Product Owner

  • Job Reference: JR15479
  • Date Posted: 26 March 2024
  • Employer: Veolia
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  • Location: Cannock, Staffordshire
  • Salary: £60,000 to £78,600
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Salary - Up to £60,000 with a total package of £78,600 (bonus scheme, pension scheme, car/car allowance)

Location - Flexible location and hybrid working with travel to our Cannock or Central London office

When you see the world as we do, you see the chance to help the world take better care of its resources, and help it become a better place for everyone. It's why we're looking for someone who's just as committed as we are, to push for genuine change and bring our ambition of Ecological Transformation to life.

We know that everyone here at Veolia can help us work alongside our communities, look after the environment, and contribute to our inclusive culture.

The Product Owner will focus on Veolia's Risk & Assurance products, by managing the product backlog and ensuring there is an adequate amount of prepared tasks for the team. The Product Owner will research and analyse the market, users and roadmap to ensure a proactive and innovative approach has been taken.

What we can offer you;

  • 25 days of annual leave.
  • Access to our company pension scheme.
  • Discounts on everything from groceries to well known retailers.
  • Access to a range of resources to support your physical, mental and financial health; so you can lean on us whenever you need to.
  • 24 hour access to a virtual GP, 365 days a year, for you and family members in your household.
  • One paid days leave every year to volunteer and support your community.
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities, allowing you to reach your full potential.

What will you be doing?

  • The Product Owner will be a subject matter expert on the product owned within Risk & Assurance, by keeping up to date with new releases, product capabilities and market trends.
  • Deploying different platforms across Veolia's Northern Europe zone.
  • Develop, maintain and improve processes within the R&A product.
  • Communicate and present effectively to internal stakeholders and vendors about the priority and urgency of tasks.
  • Plan and lead regular meetings to inform of any changes or improvements that might be undergoing.
  • Utilise project management methodologies (including agile, waterfall and scrum) to configure tasks.

What are we looking for?

  • Stakeholder management experience.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Understanding of managing a team's backlog within a product.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Product or application delivery experience.

What's Next:

Apply today, so we can make a difference for generations to come.

We're proud to be listed in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2023, being named as a Top 10 Very Big Organisation and Highly Commended as a workplace for 55+.

This accolade further demonstrates our commitment to our people and our actions in creating an environment where everyone can be their true selves and enjoy working at Veolia.

We want to ensure that you feel supported throughout the application process and provide reasonable adjustments where necessary and requested. If you require any reasonable adjustments as part of your application and interview process please do not hesitate to let us know.

Here at Veolia, we're proud to be known as an equal opportunities employer. We know how important it is to be fully committed to building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive place to work for every one of our colleagues. So no matter their age, gender, gender expression, disability, race, ethnicity, religion, belief, sexuality or veteran status, every applicant who meets the minimum requirements will be considered fully.