Head of Product Development (Digital)

Harvey Nash
£80000 - £110000/annum
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Harvey Nash is a leading international recruitment and offshore business. We are front-runners in IT recruitment (permanent, interim and contract) at all levels from CIO to 1st line support and have strong HR, Finance and Digital Practices also.

Harvey Nash have been engaged to recruit for an experienced Head of Product Management to join a leading Financial Services organisation head quartered out of Halifax. The organisation is undergoing continued and steady growth and is a market leader in its sector.

It is an exciting time to join as the organisation is undergoing a digital transformation and the Head of Product Management is a key player in contributing to business strategy and goals and aligning the product vision, strategy and roadmap with this. You will be responsible for Product, UX and Delivery teams to propose, research, design and deliver market leading digital products with outstanding customer experience at the core of this. In this role you will lead digital product strategy, ensuring the successful delivery of the product roadmap to achieve business goals, transform the business and optimise customer experience.

Key Skills and Experience Required:

* Demonstrated experience in Senior Product Management or a Strategic Digital Leadership role.
* Demonstrated experience operating with in an agile and digital environment.
* Substantial experience in developing successful digital products, strategies and roadmaps.
* Knowledge and practical understanding of assessing and optimising digital customer experience.
* Strong grasp of product management best practices and principals.
* Experience with regular analysis of competitors to help identify product gaps and enhancements.
* Excellent skills in go-to-market planning Outstanding communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels, technical and non-technical.
* A credible influencer with the ability to motivate and inspire.
* Experienced people leader with refined coaching and mentoring skills.
* Ability to manage prioritisation of product backlogs.
* Financial Services experience is highly desirable as is an MBA.

The individual who would best suit this role and environment would have experience in Digital Product Management, Digital Product Strategy and Financial Services.

It is a great opportunity for a passionate and innovative individual to lead the evolution of the digital product portfolio ensuring that all initiatives contribute to wider business goals and enrich internal and external customer experience. If interested please submit your CV or alternatively contact Jessica Emerson for a confidential discussion on 01132028940