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Full Time

Birkirkara, Malta

Product Owner

About Fortytwo

Born in Sweden and headquartered in Malta, at Fortytwo, we are a multicultural team of professionals, and we pride ourselves on being innovative, and robust. We are a global communication technology solutions provider specialising in international mobile messaging solutions and services through its proprietary infrastructure, systems, and platforms. With a global messaging connectivity network that reaches more than five (5), billion subscribers, worldwide, Fortytwo is a leader in this dynamic messaging interoperability industry.

The Opportunity

We are looking for a Product Owner who will be responsible to bring together all aspects of product development to ensure commercial success through the correct utilization of resources within the organization.

Your Responsibilities

We are exploring ways to grow our team and in taking ownership of this role, your main areas of responsibility will be to:

  • Collaborate with internal and external customers to analyse the needs and align product roadmap to strategic goals.

  • Draft key objectives and results, strategies, and apply the data for the product to make business decisions.

  • Possess a fundamental understanding of end-to-end customer experience integration and dependencies.

  • Assess value, develops cases, and prioritizes stories, epics, and themes to ensure work focuses on those with a maximum value that is aligned with product strategy.

  • Review market trends, new innovations, and competitor offerings and make suggestions for new product development. Concurrently keep feedback channels with other departments within the organization for similar direction.

  • Formulate the required specifications and product overall design, including technical requests in close coordination with the Technical Team. 

  • Lead discussion and review with each department required to ensure a complete product design process, in line with requirements, is conducted per project.

  • Work to develop and formulate new opportunities for commercialization.

  • Provide all required reporting and information updates to senior management, colleagues, and subordinates as requested.

  • Act as an ambassador for the product internally and externally and as the primary contact for queries related to the product.

  • Provide all required reporting and information updates to Senior management, colleagues, and subordinates as requested.

  • Manage and coordinate project teams spread throughout the organization.

  • Work closely with all product stakeholders to ensure coherency and correct execution.

  • Assist in ad hoc business development tasks as provided by the company.

  • Acquire strong market intelligence, gather industry updates, and maintain product knowledge to underpin good business development decision-making.

  • Attend fairs, conferences, and exhibitions, or travel on work as required from time to time.

  • Any other tasks and functions as they may arise, or that are appointed by the management.

Your skillset
  • A tertiary and/or post-secondary academic qualification in IT or similar.

  • Must have three years of working experience.

  • Highly computer literate with a strong IT background and understanding of the mobile messaging industry.

  • Analytical and Strategic.

  • Strong work ethic, project leadership, and time management skills.

  • Objective and target driven.

  • Ability to set own goals and milestones and motivate others to achieve.

  • Ability to assume responsibility, to identify and resolve issues in a timely manner.

  • Ability to collaborate with other teams and departments.

  • Good time-management skills, highly organised and meticulous with an eye for detail.

  • Ability to work on own initiative and to meet deadlines.

The Benefits

We believe that our employees are our greatest asset. By joining Fortytwo, you will have the opportunity to work in an ambitious team that strives to deliver with great team spirit and a multicultural environment. All our employees are provided with:

  • Competitive salary

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Career progression

  • Training

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Discounts on other insurance policies

  • Employee wellness allowance

  • Team activities

  • Fresh fruit and snacks

  • Casual dress code

  • An opportunity to live and work on the sunny Mediterranean island of Malta

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