Jnr Product Owner / Business Analyst: Credit, Southern Suburbs

South Africa, Western Cape, Southern Suburbs
Last update 2024-07-20
Expires 2024-08-20
ID #2228156246
Jnr Product Owner / Business Analyst: Credit, Southern Suburbs
South Africa, Western Cape, Southern Suburbs,
Modified July 6, 2024


Description homechoice is a leading South African homeware retailer.

For over 35 years we’ve helped our customers create beautiful homes they love with an innovative range of quality products they can afford. The Junior Product Owner/Business Analyst is a member of the agile team, responsible for defining user stories and prioritizing the team backlog to streamline the execution of program priorities while maintaining the conceptual and technical integrity of the features or components for the team.

Aside from focusing on the scrum team, you will also work closely with both internal and external business stakeholders, engineering and (UX) user experience teams to successfully deliver against the prioritized features for the Program Increment.

What you will love doing in this role Responsible for maximizing the value delivered by the Agile team, which requires the PO/BA to ensure that the right solutions are built and built the right way.

Provides input into the refinement of the program backlog, ensuring the team is familiar with the features being brought into PI planning.

Continuously refines product backlog, ensuring that each feature consists of user stories and acceptance criteria.

Is an active member of the scrum team, joining agile ceremonies and working collaboratively with the team to deliver business value in the form of feature requests.

Has strong problem-solving capabilities with proposed/conceptual solutions ultimately resulting in improved/optimized user experiences.

Team Effectiveness.

Live the Company values and work effectively as an active and contributing member to achieve team goals.

Stakeholder Relationship Management.

Identify, build, and nurture trust and collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

The Junior Product Owner/Business Analyst works with the teams to break down Features from the Product.

Facilitate requirements for deliverables by planning, gathering information through interviews, requirements workshops, analysis, testing, implementation etc.

Analyse business needs and document requirements and translate needs into user stories, process diagrams and data flows.

Document and maintain changes and system specifications and ensure accessibility as per required procedure.

Write features with acceptance criteria to help guide the team and align stakeholders.

Assist in drafting user and training documentation to ensure that staff are trained to use software.

Active involvement in certain team and program meetings: Feature writing (if required), PI planning, all team meetings such as Daily Stand Ups, Sprint Reviews, Sprint Retrospectives, Sprint Planning and Backlog Refinement.

Ensure alignment between work delivered and Product Managers ultimate expectations as defined in the feature statements.

Communicating risks effectively to stakeholders.

Communicate and align with other Product Owners when inter-team dependencies and trade-offs are required to be solved.

Make day to day decisions that will guide the team’s delivery.

Requirements What you’ll need to do this role Bachelor's Degree (3 years) / NQF level 73 to 5 years’ experience in a similar field Credit and retail knowledge will be advantageous.

Excellent knowledge in the development and implementation of standards, procedures, and guidelines to support operational processes.

System analysis and design skills.

Experience in working within an agile project environment.

Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

What we will love about you We love your strong analytical, numeracy and problem-solving skills.

We love your entrepreneurial and innovative mindset.

We love your digital fluency and understanding of the online retail world and how this drives sales.

We love that you put our customers at the heart of everything when you source and design products, Behaviours we love Wow my customer Walk in my customers’ shoes Deliver on my promises Deliver insight-led solutions my customers need Treat the business as my own Take accountability Be curious, creative & explore opportunities Do it right & at the right time Play as a team Be helpful Be inclusive Find the fun

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Jnr product owner / business analyst: credit

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