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Technical Product Owner (0497)

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dnata Travel Group, 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 Preston (Leyland), Kingston-upon-Thames, Chester and Halifax.

We are now recruiting for a Technical Product Owner (TPO) who will collaborate with Product Management, Delivery Management and Engineering, organising and prioritising team backlogs with work spread across feature, function, non-functional (NFR), BAU, Technical Debt, spikes and ceremonies.

As a TPO you will hold end to end responsibility for eliciting, analysing, validating, specifying, verifying, and managing business requirements.

You will typically own a quarterly roadmap after completion of the PI planning phase, supporting the team(s), maintaining acceptance criteria on items into the roadmap, ensuring focus on current and future iterations and preparing backlogs for subsequent iterations

Job Accountabilities

  • Analyse the end-to-end requirement, understanding the effect of any requested change from a business and technical viewpoint
  • Ownership of the backlog and its prioritisation, post the PI planning sessions
  • Responsible for the story content, acceptance criteria definition and end story ‘sign off’ across team backlogs,
  • Ensure technical debt and NFR’s are captured, refined, and prioritised across all sprints
  • Capture additional BAU, Ceremony, and Spike activities, and work with Delivery Management to incorporate into team backlogs
  • Assist in the preparation of system demo’s per iteration
  • Support preparation and delivery of PI demo’s to stakeholder group, via ‘Inspect & Adapt’ workshops
  • Maintain the quality and integrity of features within their technical and team boundaries, ensuring identification and contribution to risks and dependencies
  • Attend and contribute to key Product Management meetings, in particular PI Planning
  • Define metrics to measure the success and performance of prioritised work
  • Participate in establishing and growing a community of Technical Product Owners
  • Work with your team(s) to identify and capture team driven innovation ideas, consolidating across peer group for playback up to TPM community

To be considered for this role, we need you to have the following skills, experience and qualifications:

  •  Significant relevant business analysis or product ownership experience
  • Demonstrable Agile methodology experience, preferably within a Scaled Agile Framework.
  • Travel industry experience desirable
  • Business acumen and strategic thinking skills
  • Understanding of business analysis principles, processes and techniques
  • The ability to think analytically, solve problems to complex business processes, and document results
  • The ability to communicate complex ideas in a clear, concise manner across functional and technical departments
  • The ability to develop and prepare process models, functional specifications, and technical requirements
  • Process-oriented with sound judgment, attention to detail, accuracy, and follow-through including the flexibility to perform in an ever-changing work environment
  • Energetic, driven and committed to project success while working under tight time constraints and pressure
  • The ability to perform industry research to clarify, define, or satisfy technology or business process issues

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This role is based at our fantastic state-of-the art office in Leyland, just 10 minutes from junction 29 of the M6. Our on-site facilities include free car parking, on-site restaurant and break out area with a pool table and free wifi, shopping & social events

Our people also enjoy benefits including life assurance, pension scheme and travel discounts, cycle-to-work scheme and low cost health care for you and your family.

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