Product Owner

Bloom Procurement Services Gateshead United Kingdom Operations
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Company Description


  • Up to £50k + potential 10% bonus
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Monday to Friday, flexible working
  • Remote
  • 25 days holiday p.a. plus bank holidays and you can also buy up to 5 days, paid back over 12 months (Pro-rata), when you reach 2 years’ service this will rise to 26 days, then 1 day with each year of service up to 5 years
  • Holiday buying scheme
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Pension scheme
  • Birthday leave
  • Electrical vehicle salary sacrifice scheme once probationary period has been passed


Bloom Procurement Services is a technology led procurement organisation that helps our public sector customers deliver social outcomes. Our purpose is to enable brilliant outcomes today that build a better tomorrow. It’s important to us to take the whole team on our Bloom journey, that’s why we’ve introduced Open Door, which gives our people the freedom to have their say anonymously. We have well-being campaigns that run throughout the year, Mental Health First Aiders to promote mental health in the workplace as well as provide non-judgemental support to our people. We have a new opening for a Product Owner to join our growing team! It' s a fantastic time to join as we have a healthy and supportive culture, the technologies that we're using and the product that we're developing will revolutionise what we do and how we do it, and you will be given plenty of autonomy within your role.

The Product Owner Product Owner will contribute to the product roadmap and support software development through working together with our cross-functional development teams. Through engaging with internal and external stakeholders, the Product Owner will create prioritised backlogs of features, epics and stories in line with wider Product and Business objectives.

Accountabilities aren't limited to the following:

  • Understand business needs and translate them into tangible requirements.
  • Build, groom, and prioritise the product backlog to ensure the teams works on the most valuable items.
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams, including developers, designers, and QA, to ensure that products are of high quality.
  • Participate and contribute to the agile ceremonies, bringing the “voice of customer” perspective and elaborating on the outcomes we aim to achieve.
  • Lead ongoing refinement efforts to make sure each team has work prepared for the next sprint, ahead of existing sprint delivery.
  • Identify and assist in mitigating roadblocks / risks.
  • Contribute to the product-release plans and set expectations for delivery of new functionalities.


To considered for the role of Product Owner we are looking for people to be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Product management/ownership experience
  • Experience of building and bringing new software products to market focussed on enhancing UX and UI
  • Understanding of business value related to features and functions.
  • Ability to effectively manage conflicting needs of stakeholder
  • In depth knowledge of agile methodology

Other information

Bloom offers a dynamic supply chain providing the public sector with a marketplace to buy and manage services. We ensure delivery of quality outcomes from our pre-approved and ever-growing network of suppliers and consultants. Our fully compliant open access marketplace is outcomes based meaning the public sector only pays for what is delivered. We provide an OJEU compliant managed procurement service covering specification development, supplier identification & onboarding, full contract management, and lessons learned upon successful delivery of outcomes.

We make it easier for public sector buyers to deliver on their social value goals through our marketplace and believe in the need to demonstrate innovation and showcase the skills of the SME community including social value that can be generated through every project.

It is our mission to deliver operational excellence and an outstanding customer experience for our growing community of buyers and suppliers with a vision to provide the world with a marketplace that delivers innovation, insight and value for everyone. Having grown significantly over the last 3 years from £29m to £200m, it really is a great time to join and be a part of the Bloom story.