Product Owner - Graduate Programme
Cape Town, Western Cape
Posted 10 September 2018 - Closing Date 28 September 2018

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Job Description

Are you finishing a BSc or BCom and want to work in teams of product owners and software developers who solve some of the big challenges of our time? Try working with our machine learning team as they build media products that inform people in remote areas. Or what about enhancing news apps that speak truth to power? You can do this with us, SA’s largest digital publisher: Media24. Think giant sites like News24 and influential publications like City Press, and think powerful lifestyle brands like Women’s Health, Drum and YOU magazines. Then think about kick-starting your career with us on our award winning Graduate Programme in 2019.


Minimum Requirements: We are looking for dynamic and energetic graduates with Information Systems or Business and Systems Analysis to join our Graduate Programme on a one-year internship contract in Cape Town. We’ll also welcome those with a Computer Science or Computer Engineering degree who don’t really want to sit around coding all day but like working with tech teams to help them develop new products. The ideal candidate should have a proven track record in teamwork, must be customer-obsessed and able to work in an agile environment with a range of stakeholders from software engineers to editors, marketing managers and advertisers.


Skills and competencies: You must have a working knowledge of web and mobile technologies and digital trends. You must be a lateral thinker with a high attention to detail. We need candidates with excellent analytical skills who are comfortable with maths, strong in stats and smart on Excel.


Duties and responsibilities: This position will provide graduates with an entrance into the workplace in the rapidly changing world of News24. You will be responsible for assisting the product teams in building a suite of web and mobile products across the business.


About us: Media24 is Africa’s leading digital publisher with over 17 million monthly unique visitors on our sites. Our purpose? To build communities through content, technology and commerce.


Candidates from the designated groups, including those with disabilities, will be given preference.


Application closing date: 28 September 2018