Product Owner

BC Public Service -> Hosting Services/ OCIO ES
Posted a month ago
Full Time

Job Description

This position can only be performed from any location within the province of British Columbia where there is sufficient cellular coverage and stable high speed Internet coverage. The locations listed are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity. This position may be performed in other approved locations within the Province of BC. For specific information about a location, applicants must contact the Hiring Manager to confirm if working remotely from that location could be considered. We offer flexible work arrangements, including the opportunity to volunteer to telework (with conditions) as set out in applicable employer policies. An eligibility list may be established.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here.

An excellent senior opportunity for a dedicated professional

Hosting Services is a branch of the OCIO Enterprise Services Division and provides hosting infrastructure to core government and over 15 Broader Public Sector (BPS) organizations. Hosting Services is responsible for the development of common IT services and management strategies that enhances the client’s ability to meet their unique business needs. The services are delivered through a multiyear outsourced service contract with a private sector vendor with an annual value of over $80 million.

The Product Owner is responsible for leading a multidisciplinary agile delivery team to develop a new major digital product or service and/or extensive iterations to significant existing products and/or services.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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Job Requirements: In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

A degree in Information Technology and/or Information Management discipline or a related technical field, comparable diploma, certification(s) and experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered: A degree in Information Technology and/or Information Management or a related technical field, and a minimum four years of experience in a similar role. A diploma in Information Technology and/or Information Management or a related technical field, and a minimum five years of experience in a similar role. A certification in Information Technology and/or Information Management or a related technical field, and a minimum six years of experience in a similar role.

Related experience must include at least one or more of the following (preference may be given if you meet more than three):

At least three years of experience using user-centered design practices in the development of digital products and services. Experience using modern agile project management practices, open source development and cloud platforms to design, deliver and continuously improve high quality digital products and services. Experience managing complex enterprise IM/IT projects with multiple interdependencies including major business transformations, strategic communications, and the oversight of system integrators. Experience leading change management initiatives across a large organization. Experience challenging and removing any unnecessary barriers to product delivery.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

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