Job ID 221111
Vitality, Product Owner, London, £Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
We’re the UK insurer and investment provider that rewards people for positive lifestyle choices. With 1.25m+ UK members and more than 25m globally, we’re out to make the world a healthier, happier place.
That applies as much to our people as it does to our members. So, as well as a highly competitive pay package, you’ll enjoy: Free places to Vitality sponsored run events, online fitness classes and wellbeing workshops, competitions to win tickets to top-flight sporting events, health checks, and access to our full range of partners and rewards.
It’s what we call offering shared value, because a healthy, happy team is good for us, good for our members, and good for you.
As our Product Owner, you’ll get the benefits our members enjoy, including:
Our award-winning private Vitality Health insurance + wellness incentive programme
Access to The Vitality Programme – Apple Watch, Waitrose and Partners, Garmin, Amazon Prime, Champneys Spa days, Rakuten TV, and half-price gym memberships to name a few!
Personal health fund + Life Assurance
Stakeholder Pension Plan with employer contribution
25 days annual leave + Bank holidays + option to buy and sell 5 more
Flexible benefits package
Internal incentives, competitions, and awards – a chance to win football and sports tickets or even be in with a chance to have a holiday of a lifetime
A genuine opportunity to grow and establish a long-term career
This is an exciting role that will see the successful candidate accountable for the Member Experience. As our Product Owner, you will execute the short to medium-term product strategy and be accountable for delivering the 0-3 month product roadmap and backlog. You will work collaboratively with Business Owners and technology development teams to curate product backlogs, craft user stories and define acceptance criteria that deliver the business benefit and value of each product and its features. You’ll be a key member of internal and external technology project teams working to ensure what is developed meets the required customer and business expectations.
Your responsibilities as our Product Owner will include:
Prioritising, managing and delivering the 0-3 month digital product strategy and roadmap
Undertaking the daily management of related digital products
Carrying out detailed analysis of user needs, business requirements, impact, scope, risks, benefits and technical dependencies for user stories
Ensuring all user stories are captured, created and maintained in the product backlog, written in the agile user story format
Working collaboratively with the UX team to provide understanding of the user stories to ensure designs are aligned
Ensuring the product backlog is accurately prioritised through regular discussion and review
Providing technical input into the business cases that are produced by the Product Manager and Business Owners
Being a key contributor in an ongoing optimisation programme, including A/B testing and personalisation
Understanding, communicating and driving the optimisation of all leading metrics and KPIs across online and offline sales journeys
Managing budgets for external project elements
What we’re looking for in our Product Owner:
Educated to degree level or equivalent
A digital specialist with a proven track record working in e-commerce or digital marketing
High level of understanding of web development practices
Strong understanding of digital analytics and conversion rate optimisation processes
Strong ability to refine and prioritise product backlog in a fast-moving environment
Proficiency with writing user stories and defining acceptance criteria
Experience in the delivery and execution of sprint rituals and releases
Experience of using work management tools such as Jira
The ability to lead and facilitate meetings (e.g. lead workshops to elicit requirements) within business and technical teams
The ability to produce high quality supporting artefacts to assist the team in the development of product features
Working for Vitality, you'll experience an exciting mix of creativity and innovation, within a framework of challenging objectives and a passion for delivering the best.
Our people are chosen for their skills, knowledge, enthusiasm, and attitude but above all, their belief that anything can be achieved.
Closing Date: Thursday 25th August
If you feel you have the skills and experience to become our Product Owner, then please click ‘apply’ today