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See, develop and make visible the skills you need to succeed in engineering, today and tomorrow.

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EAL, specialist skills, awarding and assessment services organisation for industry.

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See, develop and make visible the skills you need to succeed in engineering, today and tomorrow.

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Career Seekers

Discover, develop and make visible the skills you need to succeed in engineering.

What is Enginuity?

We create practical solutions for individuals, educators, and manufacturing and engineering employers, using unmatched industry expertise and data. Our ‘Enginuity’ in marrying our engineering expertise with ingenuity with data, is how we will design and constantly improve solutions that provide a great user experience, create new solutions that are easy to integrate, and prove the business case for engineering skills development.

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Find all the latest insight and analysis, from the major engineering and manufacturing sectors and from across the UK, in one place.

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The Enginuity Skills Awards 2022 will see industry leaders gather to recognise the brilliant apprentices, champions of skills development, and innovative engineers tackling society’s biggest challenges, who will ensure the future of a sector that is the backbone of the UK economy.

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We exist to give one Engineer the opportunity to change their world and ours. Enginuity provides such opportunity through the creation of practical skills solutions for individuals, educators, and manufacturing and engineering employers who want to see and develop the skills they need to succeed.

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Digital Product Owner

Closing Date

03/02/2023

Location

Home Based in England, Scotland or Wales- this role will require occasional travel

Salary

Salary in the region of £45,000 - £55,000 DOE + benefits package

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About the role

Digital Product Owner
Permanent
Full-Time – 35 hours per week
Salary in the region of £45,000 – £55,000 DOE + benefits package
(including pension, 25 days paid holiday per annum and bank holidays plus 3 days for company shutdown over Christmas and New Year)
Home Based – this role will require occasional travel

 

It’s an exciting time to join us on our journey to help shape the next generation of engineering and manufacturing capabilities as we enter an ambitious growth phase with new opportunities and projects. We work as one team, and our people and customers are at the heart of everything we do. If you are looking for your next challenge and want to be part of a successful team making a difference by giving engineers the opportunity to change their world and ours, we would love to hear from you.
 

About the role

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Digital Product Owner to join Enginuity Group. Reporting to the Senior Digital Product Manager, this position will sit within our Enterprise team.

 
We have an exciting opportunity for a Digital Product Owner to join Enginuity Group. Reporting to the Senior Digital Product Manager, this position will sit within our Enterprise team.
 
Our Enterprise team are on a mission to create insight into the engineering skills landscape, providing an overview of the skills needed today and predicting those that will be needed tomorrow through expert use of data. Furthermore, our Enterprise team provides guidance through educational pathways to enable practitioners to close identified skills gaps.
 
Your role would sit in the “Enspire” pillar. You will be responsible for helping inspire young people to consider a career in engineering through increasing awareness on the breadth of the sector. You will deliver educational games, experiences, and resources that make learning fun. As Digital Product Owner you will be the champion of our user voice. You will have a deep understanding of what our users (students, teachers, parents, career advisors) need and be able to turn this into a roadmap with associated epics, features, and user stories. You will introduce young people to careers in an engaging and imaginative way, by providing a strong narrative around social purpose and how engineers are a part of solving the challenges we face now and in the future. You will be able to map what we are delivering to the curriculum and wider learning objectives and frameworks.
 
You’ll be an innovative individual who can build positive relationships and communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders (users, the business and our technical development team). A confident decision maker, you’ll also be able to think both strategically and tactically and work with people from across the business.
 
Whilst we are looking for a Product Owner with previous experience of working in an Agile environment, we would also encourage teachers to consider applying for this position, providing they have a high degree of computer literacy and a willingness to learn.

Key responsibilities

What you’ll be doing
 
• Developing business cases that underpin product strategy, with clear definition of opportunity, costs and value
• Translating user research and feedback into clearly articulated epics, features and user stories, ensuring teams understand the overall objective and how the product or experience will be built in line with our own strategic objectives
• Build and maintain the product roadmap, ensuring that features are scoped and support the short-term and long-term vision, and associated KPIs.
• Work closely with developers and testers to remove ambiguity, and elaborate on user stories, ensuring that there is a clear acceptance criteria and definition of done
• Facilitate and contribute to all necessary Agile ceremonies, and regularly demo progress to the business
• Provide leadership and direction to the team and stakeholders throughout the project
• Liaise with 3rd party suppliers where required to build key components
• Represent the voice of the customer and business in day-to-day decision making
• Seek feedback from customers on the level of service provided and identify areas for continuous improvement
• Continually research & analyse the market, users, competitors, and industry
• Attend and in some cases lead user testing with schools

 

Skills and experience required

What we’re looking for
 
• You will be able to communicate effectively though a variety of different methods including written, verbal and excellent presentation skills
• You will be an innovative individual who can create a vision and bring people along with you
• You will be a team player working with multiple teams across the business and co-ordinating with third parties and clients
• You will have previous experience of working within an Agile environment
• Alternatively, you will have previous experience of working in a school environment and willing to undergo training to learn Agile methodology
• You may have had experience with such tools including: Jira, Confluence, DevOps, Trello, Microsoft Office, Gsuite, Workspace, Visio, Lucid chart and Azure

 

Other skills which would be desirable however not needed to apply for the role
 

• If you have experience of working within a similar role in an Awarding Organisation
• Having a relevant Product Owner and/or Product Manager qualification
• Educated to degree level in an IT or Business qualification
• Knowledge of the skills landscape
• Knowledge of Minecraft

 
Working for Enginuity Group/EAL
 
We offer a supportive work environment and a comprehensive benefits package. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive place to work for all our colleagues and we want everyone to feel valued and that they can be themselves at work.
 

• Competitive salaries
• A defined contribution pension of 4.5% employer contribution
• 25 days paid holiday (increasing with service to 27 days)
• 3 paid days for company shutdown over Christmas and New Year
• Life assurance of 2x your salary
• Paid membership of a professional body
• Wellbeing programmes, access to a free wellbeing website and app
• Paid time off to volunteer in your local community/charitable causes
• A comprehensive discounts and benefits scheme with many retailers
• Maternity, paternity, shared parental, adoption and dependant leave
• Access to training and development opportunities

 

About Us
 
Enginuity is changing the world – well sort of. Home to EAL, the Awarding Organisation for Engineering and Manufacturing qualifications, we are proud of our long and successful history of leading and shaping skills in the engineering and advanced manufacturing sector. As a trusted partner to individual engineers, educators and engineering employers, using unmatched industry expertise and data, we create practical solutions to workforce skills challenges so that engineers can change their world and ours.
 

We’re unable support UK relocation or to sponsor a visa for this role.

 

Depending on the volume of applications, the closing date for this position may be extended or brought forward.

Further information:   If you have any questions, or would like further information, our People Team will be happy to help. Email us at [email protected]  

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