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Applications Products Owner

Job Description

Join an exciting environment in a Central Government department, with oversight of one or more Product Teams working with multi-disciplinary business areas and stakeholders.

As the Applications Product Owner, you will be responsible for the products and services within the Applications Product portfolio, and key responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the road-map for the Applications Product portfolio, ensuring alignment to the long-term visions and objectives of the Head of Infrastructure Products as well as the needs of the business.

  • Overseeing the overall quality of the Applications products and services, including continuous service improvement, ensuring that they meet the needs and expectations of the wider business.

  • Ensure that Application Products comply with necessary regulations including GDPR and provide adequate controls to mitigate security risks.

  • Providing leadership and direction to Application Product Teams, supporting the handling of major operational issues, overseeing programme management activities to ensure alignment to the agreed SLAs/OLAs and the necessary business and IT Service Management processes. 

  • Working with other Product Owners as well as engineering leads and network engineers.

  • Representing Application Product Teams at key governance forums, reporting on progress and operational issues, escalating to the Head of Digital Workplace Products as appropriate. 

  • Owning the budget and allocation of funding for the Application Product portfolio based on priorities set by the Head of Digital Workplace Products, inputting into agile business cases as needed.

  • Endorsing and communicating the benefits and performance of the products and services, working with Senior Service Partners to ensure continuous alignment to business needs.

  • Supporting Product Teams through SME insight as a recognised expert, remaining abreast of industry best practice and cascading ways of working for Agile and Lean practices, supporting and challenging Application Product Teams to use the right approaches within their work