Senior Product Manager job at Al Futtaim Dubai
Location: Dubai, AE
Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC
Job Requisition ID: 155523
Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United A”rab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world’s most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organisation to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate.
By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day.
Overview of the role
The Senior Product Manager will create, design, implement and continuously improve Al-Futtaim Blue product. This role will work in a fast-paced environment, and collaborate with cross-functional teams, and business stakeholders, to deliver our Blue product vision.
In this role, the right candidate will be responsible for organising, prioritising and communicating the product roadmap to senior stakeholders across Al-Futtaim’s divisions and partners. The focus will be to deliver the product roadmap by continuing to improve the overall customer experience and launching new product features.
What you will do
Support the development of Blue’s product development strategy and input into the foundational tech capabilities for Blue
Manage and optimise the product development framework and governance for Blue.
Develop business cases, with input from business stakeholders, for digital investments and priorities in product development
Advise and work closely with the marketing and engineering teams to deliver high-quality products
Lead the delivery of the product roadmap in line with product strategy
Support the delivery of the product P&L and develop features to ensure delivery of financial targets
Manage the organisation, prioritisation and communication of the product roadmap
Lead product teams from conception to launch of different types of product features within Blue
Ensure delivery is in line with the product development framework including high quality requirements capture
Ensure the development of the product management team through appropriate training and development in line with Group policies
Research and Monitoring
Lead research, interpret and communicate the voice of the customer (users and internal/external business stakeholders)
Use a data-driven approach to understanding customer interactions to validate product features, problems and/or opportunities
Lead industry research, as necessary, for competitive benchmarking and to support feature development
Keep up to date on UI/UX, mobile app and tech trends to support new feature development and optimization
Required skills to be successful
Excellent written and verbal communications skills to communicate new product developments to stakeholders
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills when determining how to best solve market challenges
First-rate prioritisation skills to align feature releases to customer demand and commercial return
Desire to work in a fast-paced in environment
Ability to self-manage and self-motivate
Detailed the notion of product strategy, we would require someone who can drive the end to end development cycle from vision and strategy to actual execution and development
What equips you for the role
Bachelor degree minimum
7-10 years’ experience in product management with specific experience in mobile app development
Perceptive and creative leader and a reliable problem solver
Experience in managing a team of product managers and coordinating cross-functional teams
Proven track record in developing and implementing end-to-end product strategies aligned to the product and company vision including roadmap and release planning, backlog management and user story writing, testing and quality control
Experienced in agile methodologies and appreciation of the role of UI/UX, engineering and development
Deep understanding of digital strategy and product strategy
Experience in managing high performing teams within large organisations
Strong focus on customer experience, customer propositions and commercial realities of running a consumer app
Great understanding of CX/UX/UI and how they work together
Experience of Android and IOS apps a benefit
Background in engineering or technology preferred
Experience in loyalty programs is a plus, should be able to effectively assess the feasibility with the development team and technical stakeholders
Brings a high-energy and passionate outlook to the job and can influence those around them
Able to build a sense of trust and rapport that creates a comfortable & effective workplace
Passion for innovation and “can do” attitude
Exceptional planning and organizational skill
Strong communication and influencing skills
Quality and result orientated
Commercial and cultural awareness
Interpersonal effectiveness and relationship building in multicultural environment
Leadership and Team building
Highly passionate individual with a can-do attitude able to convince his team but also senior stakeholders
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