BILRS is a dynamic start-up based in Dubai, specializing in financial technology solutions. We are committed to revolutionizing the cross-border bill payment and mobile top-up industry, offering innovative B2B solutions. As we expand our operations, we are seeking a motivated and talented Product Owner to join our team.
As a Product Owner, you will play a crucial role in driving the development and growth of our fintech platform. You will be responsible for defining and executing the product strategy, leading cross-functional teams, and collaborating with stakeholders to deliver a world-class solution for B2B transactions and seamless cross-border bill payment and mobile top-up experiences. This role requires a self-starter with strong Agile methodology knowledge, a passion for fintech, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment.
- Product Strategy: Develop and execute a comprehensive product strategy for our fintech platform, with a strong focus on B2B services, cross-border bill payment, and mobile top-up.
- Agile Product Development: Lead the product development process using Agile methodologies, working closely with engineering, design, and other cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality software solutions.
- 3. Stakeholder Collaboration: Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including business partners, clients, and technical teams, to understand requirements, gather feedback, and ensure alignment between business objectives and product development efforts.
- Product Roadmap: Define and maintain a clear and prioritized product roadmap, ensuring that key milestones and deliverables are achieved within the specified timeframes.
- User-Centric Approach: Utilize user research, market analysis, and customer feedback to drive product enhancements and improvements, ensuring an exceptional user experience.
- API Integration: Work closely with the engineering team to enable seamless API integrations with partner systems and third-party providers, optimizing the platform’s functionality and scalability.
- Product Documentation: Create and maintain detailed product documentation, including user stories, specifications, and technical requirements, to facilitate effective communication and collaboration within the development team.
- Testing and Quality Assurance: Collaborate with QA teams to ensure the product meets high-quality standards, conducting user acceptance testing, and addressing any issues or bugs identified.
- Team Leadership: Inspire and motivate cross-functional teams, providing clear direction, setting expectations, and fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
- Visa Sponsorship: Identify and assess potential candidates for visa sponsorship, working with the HR team to support the immigration process for qualified individuals.
Qualifications and Skills:
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business, or a related field.
- Proven experience (5-8 years) as a Product Owner or similar role within the fintech industry, with a focus on B2B services, API integration, and cross-border payments.
- Strong understanding of Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban) and experience leading Agile product development teams.
- Excellent project management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines, and manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
- Technical acumen, familiarity with API integrations, and a good understanding of software development processes.
- Outstanding communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
- Analytical mindset and the ability to translate complex business requirements into clear and concise product specifications.
- Experience working in start-up environments or entrepreneurial settings is highly desirable.
- Knowledge of the fintech landscape, including mobile payment solutions, cross-border transactions, and regulatory frameworks, is a plus.
- Visa sponsorship available for qualified candidates, subject to immigration requirements.
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