Position / Role
Product Manager
Open Blend

  http://www.openblendmethod.co.uk

  @OpenBlendMethod

   Job Type
Permanent
   Location
Maidenhead
   Date Posted
January 28, 2019
   Position Expires
March 18, 2019
   Job Description

What’s the role?

  • Product manager in an innovative HR tech start-up
  • You will join a small but growing agile team

Responsibilities

  • Working alongside our Head of Product, designers and our tech team to help plan and execute product initiatives.
  • Collecting, analysing and responding to user feedback
  • Gathering and evaluating product ideas and objectives.
  • Working with Head of Product on new features and changes to a product – sketching, idea generation and research
  • Supporting design loops – iterating ideas through discovery and feedback to gain maximum result in build
  • Demonstrating new ideas and features to stakeholders
  • Gaining a deep understanding of our users
  • Researching competitors and gaining insight into the HR tech market
  • Contributing towards product strategy and vision

Requirements

  • Work experience as a Product manager within an agile environment
  • Hands-on experience managing all stages of the product life cycle
  • Team spirit and good communication abilities
  • Good organizational skills
  • UX experience would be an advantage, but not essential.

Required skills
The product manager must thrive in a startup environment and be eager to grow revenues.
We’re looking for the following skills:

  • Creative
  • analytical
  • Commercial acumen
  • Delivery focused
  • Authenticity
  • Self-awareness
  • Growth / learning mindset
  • Adaptability & resilience
  • Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • A team player
  • A naturally creative and solution driven thought process
  • Self driven and highly motivated

Who do we hire?

  • Smart, independent thinkers
  • Passionate, hard-working, entrepreneurial and results-driven
  • Team players with experience in small companies
  • Experience in a high-growth, early stage technology business is a bonus

What are we like to work for?

  • As a start-up tech business, we think fast, change fast and learn fast
  • We are customer focused – we view everything from the outside in
  • We believe in open and honest communication – we want everyone’s input
  • We value and nurture our team; learning and developing as individuals is key; everyone should be the best version of themselves
  • We believe in the power of our team – together we are greater than the sum of our parts.
  • The glass is always half full … we are positive, high energy and fun

Package, benefits, training & opportunities

  • Competitive salary
  • EMI scheme
  • Open Blend sessions with your people manager
  • £1k training allowance

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