Technical Product Owner – The Emirates Group – Dubai, UAE

Job Purpose
At Emirates, we believe in connecting the world, to and through, our global hub in Dubai; and in constantly innovating to ensure our customers ‘Fly Better’. Our Product team makes this possible by creating products that are innovative, efficient and a game changer in the aviation world. Do you want to play a part in that journey and own technical products used by stakeholders and customers across the world? Join us in cosmopolitan Dubai as a Product Owner and make your mark on the aviation world by taking our products to the next level.
As a Product Owner, you are the bridge between the engineering teams and your stakeholders. You will help to define the vision of the products we create; drive the planning, prioritisation and execution of backlogs and deliver new features that support our strategic goals.

What You’ll Do
– Support the Technical Product Manager and Stakeholders driving the roadmap, based on insights, and champion this across your engineering teams
– Drive product development through your engineering and scrum teams
– Write user stories, prioritise backlogs, manage release activities and support sprint ceremonies
– Define detailed use cases, product requirements, and technical specs needed to support roadmap initiatives.
– Set product objectives, define success metrics and deliver business outcomes, ensuring KPIs and targets are met
– Continuously innovate and iterate as you deliver your roadmap in order to provide the best product and solutions possible
– Ensure effective collaboration across a diverse range of teams and stakeholders to balance the needs and priorities of the business and our customers.
– Work cross-functionally with engineering, delivery, architecture, and business partners
– Deliver world class user journeys that our customers value
– Be a part of our Product community, focusing on collaboration and identifying opportunities of improvement and growth

Qualifications & Experience
What You Will Bring To The Team
– Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years’ experience in product ownership/management in a ‘team facing’ capacity
– Whilst not essential, some experience of working within an agile environment, across multiple initiatives and teams
– Appetite for building and identifying value, with a customer centric mind-set.
– Well-versed with the tools for the Product Management aspects of software delivery
– Possess strong communication skills and be able to enthusiastically convey your Product Vision to stakeholders and effectively influence a wide range of stakeholders across the organisation.
– A positive attitude and an ability to drive discernible change and delivery, at pace, in a pressurised environment
– Build strong relationships with peers and team members
– Agile and innovative mind-set with the tenacity to adapt and thrive in a constantly changing environment.

How You’ll Work:
– In cross-functional squads – (Product Owner + Scrum Master + Developers + QA’s),
– We work within the Atlassian suite, maintaining our backlogs in JIRA and leveraging Confluence for knowledge management
– Customer centric mind-set, the customer is the focal point of delivering products, services, and experiences.
– Leveraging your domain knowledge and experience to solve complex business problems and support them in achieving their goals
– This is a permanent role based full time in our Dubai office
The Current open position is requiring the following skills and experience.
Experienced Product Owners who have prior experience in driving the evolution of products/solutions for Airline Revenue Management, Pricing and Groups Booking Management, and managing and influencing industry vendors of products/solutions in these domains.
Certification Required: SAFE PO/PM or equivalent

Salary & Benefits
Join us in Dubai and enjoy an attractive tax-free salary and travel benefits that are exclusive to our industry, including discounts on flights and hotels stays around the world. You can find out more information about our employee benefits in the Working Here section of our website Further information on what’s it like to live and work in our cosmopolitan home city, can be found in the Dubai Lifestyle section.

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