Product Owner (1 year contract)

SPORTS
Italy

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At Catena, we specialize in creating high traffic websites, that help build high-value relationships between our customers and partners. Our clients seek out our methods to enhance their online presence and gain exposure. To ensure it is happening, we are currently looking for the Product Owner to join our Sports team in Italy.

SCOPE OF THE JOB:

  • The Product Owner will be the key stakeholder of projects and be serving as an interpreter between business users and technical teams and be accountable to oversee planning, implementation, controlling and evaluation of an internal product migration and restructuring project.
  • YOUR CHALLENGE:

  • Scope requirements, projects and tasks, while carrying out project planning, coordinating tasks to main stakeholders and overseeing the migration of one of our websites to a new CMS
  • Working alongside internal teams, the Product Owner is responsible for understanding the business value that projects and solutions can deliver and then project manage the development and delivery of these projects
  • Providing vision and direction to the Agile development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create requirements and documentation
  • Backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories
  • Drive an Agile team of outsourced remote developers through regular stand-ups and meetings to ensure that releases are delivered on time and with excellent levels of quality
  • Providing an active role in mitigating impediments impacting successful team completion of Release/Goals
  • Ensure solution validation/acceptance criteria are met
  • Carry out release and resource planning
  • TO DO THIS, YOU WILL NEED:

  • Minimum 3 year(s) experience working as a Product Owner / Project Manager in a technology environment
  • Degree in Computing Sciences or Information Technology is considered an asset
  • Previous experience working on Symphony and PHP projects would be considered an asset
  • Solid Agile experience
  • Understanding of technologies; languages and applications
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely across technology and the business teams
  • Hands on experience managing development teams and projects
  • Experience supporting/rolling out initiatives to commercial teams
  • Jira and Confluence knowledge
  • Good level of spoken and written English
  • Knowledge of CMSs - especially Wordpress 
  • Hands-on experience with A/B testing tools