Save The Children

Product Owner (Global BI Platform)

Save The Children

Job Description

  Save the Children International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the- Product Owner - Global BI Platform for 12 Months FTC at any existing Save the Children office location.


Are you an experienced Product Owner looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to further your skills and careers whilst making a real difference to children's lives around the world? If you are a highly motivated individual with a genuine interest in Big Data, in technology and in Fundraising then we have the perfect job for you! We are looking for a strong Product Owner for our Global Business Intelligence (BI) Data Warehouse project on a 1 year fixed term contract. The Data Warehouse (Azure) will act as centralised repository for the CRM data from each of Save the Children's 28 member offices around the world and will be the source for a suite of shared service reporting (power BI) used to facilitate fundraising investment decisions.

As the Product Owner you will be responsible for setting, prioritizing, overseeing and evaluating the work generated by our internal BI team in order to ensure impeccable features and functionality of the product.

The Product Owner will:
  • Define product vision, road-map and ensure alignment with STC strategic objectives
  • Work with the BI developers to define the technological architecture
  • Manage internal customer engagements and pitch for growth into new members offices
  • Define and manage the on boarding process of new member offices into the system
  • Manage and prioritise internal customer requirements into a backlog
  • Define KPIs to be adopted by the system
  • Work with the Project Lead, colleagues and Members offices to build report designs
  • Attend scrum meetings with developer resource and oversee sprint deliverables
  • Ensure that the BI team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared tasks to work on
  • Manage progress updates to internal and external stakeholders
  • Become an expert on STC fundraising methods and analysing marketing results
In the event of a major humanitarian Emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside of the normal job description and be able to vary work hours accordingly.

In order to be successful you will bring/have: EXPERIENCE AND SKILL

Essential Skills & Experience
  • Previous working experience as a Product Owner for 5+ years
  • University degree (ideally in Computer Science, Engineering or Business) or other relevant professional qualification or experience
  • Passion for data and highly developed analytical skills
  • Understanding of marketing/fundraising techniques and KPIs, with a particular focus on Individual Giving
  • In-depth knowledge of Agile process and principles
  • Experience with Benchmarking
  • Technical curiosity to drive continual platform evolution
  • Proven experience of delivering projects on time and to budget
  • Outstanding communication, organisational, presentation and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Creative thinker with a vision
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Fluent in English
Mandatory Technical Expertise
  • Experience building data models, designing reports and distributing dashboards in Power BI or any other Business Intelligence tools used in the sector
  • Expert with Microsoft Project/Trello or any other recognised project management software solution
  • Have worked on projects that utilise cloud based computing (Azure or similar)
Desired Skills and Experience
  • Previous experience working in an International Non-Governmental Organisation
  • Exposure to at least one fundraising CRM system and knowledge of the data table architecture
We can off circa £57,000 per annum ( If based in UK) with an option of flexible of working hours The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and Child Protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:
  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality Basic Education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated
We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information:

Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

Save the Children does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

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