You could say, we build software and data solutions. Because we do.
But we build them for people. People who need to solve problems, or do new things, or do existing things better. And change is hard, particularly at scale. Our customers need us to help them compete and survive - to innovate, support them as they take risks and care as much about value as they do. Success is not just about completing a set of requirements to time and budget. Success is about creating enduring, collaborative human relationships that explore value and risk and above all, contribute to meaningful organisational change.
When we are building products with customers, we let them tell us what success looks like. It makes our job harder, but ultimately, we want to succeed on their terms. This is empathy.
There are a thousand of businesses that develop software. We need to tear up the extra miles, fuelled by the responsibility of bringing new concepts and ideas to life for our customers, creating momentum, continuously learning and improving, never satisfied with 'good enough'. This is energy.
When we exceed expectations and surprise and delight users, everyone wins. Creating 'wow' moments for customers should be a priority for us in any engagement. We need to think big if we are going to help customers create impact. This is audacity.
This is Ascent.
ABOUT THE ROLE
We think that the Product Owner is the most important delivery role in our business, connecting our teams to the customer’s product vision and business priorities. They effectively own customer value, ensuring our work delivers transformational, high impact outcomes. They are crucial to project success
A day in the life of a Product Owner:
In this role, you will apply your expertise across a set of interesting customers, diverse sectors and complex challenges, on both major transformations (typically 6-18 months) and smaller scope engagements. This is an opportunity to develop your career in an ambitious, modern business that is committed to delivering measurable customer impact with leading edge tech.
You will have at least 5 years of experience working with Agile software delivery teams as a product owner or in a similar role, with a consultative background or a real desire to be customer-facing.
From a team alignment perspective, it is important that you:
A CSPO or similar certification will be considered a valuable asset. Experience in the following disciplines is desirable: software development, change management, business transformation.
Excellent communication skills (written and spoken English) are essential. Experience working in other geographies or markets and fluency in a second language is also desirable.
Successful candidates will be: