Senior Product Manager

Full-Time Manchester Closes: 2023-03-22

What you’ll do

We’re looking for someone who has a track-record of leading successful product delivery teams in an agile environment. You’ll be guided by the fundamental principles of putting user needs first, focusing on delivery and outcomes over process, and being open and collaborative.

You’ll be an experienced Product Manager who can lead teams through the product lifecycle to develop, run, support and continuously improve products of significant scale and complexity.

As a Senior Product Manager you will:

– lead one or more multi-disciplinary teams to deliver products and iteratively improve them through all stages of product lifecycle
– motivate and inspire your team to deliver high quality work
– develop an expert understanding of the users’ needs and champion these in the delivery of your products
– identify and develop product principles, practices and processes to allow teams to collaboratively build the right thing, the right way
– coordinate product development with other product teams to minimise risks and manage dependencies
– strike a balance in your team between developing new features and upgrading existing systems
– engage with users and stakeholders through a range of channels to encourage awareness and use of your product
– set measurable goals for your product and report against these to demonstrate progress against stated benefits
– play an active role in the GDS product manager community sharing your learning, celebrating progress made by other people and teams, and providing line management and coaching to other product managers

Who you’ll be

We’re interested in people that have experience in some of the following areas:

– shipping and evolving great digital products by working with multidisciplinary teams in an agile delivery setting
– collaborating with a variety of disciplines involved in digital delivery, including engineering, design, content, data analysis and user research
– engaging with users, commissioning research and turning qualitative and quantitative insight into product improvements
– exemplary verbal, written and visual communication skills that you are able to tailor to the needs of the audience
– handling complex stakeholder relationships and working with stakeholders to  deliver products from discovery to live
– using data science to develop intelligent products
– creating personalised and curated digital experiences
– developing publishing platforms