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PRODUCT MANAGER

ABOUT US

We are the innovators, educators, and altogether nice bunch of folk behind the award-winning Learning Journey Platform, PebblePad. Our 17-year journey has seen us consistently push the technology boundaries, build an enviable global customer-base, and gain a reputation for being the kind of company people really like doing business with. Big enough to be trusted by leading organisations across the globe, but small enough to value every team member, it's why our customer-base, just like our team, is growing year on year. If you want to be part of something incredible, and make a difference to future generations of learners, read on.  

ABOUT YOU

You are passionate about technology with experience of successfully leading complex projects through to completion. You will share our vision to change the way learning is designed, experienced and assessed, and you will help us realise this vision by consistently delighting our users.

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

As a product manager at PebblePad you will develop and implement product strategies that are consistent with the company’s vision and objectives. You will collect and analyse feedback from customers, stakeholders and other teams to shape requirements, features and help deliver end products that will delight our customers and help us achieve our vision.

Reporting to the Lead Product Manager you will be a product manager within our product development team delivering user stories, assisting in design, selection of technology and quality assurance. You will also work with our Platform team to ensure updates are delivered smoothly to our customers. This is a highly technically innovative team, building AWS cloud-based web applications on a service-oriented architecture, so you will ideally have progressed from a technical background or be passionate about technology. You also have excellent business acumen, engagement and communication skills.

 

ABOUT THE JOB

  • Work with stakeholders to understand and articulate business requirements to a high-standard.

  • Be a strong advocate for our customers internally. You will set product requirements by deeply understanding our customers needs, speaking directly to our end-users (both internal and external) listening and interpreting their feedback.

  • Collaborate with engineers and other stakeholders in order to produce well-articulated product concepts, formulated with clear goals and benefits, that ensures our product is useful, delightful and delivered in a timely manner.

  • Use data-informed thinking to measure and quantify impact on a regular basis, and align your product roadmap with our corporate strategy.

  • Help to drive a product vision which is aligned with the strategic company goals, and consistently and clearly communicate that vision to motivate team members and help them contextualise their day-to-day work.

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Natural collaboration skills, able to bring business stakeholders and software developers to a shared understanding and direction.

  • Dedication to the craft of product management and creating delightful user experiences.

  • Experience owning large, complex product initiatives to successful completion.

  • An understanding of agile software development projects and life-cycles.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Excellent communication skills that enable you to clearly articulate rationale behind your concepts and evangelise them across the business.

  • Ability to thrive in a cross-functional team on business-critical projects.

  • Ability to work with and mixture of in office and remote teams.


DESIRABLE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Experience making difficult, data-driven decisions (including A/B testing, User Testing, Analytics, Market Research, Competitor Analysis, Defining Metrics and KPIs).

  • Experience writing agile user stories in a collaborative environment.

  • UX design skills, wireframing and mocking designs with tools like Sketch.

  • Familiarity with delivering cloud-based web applications, especially AWS.

  • An understanding of Continuous Delivery practices.

  • Experience with Jira, GitHub, Slack and Office 365.

  • Experience of working in Higher Education context.


The salary offered will be dependent on skills and experience and includes a generous benefits package. The role is full time and may be located at our Telford office or remote
. We believe in inclusion and diversity and are an equal opportunities employer.

INTERESTED? WHAT NEXT?

It's simple. Complete the form below and attach your CV (max 2 pages) together with a short cover letter extolling your virtues and explaining why you are absolutely, certainly, unquestionably, the person for this job. Please note, due to various employment restrictions we are unable to accept applications from non-EU citizens. We also regret to inform you that we cannot sponsor work visas at this time.