Product Manager

Ronald James
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK
10 Aug 2019
17 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is seeking an experienced Product Manager to join their Product Management team in Newcastle. As a Product Manager, you will help to create the future for their award-winning service and impact the education experience for millions of students and instructors in over 140 countries.

You will work closely with their engineering team to create best-in-class integrations, serving the global customer base. Experience working as a Product Manager on technical projects is essential. You will demonstrate a passion for web technologies, and be competent talking about technology with both business and engineering stakeholders.

You will report to the Senior Product Manager, based within their offices in Newcastle.

Required Experience
  • 3+ years in software product management; prefer SaaS or large scale web applications
  • Experience working in a web/Saas application environment
  • A foundational understanding of web technologies and their application (REST APIs, HTML, CSS, Javascript)
  • Experience in agile software development methodologies
  • Experience of working with engineering teams
  • Action-oriented mindset
  • Passion for education and user experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple priorities & projects
  • Ability to work independently and perform under pressure
  • Broad knowledge of online software and relevant technologies
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to form effective working relationships with both internal and external partners

Desirable Skills:
  • Product Management qualification
  • Commercial knowledge of the education sector
  • B2B experience
  • Familiarity with Learning Management Systems such as Blackboard, Moodle, Canvas and/or publishing platforms such as WriteSmart.
  • Commercial awareness and understanding, in order to identify and exploit market opportunities in the education sector (specifically online or e-assessment)

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