Overview

Job Location:
Manchester

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NCC Group are looking for a Product Owner to join our in-house global applications team. We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic candidate that may have come from a Business Analysis background or a Product Owner/Manager that has worked as part of Lean/Agile model.

Our Workday Product Owner will be heavily involved in our continuous improvement projects and will be responsible for the strategy, roadmap, prioritization, development, and implementation of systematic and procedural changes to Workday and impacted business areas.

The Product Owner will partner and represent the business, end user community and the global technical services (GTS) team while carrying out their responsibilities for determining which features and functions are required in order to meet the company’s mission and strategic goals.

Role Responsibilities

  • By partnering with business SMEs and providing technical leadership, you’ll seek to understand business requirements, translate them into solutions, and implement functionality to meet objectives.
  • Ownership, management, communication and delivery of the Workday roadmap including:
  • Additional functionality not currently in use
  • Enhancements to existing functionality/business processes to increase efficiency
  • New Workday SKUs
  • Enhancements included in Workday Bi-Annual releases
  • Underpinning the roadmap will be projects, epics, user stories that will feed into sprint planning and product backlogs to managed by the Product Owner.
  • Ensure best practices are being followed and maintained appropriately
  • Create and maintain system documentation / develop help tools, document configurations, assist in end-user training when required
  • Manage and maintain operational business support, administration and governance in the Workday landscape
  • Working closely with external vendors for change management and service delivery

Essential Skills

Leadership – Leading themselves and others within their team to make a difference and create a positive impact in the Business. Empowers and develops team members to help them achieve their full potential.

Business partnering – Working hand-in-hand with stakeholders at all levels of seniority. Ability to understand business processes and logic and deliver data solutions and analytics to support and improve them.

Organisational skills – personal efficiency, time management skills and the ability to prioritize competing demands are key.

Communication skills – Communicates in written, oral, and presentation formats to best represent and express user and organisational requirements to audiences up to C-level. Seeks first to understand and then be understood.

Working as part of a Team – Emotional intelligence, the ability to build relationships and collaborate with others is vital. Encourages and maintains a sense of fun.

Adaptability and Agility – Unperturbed managing activities across more than one project simultaneously. Able to adjust to the unexpected, intelligently and calmly assessing impact and options. Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment with cross-functional teams both internally and externally.

Role model & ethical practice – As a senior member of the team, you will be expected to demonstrate and lead on the values, initiatives and culture of the organisation

Role Requirements and Experience

  • 2+ years of SaaS product management
  • 2+ years of Workday Experience (ideally HCM and Finance)
  • Experience with integration technologies, platforms and tools
  • Relevant Workday, Scrum, Lean/Six Sigma qualifications would be added advantageous
  • Ability to clearly articulate product requirements

About your application

We review every application received and will get in touch if your skills and experience match what we’re looking for. If you don’t hear back from us within 10 days please don’t be too disappointed – we may keep your CV on our database for any future vacancies and we would encourage you to keep an eye on our career opportunities as there may be other suitable roles.

If you do not want us to retain your details please email [email protected] All personal data is held in accordance with the NCC Group Privacy Policy. We are committed to diversity and flexibility in the workplace. If you require any reasonable adjustments to support you during the application process, please tell us at any stage.

Please note that this role involves mandatory pre-employment background checks due to the nature of the work NCC Group does. To apply, you must be willing and able to undergo the vetting process