BS&T Digital working exclusively for Trafalgar Tours would love to meet a 1st class Digital Product Owner/Project Manager (fixed-term for 6-12 months) to join the team. You’ll work within a team whose sole focus is on Trafalgar’s digital efforts so this is very much akin to a client side role.
As the world’s largest guided holiday operator, Trafalgar opens the door to unforgettable travel experiences. They have over 70 years experience and more travel awards than anyone else in the industry. From Europe, the Americas, to Asia, Africa, Australia and New Zealand, we pride ourselves on enabling their guests to capture the true essence of a destination and live ‘The Good Life’ (have a look for yourself what their Guests are saying on www.trafalgar.com/reviews).
We are looking for a bright, passionate and ambitious Digital Product Owner/Project Manager to take up a key position in our fun and fast paced team, working exclusively on the Trafalgar and Costsaver (offspring sister company to Trafalgar) accounts.
A Visionary and Doer
Leader and Team player
Communicator and Negotiator
Empowered and Committed
Available and Qualified
What you’ll be doing:
Working with global and regional stakeholders, you will be managing the full project lifecycle for Trafalgar’s web and mobile projects (covering e-commerce and online marketing). You will manage requirements gathering, scoping, design and development. You will be generating ideas and prioritising workflow to deliver exciting projects efficiently and effectively. This is a great opportunity to be involved in delivering leading consumer and business facing products and projects to international audiences and stakeholders.
Drive business value of Trafalgar’s digital products and platforms;
Manage the full project life cycle on our web and mobile applications;
Own the digital roadmap for your projects;
Lead and facilitate discovery and design phases, working with Trafalgar’s Global and regional stakeholders to determine business benefit, requirements and design;
Work directly with our developers and other external agencies to ensure smooth implementation and delivery of projects.
Facilitate and lead daily stand ups, sprint planning and sprint retrospective ceremonies with our team of developers.
Respond to and manage change requests from stakeholders across the Trafalgar business.
Manage relationships with our various technology suppliers and partners.
Recognise opportunities for improvement and champion process evolution.
Document systems & processes for managing Trafalgar’s online and mobile properties.
What you need to have: This highly visible role requires you to have a flexible approach and the ability to manage the day to day processes as well as taking a lead on new projects and technologies. The role will entail working independently as well as part of a team liaising between business functions and external agencies. The role reports to BS&T Digital’s head of technology.
The ideal candidate will be energetic and entrepreneurial with a real passion for online technologies, innovation and user experience.
A passion for travel;
At least four years of experience in Digital Projects as a Technical Business Analyst or Project Manager or Product Owner;
Experience running requirements and discovery workshops;
Experience working with both Waterfall and Agile methodologies;
Experience of project and resource planning;
Experience with web development and a deep understanding of the web/application development process, requirements gathering, design, implementation, delivery and support;
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to relay often complex information clearly, tactfully and concisely in both written and verbal communications to a variety of people and group sizes;
Highly organised and disciplined to balance a number of priorities at any one time;
Self-motivated, can be relied upon to follow up questions and outstanding actions;
Superb attention to detail;
Ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure;
Educated to degree level, or possess relevant industry experience;
An understanding of content management systems;
What will get you bonus points:
Data analysis experience, and ability to extract valuable business insights
UX/UI, Information architecture (IA) experience
To apply please e-mail your CV and salary expectations.