Rentalcars.com is the world’s largest online car hire booking service – arranging over 8.5 million rentals a year in more than 48,000 locations worldwide. We employ over 1,400 people from 70 countries across 2 sites in Manchester city centre. Our mission is empowering people to do and discover more and our business and market sector is growing rapidly.
As a part of Priceline Group we are a member of the world’s leading and most valuable travel group. Other group companies include: Booking.com the world’s leading online hotel reservations agency, Priceline.com, Kayak, Agoda and OpenTable.
Priceline is the third largest e-commerce company in the world (behind Amazon and Alibaba). In 2015, Priceline was one of Fortunes “most admired companies” for the third year in a row, behind only Alphabet (Google), Facebook and Amazon in the tech space.
About the role
We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Product Owner who thrives in a fast paced, collaborative environment and lives to delight the customer.
You will be responsible for delivering product excellence and innovation across multiple product teams. Your teams will either cover a key part of our customer journey or a critical part of our internal product delivery.
You will report directly into the Chief Product Officer (a member of the board). As part of a fast growing tech company, high performers can expect extensive opportunities for progression and development.
To successfully deliver change in a fast paced working environment you will need to:
Develop a deep understanding of the current and future customer needs across all areas of the business – and how those needs interact with your product portfolio
Work with the Chief Product Office and other senior stakeholders to define the overall strategy and direction for your product portfolio
Build, lead and coach a team of Product Owners
Work with senior architects, heads of development, delivery and operations to design and deliver products and services to delight our customers
Be accountable for the end-to-end delivery of products within your portfolio
Work with product teams, coaches and engineering to drive continuous efficiency improvements
Communicate with key stakeholders to keep them up to date and bought into the product development process
Have 5+ years’ experience as a product owner or senior product owner, ideally in an ecommerce or travel related field
Have a proven track record of delivering successful, user-oriented products
Be able to define and communicate product vision or strategy to others
Be commercially aware and have a strategic mind, able to identify business opportunities and deliver against them
Have great organisational skills, able to manage and deliver multiple products and projects simultaneously
Be highly analytical and methodical approach to problem solving
Have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate with the business at all levels
Understand what an exceptional user experience entails and how to deliver it whilst balancing against other competing priorities
Be a highly motivated self-starter with a flexible, can-do attitude
Have experience of driving product development through all phases of the product lifecycle