Product Manager

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Product Manager

£33,000 per annum plus benefits

Who will you be working for?

Capita are a supplier for a leading industry regulator who are currently expanding and leading the way as an independent body. They have identified the need for Product Manager to join their team on a permanent basis.

The role of a Product Manager

A product manager is responsible for the quality of online services e.g. web applications such as websites, intranets, content management systems and online transactional data services. In this role, you will be expected to use your knowledge of user needs and business goals to frame problems and set priorities for your delivery teams. You will use your expertise in building online services, to establish the risks and potential solutions to those problems. Working with the wider delivery team, you will set realistic and efficient goals based on your in-depth understanding of the art of the possible. You will have expert product management skills, may be involved in elements of programme management activity and will be involved in hiring associates, product managers and contractors.

Essential Criteria

Agile working. You know how to coach and lead teams in Agile and Lean practices, determining the right approach for the team to take and evaluating this through the life of a project. You can think of new and innovative ways of working to achieve the right outcomes. You can act as a recognised expert and advocate for the approaches, continuously reflecting and challenging the team. (Relevant skill level: expert)
Digital, Data and Technology perspective. You can demonstrate an advanced understanding of design, technology and data principles. You know how to identify and implement solutions for assisted digital. You can apply knowledge to work credibly with people in other disciplines. (Relevant skill level: practitioner)
Experience of working within constraints. You can work with and challenge senior stakeholders. You know how to prioritise and mitigate constraints and can turn them into an advantage. You can adapt the approach depending on the constraints. (Relevant skill level: practitioner)
Life-cycle perspective. You know how to successfully lead teams through the full product life cycle from Discovery to Live and beyond into running live operations. You can identify which tools and techniques should be used at each stage. You can develop sustainable support models. You can identify and deal with potential risks across or between all stages of the product life cycle. You know how to coach others. You can contribute to the assessment of other teams, providing guidance and support as they move through the stages of the product life cycle. (Relevant skill level: expert)
Operational management. You keep abreast of industry best practice and can cascade ways of working. You know how to make operations efficient. You can act as the escalation point for major operational issues and champion operational management across the community. You can work closely with leaders of operational delivery teams in digital, data and technology (DDaT). (Relevant skill level: expert)
Strategic ownership. You know how to get buy-in from the organisation. You can work with scant information and explain it in abstract terms. You can develop a strategy. (Relevant skill level: practitioner)
User focus. You know how to give direction on which tools or methods to use. You are experienced in meeting the needs of users across a variety of channels. You can bring insight and expertise in how user needs have changed over time to ensure these are met by the business. You know how to apply strategic thinking in how to provide the best service for the end user. (Relevant skill level: expert)Additional Information

The client is committed to creating a great place to work and do all they can to support people to reach their full potential, providing an exciting, supportive and flexible working environment.

They are an inclusive employer and offer equal opportunities to all regardless of an individual's age, disability, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

Please note that the end date for applications is Monday 25th May 2020

Capita ARC is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

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