Product Owner, Business Analyst – South Africa

Reference: RM167S

With over 20 years of experience in the IT industry, primarily within the financial services sector, this candidate has honed his expertise in payments, collections, card acquiring, and reconciliation. He has demonstrated proficiency in various roles, including software quality assurance, business analysis, product ownership, and management, with extensive hands-on experience in both Agile and Waterfall methodologies. He has successfully led software development teams, implementing Agile SCRUM, Kanban, and Lean methodologies. His career showcases a robust track record of delivering complex software systems, driving innovation, and enhancing process efficiencies across several organisations. His passion for continuous improvement and his ability to adapt to changing environments have been key drivers of his success in software delivery and implementation projects.

Functional Skills

  • Time management and task prioritisation
  • Data interpretation and analysis
  • Problem-solving, decision-making, and presentation
  • Collaboration and effective communication
  • Project management and team leadership
  • System analysis and design
  • Software testing and test design

Key Achievements

  • Spearheaded the rollout of Agile SCRUM methodology and tools in multiple organisations
  • Delivered various successful software projects in payment and collection systems
  • Established and managed new Agile delivery teams
  • Implemented continuous integration and automated build/deployment processes
  • Acquired and managed large corporate clients and strategic sales deals
  • Initiated and led a web application modernisation project from concept to implementation
  • Migrated project management methodologies from Waterfall to Agile, forming multiple Agile teams
South African Candidate