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Digital Product Owner

LV=
Bournemouth
25 days ago: LV=

Job Description

Digital Product Owner

About the Role

In an exciting time of change at LV= GI, innovation is key! LV= GI Digital have currently got an exciting vacancy for an experienced Product Owner to deliver end to end digital projects in our General Insurance space. This is a rare opportunity where you will be able to apply your strong problem solving and decision making skills when leading on current live projects, as well as utilize your analytical, creative and planning abilities to implement future planning and oversee upcoming activities in the Digital space.

About You

This is a very dynamic and hands on role where you will be managing a high profile live project and ensuring smooth transition onto the next phase. In order to achieve the project goals, you will be working closely with the business analysts, design & customer experience team, scrum masters and development team and on some projects liaising with external London based suppliers, so some travel will be essential.

As you will be the main point of contact for some key decision making, excellent communication, stakeholder management and negotiation skills will be your second nature. The role plays a crucial part in the team’s structure and will be key to ensuring that team’s objectives are met. You will be working in the agile environment, so you would have previous exposure to this delivery methodology.

When it comes to the technical skills, you will be working on Jira, Confluence, Salesforce and Sitecore. Although on the job training will be provided, any previous experience with the softwares will be hugely advantageous. Similarly, previous background in financial services or insurance industry would be of great benefit.

The Details

  1. To own the end-to-end co-ordination, management and delivery of Pan GI digital projects/scrums ensuring the realisation of customer and business value of our digital initiatives.
  2. Product own the delivery of a variety of digital roadmap and fringe digital opportunities, pan GI, resulting from the digital strategy and business needs.
  3. To manage project activities on a day to day basis on behalf of the sponsor of change through the change management framework.
  4. Create and maintain project plans and product backlogs whilst establishing commitment and communications with key stakeholders.
  5. Ensure product backlogs are continually managed and prioritised so that feature/scrum teams are fully optimised in delivery.
  6. Work collaboratively with pan GI stakeholders and with external suppliers to ensure buy-in, alignment and successful delivery of the digital roadmap/agenda.
  7. To ensure all initiatives have defined business cases and that outputs are aligned to deliver the changes required.
  8. To lead the shaping of the projects/scrums, contributing ideas and fostering pace and enthusiasm.  Own the plan and delivery of the change.
  9. To engage technical delivery areas (engaging separate Project Managers/Product Owners) to ensure application and infrastructure changes are scoped and delivered. 
  10. To pro-actively manage issues, risks and dependencies taking action as appropriate to achieve urgent resolution, escalating clearly and promptly as required.
  11. To secure funding and resource as appropriate.
  12. To manage Project/Scrum budgets as appropriate.

About the Rewards

This role is a Band C in the LV= Structure. To find out more about our bands, click to view our FAQ page here. We want you to love what you do that’s why we’ve put together a benefits package that recognises and rewards a job well done.  

We’ll give you:

  • 30 days' holiday, with the option to buy up to 2 additional days
  • a competitive pension for which LV= will pay twice the amount you pay, up to 14% (please click here to read more about it)
  • an annual bonus scheme based on company and personal performance
  • Single cover private medical insurance which you can upgrade to family cover
  • a flexible benefits package (e.g. discounted retail vouchers, great value dental insurance, childcare vouchers)
  • a generous 25% discount off our general insurance products including home, pet and travel.  Up to 50% discount on your car insurance and up to 20% discount from our life products.

To find out more about our benefits and rewards, please click here.

LV= are an equal opportunities employer who value a diverse and inclusive working environment. We do not discriminate and we recognise and embrace that people work in different ways.

We value alternative viewpoints, celebrate individuality and foster a culture where everyone feels respected for their individual contribution and is able to bring their true self to work.

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