Senior Technical Product Manager

Onlinemediaexperts Ltd Collinson Group
United Kingdom
26 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Collinson Group are a global leading loyalty and lifestyle benefits business who are looking to hire a Senior Technical Product Manager with a focus on APIs to join the business based in the City of London. This is a really exciting opportunity to join the business as we grow at pace and continue driving the business through a digital transformation to deliver the optimum experience for our customers. This role sits at the heart of our product team and is a key component in the redesign of our client facing APIs as well as the development and executing of the API product roadmap. Key Responsibilities: - Manage the technical development and execution of the APIs product roadmap - Prioritise backlogs and work with engineering and design teams to ensure requirements and business goals are fully understood - Identify business requirements for new features and translate them into detailed user stories - Work closely with engineering teams and program management to deliver products to market - Provide subject matter and product expertise for managed API products - Define and analyse metrics to ensure products are successful - Put the user at the heart of the development process, integrating data, insights, research and market analysis into product requirements to enhance user satisfaction - Identify, prioritise and manage trade-offs - Work closely with the Analytics, UAT and Operations teams to ensure developments are robust and proven - Deliver incremental value using proven Agile methodologies - Keep up to date with trends / developments / new technologies and identify opportunities for Collinson Group. Knowledge, skills & experience required: - Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field preferred, and relevant employment experience in product management - Strong API product management experience - Extensive experience gathering business requirements and translating them into detailed functional design specifications, preferably in an Agile Development environment - Experience of working cross-functionally with cross-organizational teams - Solid communications skills and team play - Ability to drive innovative and creative solutions using sound business judgment and quantitative skills - Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously, prioritise workload effectively and thrive in a dynamic and complex environment - Any candidates with experience of the back-end API process, financial systems and transactional payment gateways will be at an advantage. Person Specification: - An analytical mindset with a passion for data - A self-starter mentality who constantly questions the status quo - An obsession for creating the most compelling customer experience Collinson Group: Collinson Group is a global leader in shaping and influencing customer behaviours to drive revenue and value for clients. The group offers a unique blend of industry and sector specialists who together provide market-leading experience in delivering products and services across four core capabilities: Loyalty, Lifestyle Benefits, Insurance and Assistance. The group provides unrivalled insight and expertise around affluent consumers and frequent travellers, creating and delivering products and services that increase engagement, loyalty and value for customers. We have more than 25 years' experience, with 25 global locations, servicing over 800 clients in 170 countries, employing 2,000 staff, and managing over 20 million end customers. We have been bringing innovation to the market since inception - from launching the first independent global VIP lounge access programme, Priority Pass to being the first to sell direct travel insurance in the UK through Columbus Direct and creating the first loyalty agency of its kind in the travel sector with ICLP. Today we still invest heavily in innovation to ensure that we continue to deliver superior customer experiences. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and criminal records checks (DBS).
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