Product Owner – IT (Remote)

  • Full time
  • Somerset, Uk
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Up to £70k
  • August 18, 2022

Product Owner

Having surpassed £2bn in sales in a record-breaking year and an ambitious growth plan in place, there has never been a more exciting time to join Screwfix.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our E-commerce team creating and owning the work stream vision and roadmap for, Collaborating with the wider Kingfisher group, Operational teams and 3rd parties in determining priorities and the plan. You’ll execute value stream projects and continuous improvement ensuring we provide a robust and business led platform, effectively delivering agreed technical and key business priorities.

** This role can be fully remote and does not need to be based in Yeovil**

Key responsibilities

  • Engages stakeholders through gaining critical input to understand priorities and dependencies.
  • Works collaboratively with external 3rd parties and other Kingfisher/Screwfix teams to plan, determine, prioritise implementation of solutions.
  • Gathers input, creates high level backlog and prioritises these in conjunction with stakeholders.
  • Defines proposition/proposal behind the features – documents respective assumptions and suggests a scope for the minimal viable proposition (MVP).
  • Agrees and tracks key metrics with stakeholders to measure output and delivery results against objectives.
  • Leads ongoing refinement effort to make sure each team has work prepared for the next sprint, ahead of existing sprint delivery. Adjusts scope where necessary based on sprints outputs.
  • Works with teams and Delivery Lead on planning product development and releases, ensuring key stakeholders are engaged and delivery is planned and in alignment with other business priorities.
  • Works closely with Solutions Architect to align product and the technical vision.
  • Understands technical trade-offs made by IT teams and architects with regards to overall system and user impact
  • Ensures technical complexity is taken into account for backlog prioritisation alongside business value.
  • Tracks progress towards the release of a product through detailed planning methodology and review
  • Manages business user acceptance testing for heartbeat releases.
  • Collaborates with IT/stakeholders in prioritising defect or bug resolution.
  • Monitors and shares value stream benefits achievement with development team and key stakeholders
  • Manage the priority of day-to-day incidents with IT support tracking progress and resolution and communicating to senior management.

Required skills

  • Analytical with confident IT literacy and PC skills
  • Project management experience of IT related change/delivery
  • Strong team player who uses initiative and diplomacy when liaising with internal and external customers.
  • Knowledge of agile working practices – desirable
  • Strong influencing and facilitation skills
  • Strong networking and team working ability across all work levels.
  • Able to build, engage, lead and deliver using robust project methodology


  • 33 days’ holiday
  • Award winning pension scheme – up to 14% Kingfisher contribution
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • 20% discount with Screwfix and B&Q
  • Discounted healthcare and life cover
  • Loyalty recognition & company share save scheme
  • Currently working flexibly from home
  • In-house training and development

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