Product Owner

  • Location

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    IT and Digital

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  • Contact:

    Tim Philpotts

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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We write software that helps over 250,000 people every hour across 5 continents…


As a leading provider of airport IT solutions, with over 250 airports and airlines using our software worldwide you could become part of a team using the best languages, frameworks and tools available, to move the airport industry forward.


We've worked hard at Airport Systems to create a culture of empowerment, collaboration, innovation, learning and development.




As a member of the Products and Solutions team, you will analyse, design, organize, prioritize and assess work for our Scrum team to meet customer requirements and to deliver successful product releases, and provide functional support to business development teams.




  • Provide vision and direction for the product to the Scrum team and to stakeholders by defining a clear and transparent roadmap
  • Understand, anticipate and gather internal and external customer needs, technology and market trends to ensure that the company's product remain relevant and competitive
  • Lead the product release plan, define and communicate in advance the content of the coming releases
  • Own, manage and prioritize the product backlog in line with the release plan, projects requirements, product roadmap and strategic direction of the company
  • Assess value of epics and user stories to ensure priority is given to those with the maximum value in line with the production vision
  • Refine user stories with the team to ensure the backlog contains the expected level of details so that the development team can work efficiently
  • Work closely with the solution architects, project managers and development team to ensure that the product and solution fulfils the requirements
  • Provide expert support and product materials to the business development team, positioning Airport Systems to win new business by understanding and presenting a marketing leading proposition to sell Airport Systems solutions
  • Prepare and organize demonstrations of the product to win opportunities
  • Share knowledge and experience with other members of the Products and Solutions team to develop a common understanding and approach to product direction and development
  • Work with all departments to assist in improvement of business processes and product development, recommending new systems or product upgrades




  • Flexible working hours (core hours 9:30 - 15:30) with the odd day working from home
  • Free Thinking Fridays (opportunity to develop / work on whatever you want once a week)
  • Personal growth and access to online E Learning platforms
  • Clear technology strategy
  • Casual dress code
  • Team social events
  • Opportunity for international travel



  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays with the option to buy or sell up to 5 days per annum
  • Pension up to 7.5%
  • Free parking
  • Life assurance
  • Flexible benefits package including but not limited to:
    • Private medical
    • Dental plan
    • Health cash plan
    • Health screening
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • SalarySacrafice4Cars
    • Perkbox - online benefit platform which gives you approximately 250 exclusive benefits such as shopping discounts, health & wellness, travel and entertainment discounts





  • Experience as Product Owner or similar role
  • Technical background and experience with software development and with technologies used by the Team
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with ability to negotiate with and influence a broad range of stakeholders at all levels
  • Ability to communicate technical information to a business user and translate business process requirements into technical solutions design
  • Strong presentation skills with the ability to hold an audience
  • Ability to work with minimal direction, and also able to work in a team environment



  • Airport and airline industry knowledge and experience
  • Proven experience working in an Agile team
  • Proven experience in an IT Operational role


Morson Group are the official recruitment partner for Airport Systems ADB Safegate. If you are interested in the position then please submit your CV or contact Morson Group directly.