Senior Product Manager

Al Futtaim Group

Job Description

Senior Product Manager | Digital | Dubai

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, priorisitation 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 successfulExcellent written and verbal communications skills to communicate new product developments to stakeholdersExcellent analytical and problem-solving skills when determining how to best solve market challengesFirst-rate prioritisation skills to align feature releases to customer demand and commercial returnDesire to work in a fast-paced in environmentAbility to self-manage and self-motivateDetailed 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 roleBachelor degree minimum7-10 years’ experience in product management with specific experience in mobile app developmentPerceptive and creative leader and a reliable problem solverExperience in managing a team of product managers and coordinating cross-functional teamsProven 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 controlExperienced in agile methodologies and appreciation of the role of UI/UX, engineering and developmentDeep understanding of digital strategy and product strategyExperience in managing high performing teams within large organisationsStrong focus on customer experience, customer propositions and commercial realities of running a consumer appGreat understanding of CX/UX/UI and how they work togetherExperience of Android and IOS apps a benefitBackground in engineering or technology preferredExperience in loyalty programs is a plus, should be able to effectively assess the feasibility with the development team and technical stakeholdersBrings a high-energy and passionate outlook to the job and can influence those around themAble to build a sense of trust and rapport that creates a comfortable & effective workplacePassion for innovation and “can do” attitudeExceptional planning and organizational skillStrong communication and influencing skillsQuality and result orientatedCommercial and cultural awarenessInterpersonal effectiveness and relationship building in multicultural environmentLeadership and Team buildingHighly passionate individual with a can-do attitude able to convince his team but also senior stakeholders

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