A Product Owner focuses on improving product features based on customer satisfaction, customer experience and customer research. In start-ups they often work closely with C-level team members, as well as researchers, designers and developers.
Essential parts of a Product Owner’s job description:
- Great communication and presentation skills, as well as time management and organisational skills.
- Should be focused on improving the customer experience and work based on data over assumptions.
- Be able to liaise with both internal and external stakeholders to determine feature requirements and deadlines.
- Great leadership skills with the ability to manage a small team.