Product / Project Manager

Product/Project Manager

Shoreditch                                                                                                           c£50k      

The ODI technical team works on a range of projects across many different areas, both internal and external.  It is now looking to turn more of these into well-defined products with proper assessment of user needs, sustainable business models and marketing approaches.

To do this we are looking for a creative, tenacious and enthusiastic Product & Project Manager who will provide product ownership, act as an internal client voice, and provide project management support to the ODI team.  You must be able to:

  • create bids and proposals for new products and project work

  • create and implement delivery plans for products and projects

  • share knowledge and ideas and work with technical and non-technical colleagues, members and clients

Reporting to the Technical Director, the role will be part of a development team that  works on web-based projects, using a variety of tools and platforms, but mostly in the Ruby language.

Click here to go to the full role profile to find out more about this unique opportunity to drive and achieve the commercial targets that will grow the organisation.  As part of your application you will need to submit a two-page written project proposal for an open data product of your choice (this can be something that already exists or something that you would like to see developed). The proposal should include:

* a description of the product

* details of how the project would be delivered

* a costed plan for sustaining the product longer term

To apply for the role please email your CV and proposal to Michelle Prescott at  

Closing date for applications: 12.30pm Friday 21 February 2014

Non-EU Nationals please note – The ODI has a legal responsibility to ensure that all employees are entitled to live and work in the UK.  It is unlikely that we would be able to obtain a Certificate of Sponsorship for this job.  Therefore, in most cases it is unlikely that we will be able to consider applications from candidates who require a visa to work in the UK.  For further information on eligibility to work in the UK please visit the UK Border Agency website at