Product Owner (London)

The job in a nutshell

MyVoucherCodes (MVC) was acquired by GoCompare early in 2018; joining forces with a primary mission to save people time and money - we’re on a clear journey which you could be part of too!

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Product Owner to join the GoCo Group, working as part of MVC at a time where we are going through a transformation and launching some key new initiatives into the market. We’re seeking a Product specialist who is comfortable with the full product lifecycle to join the team based in the heart of SoHo.

Working closely with the Product Manager and in collaboration with key business stakeholders, you will take ownership of the product backlog. You will understand the product vision and work with the engineering team and SCRUM master to prioritise and deliver key product enhancements that drive value for the business.

Skills and experience you’ll need to have

Ideally, you will have experience working with a B2C e-commerce platform and be comfortable with back end systems and engineering principles. You will also have;

  • Experience with and an appreciation for Agile (SCRUM) development practices and the relevant tools such as Jira, Confluence, Trello, etc
  • Deep experience with analytics (especially Google Analytics) including conversion and engagement rates
  • Executive presence and strong storytelling skills
  • Full product development lifecycle experience
  • Experience with A/B and multi-variate testing and customer research

What you’ll be responsible for

  • Partnering with a variety of internal stakeholders to deliver the product backlog
  • Constructing high-quality stories to achieve desired customer and business outcomes
  • Creates, defines and organises clear epics, features and user stories
  • Owns the backlog and interfaces closely with Scrum master, engineers, testers and designers to ensure robust grooming and prioritisation
  • Support the Product Manager to monitor product health and customer research feedback to continually optimise the product through experimentation.
  • Finds opportunities to cut wastage and sequence work to drive efficient product delivery
  • Has deep knowledge about the organisation’s technology systems and how they come together to deliver the customer benefit
  • Leverages data to make smart decisions on product design and prioritisation
  • Ensures the timely completion of discovery work and manages the transition from discovery to delivery
  • Provides reports to the Product Manager and Business on key product milestones

Who you’ll be working with

  • Product Manager
  • Designers and engineers – to lead products from conception to launch.
  • Scrum Master
  • GoCompare Product team, Commercial, eCommerce and Marketing teams at MyVoucherCodes to synergise their input into high-impact product roadmap, communication progress and changes.

About us

We’re on a mission to help people everywhere save time and money – whether that’s on essential outgoings or on the things that they enjoy.

If someone is looking for an insurance policy for the first time, wants to beat their renewal quote, is searching for the right financial product, or is after an outstanding utility deal, our comparison website – GoCompare – is there to help. We work with trusted insurance providers, financial services organisations and partners to provide a real breadth of coverage across the market.

Through MyVoucherCodes we bring savings from thousands of fashion, retail, restaurant, entertainment, travel and tech brands to millions of people.

Energylinx, our Ofgem-accredited energy comparison and switching service, brings excellent energy deals from more suppliers than any other UK switching site to UK households and businesses.

Look After My Bills is a leading automated energy savings service. The free service cuts customers’ gas and electricity bills without them having to do a thing. Customers sign up once and Look After My Bills seeks to get them the best deal they can from an energy supplier they trust with good customer service. When that deal ends they automatically switch customers on to another.

And weflip, an automatic switching service that helps people save time and money by flipping them onto better energy tariffs, uses technology to bring a new, hands-off approach to staying on great deals, forever.

GoCompare embraces diversity and truly believe in equal opportunities for all. We believe that inclusion and diversity increases creativity, delivers innovation, improves performance and better serves our customers.

We truly believe in the ethos that companies with greater diversity perform better than those without. It is for these reasons that all qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, disability, educational background or any other characteristic for that matter that doesn’t relate to your ability to perform the role.

Benefits

GoCompare offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Bonus
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Death in service
  • Matched pension (up to 6%)
  • Private medical cover
  • Buy and sell holiday options
  • Extra holidays for length of service
  • Share save scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity policies
Go for it
Salary:

circa £48,000 plus bonus & benefits

Location:

London

Job Reference:

gocompare/TP/7540/255

Closing date:

13th March 2020

Contract type:

Full time

Working hours:

up to 37.5 per week

Go for it