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Product Owner



Leeds, UK
Posted on Wednesday, October 4, 2023

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What We'll Bring:

About TransUnion:

TransUnion is a global information and insights company which provides solutions that help create economic opportunity, great experiences and personal empowerment for hundreds of millions of people in more than 30 countries. We call this Information for Good®.

TransUnion is a major credit reference agency and we offer specialist services in fraud, identity and risk management, automated decisioning and demographics. We support organisations across a wide variety of sectors including finance, retail, telecommunications, utilities, gaming, government and insurance.

About the Role:

You’ll be joining an established team of Product Owners lead by Claire Hawley. In this role, you will be responsible for Product Ownership on the Ab Initio transformation project working with Product Development and other key stakeholders to transform our legacy data loading solution to a new platform.

What You'll Bring:

Day to Day you will:

  • Provide clear ownership of product(s) and act as primary contact point across internal stakeholders

  • To ensure that the products and services provided by TransUnion UK are fit for purpose, in line with business objectives and within regulatory and legal environments

  • Ensure adherence to Product Development Lifecycle for all product developments

  • Creation of appropriate documentation (principally the PRD)

  • Ensure that accurate and comprehensive requirements are defined, produced and clearly communicated to all relevant parties at the appropriate level

  • Effective prioritisation of requirements backlog

  • Working with other Product Owners and Product Managers across your line of business and in other areas to ensure collaboration and maximise opportunities across TU UK

  • Work with key stakeholders to define a new operating model for the Ab Initio platform

Key Tasks & Accountabilities:

  • Product Ownership - Maintain a comprehensive product knowledge across all aspects of relevant product lines, handle queries and communication with stakeholders

  • Manage relationships with a wide range of internal stakeholders

  • Ensure manage risks related to relevant product lines

  • Responsible for translating high level vision (provided by Product Managers) into a clear set of requirements

  • Creation, maintenance and documentation of these requirements

  • Prioritisation and ongoing management of product backlog (including ensuring coverage and completeness) aligned to Roadmap

  • Ensure adherence to Product Development Lifecycle for all Product Developments

  • Production of Product Requirements Document and elaboration to user stories

  • Definition of Sprint Goals and Define User Story Acceptance Criteria

  • Working with Delivery Teams to ensure accurate and timely delivery of requirements via agreed Sprint Goals and adherence to agreed delivery schedule on Product Roadmaps

  • Deliver all necessary technical documentation for each product development

  • Create and maintain detailed product roadmaps

  • Assist with driving innovation in line with technological advances and market requirements

  • Responsible for implementing processes, changes and good practice fed through from the communities of practice

Essential Skills & Experience:

  • Experience of working in a regulated environment

  • Experience of working with agile development methods

  • Experience of product development in a software delivery or infrastructure environment

  • Excellent problem solving and decision making skills

  • Strong commercial acumen

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure

  • Ability to identify, manage and mitigate risks

  • Product knowledge and expertise

  • Disciplined with strong planning and organisation skills and the ability balance multiple conflicting priorities

  • Effective communication skills to influence a range of stakeholders

  • Analytical and strategic thinking and complex problem solving and prioritisation

  • Attention to detail

  • Coordinating and delivering change

Impact You'll Make:

TransUnion – a place to grow:

We know that you may not possess every aspect of the essential and/or desirable skills listed above but if there’s something you can’t tick off, don’t let that put you off applying as we could explore training for you.

What’s In It For you?

At TransUnion you will be joining a friendly, forward thinking global business.

We’re happy to talk flexible working. We operate a hybrid model allowing you to explore the balance of work and hours from home and in our Leeds office.

As well as an excellent salary and our benefits package comes with:

  • 26 days’ annual leave + bank holidays (increasing with service)

  • Global paid wellness days off + a bonus day off to celebrate your birthday

  • A generous contributory pension scheme + access to the TransUnion Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Private health care + a variety of physical, mental and financial fitness wellbeing programmes such as access to mindfulness tools

  • Access to our diversity forums and communities so you can get involved in causes close to your heart

Interview & Hiring Process

Most of our recruitment processes are virtual, so you’ll get to know our hiring managers and teams over the phone and through video. If we need you to attend a physical in person interview your recruiter will inform you of this.

Reasonable Adjustments

If you require any reasonable adjustments to attend an interview with us, please make us aware of this on your application

TransUnion Job Title

Sr Consultant, Product Management