Product Owner

Palma - Spain

24 Jun 2024

Palma - Spain

IT

Full Time - Hybrid

1

2 - 4 years


* This role can also be based in Iasi, Romania.


Who are WebBeds?

WebBeds is the fastest growing and most significant accommodation supplier to the travel industry. We are a global company offering ground services (hotels, transfers, tours, activities) to travel professionals. Our products help our partners and customers to create amazing Travel experiences.

Our Products range from a Retail Online platform, Integration Connectivity hub and distribution APIs to name but a few and our systems are 100% cloud hosted processing up to 5.0bn search requests daily. We deliver amazing outcomes using leading edge technology through innovative and creative thinking.

WebBeds is a subsidiary of Webjet Limited (ASX: WEB) – an ASX 200 listed company operating a global digital travel business.


What makes us stand out?

  • We are a wholesale global travel organization
  • We have 1500+ people speaking 50+ languages in 120+ cites across 50+ countries 
  • We partner with over 430,000 properties in more than 15,000 destinations 
  • We work with more than 44,000 travel companies in 139 source markets 
  • We have an amazing Technology team focused on delivering valuable outcomes using innovative tech and creative & lateral thinking


What will you do on your journey with WebBeds?

WebBeds is the world’s fastest growing provider of accommodation distribution services to the travel industry. Our products incorporate distribution APIs, payment integrations, ERP integration, Data Lakes, User Interfaces, and others. Our search API reach peaks of more than 50.000 requests per second, each one consisting of tens or hundreds of hotels, with continued expansion.

"We design, deliver and support innovative solutions through engagement, collaboration and a fearsome passion for creating customer value" is our mission as an IT organization.

With this in mind, we strive to be at the leading edge of technology when it comes to build the platform that meets the needs of our Supply partners and customers. This translates to the use of latest technology including .NET Core versions, K8S, microservices architecture, clouds hosting and orchestration, CI/CD pipelines, automated testing, Proactive monitoring, and alerting systems, to name a few.

Our delivery teams have the creativity and freedom to express themselves by building innovative solutions to often complex problems and are challenged to reach higher levels daily. Our teams consist of product owners, QA engineers, Software Engineers, and people from across the business all working collectively and collaboratively. We have a very strong technical team from which you will be able to learn but are encouraged by new ideas and fresh thinking that you will bring with you.


How will you make an impact? 

We’re looking for a talented Product Owner with a strong background in technical analysis to help drive the strategy, planning, delivery, marketing, and in-life optimization of the products within their portfolio. The Product Owner is responsible for understanding the needs of the customer – identifying the biggest problems and opportunities, and determining the outcomes required to deliver value. By providing leadership and shaping the product vision, the Product Owner ensures the products support WebBeds’
strategy and goals. 

This role involves working closely with the Product Team to make key decisions on priorities, aligning users, stakeholders, and delivery teams at each stage of the product lifecycle. Additionally, the Product Owner collaborates with Product Leadership, Senior Product Managers, and other Product Owners to align product strategy with organizational goals and strategic intents.  


Key elements to the role include:

  • In collaboration with the Product manager understand the needs of the customer and identify the biggest problems and opportunities.
  • Ensure product delivery is aligned with the product vision, WebBeds’ strategy, and goals.
  • Perform technical analysis and translate findings into actionable insights and requirements informed by solid product-centered decision making.
  • Independently identify opportunities to use data analysis to gain insights to support product decisions.
  • Work closely with the Product Team to make key decisions on priorities.
  • Align users, stakeholders, and delivery teams at each stage of the product lifecycle.
  • Collaborate with Product Leadership, Senior Product Managers, and other Product Owners to align product strategy.
  • Competently challenge stakeholder objectives to distinguish between ‘wants’ and ‘needs’ and establish business value.
  • Represent the "voice of the customer" in collaboration with the delivery team.
  • Actively participate in team meetings and ceremonies to ensure progress meets business needs.
  • Define what success looks like in terms of measurable outcomes.
  • Own the product lifecycle, converting customer feedback into requirements.
  • Drive prioritization and execution pre- and post-launch to foster strong adoption of products.
  • Define and measure progress and value towards goals.


The skills we would love to see in your suitcase!

  • 2+ years’ experience working as a Product Owner.
  • Proven ability to define and shape product vision and strategy.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment.
  • Strong technical analysis skills with the ability to translate technical insights into business requirements.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong data analytic skills and the ability to use data to support and drive decisions.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal English).
  • Time management and multitasking abilities.
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Ability to continually learn agile best practices and understand the latest enabling technology.
  • Familiarity with technical tools and methodologies used in product development and analysis.


Why choose us as your next destination?

We are super proud of our dedicated team of friendly, energetic & passionate professionals. Our people are key to the success of our business & everybody at WebBeds has their own unique role to play as we continue to drive the company forward.

Over 50 different languages are spoken by our workforce, but whether working from offices in Dubai or London or out in the field in Johannesburg or Buenos Aires, we all share the common goal to take pride in what we do & to deliver our partners with unbeatable service & support.

  • International highly skilled group of experts from all around the globe 🌎
  • Dynamic environment with the chance to grow, influence & impact change ⚡
  • Disruptive, fast-growing market leader within travel & endless possibilities 💼
  • Culture built on collaboration🤝 empowerment and innovation 💡



Find out more about the WebBeds business at www.webbeds.com - #LI-Hybrid