Technical Product Owner (Hybrid / Cape Town)

Expertise - ITC
Minimum Qualification - Relevant Certification

Our client is looking for a Technical Product Owner to be responsible for the successful delivery of high-quality products, assisting clients with requirements analysis, project management and support. He or she will also be responsible for coordinating multiple projects across brands and clients.


The Role

  • Eliciting requirements from project stakeholders
  • Understanding and illustrating requirements by means of producing relevant artefacts, including context diagrams, process flows, data flows, C4 diagrams and other relevant artefacts
  • Documenting the impact of requirements on the high-level architecture of systems
  • Analysing software documentation (e.g. API documentation)
  • Understanding and communicating a software systems technical stack at a high level
  • Clearly defining project context deliverables and outcomes
  • Writing comprehensive user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Managing development projects
  • Working with developers and Scrum Master to produce time estimates for project work
  • Planning and managing iterations
  • Managing client relationships by running professional meetings with product stakeholders
  • Building trusting relationships with clients
  • Managing stakeholder expectations
  • Working with customers in the ongoing enhancement and improvement of the product
  • Providing input into product direction and strategy
  • Suggesting product enhancements and improvements
  • Managing product support and guiding operational processes as required


Qualifications and Experience

  • 3 to 4 year’s experience as a technical product owner/ project manager/ business analyst in the tech industry. 
  • A qualification in project management, business analysis or related field would be advantageous 
  • Excellent grasp of ticket writing, agile delivery and business analyst processes
  • Must have experience using Jira for agile delivery
  • Technical acumen is a must for this role, and successful candidates will need to illustrate a thorough understanding of software systems


Skills Required

  • Collaborative team player
  • High emotional intelligence
  • Critical thinker and natural problem solver
  • Organised and able to work under pressure
  • Multi-skilled with varied experience
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