Product Manager

  • London, UK
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Department: Digital Development & Architecture

Company Description

We pledge "to prove IT can make a real difference to our customer's businesses". We work hard to ensure we understand what our customers need from their technology solutions and then we deliver.

We are an award-winning company who provide world class customer service; we think big and we hire great people. Version 1 are more than just another IT services company - we are leaders in implementing and supporting Oracle, Microsoft and AWS technologies.

Invest in us and we’ll invest in you; if you are driven, committed and up for a challenge, we want to meet you.

Job Description

We are looking for experienced Product Managers who are skilled in framing problems, setting priorities for delivery teams and ensuring quality products are delivered for customers.

Working closely with senior stakeholders at project and programme level, able to influence and provide direction on product development.  You will be working with agile delivery teams, in particular delivery managers, user researchers, service designers and technical leads to define and prioritise a product roadmap and ensure delivery of successful outcomes.

We hope you will bring knowledge of best practice in product development and enjoy supporting the upskilling and mentoring of customers and early career consultants.

Qualifications

Agile working. You are an expert in Agile and Lean practices, coaching and leading teams across the lifecycle stages of projects.  You can think of new and innovative ways of working to achieve the right outcomes, challenging stakeholders and the team to overcome barriers and achieve better results for the user and the organisation within legislative or commercial constraints.

Product ownership. You are able to create and own an end-to-end product roadmap, prioritising the product backlog and getting buy-in from the organisation to ensure successful delivery. You work closely with research to understand user needs, ensuring the service is designed for the people who use it. You are experienced in product and service development and can promote best practice across agile teams including implementing solutions for assisted digital users.

Financial ownership. You are accountable for realising project benefits and securing funding for projects when necessary. You can realise the benefit of a product, how it integrates with other systems or services and align benefits to user needs and to the business case.  You can work with development teams to manage scope within commercial constraints such as budget restrictions or deadlines.

Stakeholder and problem management: You can identify important stakeholders, tailoring communication to their needs, and work with teams to build these relationships across the project’s lifecycle stages. You have good communications skills, able to articulate the problem and help others to understand its impact. You can use evidence to build consensus to deliver the best outcome.

Operational management: You know how to make operations efficient, acting as the escalation point for major operational issues. You can work closely with leaders of operational delivery teams in an organisation

Additional Information

Before you apply, here are some of our benefits. We offer profit share, pension, private medical, flexible working policy and more. We offer incentives for accreditations and educational assistance for courses relevant to your role.

We offer employee recognition in the form of Excellence Awards and V1Ps which is awarded by your peers. Engagement is incredibly important with local engagement teams driving our engagement events!

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