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REQ ID: 56652
JOB TITLE: Product Owner
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 30/11/2021
LOCATION: Manchester
Jaguar Land Rover is harnessing technology to make driving smarter, safer and cleaner. You can help create a world in which responsible, sustainable vehicles revolutionise the driving experience for generations. Our vision is to leverage the incredible potential of technology to build vehicles that not only offer a premium, all-encompassing digital experience, but that also make our customers lives better.



Jaguar Land Rover are currently seeking an experienced Product Owner for a variety of projects being delivered in our new Global Digital Development Centre in Manchester. We are looking for people driven by a passion for Agile, product ownership and managing the delivery of multiple products.


You will form an essential part of a collaborative, iterative and agile process within a multi-disciplined team helping deliver best in class digital solutions. This role provides a unique opportunity to help define, support and grow an entirely new agile software delivery capability within Jaguar Land Rover. Reporting directly to the Global Digital Development Centre Lead, you will be a valued member of the team, contributing to the strategic direction of the centre and projects delivered.




You will be responsible for the ownership, definition, maintenance, and prioritisation of the product backlog to meet business needs, and work with the wider Jaguar Landrover business and customers to help define the product vision and strategy. You will be accountable for facilitating agreements and trade-offs in the product backlog and oversee all development stages of the product. You will be the primary liaison for the product to the wider business and evaluate and deploy strategies for the product to guide through the product lifecycle. You will also help build, maintain and prioritise development backlogs, with the agile delivery manager ensuring they are detailed enough at the right time.





You’ll have experience of product ownership through software development teams and working in a product owner role alongside software development teams. You will have successfully applied Agile practices for product ownership. Some experience with working across organisational silos and breaking down barriers to successful product ownership and an understanding of basic fundamentals of iterative software development and incremental delivery. You will also have an understanding of high-quality user stories and how to drive to a satisfactory MVP and an adaptable and pragmatic approach and a curious mind, continually asking ‘why’. An appreciation of what ‘better’ looks like, and the will to make improvements happen and an excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills are also essential for this role.


The following skills and experience are nice to have:


  • Knowledge of other Agile methodologies such as DSDM and SAFe
  • Knowledge / experience of using tools such as Jira for Agile project / product management



Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.

Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.


At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


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We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training

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