Reports to: Product Lead
Location: London with a mix of office and home working
Salary: Competitive depending on experience
Do you want to join one of the fastest-growing AI startups in the world?
At CENTURY Tech, we use AI, neuroscience and learning science to create the world’s most advanced learning technologies. Our tools personalise learning to every student and empower teachers and organisations with rich data insights. We work with leading schools, Ministries of Education, universities and companies across the world.
As demand for high-quality edtech increases, we’re looking for an outstanding Product Manager to work with the product, engineering, design, and business teams to deliver an exceptional experience to our customers.
As a Product Manager you will define new features and refine requirements based on user research and data insights, lead a cross functional development team that is involved at every stage of discovery and is passionate about shipping value to the customer, and set strategy based on a deep understanding of your customer, product and the wider market.
Founded by entrepreneur Priya Lakhani OBE in 2013, CENTURY’s mission is to use technology to remove roadblocks to learning so that every student can succeed. We’re a close-knit team of 100 people united by a mission to use technology to improve the world. We’re powered by a strong startup culture and backed by long-term investors aligned with our goals.
Our team has won the MIT Solve, CogX Innovation Award, EdTechXGlobal Award, GESS Award, AI Award and many more. We’ve also been named Economic Disruptor of the Year by the Spectator and were recognised by UNESCO as a finalist in its ICT in Education Prize.
Our ideal candidate
Our ideal candidate has a strong knowledge of core product management processes and techniques, combined with experience in a variety of contexts, and is able to take on responsibility for a specific product area. They are confident in taking ownership and working self-sustainably to deliver.
We’re looking for experience of end-to-end delivery of features, from contributing to product strategy, ideation and problem definition, through to the tactical execution of product requirements. Effective decision making is key to success at CENTURY and we’re keen to see a love of data and the confidence using it to make informed decisions. Our platform is rapidly scaling, so we need someone who can balance stability and reliability with genuine innovation.
We’re open to candidates coming from a range of backgrounds, especially marketing, technology or customer success.
2+ years’ product management experience.
Ability to prioritise workload and drive projects forward independently, setting the vision as well as being on top of the details.
You’re a great storyteller, able to bring a variety of stakeholders into the conversation to generate the best outcome.
Passionate about the customer and able to effectively champion them throughout the product development life cycle.
Knowledge of product and software management tools, e.g. JIRA, confluence as well as Agile product development and SCRUM.
Knowledge of the education technology market or direct experience in education is desirable, and a passion from improving lives through education is essential.
The successful candidate will have the right to work in the UK.
Experience of working with API products and knowledge of AI and/or recommendation systems would be a huge plus!
Experience with Sketch, Figma or InDesign.
Data analysis skills and experience working with data teams to embed metrics into a feature.
How to apply
To apply for this role please send a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject line Product Manager Role.
What we’re offering
We’re offering a competitive salary, 25 days holiday plus your birthday and three extra days at Christmas off.
Additional benefits include:
Comprehensive health insurance
Enhanced parental leave
Ability to work in a fantastic Central London office
Regular company social events (in person and online)
CENTURY Tech is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. All successful applicants will be requested to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and provide two references. Details of our recruitment process can be found on our website: century.tech/safer-recruitment-policy