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Product Manager - pathway to Head of Product

  • Location:

    Lancaster, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Product & Project Management, Product Management

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Colin Frontczak

  • Contact email:

    colin@oscar-tech.com

  • Job ref:

    PR/028525_1623098004

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    Colin Frontczak

Product Manager - pathway to Head of Product

Oscar are supporting a software business in their search for a Product Manager. The role has a remit to take onboard a mixture of different inputs from SLT, the business and of course their customers, and create longer term product visions for their platforms, with a heavy emphasis on the customer journey.

You will be working for a mid-sized software business providing a white-labelled platform used by a global customer base. The Product Manager will combine strategic planning, with day-to-day support for cross-functional engineering teams, with backlog management and controlling the quality & flow of work. The Product Manager will balance longer term plans around improvements to their core platforms, with other priorities like new features or the continuous improvement of existing features.

The Product Manager will be responsible for hiring an Product Owner to share some of the day-to-day burden plus assist in hiring other roles like a UX Designer.

As the business grows, so will the role and the job has a clear pathway to a Head of Product.

What are experience are they looking for?

  • Previous experience as Product Manager, working on a software-product
  • In depth knowledge of Agile frameworks like Scrum
  • Good knowledge of what makes a good User Story, breaking them down into EPICS
  • Experience of defining acceptance criteria
  • Experience of creating and improving product visions
  • Experience of managing product backlogs

Please note: Post Covid that the client will be offering a hybrid working model of 3 days in the office, and 2 days from home.

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