As the Product Manager at Morrisby, you are responsible for the products that improve how we deliver our vision; helping people to realise their true potential. At the intersection of software development, design, and business strategy, you will be helping shape high-level product goals, understanding our clients’ needs, influencing business strategy, specifying features, and working with engineering to develop our software. Working closely with our product consultant, on an average day, you might create and flesh out several user stories for development, prioritise the product backlog, pitch a proposal to leadership, work on a launch plan with marketing, conduct user research, prototype a new feature, iterate on a spec, analyze usage data, or pair with a developer on implementation.
Your responsibilities include:
- Develop and document the product vision. Assisting the product consultant with ensuring the product vision has input and buy-in from the leadership team, and that it helps to deliver the company’s strategy.
- Manage the product roadmap. Ensure it is understandable and accurate. Provide evidence and assist in making the tough tactical prioritisation decisions whilst helping the company deliver on longer term objectives.
- Own and manage the prioritised product backlog. Translate input from domain/market experts, market observations, and customer feedback into user stories with detailed requirements ready for development.
- Report to leadership on product progress. Own and report on the measures used to define product success, interpreting them into actionable conclusions.
- Be the voice of customers, users and other stakeholders.
- Build close customer relationships and bring the customer’s and user’s voice into the creation process.
- Facilitate collaboration across teams. The Product Manager plays a critical role in creating alignment between the engineering team and other stakeholders.
- Identify opportunities. With your finger on the pulse of the market, the customers and the engineering team, you are positioned to discover and develop new opportunities.
- Drive Morrisby to become a product led organisation. Continue our journey into solidifying our products as the vehicle for acquiring customers and driving growth.
- Help build product familiarity and awareness internally and externally. Help the engineering team communicate the benefits of the features that are built or modified to internal and external stakeholders.
- 3+ years of product management or equivalent experience with a demonstrated record of defining and efficiently delivering on product roadmaps.
- Have outstanding leadership, communication and collaboration skills. Able to work with a diverse set of stakeholders, gain consensus, and drive the product forward.
- Skilled at defining user stories and their accompanying requirements, which developers can efficiently take forward.
- Have an analytical and technical mind. Must be able to develop a deep understanding of a sophisticated service containing many interconnected components and factors.
- Intimate familiarity with modern software development practices used to build and deploy applications having worked full time within a software delivery team.
- Evidence driven approach, you seek to make decisions based on data and information rather than just a hypothesis.
- Experience in sourcing and acting on user experience (UX) feedback collected through a variety of methods (feedback forms, user testing, A/B testing).
- Able to understand complex relational data.
- An ability to query relational databases using SQL.
- Experience within the education sector, particularly in careers guidance.
- A wide range of experience in user experience (UX) test design & implementation.
- A small, growing, and friendly company building a great product that benefits people’s lives.
- Partially remote role, typically with a minimum of two days in the office, but we’re flexible depending on circumstances and location.
- Flexible start and finish time.
- Annual performance related bonus.
- An ice cream freezer on the ready for a sunny day ice cream break.
- Idyllic rural location, great for a picturesque run or walk at lunch, easy parking, and not having to worry about town and city traffic near the office.
- Flexibility with last minute needs for time off, late starts, early finishes, etc.
- Relaxed dress code.
- 22 days holiday (25 days after 2 years service), and the Christmas period off in addition to that, which usually runs from about the 23rd Dec to 2nd Jan.
- 5% contributory stakeholder pension.