Assistant Product Manager

Ordnance Survey
Southampton, UK
08 Aug 2019
28 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Ordnance Survey has an opportunity available for an Assistant Product Manager (Consumer) to join us based in Southampton. You will join us on a full time, permanent basis and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £29,750 - £35,000 per annum plus benefits.

For more than 225 years, Ordnance Survey has helped people explore Great Britain. Today, we're inspiring even more people to get outside more often. We build products, tools and services to make it easier for everyone to have an active outdoor lifestyle - helping you live longer, stay younger and enjoy life more.

Our iconic leisure maps are available on paper, mobile and desktop to help make outdoor activities more enjoyable, accessible and safe. Every day we're developing new innovative navigation features including ground-breaking 3D mapping, augmented reality guides and GPS devices. With the rapidly-growing and award winning GetOutside initiative, we're inspiring people to find new places, create lasting memories and discover the great British countryside.

We offer fantastic benefits to our Assistant Product Manager:

- Competitive salary plus performance related bonus

- A great pension scheme

- 25 days annual leave (30 days after five years) bank holidays and an extra 3 days over Christmas

- Flexible working

- A range of other flexible benefits and an active sport and social scene.

About the Assistant Product Manager role:

If you are an up and coming product specialist with a passion for the outdoors and gaming and a desire to "make a dent in the universe", this is a fantastic opportunity to play a key role in the future success of an amazing organisation.

Working as an internal start-up, you will help build on our range of multi award winning mobile applications, disrupting the outdoor sector and using technology and gamification to reinvent peoples love and passion for outdoor activity.

About you:

- A problem solver; you see opportunities for product improvements all around you. You are comfortable with ambiguity and translating this into clear deliverables. But you have a clear passion for making a difference. You have a keen interest in cutting edge tech.

- You love games; not the political kind! But games that can help people to not only have fun but get active at the same time.

- You've got an analytical mindset; you want to understand what makes things tick and use this knowledge to inform the bigger picture.

- Supremely organised; in fact, you're obsessive in your organisation. But you're equally proficient in exploring and investigating new subjects.

- You're never satisfied; constantly striving for improvements, you have an eye for the detail that carves the difference between good and great.

- You love seeing constant progress; you love being able to measure progress, managing KPIs and are continuously driving your ideas forward.

- A collaborative team player; you will work closely with the current product management team and project teams delivering the new applications.

You love being outside. And you'll get the opportunity to be. We try to live our brand and our mission so if you prefer the couch to conquering the hills or exploring then this role is probably not for you.

Skills and experience required to be our Assistant Product Manager:

- A passion for outdoor activity and adventures coupled with desire to really make a difference

- Relentless customer focus

- Excellent data interpretation and analytical skills

- Ability to understand both the detail and the bigger picture

- Strong communication skills

- Working knowledge of outdoor consumer products and market

Closing date: Sunday 25th August

Sound enticing? Then come and join us in helping more people to get outside more often and enjoy the benefits of a healthy outdoor lifestyle - please click 'apply' today to submit your application or to find out more about the Assistant Product Manager role, we would love to hear from you.

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