Senior Product Manager – iPlayer


BBC iPlayer is one of the UK’s most well-known and loved products. Our mission is to be the future of BBC TV. It is an exciting time to join the team as we’ve ambitious goals to double our reach, and quadruple the time each person spends on iPlayer every week in the next 3 years.

This role has product responsibility for the native apps for iPlayer, with over 40 million installs across the Android and iOS platforms and tremendous opportunity for creativity and growth in the future.

Role Responsibility

To take the iPlayer mobile apps to the next level. Managing the direct team of two product managers, by supporting them to do the best job they can. Inspiring and directing the work of a team of engineers, testers, UX and project managers. Creating a well-oiled and productive relationship with partners like Apple, Google and Amazon as well as other BBC teams who look after media delivery, metadata, editorial, marketing and more.

The Ideal Candidate

You enjoy working collaboratively, are passionate about the potential of iPlayer and love TV. You have the daring to think big and the pragmatism to achieve it. You also have experience in:

  • Product management in an agile team on an established product
  • Preferably in media content
  • Audience research, user testing, analytics and experiments
  • Ideas generation and creativity
  • Team and stakeholder management