Product Owner – HealthTech – Immediate Start

Full-Time United Kingdom Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 Closes: 2021-10-22

At EMIS our Product Owners have a vision of what features need to be designed and implemented to drive the quality of the products they look after so that we can continue to provide market leading software to the NHS and other partners.

As a Product Owner you’ll quickly understand the high level roadmaps from Product Managers and translate these into detailed plans for our engineering teams to build out. You’ll work closely and collaborate with our wider Product & Development teams to define stories and maintain a clear & streamlined backlog for the team to work from.

A key aspect of this role will be organisation and planning; you’ll often be working across cross functional teams with interdependencies and will therefore need to be regularly reviewing and prioritising work ensuring that everyone has clear milestones. In addition to this, you will be expected to understand and validate the work that our development teams do and be confident in either accepting the work, or actioning any changes. This is to ensure the highest quality and value gets to our users. Utilising your communication and stakeholder management skills we’d also like you to support our customers and end users by gathering feedback which you’ll then feed into the wider team, to ensure sprints are innovative, efficient and add value at every release.


This is a great opportunity for a Product Owner to come in and make a real difference within healthcare; every single change that you make as a PO influences our end product ensuring that great products are built,  which ultimately makes a difference to the life of both clinicians and patients.


What you’ll bring

Have a broad understanding and practical experience of agile development approaches to working in particular scrum. We have recently moved to a Scaled Agile Framework structure so a working knowledge of this would be beneficial
Exceptional stakeholder management with the ability to engage and influence at all levels
Technical knowledge in relation to interoperability and backend technologies such as FHIR/ Microservices/API etc. would be beneficial
Experience and interest in working in the technology industry, a bonus if this is within healthtech
Any experience with backlog management tools such as ADO would be beneficial
About us

Want to be part of something really exciting? We are transforming the way health and care is delivered. Working with our customers, we are leading the way in the delivery of patient centred, connected, digitally enabled health and care services.

Our customers and partners are using our solutions in all health and care settings, from GP surgeries and community care to high street pharmacies, hospitals, clinics, not for profit organisations and specialist services. We are committed to developing the next generation of healthcare technology that will truly make a difference.

We connect patients and healthcare professionals through integrated, ground-breaking technology, helping people live longer, healthier lives.

What we’ll give you

In return you’ll receive a great package, flexible working and practical things like 25 days holiday, a competitive pension, lifestyle savings and a healthcare cash plan. So whenever the time comes and you need some help with your health, we’ll make sure you’re not out of pocket and life assurance to give you some peace of mind.

We also take our corporate social responsibility pretty seriously and we believe in giving back to our community, so you’ll get the chance to be involved in lots of fundraising events throughout the year.


Next steps

We want to get to know you! Should you be shortlisted for the role you will receive a short video interview consisting of 3 or 4 questions which have been designed by the hiring manager. These will be reviewed alongside your CV and if successful at this stage you will be invited to a Microsoft Teams interview.


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