Product Manager, Education software

Peoplecom Ltd
Bedford, UK
15 Jun 2019
27 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
"product manager" product "education software" schools education software

Product Owner, Education Software for a major Education software services provider

Up to £40k base plus benefits


We are looking for an experienced Product Owner who is passionate about building digital Educational products that customers love, with full accountability for the discovery, definition, delivery and performance across the Parent and Student Engagement portfolio.

What you will do:
  • Develop a deep understanding of the needs of your users and the problems they have in meeting those needs based on market and user research as well as usage data
  • Develop product positioning and messaging that differentiates your products in the market and segment
  • Work with the Senior Product Manager and Commercial teams to build business cases to justify why we should invest
  • Define what success looks like for your product, how we measure success and report on progress towards success
  • Manage the full product lifecycle from discovery through to creating and shipping as well as continuous improvement and optimisation
  • Build relationships with internal and external stakeholders, understanding their needs and effectively managing their expectations
  • Contribute towards the vision, product strategy and roadmap for your product/component

Your experience will include:
  • The ability to develop an expert understanding of the customer and market needs and champion these in the delivery of your products
  • Have experience of opportunity, problem and solution discovery
  • An eye for good user experience design with demonstrable examples of contribution to products in the market
  • Experience developing commercially valuable products which meet user needs
  • Adept at planning and prioritising product feature backlogs and contributing to the product roadmap
  • Competent at analysing product and financial data using business intelligence tools
  • The ability to influence across an organisation from Board level to Engineering, Customer success and beyond
  • Strong presentation, organisational and time management skills and the ability to work effectively within cross-functional teams in a complex, matrix environment

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