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Product Manager

  • Location:

    Wolverhampton, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Agile, Product & Project Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £55000 - £65000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sean Kerr

  • Contact email:

    Sean.Kerr@oscar-tech.com

  • Job ref:

    PR/026465_1595590693

  • Published:

    12 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-23

  • Consultant:

    Sean Kerr

PRODUCT MANAGER-WOLVERHAMPTON 55-65k

The Role

Join a vibrant and diverse team of software engineers, developers and designers who are passionate about technology and its ability to improve the effectiveness of modern workforces. Your role as the Product Manager will be focussed on designing and building technology products from cradle to grave in order to add real value to customer's businesses in and around Wolverhampton and the Midlands.

The Company

This Company is an innovative SaaS HR suite that is optimising cloud platforms for the benefit of overall workforce efficiency. This company's niche has been dug out in onboarding workflows, payroll, timesheets and critical operational process control.

The Person

This Company is searching for an experienced Product Manager who is capable of making intuitive high-level decisions at a senior level based on product metrics and having a real understanding of client objectives and vision. You will ideally see the bigger picture and been interested in dealing more in overall product strategy and vision.

Having the gravitas to take your product strategy to key stakeholders and work alongside all parties in the product life cycle will be hugely important for the successful candidate.

Key attributes include

  • Strong problem-solving skills & critical thinking
  • Intuitive, proactive and open communicator
  • Invested and motivated by team and client success
  • Desire for continuous self-improvement
  • Thinking and leading strategically
  • Outcome and goal motivated

Responsibilities

  • Delivery of the product vision and its success
  • Continuous product improvement through translating the product vision and roadmap to delivery and operation teams
  • Monitor, adapt and review the product vision and future roadmap as constraints are identified, whilst staying on course to the overall product vision
  • Apply a strategic mindset to user stories with consideration of business goals, client expectations and User desirability with what can be delivered - taking into account technical constraints as well as available time and budget.
  • Prioritise decision-making during release and sprint planning
  • Collaboration with product Solution Architect to ensure the vision aligns with technical capabilities

Requirements

  • Driven by the overall product mission and passionate about solving problems
  • Have undergraduate qualifications (Business Systems, IT or Engineering disciplines preferred)
  • 4+ years relevant work experience as a Product Manager
  • Are able to articulate and define specifications which clearly communicate expected outcomes
  • Worked with software development teams using agile/scrum methodology
  • Are a strong people manager, enjoy mentoring and still like being hands-on.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and listening skills
  • Strong decision making and problem-solving skills essential
  • Experience working with offshore or distributed teams
  • Favourable to have worked as a mid/senior level software engineer
  • Ability to demonstrate experience in requirement gathering, product design and analysis

PRODUCT MANAGER-WOLVERHAMPTON 55-65k

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