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Product Owner - Native Apps

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Recruiter: Kingfisher
Listed on: 3rd November
Location: London
Salary Notes: Excellent
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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We're Kingfisher. You might know us as B&Q, Screwfix, Castorama, Brico Depot or Koçta?. We're made up of over 79,000 passionate people, call over 1,300 stores home and operate in 8 countries. That's right, we're big, but we have ambitions to become even bigger and even better. We want to become the top tier home improvement company and grow the largest community of home improvers in the world. And that's where you come in.

Kingfisher is an exciting, inspiring place to be. We establish the strategy that leads the business. We drive innovation to encourage our customers. We set the tone of our global business. It can be exciting, but that goes hand in hand with the ability to make a difference - to the business, to the many people around the world that work for us, and to our customers

As a Kingfisher Digital Product Owner for our Native Apps, you will be an integral part of our business, working closely not only with the rest of the product team but also with key stakeholders, other

Apps Product Owners, Website Product Owners and other areas of the business to make your product the best it can possibly be.

You will report into the Native Apps Product Manager and will work closely to align roadmaps and business opportunities with stakeholder priorities and interests.

You will be a clear thinker with vision, passion, energy, attention to detail, and a drive to learn and improve yourself and others. Collaborative and agile, clear in communication and honest, you will be a team player capable of working across a business that is on a mission to make home improvement accessible to everyone and to be truly mobile first.

  • Lead a Native Apps scrum team to deliver exceptional results: guide, present challenges, trusting and allowing the team to determine how to deliver what you require
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies, build and maintain the product backlog, analyse business requirements and produce user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Contribute to the broader culture of Kingfisher by evangelising an agile mindset and lean approach
  • Working with the Product Manager to shape the long-term mobile apps product vision and ensuring we optimise our use of native features
  • Deliver key initiatives to meet our business objectives
  • Be the voice of Kingfisher Group customer and build strong relationships with key stakeholders in order to effectively represent customer needs
  • Support and advise the Kingfisher operating companies on management and marketing of their native apps
  • Immerse yourself in insights and learning from competitor analysis, user research and qualitative and quantitative data to inform new ideas and optimisation
  • Explore and champion new ideas, assess project results and celebrate success.
  • Proven experience as a Mobile Apps Product Owner with a strong commercial background
  • Strong understanding of Agile principles and experience with different methodologies
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Confident working with ambiguity
  • Comfortable with technical conversations - initiating and understanding them
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to influence at all levels
  • Passionate about solving problems for our customers
  • Experience with JIRA and Confluence would be beneficial, but not essential
  • Retail background would be an advantage, but it is not essential

This is an exciting opportunity to join our global business. In return, we provide an inspirational working environment, a competitive benefits package and opportunities to stretch and grow your career. Interested? Great, apply now!

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