Senior Product specialist

Recruiter
Directions Recruitment Specialists
Location
Well End
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Accountable for the technical and commercial success of the product (predominantly the website), through project delivery and excellent planning skills - take the lead in bringing innovative new solutions and ideas to the table
  • Responsible for planning of product roadmap, including ROI based prioritisation and production of business cases, with input from the Product Team / UX Manager
  • Responsible for the success of all Product based developments, through project management, leading scrums, and hence ensure delivery of all projects to deadline, working alongside UX, Designers and Developers
  • Be the business stakeholder for identifying opportunities for improved/new functionalities, working alongside rest of Marketing department to identify customer drop out points or low converting functionality, and developing onsite solutions
  • Responsible for holding knowledge of best in market eCommerce practices, including awareness of competitor functionality, eCommerce best practices, and new trends
  • Introduce a process of regular user based optimisation, working alongside the Head of eCommerce and Design team to optimise key areas within the journey, to design and develop new website functionalities and UX driven solutions
  • Work alongside UX Manager and Web Trading Manager to ensure development and implementation of AB testing strategy, with a specific focus on page structure, wireframes and functionality

DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • This role will best suit an individual who is well organised, pragmatic, and a lateral thinker, with an inquisitive mind who is motivated to work both individually and as part of a team.

Key Skills

  • Product development focused digital experience - minimum 4 years
  • Experience of managing projects through the Agile method - working with stakeholders, designers and developers, coordinating across multiple departments, and constantly assessing priorities essential
  • Exceptional web analytics knowledge (SiteCatalyst/Omniture, Google Analytics, Coremetrics)
  • Demonstrable experience of stakeholder and project management - ability to build strong relationships with key internal departments
  • High attention to detail with an ability to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Natural planner, looking ahead, anticipating and escalating issues before they arise, providing solutions, and meeting deadlines
  • Quick learner with ability to think pro-actively and build solid working relationships with wider members of the business
  • Ability to demonstrate strong written, verbal communication and presentation skills to all levels of seniority and disciplines within the organisation
  • Experience of using Endeca

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