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Product Owner

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Job Description

Product Owner

Location:  Midrand, South Africa

About Accenture  

Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world’s leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and enhance public services—creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent and innovation led company with 738,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world’s leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships. We combine our strength in technology with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability.

We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes through our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Accenture Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360° value, enable us to help our clients succeed and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360° value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at

About Service Unit:

Accenture Song

Accenture Song is the leading digital transformation agency in the world that can deliver true end-to-end digital services.

 Accenture Song is one of the most innovative and fastest growing teams at Accenture. Combining the feel of a start-up and the advantages of being a global player, Accenture Song truly has a diverse and multi-talented team. We are now strengthening our highly skilled team and are looking for people with management and technical expertise, and eagerness to develop and deliver digital solutions and transformation.


A leading Pan-African telecommunications company is launching a groundbreaking Software Engineering Centre of Excellence (COE); dedicated to building future-focused digital products designed to empower and revolutionize the continent. This is your opportunity to join an innovative team and grow your career at the forefront of technological advancement, as we accelerate towards a brighter, more connected future for Africa. 

Role Summary 

Defines and manages products to support the COE’s overall strategy and deliver a differentiated product addressing the market and customer needs 

Key Responsibilities 

  • The Product Owner will elicit, facilitate, synthesise, and present technical solutions. 

  • The candidate will use business requirements to drive the design or review of products, test cases, business process design and define a project’s vision, scope, acceptance, and implementation. 

  • The ideal candidate can work on multiple projects simultaneously and translate business data into usable information, which will help to improve systems and processes. 

  • Consult various customers (internal and external) to understand their value chain, structure, functions, and products and/or services 

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with internal and external customers. 

  • Challenge the business in their thinking, especially to understand the intent of the business requirement. 

  • With little supervision, elicit, gather, analyse, document, validate and communicate business requirements (Agile and Waterfall Formats) 

  • Determine the feasibility of a proposed project. 

  • Understand the commercial importance of changes or new features. 

Why join us?  

  • We are a top employer in South Africa with certified excellence in employee conditions
  • We offer a transparent, fast paced approach career progression, with a focus on your strengths and continuous coaching from senior colleagues 
  • You will benefit from working alongside Accenture experts who are solving some of the biggest industry challenges with innovative thinking and pioneering tools 
  • Flexible work arrangements and a range of benefits including competitive rewards 
  • You will have access to state-of-the-art technology that will give you the opportunity to deepen your existing skills even as you help create the latest business trends 
  • You will also have opportunities to make a difference to the communities in which we work and live 

Next Steps 

If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply. 

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  • Relevant tertiary qualification/Informatics degree. 



  • 4-7 years relevant experience 

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate in both verbal and written communication. 

  • Logical reasoning and problem solving. 

  • Customer focused approach to work. 

  • Strong communication skills. 

  • Strong presentations skills / Power Point presentations. 

  • Project Management skills

The team will be based in Johannesburg, Gauteng-South Africa; following a hybrid working model. 


Should you not receive a response from us within two weeks of your application, your application has unfortunately not been successful. 


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