Product Owner, (FinTech), Hybrid, Limassol, Cyprus - Limassol

Project Management
Ref: 168 Date Posted: Wednesday 18 May 2022
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We are seeking Product Owners for our client's head quarters in Limassol, Cyprus. The client is a leading provider of integrated payment solutions for  global online industries. It is a one-stop-shop for integrating a simple, secure, and cost-effective payment option, dramatically increasing credit card acceptance rates by encapsulating 300+ payment providers worldwide.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Work with internal and external customers to analyze the needs and align product roadmap to strategic goals.
  • Managing and prioritizing the product backlog.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders during the envisioning and concept development of a product.
  • Be accountable for the created features, delivering in the product model, and communicating the product needs with business partners.
  • Create User Stories to effectively communicate business requirements to technology teams.
  • Attend Backlog Grooming and Sprint Planning sessions as required to ensure that User Stories are understood and prioritized appropriately.
  • Participate in User Acceptance Testing.
  • Liaise with relevant technology and operational teams to ensure project delivery.
  • Manage expectations of stakeholders and project teams, ensuring any threats that arise to project delivery are escalated.
  • Attend status update meetings and manage actions arising through to completion.
  • Represent the team in front of stakeholders, clients, or users.

Candidate requirements:

  •  BSc in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Previous work experience as a Product Owner or similar role ideally in a dynamic & modern environment (a must).
  • Team orientation and willingness to roll up sleeves to solve complex, dynamic challenges.
  • Worked with agile scrum with the ability to articulate concrete results.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with different functional groups, developers, business owners, and senior business leaders + ability to communicate clearly and concisely in English.
  • A self-driven person with great prioritization skills, that takes initiative and wants to impact.
  • Strong relationships building skills; experience managing stakeholders and partners to drive cross-functional programs.
  • Ability to provide architectural guidance and direction, strong judgment especially relevant in balancing long term strategic investments with near term business goals.
  • A customer-oriented person with experience in working with international customers.
  • Experience with modern API-oriented technologies and understanding of API communication mechanics, including the ability to define requirements for features that need to be implemented with underlying awareness to the backend.
  • Experience with project management.

What we might consider as an advantage:

  • Fluent Russian language speaker. Work permits and attractive relocation package is available. 
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, with a track record for delivering results in fast-moving and demanding environments.
  • Experience in software development or software engineering.
  • Experience with Payment Gateway technology.
  • Product Owner certification.
  • Experience with Payment Service Provider integrations.

This is a full-time position providing competitive pay, flexible schedules and much more.

Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Send your CV to donna.stephenson@emeraldzebra.cy