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REQ ID: 97481
JOB TITLE: Product Owner
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE: 17/04/2023
LOCATION: Warwickshire
We’re re-examining our vehicles and what a vehicle means in the emerging world of automation, connectedness, electrification and the shared economy. New ideas, new technology, and new approaches to mobility are our business. Join a team of next generation thinkers.



An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Product Owner to lead the Requirements Management squad, someone that has experience leading an Agile team, to address the challenge of “how we transition to an Agile way of working, leveraging Model Based Engineering, from a traditional Document Based Systems Engineering approach; whilst maintaining both approaches during the transition”.

Jaguar Land Rover is looking for someone that has experience in Requirements Management and an Engineering discipline, that’s willing to keep an open mind and challenge their current beliefs and/or assumptions, to lead the transformation and operation of a new way-of-working, that combines the pace of Agile with the benefits of Model Based Systems Engineering.

You will lead the operations of Jaguar Land Rover’s Systems Engineering for our Engineering Delivery Platform and you will be expected to represent the Group in wider business discussions.


Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


  • Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

  • Product leadership for a key area within the Systems Engineering Platform Group

  • Working to direct a team, to transition to and operate a unified Requirements Management solution.

  • Leading the transformation and operations for the Marvel roadmap, communicating across the business

  • Ensuring work planning aligns with business priorities and managing delivery of these through optimised backlog refinement, sprint planning, sprint showcases and contribution in retros.

  • Working across teams to ensure dependencies and interfaces with other systems are captured and managed.

  • Engaging with both Digital, Engineering and Company Quality teams to manage risk and prioritise activity.

  • Working closely within the Systems Engineering Platform Group, Groups within Engineering Delivery Platform (especially the Test Platform Group), Squads in Digital, Company Quality, Electrical Hardware, Functional Safety and Cybersecurity and CAD/CAX Squads participating in global process standardisation and business-wide improvements.





  • Degree level qualified ideally in relevant discipline e.g. Systems Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • Experience with operating software-centric model based and document-based systems engineering in compliance with automotive, aerospace or similar industry standards (e.g. ISO15288, DO-178, etc.)

  • A strong appreciation of Requirements Management capabilities at JLR and their importance overall

  • Significant experience of leading teams of engineers to deliver complex packages of work.

  • An ability to prioritise the customer / end user and ensure their needs are met.

  • Expertise in Product and Application Lifecycle Management systems

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to confer complex technical and procedural topics in a clear and concise form, confidently presenting to stakeholders.

  • Practical experience in change transformation, operations and systems governance

  • Experience working with and delivering through agency.

  • Excellent collaborative skills



  • Prior knowledge/experience managing Quality Management Systems

  • Prior knowledge/experience of ISO15288, ISO12207, ISO29119, ISO26262 and/or ISO21434

  • Experience delivering of software using agile engineering methods and processes.

  • Knowledge of embedded systems skills

  • Agile project management skills

  • Knowledge of Systems standards and processes





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, private medical cover and performance related bonus scheme. As a manager, you’ll also be able to select one of our luxury premium vehicles to lease at a fraction of the cost. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.


This role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can split your time between working from home and in the office. At Jaguar Land Rover, hybrid working is a voluntary, non-contractual arrangement providing employees with more choice and flexibility around how, when and where they work, if suitable for their role. Further details can be discussed with the Hiring Manager at interview stage. 


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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