Product Lead

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Are you a Product Lead with significant experience of agile product management within public sector/Government or a similarly structured organisations?  If so we would like to hear from you!

Imagine having a talent that could benefit someone you’ve never met and solve problems you didn’t even know existed. Well, you do, and you can. And we’re here to help you do just that. At PSR we are the go-to place for talented contractors and temps for a rich variety of civil service jobs.

As Product Lead you will:

Identify and build strong relationships with stakeholders across large-scale and high-profile projects, influencing and collaborating with them to develop accessible products and services
Develop an expert understanding of the users needs and champion these in the delivery of your product
Define, explain and iterate a product vision across a number of products that is compelling to your users, team and stakeholders
Drive the definition and prioritisation for solutions and features across the end-to-end journey or journey step
Set measurable business goals for your product and report against these to demonstrate against stated benefits
Ensure your products meets the Digital Service Standard and applies principles that help to maximise value and ensure good user experience
Manage relationships between your team and others to ensure consistency and share good practice.
Contribute to the cross-government and GDS product community.
Prioritise and refine high-level requirements of single features and solutions in the end-to-end journey for cohesive and timely end-to-end planning, design and delivery
Manage relationships across the delivery teams and divisions and representing the programme in relevant meetings
Be involved in horizon scanning, working with stakeholders, users and your team to be as proactive as possible in responding to new challenges posed by the pandemic.
You’ll have:

Significant experience of agile product management within public sector/Government or a similarly structured organisations
Experience with working with constraints and ability to identify, challenge, and adhere to them.
Strong knowledge of best practices in product management and development
The ability to manage and influence stakeholders and contribute to improving these relationships, using evidence to explain decisions made.
The ability to define product strategy providing guidance to others on working in the strategic context.
The ability to persuade; negotiate; influence; network; and work with stakeholders
The ability to get to the heart of an issue quickly and clearly, demonstrating expert knowledge in an applied setting
Experience working collaboratively with service designers, user researchers, content designers and interaction designers.

It would be great to also have:

Experience within public sector/Government
If this sounds like you, please click the link to apply and speak to one of our PSR team now.

“In applying for this role, you acknowledge the following; this role falls in scope of the Off Payroll Working in the Public Sector legislation. Any rates of payment quoted will reflect the gross rate per day for the assignment and will be subject to appropriate taxes and statutory costs. As such the payment to the intermediary and your income resulting from this contract will be different.”

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