Product owner_based in UK (offline)

OUR COMPANY

HBM is a European company building exciting new products from scratch for startups and helping mature companies in their journey towards data-driven innovation and AI based solutions. Our expertise refers to EnergyTech, FinTech, ClimateTech, SocialTech, PropTech, etc.

Founded in Ukraine and developed based on Scandinavian culture, HBM is hiring in Ukraine, UK and EU for our customers located in Europe and USA.

Our values include skills, passion, excellence, equality, openness, mutual respect, and trust.

At HBM, you can become a part of growing company, work with creative colleagues, forget about legacy and maintenance, and enjoy modern technologies and creating AI-based solutions. You will participate in a corporate culture, while also enjoying the agility and flexibility of a start-up supported by established outsourcing and development practices, a human-oriented management team, entrepreneurial spirit, and Scandinavian work culture.

PROJECT

Our Customer is one of the UK's leading specialist lenders, which is renowned for offering one of the most comprehensive and competitive lending portfolios in the UK.

We are looking for a Product Owner with deep knowledge in financial services (preferably, credit lending) to take part in implementation of a new SaaS platform. The qualified candidate will join one of the squads on the Customer’s side and will be responsible for identifying, scoping, and delivering features that provide tangible value to the organisation and its clients.

WE PROVIDE YOU WITH THE FOLLOWING EXCITING CHALLENGES

• Collaborate with business and technology stakeholders to specify the scope of the New Origination System project

• Break down the project scope into value generating features that will be delivered and supported by the IT team

• Contribute to the prioritization and management of the project backlog

• Define and scope features, enhancements, and fixes

• Write story level functional specifications with corresponding acceptance criteria

• Perform a review and sign-off of completed features/improvements/bug fixes

• Use expert knowledge of the system behaviour to ensure customer and user issues are reviewed and resolved

• Foster an environment of openness, transparency and fairness in decision making both within the IT team and across stakeholder groups

• Contribute to the development and maintenance of project documentation where appropriate

• Contribute to the continuous improvement of the Software Product team’s capabilities, processes, and ways of working with the wider business

• Identify, escalate, and manage risks

WE EXPECT FROM YOU

• 3+ years experience in a Product Owner role

• Experience in financial services environment, preferably credit lending/mortgages

• Extensive experience business analysis and requirements definition

• Experience working in collaborative Agile (Scrum / Kanban) environment

• Strong commercial focus with the ability to assess the value of feature to be delivered

• Experience in data and process modelling

• Experience working with Atlassian JIRA and Confluence

• Excellent communication skills

• A self-motivated, proactive, independent thinker, with a “can do” mentality

• Excellent written and spoken English

WOULD BE A PLUS

• Product Owner certification

 

WE OFFER YOU

• Modern technologies and new products development.

• Start-up agility combined with mature delivery practices and management team.

• Strong focus on your technical and personal growth.

• Transparent career development and individual development plan.

• Hybrid working mode (remote/work from customer’s office).

• Competitive compensation.

• B2B contract

• Focus on the well-being and human touch.

• Flat organization where everyone is heard and is invited to contribute.

• Scandinavian approach to work.

• Passion and Fun in everything we do.