Product Owner - Booking

Etihad Airways

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: KP902-474

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time


This role reports to the Senior Product Manager. The Product Owner is responsible for defining and prioritising the user stories in the team backlog. They drive quality control and will validate that the stories delivered meet the defined acceptance criteria.

They will work with the Product Manager to serve as the customer proxy and will support them in defining the product vision and roadmap.

This role is a core team member of the agile scrum team. They will work with 1 - 2 scrum teams and will ensure the team understands the required features and functionality of products to be delivered in each iteration.


- Work with the Product Manager to contribute to the product strategy, vision and roadmap
- Review and prioritise the team backlog as part of Iteration Planning, including coordinating dependencies with other Product Owners. Responsible for accepting the final Iteration Plan
- Continuously improve the backlog with the team, ensure all items are clearly described, estimated, and prioritised
- Ensure the scrum team understands the required features and functionality to be delivered in each iteration
- Responsible for detailing features and user stories with acceptance criteria and acceptance tests
- Responsible for the acceptance of features and user stories, this includes validating that the stories meet the acceptance criteria, persistent acceptance tests, and that they comply with the Definition of Done (DoD)
- Work with the Product Manager to facilitate regular demos with the team ensuring the most critical aspects are shown to the stakeholders
- Facilitate the iteration retrospectives and drive discussions on what can be improved to increase the velocity and quality


Education & Experience

- 3+ years' experience working in product development or as a Product Owner
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or equivalent is mandatory
- Certification in Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), SAFe Product Owner or equivalent is desirable
- Experience with Agile development methodologies including SAFe, Scrum and Lean Portfolio Management
- Demonstrated success in defining, delivering and launching products
- Technical and business operations knowledge with proven ability to drive solutions
- Experience defining vision and strategy for a technical product
- Recognised as an active team player, with excellent communication and coordination skills as this role requires working with multiple teams across the organisation

About Etihad Airways

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, was formed in 2003 and quickly went on to become one of the world's leading airlines. From its home in Abu Dhabi, Etihad flies to passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and North America. Together with Etihad's codeshare partners, Etihad's network offers access to hundreds of international destinations. In recent years, Etihad has received numerous awards for its superior service and products, cargo offering, loyalty programme and more. Etihad is recognised as one of the world's leading airlines in response to COVID-19 and was the first airline in the world to fully vaccinate its crew on board.

About the Company

Etihad Airways is the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates. The airline was set up by a Royal Decree in July 2003, with Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, as its hub. Etihad started commercial operations in November 2003.

With Etihad, everyone who flies with us is welcomed as our guest.

This simple credo illuminates everything we do, from big things like making sure that our fleet is one of the most advanced in the sky, to small touches like letting you choose the films you watch.

Were proud to be the National Airline of the United Arab Emirates. At the crossroads between Europe and Asia, our home reflects our commitment to bringing the world closer together - as does our highly cosmopolitan staff.

Get personalised updates on latest vacancies
Job Alerts by Email
  • Personalised updates on latest career opportunities
  • Insights on hiring and employment activity in your industry
  • Typically sent twice a month
Product Owner salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 17,000

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience