Senior Product Owner

England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£75000 - £85000 per annum + Fanatastic Benefits
18 May 2017
15 Jun 2017
Industry Sector
Digital / Online
Contract Type
Work Experience Level
Head of
Agency-side or Client-side
Client Side
Senior Product Owner
Location: Manchester

Our client are one of the largest tech business in the North West, who are part of a wider global services brand. They employ over 1,000 people from 70 countries across multiple sites in Manchester city centre. Their mission is empowering people to do and discover more and our business and market sector is growing rapidly.

About the role
They are looking for a highly motivated Senior Product Owner within the discover group who thrives in a fast paced, collaborative environment and lives to delight the customer.
You will be responsible for delivering product excellence and innovation across multiple product teams. This is growing product and significant product group looking after email marketing, a communications platform which is in house, landing pages and SEO. It's particularly interesting as it touches on every part of the business and the products within this area are revenue generating. To give you an understanding of scale, potential and growth of this group. They have over 7.5 million customers, 11 million page views a day, and send out 12 million emails a week. As for potential as a business they only have 3% of the global market so lots to go after.

You will report directly into the Chief Product Officer and Chief Marketing Officer (members of the board). As part of a fast growing tech company, high performers can expect extensive opportunities for progression and development.

Key responsibilities
To successfully deliver change in a fast paced working environment you will need to:
*Develop a deep understanding of the current and future customer needs across all areas of the business and how those needs interact with your product portfolio
*Work with the Chief Product Office and other senior stakeholders to define the overall strategy and direction for your product portfolio
*Build, lead and coach a team of Product Owners
*Work with senior architects, heads of development, delivery and operations to design and deliver products and services to delight our customers
*Be accountable for the end-to-end delivery of products within your portfolio
*Work with product teams, coaches and engineering to drive continuous efficiency improvements
*Communicate with key stakeholders to keep them up to date and bought into the product development process

You must:
*Have 5+ years experience as a product owner or senior product owner, ideally in an ecommerce or travel related field
*Have a proven track record of delivering successful, user-oriented products
*Have a background in Communication systems
*Have Experience in SendGrid or other ESPs/MTA
*Be marketing and commercially focussed
*Be able to define and communicate product vision or strategy to others
*Be commercially aware and have a strategic mind, able to identify business opportunities and deliver against them
*Have great organisational skills, able to manage and deliver multiple products and projects simultaneously
*Be highly analytical and methodical approach to problem solving
*Have excellent communication skills and be able to communicate with the business at all levels
*Understand what an exceptional user experience entails and how to deliver it whilst balancing against other competing priorities
*Be a highly motivated self-starter with a flexible, can-do attitude
*Have experience of driving product development through all phases of the product lifecycle

£75,000 - £85000
Fanatastic Benefits

With the growth projection and future plans for this business, this is a fantastic opportunity to not only join the journey but lead the charge from a digital front. If you think you can fulfil the role requirements and have what it takes to lead a cutting edge team focused on delivering a world-class proposition, then please apply through the link or you can contact Adam Walker at Adam Recruitment.

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