Location: Cape Town, CBD
Purpose of Role:
Enable the business to achieve its goals by delivering the client’s South Africa’s product lines. Deliver great products on time, on budget and to quality.
Relevant Tertiary Education desirable
Product Management experience (Ie launches of Software Development ideally in Financial Services)
Strong Agile/Scrum experience
Be responsible for delivering the roadmap for the client’s South Africa’s strategic products.
Work with the Product Delivery Manager and Product Manager(s) to translate the roadmap this into appropriate backlog(s) and user stories
Deliver products using the appropriate agile project management methodology, learning & iterating frequently
Drive and review business requirements (including Proposition design, customer journeys etc.)
Write story level functional specifications and corresponding acceptance criteria
Involve the team to provide development estimates
Ensure adequate sign off on specifications from relevant stakeholders
Creates Product Backlog(s) from the business requirements and priorities
Manage inter development team dependencies, signs off and agree to BAU releases
Run a quality process around product delivery to minimize the risk of customer detriment
Lead and direct product owners appropriately in the creation of user stories
Assists project manager or stakeholders with the development of project initiation documents
Contribute to the improvement of the Product Delivery team’s aggregate level of capability
Contribute to the improvement the Product Delivery processes and ways of working with the wider business
Works with Product Delivery team during sprints to continuously clarify user stories or provide context to ensure all stories can be developed without impediment
Work with the CTO to participate in the collaborative, dynamic planning process – prioritizing the work that needs to be done against the capacity and capability of the team
Identify, escalate and manage risks
Work with key business stakeholders to ensure non-product functions are integrated into initiatives
Matrix-managing a multidisciplinary team
Ensure long term sustainability of the products through collaboration and with technical architects
Megan Förg Consulting is a Permanent and Contract Recruitment Consultancy providing recruitment solutions to clients and candidates both locally and internationally.
Our primary business objective is to know our clients and candidates. Networking and growing our candidate database enables us to provide top talent to the marketplace. With a solid recruitment background in various disciplines, we’re able to provide you with candidates from the IT, Finance, HR, Office Support, Digital, and Engineering/Technical industries.
Being a privately owned company, we provide a solution which is tailor-made to suit each individual client’s needs. Professionalism, honesty and efficiency are of utmost importance to us, and our goal is to build longstanding business relationships with both our clients and candidates. Our candidates are sourced, screened and referenced, and additional verification checks can be done as per client requests.