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Digital Product Manager - ( Software / Applications )

  • Location:

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Technology

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £70000 per annum + plus 20% bonus & benefits

  • Contact:

    Stephanie Butler

  • Contact email:

    Stephanie.Butler@ojassociates.com

  • Job ref:

    SBPDMGR33_1607450253

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-01-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Digital Product Manager - ( Software / Applications )

A large technology focused professional services organisation based in Manchester are recruiting for a Product manager to join their growing team. The role has come about due to growth of the business and is paying up to £70k plus 20% bonus & benefits

The purpose of the role is to guide the success of the products and lead the cross-functional team that is responsible for developing and continually improving the product. Leading the strategy, roadmap, feature definitions, delivery & in-life optimisation of the product based on input from internal stakeholders, customers, market research etc

  • Contribute to the overall Product Strategy, aligned to the 5 year strategic plan
  • Set a product vision and strategy for products within remit
  • Own & maintain the product roadmap & release plans. Manage dependencies, risks and issues
  • Prioritise what most achieves strategic goals, initiatives and agreed commercial and customer objectives & KPIs
  • Lead the creative process for generating, developing and curating new ideas.
  • Ensure customer feedback is seamlessly integrated into the product planning and development progress
  • Define the requirements for each feature
  • Define the desired user experience working in collaboration with UX team.
  • Work closely with engineering on the technical specifications and collaborate with the technical team through development and on implementation.
  • Represent the engineering team when talking to other functions like marketing and sales
  • Work closely with marketing on conversion optimisation of digital products within remit

Experience required

  • 3 years+ product development experience
  • Strategic thinking in the product domain & able to communicate the big picture
  • Self-starter with ability to 'hit the ground running' & quickly pick up new things
  • Proven ability to deliver in a collaborative way across business and technical domains, including with technical teams on implementation
  • Professional services experience is desirable
  • Very comfortable in a technical conversation with engineering teams, ideally possessing some technical skills
  • Strong awareness of the power of data, including experience in utilisation of data to enhance business outcomes

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