Major Players are looking for a top class Product Owner/ Project Manager to join a travel business within their Digital web team!
They are a true global leader within the youth travel market.
You will work within a team whose sole focus is on digital and technology efforts, very much akin to a client side role.
It is an exciting time to join the business as the company is going through the digital transformation to become a true eCommerce travel brand.
Each year, they offer thousands of 18-35 year-olds the opportunity to discover different cultures, meet new people from all over the globe and create memories that last a lifetime.
Their digital team is centralised and serves the company globally. They are looking for a passionate and ambitious Product Owner/Project Manager to take up a key position in their fun and fast paced team.
You will operate at the intersection between business, technology and user experience. You are, above all else, a business-minded person who can generate value through technology improvement and innovation. You would work as part of a wider digital team that includes specialists in ecommerce, email marketing, content, performance and social media.
Working with global and regional stakeholders, you will be managing the full project lifecycle for their website projects (covering UX, e-commerce and online marketing). You will manage requirements gathering, scoping, design and development and continuous optimisation.
You will be generating ideas and prioritising workflow to deliver exciting projects efficiently and effectively. This is a great opportunity to be involved in delivering leading consumer and business facing products and projects to international audiences and stakeholders.
Drive business value of their digital products and platforms through technology and innovation.
Own the website roadmap and work alongside senior leadership to help prioritise this against competing projects.
Lead and facilitate discovery and design phases, working with Global and regional stakeholders to determine business benefit, requirements and design.
Continually measure performance, identify opportunities for improvement, and feed this back into your roadmap.
Work directly with internal teams and group company’s teams to ensure smooth implementation and delivery of projects.
Respond to and manage change requests from stakeholders across the business.
Manage relationships with various technology suppliers, group companies and partners.
Recognise opportunities for improvement and champion process evolution.
Document systems & processes for managing digital product and services.
At least five years of experience in Online / eCommerce Product Ownership / or Project Management
This highly visible role requires you to have a flexible approach and the ability to manage the day to day processes as well as taking a lead on new projects and technologies.
The role will entail working independently as well as part of a team, liaising between business functions and external agencies.
You will be energetic and entrepreneurial with a real passion for eCommerce, online technologies, innovation and user experience.
You will be someone who can manage senior stakeholders’ expectations, dive into detail with development team, communicate clearly and have an attitude to get things done.
Experience with running discovery workshops, capturing and documenting requirements from diverse and remote stakeholders.
Ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure.
Experience with Scrum, Kanban and waterfall methodologies.
Experience of project and resource planning.
Experience with web development and a deep understanding of the application development process.
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to relay often complex technical information clearly, tactfully and concisely in both written and verbal communications.
Highly organised and disciplined to balance a number of priorities at any one time.
Self-motivated, can be relied upon to follow up questions and outstanding actions, and to drive projects to completion.
Educated to degree level and possess relevant industry experience.
Experience working with near shore and off-shore teams
Commercially minded and ability to create simple business cases
An understanding of content management systems (ideally Umbraco)
To apply for this role or for an informal chat, please contact Jasmine Bindley on firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact: Jasmine Bindley