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6 Months
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18 Dec 2012
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Minimum Requirements:

Required Competencies/Skills:

·  Project management

o Manage teams involving 2-3+ persons

o Work effectively with and manage end user (SVP and below) expectations

·  Communication

o Strong written and oral communication skills

o Superior customer service orientation and approach

o Work effectively with business stakeholders to prioritize business requirements and resolve issues

o Work effectively with technical teams to clarify requirements and resolve issues

·  Requirements Gathering

o Run requirements gathering business user sessions

o Develop user stories or functional designs

o Business process documentation and design

·  Testing Experience

o QA Testing experience

o Experience leading user acceptance testing

·  Technical Skills:

o Use Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook) and similar software to effectively perform job responsibilities

o Enterprise Software Experience

o Agile/Scrum product owner experience

o Experience writing SCRUM user stories

o Use of Agile Project Management Tool


Special Requirements/Preferences:

·  A demonstrated ability to deal with ambiguity and highly complex, evolving environments

·  Music Experience or Media and Entertainment experience

·  Experience working with contracts and intellectual property

·  Familiarity and comfort level with agile development and operating methodologies


Department Description:

Product Owner Delegate for DSP Rights Management ( Consultant )

Reporting to Product Owner of DSP Rights Management

High Level Job Description:

COMPANY intends to implement a new Digital Services Platform to replaces the company’s existing diversity of enterprise IT platforms with a single, unified, cloud service based operating platform. Additionally, the DSP will be designed to facilitate rapid, low cost experimentation and innovation in new direct-to-artist and direct-to¬consumer services.

COMPANY is now seeking a Consultant Product Owner Delegate who will be working with the Product Owner of the Rights Management program. The Product Owner Delegate will assist the Product Owner in understanding, prioritizing and communicating the business requirements for the Rights Management System

The Product Owner Delegate will be a key and integral member of the agile development team throughout the project life cycle and will implement the decisions made by the Product Owner on all business priority and required business functionality decisions. The Product Owner delegate will assist the Product Owner with project leadership, gathering and prioritizing requirements, creating user stories, business process design, testing, data modeling, conversion and integration design.

This role requires a person with a strong business background and business analysis experience that can effectively translate requirements into product requirements with a focus on delivering maximum business value.   Candidates for this role will need to be flexible and adaptable in order to learn and thrive within COMPANY’s agile development environment.  Persons in this role need to be able to bridge the gap between business stakeholders and the DSP engineering teams and possess an in depth knowledge of the business goals and desired objectives of the project.

Detailed Job Description/Responsibilities:

·  Management

o Accessible and proactive member of agile team

o Advocates for the Product Owner and assists in product functionality and priorities with constantly changing business priorities

·  Business Integration

o Assists in driving business requirements gathering and translation of those requirements into a project backlog

o Assists in working with project level stakeholders to prioritize project backlog and coordinate sprint (release) priorities

o Assists in coordination of business issue resolution and functional clarification with business user stakeholders

·  Development Integration

o Works with development team to prioritize project backlog and coordinate sprint (release) priorities

o Develops User Stories (Detailed Requirements)

o Participates in daily stand up meetings, release reviews, and retrospectives

o Quickly and effectively drives business issue resolution and functional clarifications for development team

o Drives User Acceptance Testing and communicates formal acceptance of each sprint/release

Necessary Experience:

·  6-8 years business analysis and design experience.

·  2-3 years project leadership experience managing 2-3 persons

·  6-8 years’ experience working in a well-established, high caliber organization.

·  Full system development life cycle experience