Catalyst Recruitment - People + Progress

Product Manager

£30,000 to £55,000 / Newcastle upon Tyne / Jun 12, 2019

Our client is a highly successful internet business with a world-wide user base several million strong. They are looking for a passionate and experienced Product Manager to join their talented team based in their office north of Newcastle.

A wide-ranging role where you will be responsible for maximising business benefit from Client releases, leading the Release Management lifecycle and processes.  You will help marketing, product management, development, QA and community teams to define, manage and deploy change.
 

As Product Manager, your duties will include:

  • Working with the Product Owner to maintain a Product Roadmap, ensuring designs are agreed in advance of development
  • Supporting the client development teams in efficient delivery – daily updates, clear status, proactive management of issues and risks
  • Working with Test Team Lead to maximise the impact of QA – creative strategy, early engagement, appropriate use of Closed and Open Betas
  • Maintaining User Group engagement throughout – identifying key stakeholders, ensuring agreed designs, maintaining awareness of development as required, employing a creative approach to release, user comms and feedback
  • Working with Server, User, Data and Client Development teams to provide objective visibility of operational performance and issues

Required skills and experience:
  • Agile scrum master experience, managing the development process within a mobile client group
  • Experience of enhancing and developing existing delivery processes
  • Ability to communicate effectively with different audiences on a broad range of topics: technical, business and creative
  • Self-starter with strong time management, project management and organisational skills
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making ability
  • Team building and leadership skills, capable of inspiring and motivating to maximise team performance
  • Strong accountability in managing the delivery process within a mobile client group
Package:
  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days holiday allowance, plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Casual working environment with a really friendly group of co-workers!

Please note: High levels of interest mean we will only contact you if your application is shortlisted and this will happen within five working days. You must also be eligible to work in the UK.

Product Manager - Newcastle upon Tyne

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