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Junior Digital Product Owner - Corporate Units

Job Req ID:  27608
Posting Date:  23 Feb 2024
Function:  Product & Propositions
Unit:  Digital

Deansgate, Manchester, United Kingdom

Salary:  Negotiable

About this role

As a Product Owner you will be driving development of key products in BT group. 


Specifically, you will be working on a programme that will transform BT’s security, privacy, compliance and risk processes for technology, making sure that they’re consistently applied, automated, easy to access and follow. 


A huge part of the success of this programme relies on our ability to deliver our programme commitments against scope, costs, time & quality measures. As a Product Owner, you will be responsible for squad(s) of the tribe. We are working to embrace Agile ways of working and you’ll be key in our Agile maturation as a programme team.


What you’ll be doing

  • Use product discovery techniques to understand pain points, needs & desires of target user groups and to understand opportunities that meet the programme goals (i.e. business needs)
  • Interface with cross functional stakeholders and programme leads in compliance space along with end users and ensure the Product Backlog reflects the right features and priorities
  • Collaborate with other key roles in squad – UX designer, Business analyst, Solution Designer, Solution/Enterprise architect etc. to scope the right opportunities and define the right solutions & user experience
  • Create & communicate requirements to the squad, prioritise the Product backlog items and refine them with the squad
  • Collaborate with members of delivery squad to ensure completion of sprint goals and quarterly PI goals
  • Support the development of enhancements to existing products by understanding and analysing user needs
  • Support your squad and tribe in agile maturity (Scrum/ Agile methodologies)
  • Write specifications and support the coordination of product releases
  • Support product launches and delivery of key capabilities 
  • Gather and incorporate product feedback into subsequent product releases
  • Support in the implementation of ways to improve working processes within the area of product management

You will have the following skills & experience:

  • Demonstrable product owner experience within a digital environment 
  • Awareness of agile methodologies, ideally having worked within a squad 
  • Proficiency in customer need identification, user story definition, backlog prioritisation and story mapping
  • Strong stakeholder management skills 
  • Able to work collaboratively with engineering teams as well as wider business stakeholders
  • Desirable - Understanding of product lifecycle, discovery techniques and roadmaps


What you'll get in return:

  • Hybrid working (3 days in the office, 2 wherever)
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)
  • 10% on target bonus
  • Life Assurance
  • Pension scheme
  • Option to join the Healthcare Cash Plan or other benefits such as dental insurance, gym memberships etc.
  • 50% off EE mobile pay monthly or SIM only plans
  • Exclusive colleague discounts on our latest and greatest BT broadband packages
  • BT TV with TNT Sports and the NOW Entertainment membership, and 25% off NOW Sport, Cinema and Kids


About us

BT is part of BT Group, along with EE, Openreach, and Plusnet.

Millions of people rely on us every day to help them live their lives, power their businesses, and keep their public services running. We connect friends to family, clients to colleagues, people to possibilities. We keep the wheels of business spinning, and the emergency services responding. 

We value diversity and celebrate difference. As Philip Jansen, our CEO, says ‘We embed diversity and inclusion into everything that we do. It’s fundamental to our purpose: we connect for good.’

We all stick to the same values: Personal, Simple, and Brilliant. From day one, you’ll get stuck in to tough challenges, pitch in with ideas, make things happen. But you won’t be alone: we’ll be there with help and support, learning and development.  

This is your chance to make a real difference to the world: to be part of the digital transformation of countless lives and businesses. Grab it.



Although these roles are listed as full-time, if you’re a job share partnership, work reduced hours, or any other way of working flexibly, please still get in touch.


Studies have shown that women and people who are disabled, LGBTQ+, neurodiverse or from ethnic minority backgrounds are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every single qualification and criteria. We're committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace where everyone can be their best, so if you're excited about this role but your past experience doesn't align perfectly with every requirement on the Job Description, please apply anyway - you may just be the right candidate for this or other roles in our wider team.

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