Job description


Digital Product Manager (0332)

  • Location:
  • Closing Date:
    15 April 2021

dnata Travel, part of the Emirates Group, includes the brands of Gold Medal,  Netflights, Travelbag, Travel Republic and Sunmaster. These brands are based at offices across the UK including Kingston-upon-Thames, Chester, Preston (Leyland) and Halifax.

We are now recruiting for a Digital Product Manager, based in our flagship Preston (Leyland) office, to work alongside key Business Stakeholders and the Product leadership team to define vision & strategy, with responsibility for planning and managing the improvements and transformations for the dnata travel group UK B2B brands.

This will be a dedicated Product Manager for the B2B Businesses, responsible for driving innovative value led roadmaps. Initially focused on supporting the development of new customer digital proposition and website/s.

To be considered for this role you must have previously  worked in a Product Management / Owner role helping to define Product Visions and Roadmaps with stakeholders.


Job Accountabilities

  • You will have a passion for Product that drives the desire to create experiences that consumers love and which helps to provide clarity at times of confusion and overcomes difficult challenges
  • You will have the curiosity to understand the B2B ‘customers’ and ensure their needs are reflected in the Product Roadmap
  • You will need to ensure that the product roadmaps are aligned with the company strategy and establish a product vision and supports its delivery
  • You will be collaborative and engaging, making sure the whole product team is on the journey with you
  • You will be data driven in your approach, finding ways of qualifying value and success, that enable the business to see the changes being realised through the development of your products
  • You will be confident in providing e-commerce and digital thought leadership to the B2B businesses and be able to own the website performance and measurement
  • You will be able to find parallels in other industries or sectors, as well as Travel that help to understand customer needs and challenges, identifying innovative and forward-thinking solutions to keep our B2B brands ahead of the competition.
  • You will have a strong understanding of the Product Development Lifecycle and be able to articulate the process required to ensure a focus on customer and business value from Idea to Decommissioning
  • You will be a self-starter, able to build a roadmap from scratch with the business, making independent decisions within a group framework.
  • Work with brand stakeholders to define priorities and regularly communicate updates


Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrable Product Manager experience, preferably working in the Online travel arena, but with a strong e-commerce background
  • You will have experience of developing products on behalf of a B2B/B2C travel business/ Tour Operator or similar organisation with an in-depth knowledge of e-commerce.
  • Ability to prioritise and make trade off decisions independently and in conjunction with key stakeholders
  • Results and outcome focussed and motivated by commercial success
  • Understanding of agile methodologies such as Scrum, Scaled Agile etc. beneficial.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to develop good relationships with stakeholders at all levels across multiple locations
  • Strong data manipulation and interpretation skills, including the ability to access and read diverse data sets and use them to inform decisions
  • Outstanding technical, analytical, and problem-solving abilities, along with an ability to collaborate cross-functionally
  • The ability to develop good relationships with stakeholders at all levels across multiple locations
  • Ability to think strategically and implement short-term and longer-term departmental objectives
  • Strong work ethic with a real commitment to continuous improvement

For more information, please click on job description below.

Our newly renovated, state of the art office is based in Leyland, only 10 minutes’ drive from junction 29 of the M6.

Our employees enjoy many benefits including life assurance, pension scheme, travel discounts and industry/social events, on-site free car parking, on-site restaurant and break-out area with free wifi.

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Lancaster House, Centurion Way, Leyland, Lancashire, UK, PR26 6TX
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