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Product Owner

Date: 08-Jul-2019

Location: 01-Dubai, AE

Company: Majid Al Futtaim



Title: Product Owner


Division/Department: Omni-Channel


Role Purpose


The Product Owner is responsible for driving out, implementing, defining and releasing a product that meets the customer's needs and achieves the squad goals. The role holder is also responsible for defining and prioritizing requirements (stories) in the Squad Backlog and also accepts requirements as completed.


Role Summary


Product Management and Delivery


  • Develop product vision and synchronize it with the Tribe/Cluster Lead and Product Owners in Squads responsible for the assigned product
  • Define product requirements; make sure they are complete, integral and consistent; the sole source of requirements for the Squad
  • Scope the MVP taking into account existing resource constraints and sustained development of the product
  • Accept sprint results at demonstration Contribute to Squad product development to the extent of her or his competence


Target Setting and Work Priorities


  • Build Squad backlog in terms of user stories, prioritize its items to achieve business goals, continuously keep the backlog up to date
  • Hold regular meetings with the Squad to update the Squad product backlog
  • Brief the squad regarding the requirements to ensure understanding
  • Participate in planning of the Squad's sprint, planning of the Tribe's super sprint to reaffirm priorities and clarify the requirements
  • Interact with other Squads and other tribes as part of Squad synchronization ceremonies to implement cross-Squad tasks


Squad Development Contribution


  • Support in defining the set of necessary competences in the Squad, in cooperation with the Tribe Architects and Chapter Leads



Definition of Success


  • Definition of an effective product roadmap
  • Implement of the assigned product as per the required standards
  • Building an effective squad backlog


Minimum Qualifications/Education


  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT, Engineering or related field
  • Background that comprises both solid business understanding as well as high-level understanding of high-quality digital product delivery


Minimum Experience


  • 5+ years of strong experience owning and delivering digital products, preferably within the same domain
  • Experience working in and leading agile teams
  • Previous experience in e-commerce, start-ups or similar dynamic digital environment




  • Ability to communicate effectively in multiple business areas (e.g., marketing, sales, finance, operations, technology)
  • Background that comprises both solid business understanding as well as high level understanding of high-quality digital product delivery
  • English (Full professional proficiency - Required)
  • Arabic is an advantage


About Majid Al Futtaim


Founded in 1992, Majid Al Futtaim is the leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

A remarkable business success story, Majid Al Futtaim started from one man’s vision to transform the face of shopping, entertainment and leisure to ‘create great moments for everyone, every day’. It has since grown into one of the United Arab Emirates’ most respected and successful businesses spanning 15 international markets, employing more than 43,000 people, and obtaining the highest credit rating (BBB) among privately-held corporates in the region.

Majid Al Futtaim owns and operates 25 shopping malls, 13 hotels and four mixed-use communities, with further developments underway in the region. The shopping malls portfolio includes Mall of the Emirates, Mall of Egypt, City Centre malls, My City Centre neighbourhood centres, and four community malls which are in joint venture with the Government of Sharjah. The Company is the exclusive franchisee for Carrefour in 37 markets across the Middle East, Africa and Asia, and operates a portfolio of more than 270 outlets in 15 countries.

Majid Al Futtaim operates more than 400 VOX Cinemas screens and 36 Magic Planet family entertainment centres across the region. In addition to iconic leisure and entertainment facilities such as Ski Dubai, Orbi Dubai and Ski Egypt, among others. The Company is parent to the consumer finance company 'Najm', and a Fashion and Home retail business representing international brands such as Abercrombie & Fitch, AllSaints, lululemon athletica, Crate & Barrel and Maisons du Monde. In addition, Majid Al Futtaim operates Enova, a facility and energy management company, through a joint venture operation with Veolia, a global leader in optimised environment resource management. The Company also owns the rights to The LEGO Store and American Girl in the Middle East and operates in the food and beverage industry through a partnership with Gourmet Gulf.