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You might hire a product owner to:

  • Collaborate with stakeholders to craft vision and concept development of a product 

  • Take lead of scrum teams, defining product vision, roadmap, and growth opportunities, communicating with stakeholders throughout the project 

  • Work with internal and external contacts to analyze needs and align product roadmap to strategic goals 

  • Work closely with product management/business teams to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI 

  • Keep up with agile/scrum best practices and trends 
Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Five or more years of experience in product development Master’s degree (or equivalent) a plus
In-depth knowledge of agile process and principles
Proficiency with applicable work management technology and tools 
Understanding of business value around features/functions
Outstanding communication, presentation, and leadership skills   
Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills   
Ability to effectively manage conflicting stakeholder needs