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Head of Product

Posted 17 days 21 hours ago by Connells Group HQ

Permanent
Not Specified
Other
Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom, MK1 1
Job Description
Job DescriptionWe are looking for a Head of Product to join our Group IT team in Milton Keynes. You will lead the Business Analysis job family and ensures that the business analysts operate effectively within the business aligned team. You will be responsible for the structure of business analysts, ensures that the right ratio of business analysts are assigned to the agile teams, they have the expected standard of business understanding and skillets to support the business in their analysis, and design of future enhancements. You will also ensure that the business analysts across the technology team operate in a consistent way and adhere to the ways of working adopted in technology.Key Responsibilities
  • Lead the team of business and system analysts that sit within the business aligned agile teams.
  • Recruit and develop business analysts as needed.
  • Ensure the processes of analysis are well documented, communicated and trained.
  • Oversee & lead the lifecycle of product development - ensuring that analysts support the engineers through the build and test process.
  • Lead the day to day execution of product delivery and development.
  • Ensure product development priorities are driven by commercial and profitable outcomes.
  • Provide a framework for evaluating the product portfolio and investment decisions.
  • Ensure products are managed to requisite quality, capturing all necessary requirements from across the business and minimising business operational disruption.
  • Continuously suggest enhance ways of developing the team and their capabilities.
Experience and Qualifications
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and experience.
  • Strong talent management skills including talent development, coaching, mentoring, and team motivation.
  • Experience leading geographically distributed teams.
  • Understanding of software development methodologies and best practices.
  • Understanding of relevant tools (e.g. Jira, Azure Dev Ops, etc ), with an eagerness to learn about new and unfamiliar technologies.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong cross-functional partnerships at all levels of the organization.
  • Strong business acumen and ability to understand and drive business objectives.
Personal Attributes:
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical information in a condensed manner to various stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational skills, including an ability to perform under pressure and manage multiple priorities with competing demands for resources.
  • Adaptability and ability to manage rapid change in business needs, processes, or technologies.
  • Able to take pragmatic decisions to move forward with an eye for short/medium/long term outcomes
Connells Group, one of the largest and most successful estate agency and property services providers in the UK. Founded in 1936 and with a network or over 1,250 branches, the Group combines residential sales and lettings expertise with a range of services including new homes, mortgage services, surveying, conveyancing and more!Connells Group UK is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.CF00434
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