Product Manager

Product Manager – £50,000 p.a. + 10% bonus

Location:  London or Brighton – Hybrid (at least 2 days per month in the office)

Global financial organisation requires Product Manager to work on the company’s recently acquired platform. The Product Manager will be responsible for validating initial ideas for customer value using a data-driven methodology, as well as managing the delivery pipeline, working alongside the Data and Engineering teams.

You can worked hybrid from the Brighton or London office and will become part of a global IT team, working with multiple business and technology stakeholders and customers around the world. The role will involve some travel.

Customer Focus

  • Interacts frequently with customers, and generates customer requirements.
  • Anticipates customer needs and prioritizes those for the organization.
  • Understands how his/her role impacts customer satisfaction.
  • Analyzes and interprets what is happening in the market, driven by the latest news/incidents, particularly competitive announcements and events.
  • Predicts short term market changes and implications on the product.
  • Continuously aims to meet customer expectations without compromising the commercial viability of the product.

Data-Driven Decision-Making & Analysis

  • Actively gathers data from multiple sources (customer, market analysis, sales and revenue, etc.) to drive solutions to business problems and issues of consequence to the company.
  • Demonstrates the ability to make trade off decisions between potential product capabilities.
  • Evaluates product hypotheses in a quantitative manner, including AB testing for interactive products.
  • Effectively manages day-to-day issues and problems without intervention.
  • Generates new ideas by analyzing product data for insights.

Go to Market & Product Marketing Lifecycle

  • Supports the go to market strategy with good communication of customer requirements and timelines to stakeholders.
  • Assists on launch plans through coordinated development with external customer facing teams such as marketing and sales.
  • Answers sales and customer questions regarding feature function, pricing, packaging, value proposition and competition.
  • Offers Train-the-Trainer sessions in support of operations for market rollout.
  • Assists on collateral for sales demonstrations and customer events.
  • Outlines key milestones, outcomes and deliverables during go-to-market and product strategy planning.

Product Delivery & Development Lifecycle

  • Solves customer issues with product features that achieve business goals and metrics.
  • Has a deep understanding of his/her feature area and develops prototypes.
  • Input into design documentation (i.e. wireframes) where necessary.
  • Participates in product discovery, according to defined process, for new product development.
  • Manages portions of the product lifecycle.
  • Is familiar with Agile processes.

Strategy & Commercial Acumen

  • Determines strategic product vision and priorities for a feature area, and shapes/champions future product direction.
  • Independently uses information derived from competitive analysis to drive product direction and strategy.
  • Understands, formulates and budgets the operating costs required to deliver the revenues.
  • Creates product development plans including opportunity assessment and business case.

Skills Required
• Degree or Masters educated in either a Computer Science or Engineering discipline

• 2 -4 years product management experience

• Is proficient in various technologies to assist day-to-day tasks (Excel, Balsamiq, Tableau, Python, SQL, etc.)
• Has a firm grasp of data and technical architecture principles and best practices.
• Demonstration of thorough product development knowledge, include the ability to develop related business cases, content and product plans.
• Successful participation in customer engagements.

Salary: £50,000 p.a. + 10% bonus

Location: Brighton or London

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