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Product Manager

  • £60k
  • Brentwood, Essex

Product Manager, Brentwood, Essex – £60k DOE plus benefits

Looking to grow your career in a strong, network agency? This Product Manager role may be for you. You’ll be working with their top clients producing highly sophisticated digital campaigns which wow their clients. We’re particularly looking for Product Managers with automotive and CGI / VFX experience.

The job purpose of this Product Manager is to manage a portfolio of products being developed to facilitate the agency’s onward client offering. Largely internally facing toolsets, the Product Manager must work with key stakeholders to define the features/requirements and plan the development of tools and applications which underpin the businesses content delivery services. Working with the business to determine the product strategy and software development teams to determine functionality, feasibility and ongoing development priorities in relation to the products lifecycle.

Some of the key responsibilities of this Product Manager include:

- Working with internal and external parties to define the product roadmap and strategy to support the business objectives

- Managing, prioritising and maintaining the product backlog

- Producing documented requirements for the developers, writing high level requirement, user stories and briefing the team

- Defining and delivering improvements to the product roadmap ensuring the product continues to meet the current and future business needs

- Justifying the on-going developments / enhancements through ROI analysis and business need

- Helping to analyse, document, prioritise and schedule bug fixes, technical improvements and feature enhancements

- Evaluating the products continuing success against business needs
We’re looking for a Product Manager with personal attributes like:

- Excellent verbal and written communication – clear and concise

- Ability to translate complex topics into simple explanation

- Open minded and flexible

- Resilient and open to change

- Proactive rather than reactive

- Detail focused, but able to see the bigger picture

- Team player but able to self-motivate

- Commercial acumen

- Confident, able to challenge others when necessary and articulate your point of view with conviction

And a Product Manager with experience and knowledge such as:

- Proven solid experience working as a product manager in a software development environment

- Proven track record of launching and iterating successful client facing products

- Experience of requirements gathering and translation into user stories & functional specs

- Agile / Scrum experience

- Knowledge of sprint planning and prioritisation