Product Owner

Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom · Production · PO01

Description

User-centred digital products and services for smart cities.

A digital product business with a penchant for smart cities. Our flagship product is Passenger (www.discoverpassenger.com), which is currently storming the public transport market. As a result we’re scaling the team around it.

At Base you will be part of an integrated team of makers and doers, who thrive on the satisfaction of a job well done, across a variety of projects and clients. Passenger is already rolled out up and down the UK and it’ll be your job to support the development team to deliver value to our customers in the least wasteful way possible.

As a conscientious company we value and support personal development. We actively seek key customers with a like-minded desire to push boundaries, providing you with the opportunity to continuously build your experience and skills in this role.

We practice a sustainable pace, recognising that we each have lives and families outside of work. Late nights and > 40 hour weeks are rare by design.


A bit about the role

This is a genuine opportunity to work alongside talented people to innovate and build digital services that make a difference to people every day. Working in an increasingly connected life, the role looks a little something like this.


Delivery master

You know how to lead the team, winning hearts and minds to help deliver projects on time and on budget. Software is rarely straightforward and you have a depth of knowledge that will help guide the team to deliver effectively; whether through Agile sprints, Kanban or a combination of methodologies that work well for the team and help keep us pulling together in an environment where change is an everyday occurance.


Unblocking the road

Working closely with commercial, you will ensure the production team have a clear understanding of the current sprint, their collective goals and our overall product roadmap. As well as the big picture, you’ll have an eye for the detail; helping to document, brief and test features, and manage releases.


Looking around you

You’re passionate about keeping up to date with trends in technology and identifying opportunities to be at the forefront of innovation in our chosen industries. You’ll show good awareness of competitors, and be excited to steer our ship towards waters where we’re setting standards for everyone else to follow.


Commercially aware

You will be able to develop a genuine understanding of our customers businesses, allowing you to identify opportunities for and with them. You’ll be able to think commercially about the business, and help deliver it well. You’ll be expected to regularly think on your feet, remembering that the best solutions are often beautiful in their simplicity.


Communication Tsar

You’re a good communicator and know how to work with production staff to make sure that they are too. Likewise you’ll be in regular contact with the commercial team, keeping them in the loop of change and its potential impact on delivery.


Key Responsibilities

Benefits

As part of the team, you’ll get...

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