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Location: Newcastle upon Tyne Tyne and Wear Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 8BX
Salary: £55000 - £70000
Sector: Digital Marketing   Management  
Type: Permanent
Posted: 09/10/2019
Product Manager Ronald James Group 2019-06-06

Since 2005, our client has grown beyond the UK, to locations spanning the globe, with leading workplace technology solutions. They are passionate about innovation with over 30% of revenue invested back into research and development every year; keeping their pioneering technology at the heart of our company. Having motivated professionals join their team, who are eager to further their careers and gain invaluable business knowledge, means they continue to define innovative ideas for the future. The key qualities they look for in their exceptional team members are drive, focus and tenacity. Company culture is key to what they do, their innovation is second-to-none, and their team members are truly exceptional. It's a very exciting time for them as they pioneer the future of the workplace together.

Role:

The engineering team is looking for a Product Manager to own one or more of its market leading products. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in shaping and delivering high-performing customer facing systems that are scalable and extensible. This is a terrific opportunity for a Product Manager interested in progressing in a key role through being part of a team engineering the future products for enterprise customers.

What Will You Be Doing?

  • Work with business, product and engineering teams to shape and communicate the product vision and strategy managing the roadmap and balancing priorities across the product.

  • Develop product specifications allowing engineering to implement the product strategy.

  • Manage requirements tracing them through to delivery, including involvement in backlog grooming, sprint planning, stand-ups and release sign off, to ensure implementation of secure, highly scalable applications and web services using Microsoft technologies (ASP.Net, c#, MVC, SQL server, Java script, Exchange server, IIS) delivered on Microsoft Azure, Condeco's hosted platform.

  • Work with our client’s mobile application teams to define and deliver mobile applications across iOS, Android and Windows platforms.

  • Obtain and analyse feedback from clients, engineering, and sales and marketing, and work with the user experience team to manage user research and usability testing activities.

  • Conduct competitive analysis of alternative products in the market.

  • Work with user experience designers to ensure best practice design processes are followed.

  • Work with development teams in Newcastle and India, as well as the business and customers globally.

Personal Skills Required:

  • Previously worked as a Product Manager in a commercial software company, preferably in the Enterprise Software field (i.e., ERP, CRM, HR, finance, etc.), for at least 7 years.

  • In-depth understanding of product specifications, including use cases, priorities, requirements, constraints, etc., in both Agile and Waterfall methodologies.

  • Recent experience in web applications (not web sites) and modern mobile applications (iPhone and/or Android), and if possible, desktop applications on Microsoft Windows and Apple OS X.

  • Recent product experience with SaaS and hosted applications, both in multi-instance and multi-tenancy environments, with experience in hosting on virtual environments such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, or Heroku.

  • Experience with web based product management tools, with recent experience with JIRA /Confluence preferred.

  • A solid understanding of project management concepts.

  • Experience of working with user experience and visual designers and a track record in delivering solutions that have a world class user experience.

  • Demonstrated ability to work remotely with a virtual team or off-shore team.

  • Client facing experience in sales, marketing, or product management.

Benefits

  • Dental Insurance
  • CheckmarkHealth Insurance
  • CheckmarkVacation & Paid Time Off
  • CheckmarkSick Days
  • CheckmarkFree Lunch or Snacks

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