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Product Manager

  • Location:

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    Delivery, Product and Marketing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Oliver Ingram

  • Contact email:

    oingram@pg-rec.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0) 207 247 5747

  • Job ref:

    V-143348

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-01-22

  • Startdate:

    2021-12-23

Software Product Manager - £70K – Fully Remote

About

A software company based in the south of England are looking for their next Product Manager to join an existing Product team of 10. Their core focus is to help people meet their potential through the use of their software. A massive way of doing this is by empowering people in their careers and drive organisational success.

The Product Manager will be responsible for working closely with business stakeholders to define requirements, prioritise the product backlog, work with the development teams, and maintain the vision of the product. Additionally, they will work closely with the UI/UX teams to streamline the user experience and assist with product road-map development.

A Product Manager that understands the big picture but can dive into the details. Someone who can quickly understand what’s possible, make a plan, prioritise the work, and lead teams to deliver great products and features. Product Managers at this company are data-driven decision makers, building new features and products that touch millions of job seekers around the world.

The Product Manager role is primarily responsible for:

  • Analysing market research, trends, projections and innovations to formulate new product concepts and designs.
  • Strongly influencing and working collaboratively with cross-functional teams across all departments within the organisation.
  • Strategically and creatively gathering product and customer insights and helping to define a product vision and strategy.
  • Developing product roadmaps and working with cross-functional teams (business, programme managers, product, development, UX, analytics, etc…)
  • Translating requirements and your detailed knowledge of customers’ needs into stories that development teams can use to build products and features.
  • Building trust and effective relationships with peers/cross-functional teams.
  • Driving product development by building end to end solutions with a team of world-class software developers and designers.
  • Developing an intimate understanding of the needs of the customers, the market and competitor offerings/messaging to differentiate the positioning of the products.
  • Identifying opportunities and problem areas and developing the value statement of solving these customer pain points.
  • Developing proficiency and understanding of the platforms to evaluate complex issues and providing recommendations for solutions along with a solid plan to execute.
  • Engaging directly and daily with software development teams to execute projects.
  • Ensuring product acceptance and readiness at key phases in the delivery cycle.
  • Acting as liaison between customers and software developers.

Product Manager Role Requirements:

  • Must have prior experience as a Product Manager in a software development environment.
  • Strong ability to translate product needs to technology and to understand technology.
  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations where only limited information exists.
  • Experience working with Agile software development methodologies such as Kanban, Scrum, or SAFe.
  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities and thrive in fast-paced environments.
  • Demonstrated collaboration, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • May require occasional travel

If this sounds like a role you’d like more information on, please apply with your latest CV & I’ll be in touch ASAP