Technical Product Owner, Modern Workplace - Collaboration Lab

End Date Tuesday 16 April 2024 Salary Range £71,825 - £84,500 We support flexible working – click here for more information on flexible working options Flexible Working Options Hybrid Working Job Description Summary . Job...

End Date

Tuesday 16 April 2024

Salary Range

£71,825 - £84,500

We support flexible working – click here for more information on flexible working options

Flexible Working Options

Hybrid Working

Job Description Summary


Job Description

JOB TITLE: Technical Product Owner, Modern Workplace - Collaboration Lab

SALARY: £71,825 - £84,500

LOCATION: Leeds or Edinburgh

HOURS: Full-time

WORKING PATTERN: Our work style is hybrid, which involves spending at least two days per week, or 40% of our time, at one of our office sites.

About this opportunity

Continuing our extensive £3bn transformation programme, Lloyds Banking Group is redefining what a bank is from the inside out. Our technology, our culture, and our mind-set is changing to craft a true technology-led organisation. Within Modern Workplace we're looking for a Product Owner to lead across the newly formed Collaboration Lab focussing on the Microsoft Copilot rollout!

This role will enable you to be at the very centre of this transformation, defining not only how we best utilise our technology to support our colleagues, but also how we can build and grow our colleagues skills. Our team is charged with making LBG a cool place to work, wherever you work, by connecting colleagues with the latest technology and tools and providing a first class user experience for IT help and support.

What exactly will I focus on in this role?

You'll be responsible for the release of incremental value contributing towards a holistic product with the main goal of realising value for our colleagues by ensuring that the team are working on the right priorities. This is achieved by fostering collaborative, empowered teams, nurturing them to take ownership of the relevant outcomes. As well as stimulating innovation and mitigating risk by conducting data driven test and learn activities.

This role can be fulfilled in Edinburgh or Leeds aligned to our Collaboration lab. You'll be working on the Microsoft Copilot pilot rollout and need a detailed understanding of Artificial Intelligence and governance e.g. ethics and the ability to influence vendors

We're looking for someone to join our team who possesses curiosity, attention to detail, and passion for utilising technology to transform our organisation.

Experience we're after:

  • Product Owner experience of leading teams using Agile/Scrum methodologies, driving forward a clear product vision, shape and manage product backlogs with a focus on achieving agreed outcomes and deliverables.

  • Significant experience with agile development methods & tooling e.g. Scrum, Kanban, Jira & Confluence

  • Experience in implementing new processes/ways of working

  • Experience working with technical and cross-functional teams to deliver change

  • Experience tackling complex problems and breaking them out into a roadmap of viable solutions.

  • Financial management including budget tracking

  • Experience of crafting a phenomenal team environment that attracts and retains talent

  • Experience of financial planning and cost control: a track record of delivering within budget and using resources effectively

  • Strong influencing skills to achieve alignment up, down and across the organisation

  • Strong on dependency management and effective resolution

About working for us

Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms.

We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture.

We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative.

And it’s why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups.

We’re disability confident. So if you’d like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know.

We also offer a wide-ranging benefits package, which includes:

  • A generous pension contribution of up to 15%

  • An annual bonus award, subject to Group performance

  • Share schemes including free shares

  • Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping

  • 30 days’ holiday, with bank holidays on top

  • A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies

Want to do amazing work, that’s interesting and makes a difference to millions of people? Join our journey!

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're driven by a clear purpose; to help Britain prosper. Across the Group, our colleagues are focused on making a difference to customers, businesses and communities. With us you'll have a key role to play in shaping the financial services of the future, whilst the scale and reach of our Group means you'll have many opportunities to learn, grow and develop.

We keep your data safe. So, we'll only ever ask you to provide confidential or sensitive information once you have formally been invited along to an interview or accepted a verbal offer to join us which is when we run our background checks.  We'll always explain what we need and why, with any request coming from a trusted Lloyds Banking Group person. 

We're focused on creating a values-led culture and are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the customers and communities we serve. Together we’re building a truly inclusive workplace where all of our colleagues have the opportunity to make a real difference.

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