Job description:

Product Owner

Flexible across all locations

Salary – £46,400 – 58,000 per annum depending on experience

Contract type – Fixed Term – 2 years

Working hours – 6 June 2023

Interview Date – TBC

About the role

You will be accountable for overseeing the development of products from start to finish to ensure they meet the clients` needs and preferences.

You will be a part to help us to become a brilliant landlord and our enhanced strategy 2023 Simpler, Stronger, Better sets out how we will move from our current position towards making significant improvement across all aspects of our services to raise our performance with a dedicated focus on back to basics and automation improvements. One of the critical enablers is our new dedicated digital delivery team which fully manages the delivery of Digital / Technology that delivers Digital Transformation.

You will be pivotal to Digital Delivery is the Product Owner whose duties include determining the overall vision of products, managing various backlog items, and deciding which features each product will have according to clients` preferences.

About you

You will need a degree in Computer Science, Business, or similar field, or Equivalent work place experience.

You must have an awareness of governance, process structures and methodologies used in the successful delivery of projects.

You will need to be familiar with both waterfall and agile techniques (Scrum) and ability to scale methodologies to the requirements and nature of the project.

You must be able to work to defined time constraints and able to flex to accommodate additional work demands as required using Scrum. You need to be able to ensure that digital delivery teams flex to cope with additional work demands as required while maintaining high levels of quality using Scrum.

You must be able to take forward initiatives with limited or no supervision. Always willing to suggest new ideas and challenge respectfully. Able to embed and champion the Agile Scrum methodology overcoming cultural and operational barriers.

You will need to have demonstrable experience of involvement with project management especially those that involve a significant amount of ICT or digital change.

You will need experience to support the Scrum Master and deputise as required.

About us

GreenSquareAccord is one of the biggest social housing and care providers in England.

We believe passionately in our mission to build better lives and provide social housing and support services to 54,000 people across our four localities. We are proud to play an active role in helping people to deal with the consequences of the housing crisis by providing affordable homes for people in our communities who need them most.

We also provide care and support to some of the most vulnerable people in society. This includes support for people who are homeless, experiencing domestic violence or are part of the criminal justice system.

Our purpose

We are proud to be able to support tens of thousands of people across England by providing affordable housing and care to help people live independently.

Our focus is on building better lives. Everything we do is about people – whether that`s providing a good quality, safe home or providing care which helps someone to live an independent life.

Our colleagues live and breathe this social purpose and we need great people, with skills across a range of disciplines, to make this happen.

Working for GreenSquareAccord gives you the chance to bring your skills and expertise and make a real difference. It doesn`t matter which role you are considering applying for, your work will help thousands of people build a better life.

The GSA Way

We know that how we do things is just as important as what we do. To help us make a difference, together, we created the GSA Way.

A culture we commit to, aspire to, and live and breathe. Commitments and behaviours which together make our organisation what it is.

Our five core commitments are:

  • We believe our customer is everything
  • We are one team
  • We are supportive and caring
  • We are business-minded for social purpose
  • We are curious and ambitious.
  • You can read more about the GSA Way in our recruitment pack.


    In support and recognition of our colleagues who will help us deliver our employer strategy, we offer a fantastic benefits package. This includes; annual holiday entitlement (plus statutory bank holidays); a defined contribution pension scheme; trust based flexible working and a Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (EAP).

    All individuals who apply to work at GreenSquareAccord are considered on their merits in line with our Diversity and Inclusion strategy and policy.

    GreenSquareAccord are a Disability Confident Employer therefore we actively encourage applications from individuals with disabilities and try to provide access, adjustments, equipment or other practical support where required. All applicants with a disability who meet the `essential eligibility criteria` for the role, as detailed in the job description, are guaranteed an interview.

    If you need any assistance, adjustments or adaptations throughout our selection processes please let us know.

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