Senior Product & Design Manager

Full-Time Royal Botanic Gardens, Richmond Salary: £50,000 - £60,186 per annum, depending on skills and experience  Closes: 2022-04-10

This role is based at Kew with the option of regular home working, subject to operational requirements. 

We’re looking for a skilled Senior Product and Design Manager to take responsibility for the development of our digital products at Kew, including and externally facing digital products. You’ll be part of an agile, multidisciplinary team, working creatively to deliver results that balance user needs and business goals, understanding that as a complex, not-for-profit organisation we have both commercial and non-commercial objectives.

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) is a leading plant science institute, UNESCO World Heritage Site, and major visitor attraction. Our mission is to understand and protect plants and fungi for the well-being of people and the future of all life on Earth.

We are working to end the unprecedented extinction crisis and to help create a world where nature is protected, valued by all and managed sustainably. We will achieve these goals by drawing on our leading scientific research, unrivalled collections of plants and fungi, global network of partners, inspirational gardens at Kew and Wakehurst, and our 260 years of history.

Join us on our journey as protectors of the world’s plants and fungi.

The Senior Product and Design Manager is responsible for the entire digital product management process, from research to building a business case, overseeing development and launching it into the market, ongoing product management and continuous, iterative development. They will take ownership for the products vision and roadmap, including the full product lifecycle process. This role is part of Kew’s Digital Experience department and reports to the Head of Digital Experience.

Our fantastic benefits package includes opportunities for continuous learning, a generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working to help you maintain a healthy work-life balance, an Employee Assistance Programme and other wellbeing support such as cycle to work scheme and discounted gym membership. We also offer a competitive pension, an employee discount scheme and free entry into a wide range of national museums and galleries, as well access to our own beautiful gardens at Kew and Wakehurst.

If you are interested in this position, please visit our website for more information and to apply.

Closing Date: 10/04/2022

Interviews are planned for w/c 18 April 2022

We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post.

No agencies please.