Product Owner

CAREER OPPORTUNITY
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Product Owner to join our Risk and Marketing Department. We are looking for a product owner who is technically strong, loves working with and influencing people and easily enables stakeholders to manage their own expectations. The product owner will manage the Websure vision and prioritisation of the backlog with one of our customer pods. The role is based in Centurion.

JOB DESCRIPTION
Duties and Responsibilities:
•Build relationships with key employees among customers and internal stakeholders
•Developing and adapting the Websure vision with our customers
•Defining, refining and splitting user stories
•Specifying acceptance criteria
•Grooming and prioritising the backlog
•Collaborating with other product owners and managers for strategic alignment on Websure changes
•Regular engagement with stakeholders
•Strategic reporting on project progress
•Measuring and providing feedback to the company about the progress
•Learning about and upskilling Brolink on Agile
•Help our customer and pod focus on defining and delivering on the Minimal Viable Product
•Ensuring continuous improvement within the customer pod
• Obtaining and providing regular feedback

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
Qualification
Minimum Requirements:
•Matric;
•Post-matric education with subjects related to IT, project management and business
Preferred qualifications:
•Formal qualification in project management, e.g. PMI;
•University education with business-related subjects;
•Certificate of Competence (Short-term insurance) or better

Work Experience
Minimum Requirements:
•10 years working experience in financial services in a role that includes regular interaction between IT and business
Preferably, in addition to the above:
•Working experience in the short-term insurance industry;
•Hands-on experience in JIRA or similar Agile tools

TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES
Minimum Requirements:
•Good appreciation of information technology concepts;
•In-depth understanding of the various phases in a software development life cycle
•In-depth understanding of transaction processing systems in the financial sector
Preferably, in addition to the above:
•In-depth understanding of insurance systems

ATTRIBUTES

Attributes required for the position include but are not limited to:
•Business acumen
•Visionary
•Soft skills and emotional intelligence
•Technically minded
•Customer empathic
•Open minded
•Communicative
•Decisive
•Respectful and firm
•Highly committed
•Strong negotiation skills
•Continuous learning
•Resilient
•Change leadership

ABOUT THE COMPANY
Brolink is a leading provider of insurance administration services, providing a comprehensive range of insurance products from South Africa’s top insurers. Our portfolio includes personal insurance, commercial insurance as well as niche products such as agriculture, transport, engineering, and aviation.
As a short-term insurance administrator, Brolink provides a dedicated service to professional brokers in delivering on their clients’ business or professional insurance needs.
Our mission is to connect brokers, insurers, policyholders and partners through our dynamic and innovative IT and expert people driven solutions. Our vision is to be the leading administrator and digital technology and integration platform provider for short-term insurance.
Applicants must have the following:
•Clear ITC
•Clear criminal record
•Excellent previous employment references.
Our values are Excellence, Integrity, Fairness, Innovation.
Our Vision is to be the leading digital technology and integration platform for short-term insurance.
Qualified applicants are invited to apply by sending a CV to: HumanCapital@brolink.co.za before 20 June 2024.

Please note that this appointment will be made according to the company’s Employment Equity targets and strategy. Provided you are not contacted within 2 weeks of job application deadline, please consider your application unsuccessful.

 

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Send your CV to HumanResources@brolink.co.za and start your subject line with: Product Owner

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