Product Owner – IT Development

Job title: Product Owner – IT Development

Company: Scope Group

Job description: Scope is looking for a Product Owner to drive and coordinate the further development of Scope’s major client platform. As Product Owner, you will work very closely with the software development teams (internal and external) and act as interface to various stakeholders and business partners. In addition, you will collectively suggest and gather feature requirements and be responsible for building the product roadmap. Together with the technical experts, the Product Owner transforms the product roadmap into development. Therefore, you will also prioritise and communicate the roadmap to the business partners ensure stakeholder acceptance and assume responsibility for the effective implementation of the defined features into the platform together with the development teams.

Your Tasks & Responsibilities

  • End-to-end responsible product owner with passion for shaping new digital products and services
  • Actively manages interdisciplinary stakeholders and participates in the development as part of an agile development methodology
  • Independently analyses and clarifies business requirements and acts as interface between stakeholders and end-users
  • Provides backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories, ensuring that the development team always has an adequate number of prepared tasks to work on and delivers them
  • Researches and analyses the market, the users, and the roadmap of the product to keep the platform at the cutting edge – putting the user experience first
  • Prepares decisions for top management to define a product vision and roadmap, helping to remove blockers
  • Leads the planning of product releases and set expectations for delivery of new functionalities with business partners and internal clients

Your Professional & Personal profile

  • At least 5 years‘ experience in a Product Owner role, preferably in the financial industry (ideally incl. international experience) and/or in a B2C product
  • Experience with JIRA/Confluence desired
  • Outstanding team spirit and communicational skills in international teams
  • High motivated and individual initiative
  • Self-managed and self-driven person
  • Understanding of B2C platforms‘ architecture, features and UX requirements
  • Outstanding (oral and written) communication and presentation skills
  • Solid experience with MS Office (particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Independent thinker with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Multi-cultural, self-starter, versatile, inquisitive and detail-oriented personality


If this sounds like a journey for you, and you are comfortable working in a target driven environment, we look forward to learning more about you from your convincing application. Please apply online using our application tool quoting the reference „20210161“. Please note: For non-EU applicants, a valid work and residence permit is a prerequisite for this job position.

What we want to see

  • Signed current CV
  • Criminal record certificate (can be provided at a later date)
  • At least 3 letters of reference (can be provided at a later date)
  • Copy of your university degrees and certificates (can be provided at a later date)

About Scope

Scope SE & Co. KGaA is the holding company of the Scope Group and the leading EU-based provider of independent ratings, research and risk analysis solutions across all asset classes. The Scope Group is based in Berlin and has offices in Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Milan, Oslo and Paris. The core brand Scope Ratings offers clients opinion-driven, forward-looking and non-mechanistic credit risk analysis and contributes to a greater diversity of opinions for institutional investors. Scope Ratings is a credit rating agency registered in accordance with the EU rating regulation and operating in the European Union with External Credit Assessment Institution (ECAI) status.

Expected salary:

Location: Berlin

Job date: Wed, 19 May 2021 07:00:40 GMT

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