Product Owner
Venesky-Brown’s client, a public sector organisation in Edinburgh, is currently looking to recruit a Product Manager for an initial 5 month contract with potential to extend on a rate of £500-£550/day (Inside IR35). This role will be a hybrid of working at home and in the office.
– Build the product development roadmap to set out specific changes coming with each release.
– Carry out initial impact analysis of the planned changes, and coordinate feedback from a number of stakeholders.
– Build a repeatable ‘update’ process, that is iteratively developed, improved and optimised quarter by quarter.
– Assist with the development and maintenance of platform training content, in partnership with Directorates, and supports the ongoing use of Oracle Guided Learning.
– Perform regular review sessions to identify opportunities for continuous improvement within the HR, Finance and purchasing platform, and then channel such ideas into the right process.
– Work with Digital & 3rd party suppliers to specify changes, co-ordinate testing, and deployment etc.
– Assist with facilitating a super user network.
– Manage and develop a bank of test scripts, and automated testing regimes in partnership with Digital and 3rd party suppliers.
– Assess the impact of change and develop change plans and comms strategies.
– Considers the training and enhancement management requirements of the product and maintains a backlog and schedule of enhancements for Oracle Cloud.
Essential Skills:
– Experience working in a technology environment with an understanding of a wide range of topics such as:
 Architecture / Applications / integration challenges / change management and managing IT platforms / products in a constant iterative improvement / development environment.
– Experience of prioritisation and estimation techniques for effective management of product backlogs.
– A successful track record of managing internal and external ICT delivery partners through system development lifecycles to deliver effective IT solutions that meet user’s needs.
– Demonstrable experience of product management (as per the DDaT Capability Framework), defining, building and managing platforms.
– Experience of working with Oracle Fusion or EPM and having an understanding of Oracle update processes.
If you would like to hear more about this opportunity please get in touch.

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Product Owner
Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh, Scotland, Scotland
£500 - £550 per day -

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