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Product Manager

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Digital & Ecommerce

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £30k - 35k per year

  • Contact:

    Rachel Wheeler

  • Contact email:

    RachelW.81CDC9C08.0@applythis.net

  • Contact phone:

    07825589389

  • Job ref:

    39280

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-02

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Product Manager to join one of the largest retailers in the North West. This is a 6 month contract with huge potential of becoming permanent. You will initially review the Google accounts and make suggestions to improve efficiency. You will then be involved in a market leading project as you look to create a data platform, which will utilise all the collected data and facilitate every department within the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for google and customer focused data streams that involve multiple internal/external stakeholders and drive product strategy and roadmap
  • Understand business stakeholders and their pain points 
  • Handle conflicting priorities well, communicate clearly and understand how to drive a high level of focus and excellence with a strong, talented team
  • Identify and remove impediments faced by the team by working with the Lead Product Manager and other stakeholders and proactively flag off any risks/ delays in the commitments
  • Collaborate with Lead Product Manager to understand future demand and direction of the product area
  • Responsible for achieving or exceeding agreed product KPIs improvements
  • Ensure appropriate documentation and reporting is in place for your area
  • Determine Operational resource requirements to make a product area successful

Experience and Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A methodical/ analytical approach and great problem-solving skills
  • Attitude and the aptitude to learn new product area/domain quickly
  • Great presentation and persuasion skills
  • Team player who could work collaboratively with other members of the team
  • Strong decision making and prioritization skills, especially when multiple trade-offs are involved and faster decision are required
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies, writing effective user stories/ acceptance criterions
  • Understanding of User Research/ Design Thinking concepts
  • Good domain expertise and experience in successfully developing a strategy in the relevant functional area/ a large complex domain
  • Efficient in stakeholder management
  • Knowledge and experience of product management best practice and methodologies and strong technical acumen
  • Technically competent to influence and understand the solution context and approach and aid engineering in estimating the complexity of work being requested
  • Have great prioritization and decision-making skills and have made good decisions/ judgements around business priorities and resource allocation, etc.

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