Product Manager

FutureLearn offers a diverse selection of free, high quality online courses from some of the world’s leading universities and other outstanding cultural institutions. We’re looking for an ace Product Manager to join us. You’ll play a key role in helping shape the evolution of Higher Education.

The role will report to the Head of Product and join a growing multidisciplinary product team including Product Managers, Developers, Designers and Learning Technologists.

About the role

The Product Manager’s responsibilities:

  • Helping to influence the broader product vision by engaging with FutureLearn stakeholders, partners, educators and learners
  • Develop and share insights and learning from competitor analysis, user research and quantitative and qualitative data about learners behaviour
  • Identify and implement commercial opportunities around the core FutureLearn offering
  • Help ensure that FutureLearn provides the most effective online education
  • Work with the business & Head of Product to bring the product vision to life through delivery
  • Fulfil the role of product owner on specific projects
  • Be responsible for prioritising stories, projects and product features that meet agreed goals
  • Identify and scope appropriate analysis activities on a project by forming an appropriate project team
  • Define project process & communication for sharing progress between project teams and more widely to the company

About you

Our ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience of:

  • Developing high-volume business-to-consumer web products and/or educational services
  • Devising and implementing revenue-generating products and features
  • Day-to-day, hands-on product ownership of project teams
  • Producing mid and long-term product roadmaps
  • Working collaboratively with cross-functional agile teams (eg Scrum, Lean, Kanban)
  • Storytelling and communicating ideas, numbers and vision