Lead Product Manager

Full-Time London Closes: 2020-09-30

Eating plants is the most impactful way to reduce your environmental footprint, so our mission is to inspire the planet to eat more plants, combining exciting flavours and delightful convenience. We’ve already served over a million meals to homes all over the UK, subscribing for an easier way to enjoy healthy plant-based living. Our plans for 2020 and beyond are as exciting as they are delicious – with big growth plans involving both new products and new distribution.

Founded in 2016 by food-lovers JP and Alex, allplants is an award-winning startup on a mission to accelerate the advent of a sustainable planet by building Earth’s most forward-thinking food company. Though our team of +100 usually cook, operate and create out of our HQ in Blackhorse Road, London, currently only our Production team is housed there while our office team work remotely. We are one of only a handful of VC-backed B-Corps dedicated to leveraging venture-building growth principles in order to help solve the climate crisis.

We are proudly a London Living Wage employer!
We are proudly a B-corp, considering planet and people alongside profit.

*No recruiters please

the role.

You’ll get the chance to make a huge impact on our business and to shape your role. We want you to be proactive in highlighting and focusing on the areas that you believe will deliver the greatest value to allplants across acquisition, retention, and development that helps our internal teams.
The role is full time and based in Tottenham, London (remote working at the moment of course!)

You will be reporting into Jenny Thwaites, our CGO. You can find out a bit more about her here.

the responsibilities.

The scope and main responsibilities of this role are detailed below. This isn’t exhaustive but covers the main elements for the first 6-12 months
Management and leadership:
Manage and coach the Product Team (made up of Product Managers, Product Designers, and a QA Associate) in their careersLead the wider business in lean, user-centric, and agile principles.
Roadmap and backlog management:
Be responsible for aligning squad roadmaps with the company’s broader business objectives. Lead initiatives with high levels of uncertainty from discovery to successful adoption or a pivot. Lead a multi-disciplinary squad made up of engineering, marketing, and product in achieving KPIs, focussing the team on the most important thing. Create and implement frameworks that make decision making and prioritisation easier.
Lean experimentation:
De-risk opportunities through experimentationDesign and evaluate experiments based on hypotheses. Make data-driven decisions based on many interdependent factors.
Commercially minded:
Take accountability for product metrics and customer outcomes, track your product’s performance, iterate, and improve it. Look for opportunities to drive revenue throughout the customer journey, whether improving conversion rate or changing UX of shop flow or the account area. Find the overlap between user + business goals.
Work with our Chief Growth Officer in identifying customer segments to target and speak withBe a champion for user experience and looking for opportunities where we can make the biggest impact for our users while also achieving business goals.
Your skills and experience
Focussed- You align the team to have the greatest impact on the mission of the company.
Collaborative- You work through others and maximise the talent of the others around you.
Brave- You are open to being challenged, and you encourage constructive conflict in the team.
Proactive doer- You embody proactivity and are willing to dig-in, research and learn a way around any challenge autonomously.
Excellent communicator- You are equally good at listening as explaining / convincing others
A sense of humour- high energy and passion for the plant-powered future we’re building.

*please note!
The qualifications and experiences above are a guide and we’d still love to hear from candidates with more or less experience, provided the requisite skills can be demonstrated.

Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.

our offer.
– Be part of a business with an impact and purpose (we’re also a certified B-Corp!), using commerciality to better serve people & planet
– 32 days holiday (we do not include bank holidays for inclusivity and flexibility), flexible working arrangements, pension plan and stock options from day one
– Healthy lunches, breakfast and snacks every day, and lots of allplants tastings(!) from our exceptional in-house cheffing team
– Collaborative, purpose-built office in Blackhorse Road, on the Victoria line
– A dog-friendly office with cute pooches
– Quarterly socials (we love a good party!) and weekly staff-led activities (football club, netball league and PT sessions in the park)
– Listed as Escape The City’s and Rocket List’s top companies to work for ✌️


Do I need to be vegan to work here?
No, you don’t! We’re an open-minded bunch and welcome all diets from plant curious to raw foodist, as long as you resonate with our mission to inspire people to eat more plants!

Where are you based?
Our office, The Greenhouse, is based about 10-minute walk from Blackhorse Road station on the Victoria Line.

However, at the moment our office based staff are working remotely.

What are your working hours?
This varies between teams (for instance our chefs work in shifts which cover from 6am to 10pm, and our new nightshift will be structured to run for 8 hours across the evening) but our standard office hours are 9am-6pm, Monday to Friday. We embrace flexible working and adopt a ‘core hours’ model which is implemented differently from team-to-team.

How can I contact if I have more questions?
Please reach out on careers@allplants.com if you have any other questions.

a fair chance
Every role in the allplants team is open to applications from all sections of society. We believe in the superpowers and potential of everyone; regardless of race, religion or belief, ethnic origin, different physical ability, family structure, socio-economics, age, nationality or citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other difference that makes you, well, you.

More than just encouraging your application, we’re committed to conscious inclusion that (we hope) cultivates an ethos of belonging, connection and shared purpose. It’s this philosophy that drove us to contribute to a better world through our allplants purpose and mission, and we open our doors to those who share these motivations.