Product Manager

The company

Plentific is one of UK’s fastest growing technology start-ups. We provide homeowners, landlords and property managers a transactional marketplace to find and hire repairs, maintenance and home improvement professionals.

The team

The product team is composed of professionals who share a passion for building a world-class digital product. We enjoy designing and optimising user journeys and have an interest in colours, typography, iconography and other design geekiness.

The job

We’re looking for a talented team player with demonstrable experience of working as a digital product manager. You’ll work alongside a highly technical and enthusiastic team and apply your product management skills across our B2C and B2B offerings.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a deep understanding of our target users and their known and unknown needs
  • Negotiate product trade-offs impacting cost, schedule and usability to optimise ROI
  • Test hypothesis through surveys, interviews and user data
  • Write simple and high-impact consumer-facing copy customised to different customer segments
  • Work with product owners, product marketers, designers and software engineers to write detailed specifications that guide software project requirements
  • Manage internal and external communication of new product launches and feature releases
  • Turn ad-hoc and incomplete inputs, feedback and data points into actionable product insights
  • Provide regular updates and communicate project status, issues, dependencies and responsibilities to all stakeholders
  • Oversee and develop more junior product managers and analysts
  • Proactively identify and manage key project risks, know when to escalate matters to senior management

Requirements

  • BA/BS degree ideally in a numerical field
  • 3+ years experience working as a digital product manager
  • Entrepreneurial, self-starter personality with a can-do attitude
  • Ability to prioritise for business impact among competing needs
  • Some experience in manual testing
  • Proven experience in managing technical software products from conception to release
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written, spoken and presentation skills
  • Hands on experience using spreadsheets and relevant software tools for product analytics
  • Comfort in a face-paced, entrepreneurial, start-up environment

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation package
  • A new Apple laptop with supporting hardware of your choice
  • Pension plan
  • Learning and development fund
  • 23 day holidays
  • A stylish office in the heart of Old Street, London
  • Stocked kitchen and breakfast bar with great coffee