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Head of Product

Gateshead, Tyne And Wear
£65,000 to £75,000
Job Type
12 Sep 2022
My client, an anti - corporate health tech business, are recruiting actively for talented, creative and unique people to join their team. If you like voicing your new and exciting ideas and being part of an amazing team, this may be the role for you! This role will be hybrid, 2/3 days or more in our Gateshead office. Key Responsibilities: As the Head of Product, you will oversee product development throughout the company, as well as lead and mentor the members of the Product team. You will be responsible for defining and overseeing the digital product vision and strategy. You ll need to communicate this to the rest of the company, ensuring every member of staff understands the direction for the product. You ll train, coach, mentor and grow our talented Product Management team and UX/UI Design team You will effectively oversee product delivery and execution, including user research, design, development, and feature roll-out You ll need to maintain a deep understanding of our customers and the overall market This role will include managerial responsibilities, such as reviewing absence and holiday requests, carrying out regular performance reviews and having a general oversight of the Product team. You will make use of in-depth user research and customer feedback to make informed decisions regarding upcoming features and oversee a comprehensive roadmap of work. You will strive to anticipate and understand customer needs at all times. You will manage the backlog of upcoming work to ensure all tasks are prioritised correctly and oversee the entire development process. You will be responsible for making decisions during the development process from a business or user perspective. You will produce detailed business specifications, user stories and define acceptance criteria. You will contribute to ideation and discovery meetings, review sessions, as well as retrospectives. You will regularly communicate with the Engineering manager to ensure development is running smoothly and timescales are adhered to. You will produce detailed road maps of how we take our tech products from conception to completion, and update key stakeholders throughout the journey. Essentials we are looking for At least 5 years of experience in a similar role or senior product management role Extensive knowledge of agile software development. A technical background with extensive knowledge of digital development and web technologies. Flexibility and a good attitude towards change. Excellent degree of communication skills and experience working with both technical and non-technical stakeholders. Demonstrated problem-solving skills. Experience or good knowledge of the fundamentals of coding and UX/UI Experience in a managerial or senior role previously. Experience mentoring less senior members of the team. Nice-to-haves Benefits 33 days holiday. Generous discounts on all merchandise. Competitive salary. Free staff fun days and socials. Many opportunities for career development, as well as opportunities for training and personal development. Enhanced sick pay, maternity and paternity pay. Free snacks, tea and coffee on-site. Smoke-free site
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  • Job Reference: 710453710-2
  • Date Posted: 12 September 2022
  • Recruiter: AM Recruitment
    AM Recruitment
  • Location: Gateshead, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary: £65,000 to £75,000
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent