Product Owner

Belfast, UK, Full Time (Hybrid)

£40K+ dependent on relevant experience

Company background

Firemelon is the UK leading provider of software solutions to the Travel and Pet Insurance sectors. Through our flagship Magenta system, we provide a platform to sell policies via call centre, direct websites and price comparison sites. Firemelon have a wide range of clients in the UK and worldwide from small brokers to large blue-chip organisations.

We have ambitious plans for the future and are looking for talented people to join our fun and fast-paced company to help take us to the next level. We are committed to ensuring that everyone feels valued, respected and you’d be joining a team of talented, passionate individuals who have our clients’ needs at the heart of everything they do. We are a small but growing Company where every single person is encouraged to contribute to ideas, projects and ways of working as everyone has such importance to our business.

The Ideal Person

This is a new opportunity for an experienced Product Owner to join the Company as we enter an exciting phase of growth and who will translate the vision and roadmap of our products into tangible and deliverable packages of work. You will be highly skilled in communicating and prioritising project requirements with a very close-knit team. You will be excited by the product development within the industry.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with prospective users and clients to understand and anticipate their needs and translate them into product requirements
  • Bridge the gap between the Development Team and Head of Product
  • Develop user stories and acceptance criteria
  • Assist in defining the vision for the Team’s product
  • Be responsible for sprint planning, reviews and retrospectives
  • Support Development Team requests
  • Support the continuous evolution and improvement of Firemelon’s product development processes

Essential Criteria

  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent
  • 3 years + Product Owner or Business Analyst experience (preferably in a SaaS environment)
  • A creative problem solver translating high level product requirements into quantitative solutions
  • Experience of delivering B2B products to market
  • Able to balance and prioritise workload, evolving needs and challenges whilst delivering a quality product in complex client environments
  • An understanding of modern and current technology trends

Desirable Criteria

  • Agile, LEAN or Business Analysis qualification
  • Experience in a data + analytics or ecommerce product environment
  • Experience of being involved in the development of a product roadmap


To attract the very best talent, we offer a great package and numerous benefits, including:

  • Hybrid Working
  • Flexible Working
  • Continuous Professional Development
  • Company Pension
  • Enhanced Holiday Entitlement
  • Private Healthcare and Wellbeing Membership
  • Annual and Mid-Term Performance Reviews
  • Social and Team Events
  • Eyecare Vouchers
  • Paid Lunch Hour


Firemelon is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Based in central Belfast.

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