Agile Product Manager

Agile Product Manager required by Whitehall Resources for a 6 month initial contract based in West Yorkshire.

You Will:
Work with the Digital Service Manager to develop and communicate the overall vision of the product being developed
Work with business analysts, user researchers and designers to turn usage data, user research outputs and user feedback into actionable insights that drive service design and prioritisation of service improvements for digital and assisted digital channels
Represent the needs and desires of the stakeholder community to one or more Agile Delivery Teams, being the first source of information about the problem domain for the Team
Represent the work of the Agile Delivery Team to the stakeholder community

Tasks:
Use agile methodologies to identify near-term and long-term priorities, work with your Agile Delivery Manager/Scrum Master to maximise visibility of those plans, and enable your team to release frequent service improvements that deliver real value for users
Direct the development of user-driven prototypes to test potential new features with users in order to explore potential improvements to the existing service;
Prioritise and maintain the Product backlog, collaborating with Business Analysts and Developers to create and refine user stories that deliver valuable digital services; w/w Stakeholders (and Feature Owners) generates Product Backlog in Inception phase Clearly expresses Product Backlog items Prioritizes requirements defects, other items in Product Backlog according to business value and technical risk
Ensure the maximum possible take-up of your digital service and specify/manage the requirements for assisted digital activity to supplement this;
Actively participate in networking and training with Service Managers and Product Managers (inside and outside government) and share agile best practice and learning;
Build resilience and responsiveness in the organisation by being open and honest about risks and challenges and the actions required to address unexpected developments
Keep continually abreast of changes to user habits, preferences and behaviours across various digital platforms, and their implications for successful delivery of digital services
Represents the needs and desires of the stakeholder community to one or more Agile Delivery Teams, being the first source of information about the problem domain for the Team. Represents the work of the Agile Delivery Team to the stakeholder community. The Product Managers decisions are visible in the content and ordering of the Product Backlog
Educates the team in the business domain Is accountable for requirements gathering activities and is an active participant in modelling Helps gain access to expert stakeholders

Technologies & Skills:
Knowledge of both agile and waterfall techniques
Jira & Confluence


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