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Business Analyst / Product Owner

Job Title:
Business Analyst / Product Owner

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Tower Bridge, SE1

Home Track

Data & Analytics

Job Description

Hometrack is the leading provider of Automated Valuation Model (AVM) technology in the UK and Australia. We deliver products and services to support critical decision making and risk management across the mortgage and residential markets in the UK, Italy and Australia. Our primary client groups are lenders, capital markets, public sector, real estate investors, developers and real estate professionals.

The Role

Reporting to the Programme Manager you will be joining Hometrack as a Business Analyst/Product Owner to help define and build new features to improve our products as we iterate through product development.

Working closely with the Programme Manager and key members of commercial, technical and marketing teams, you will elicit and interpret requirements to form detailed product backlog items, analyse competitor propositions to help articulate product USPs, and influence product development prioritisation. You will be particularly prominent during backlog refinement and sprint planning sessions, ensuring feature requirements are clearly analysed and communicated.


  • Research and detailed analysis into end user requirements to inform product requirements
  • Define and document detailed requirements to present to stakeholders
  • Write technical specifications
  • Document user journeys
  • Input into QA and testing to meet customer requirements
  • Detailed competitor pricing/feature analysis
  • Act as the voice of the end user/target client internally
  • Work with the commercial product owner to document the product roadmap
  • Write user stories and acceptance criteria, communicating these clearly to application and data engineers and QA.
  • Prioritise ticket backlogs
  • Communicate product changes and release plans
  • Lead story backlog grooming and story refinement sessions
  • Answers questions from the development team

About You

You`re passionate and enthusiastic and take pride in the products you work on, with thorough analysis and attention to detail.

What you get from us

  • Direct involvement and the ability to influence the product`s future direction.

What we need from you

  • Experience working in an Agile environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to decompose high-level information into details and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
  • Able to think through functionality thoroughly and methodically.
  • Ideally you will have worked in Banking, Credit Risk or Mortgage operations in a previous role
  • A solid academic background to degree level

ZPG Plc (LSE:ZPG) ("ZPG") owns and operates some of the UK`s most trusted property and household-related digital brands including Zoopla, uSwitch, PrimeLocation, Money and Hometrack.
ZPG helps empower smarter property and household decisions. It has an unrivalled proposition with its websites and mobile apps attracting over 50 million visits per month and over 25,000 business partners using its services.
ZPG was founded in 2007 and has a highly experienced management team, led by Founder & CEO, Alex Chesterman OBE.

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