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Head of Product/Exective Product Manager

Project People




Posted: 21/01/2023

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Head of Product / Executive Product Manager


London / Manchester min 2 days per week office based is essential

We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Product / Executive Product Manager to join our Team. The successful candidate will be joining a dynamic and fast paced team that has grown dramatically in the last 6 months as the client pushes forward with the Digital 1st Agenda!

Duties and Responsibilities of the Head of Product/Executive Product Manager includes:

Overview of the work to be undertaken

Product Champion to Team: a hands-on Product Leader, supporting a team of product managers at various levels, driving world-class Product practice and execution. (We are looking for an ambassador for change and individual that can drive an agenda.)
Product Strategy: responsible for developing and driving the strategy and prioritisation of the News & Sport product area - aligned and complementary to the strategic vision for the overall company News & Sport division and our wider objectives.
Data Decision Making & Experimentation: using analytics and audience research to investigate user behaviour; to establish insight into product performance and to use this data to drive experiments - ideas, features and product improvements on hypotheses. Summarise & report outcomes and product performance.
Collaboration In Product Discovery & Definition: work in close partnership with Editorial, Design (UX/UI), Engineering, Data Science, Product Analytics, Research, Delivery and Marketing, throughout the entire lifecycle of your products.
Product Roadmap: build and maintain a compelling product roadmap and backlog that drives growth, audience engagement, retention and supports our overall goals and the goals of the News & Sport division.

The successful Head of Product/Executive Product Manager will have:

Significant experience in working within large-scale digital and/or new media B2C organisations.
Demonstrable experience of driving growth through the development of strategies to deliver defined business outcomes. Experience gained through expertise in both fast, incremental, iterative experimentation and the delivery of a major consumer-facing products.
Expert understanding and ability to apply domain knowledge, market awareness, audience research and analytical insights to product strategy and planning.
Demonstrable experience of making product decisions based on user needs - supported with research, usage data, or predictions of either.
Experience working in partnership with senior stakeholders with high influence and editorial control. - New Media would be desirable but not essential
Line-management experience and demonstrable evidence of leading teams and individuals - including personal and professional development.
A genuine and demonstrable passion for the craft of Product Management.

To apply for the Head of Product/Executive Product Manager please send your CV to (url removed)

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