Head of Product Managers

Would you like to work for a fast-growing, dynamic and entrepreneurial  UK technology company with a big vision?

blur Group is looking for a talented Product Manager to drive the conceptual and technical development of our online trading platform, blur Trading. This role requires an experienced, strategic and driven candidate, sound like you? Then read on.

As lead Product Manager you will report to the Head of Platform and work closely with Design, R&D, Engineering and teams throughout the company to define the features that drive project conversion rates,customer and expert experience and process automation across the platform.

This position is fulltime and based in our R&D center in Exeter


  • Write specifications, prioritize features, build consensus and coordinate product schedules with a team of engineers.

  • Manage the roadmap delivery balancing functionality to ensure tight adherence to deadlines.

  • Facilitate communication throughout the development process between a variety of internal teams including: engineering, Design, Exchange Support and Marketing

  • Integrate usability studies, research and market analysis into product requirements to ensure products and services satisfy all users needs – champion user experience across everything we develop

  • Understand blur Groups strategy and competitive position, and work to define and deliver the best products which maintain, shape, and improve that position

  • Inform the roadmap with new, justifiable ideas to enhance existing functionality or introduce new features

  • Maximize efficiency of exchange processes in a constantly changing and growing environment where the process is fluid and creative and unique solutions are desired

  • Manage and develop a team of product managers

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Strong track record of program management, ideally in delivering large scale ecommerce type services with global reach.

  • Strong technical background and attention to details from architecture to end to end experience.

  • Experience and proven ability in managing the delivery of complex cross team, cross geography collaborative projects

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills

  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills

  • Understanding of social applications and media products

  • Knowledge and experience in delivering web technology based products across desktop and mobile platforms (Windows, OSX, WP, iOS, Android)

  • Experience working with agile/scrum methodologies

  • Degree in Computer Science or related technical field is ideal

  • Good leadership skills and the ability to build and develop a talented team of product managers