering on-time, on-budget, and on-specification.
  • Experience of product management in a fast growth environment with the ability to adapt to dynamic business environment (external and internal)
  • Experience in the gambling industry is an advantage but not required

Xanadu is an equal opportunities employer.

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