Senior Product Manager (Connectivity)

OnlineMediaExperts Ltd
12 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you an experienced and passionate Product Manager looking to take on a role where you can be the lead Senior Product Manager, utilising your Product Management experience whilst developing a broader understanding of the technology landscape? Are you commercially minded, innovative and do you share our passion for making a difference to teaching and learning? We have a great opportunity to join the Infrastructure Product Management team in RM Education - the leading provider of technology products and services to UK schools.

Reporting directly to the Head of Infrastructure Business, as Senior Product Manager you will take accountability for the Connectivity Services product set, which adds real value to thousands of students and teachers in the UK. We proudly hold the title of being the fastest growing Internet Service Provider (ISP) in the UK with over 900 schools onboarded within the last two years and a total customer base of around 3,500 schools. Working closely with Sales, Marketing and Development teams, as Senior Product Manager you will own the product roadmap and you will play a key role in ensuring that this trend of positivity continues.

Why consider Product Management at RM Education?

* Responsible for the holistic business management of products and services - product managers act as 'mini-CEOs' for our products.
* Accountable for the results and performance of our products and services. It's our job to know our numbers and course-correct if things are going in the wrong direction.
* Capture and represent the voice of the market. We use it to build product plans and roadmaps that set the direction. We have a view of the journey we'll take our customers on.
* Ensure our products profitably solve market problems that are being experienced by many customers.
* Offer a blend of domain and commercial skills required to make balanced decisions that benefit both RM and our customers.
* Passionately evangelise about our products to influence and lead opinion across the organisation and in the market.
* Ensure quality products are delivered as fast as possible in a predictable way.

Key responsibilities

* Own the relevant Product P&Ls, forming the annual business plan, translating this in to executable tasks and KPIs, and then tracking and maximising performance as the year progresses.
* Product ownership and strategy, driving products from concept to launch, through to enhancements and end of life.
* Product evangelism and market influence, passionately championing and driving the vision to both internal and external stakeholders.
* Market insight and propositions, engaging at customers at all levels and using market knowledge to develop the right blend of market led and market leading propositions.

Skills & experience

* Substantial Product Management experience, ideally within a connectivity services or similar business.
* Experience of P&L accountability.
* Experience of Product insight, strategy, evangelism and market influence.
* Be a graduate or equivalent with excellent written, numerical and presentation skills.
* Have a passion and interest in education and the education sector.
* Be determined and self-motivated.
* Be creative and a resourceful problem solver.
* Line Management experience an advantage

Working for RM you would be entitled to the following benefits:

* 25 Days Annual Leave (option to buy an extra 5 days)
* Performance Related Bonus Scheme
* Group Personal Pension
* Private Medical Healthcare
* Income Protection
* Life Assurance
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