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Junior Product Owner

Manchester's most innovative market leader is looking for a Junior Product Owner to be the business super user for the tools & technology. You will be joining a collaborative team with the ability to have an impact from day one, working in a product and data-drive environment, all with the overarching goal of creative market leading customer experiences. You will be working closely with the wider business teams to understand their requirements, providing training & assistance where required and feeding in new requirements to the product team.

This is a unique opportunity to join an innovative business and shape how the business makes the most of the tools & technology to produce market leading experiences.


  • Working closely with key business teams to understand goals & objectives
  • Ensuring product management & pricing systems are setup to deliver business needs
  • Super user of the CMS for page/site templates
  • Managing additional tools & software used across the experiences (e.g. Search merchandising)
  • Ensuring systems are being used correctly by the business functions
  • Creating / updating front end templates
  • Analysing business needs and working with the development team on requirements
  • Working closely with development teams on new features/functionality
  • Defining new requirements for products with the business
  • Using market data and insights to influence decisions and direction
  • Creating documentation for internal teams on new product features
  • Managing expectations of users and stakeholders

Desired skills & experience: 

  • Understanding of digital experience technologies
  • Experience working in Ecommerce businesses or Product based role
  • Experience using a CMS to maintain front end experiences
  • Experience using personalisation & experience testing tools
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills
  • Team player attitude and building cross function relationships
  • Well organised, structured & logical thinker

As an industry leading, nationwide Marketing, Digital, Analytics, IT and Design recruitment agency, we are continually receiving new assignments to work on, so keep a close eye on our website, Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter pages for a full list of current permanent and interim opportunities as well as marketplace news and fun stuff.
Forward Role is operating as an employment agency.

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