CTG AGILE PRODUCT OWNER in New York, New York

Title: AGILE PRODUCT OWNER

Location: US-NY-New York

Job Number: 18202756

CTG is hiring! We are looking for a seasoned Product Owner to join our growing fortune 100 client in New York City. The Agile Product Owner in the client's Marketing Services Center is responsible for delivering digital properties that provide value to Web visitors and support business strategy. The Product Owner represents the needs of the stakeholders (internal clients) on the marketing team and works closely with the Web scrum team to ensure they have a clear understanding of goals and priorities. The Product Owner creates and maintains a Product Backlog in Jira or similar and ensures work items are prioritized for the scrum team based on user needs and business value.

Specifics about Product Owner role:

  • Act as the liaison between the Web production team and the campaign marketing teams

  • Manage and facilitate all intake requests from the campaign teams (Digital and non digital)

  • Act as key stakeholder and approver of work before sharing with the campaign teams

  • Ensure that the output from the Web production team is in line with what the marketing teams are expecting from a strategy and execution perspective

  • Stay informed of business strategy and objectives

  • Stay informed of, and plan Web production work to align to, digital road map and sprint periods

  • Coordinate and report on progress of requests provided sent to Web production

  • Test the Web production work to ensure it aligns with business requirements

  • Understand performance of digital initiatives

Responsibilities:

  • Develops knowledge of the business strategy, market needs, and the competition.

  • Communicates with sponsors regularly to gather requirements and priorities.

  • Understands and communicates to the agile team the problems to be solved and the desired outcomes.

  • Translates business requirements into specific user stories.

  • Creates and manages the product backlog, ensuring user stories are appropriately defined and prioritized.

  • Collaborates with the agile team on a daily basis, clarifying details and answering questions about direction and strategy.

  • Manages sprint planning and participates in daily scrums and sprint reviews.

  • Reviews work with sponsors and stakeholders, keeping them apprised of status and gathering feedback for the agile team.

  • Accepts or rejects all work completed by the agile team.

Requirements:

  • Digital marketing experience

  • Ability to work with stakeholders to understand business requirements and strategy

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to advocate for best practices and standards

  • Ability to work well in a collaborative team environment

  • Experience managing multiple projects and stakeholders with various requirements

  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work to meet deadlines

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of agile/scrum methodologies

Qualifications:

CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

Job: Technology & Healthcare IT