Product Director

The job in a nutshell

The Product Director will drive the vision and strategy for a suite of products and deliver world class products to our users across the GoCompare Group. You will work closely with the Tech, Commercial and Marketing teams, synthesising their input into a high-impact Product Roadmap, communicating progress and changes. You will manage the prioritisation process providing a rational and transparent method for determining priorities within the team.

You will demonstrate both quantitative and qualitative abilities to develop new and innovative products. You will be a leader and inspire members of your team, helping them to deliver impact.

You will be hands-on throughout every step: product ideation, specification and design, and ultimately delivery and in market product management. You will demonstrate skills across business case development, user experience design, and have a high degree of technical knowledge.

Skills and experience you’ll need to have

With a relevant degree or equivalent experience, you will also have extensive experience running a leading consumer facing product (desktop and mobile). As a full stack Product professional you will be able to demonstrate how you have launched innovative products from ground up, releasing them to market as well as the ability to grow the existing product suite.

You will be a leader, be able to manage and develop teams of people and an established Agile environment.

As a minimum you will also have:

  • Full software development lifecycle experience
  • Deep working knowledge of Agile Methodologies
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Competent with the full product stack; Product Specs, Delivering Projects, Wireframes, UI/UX, A/B tests and defining Product Rollout Strategies
  • Experience with A/B and multi-variate testing and customer research
  • Deep experience with analytics (especially Google Analytics) inc conversion and engagement

What you’ll be responsible for

This extraordinary role will require you to drive and contribute to the Product Strategy at the highest level ensuring alignment across the entire business and Group. You will maintain the Product Roadmaps across multiple teams and squads.

You will enjoy iterative product delivery and be accountable for performance by committing to excellence in delivery; ensuring the quality of all products and improving standards - always being innovative and adopting best practices.

You will support the growth of the Product Team, actively working with the VP of Product to develop an extraordinary Product Team focused on innovation, design and an excellent customer experience.

Who you’ll be working with

  • Taking feedback from the squad, priorities from Marketing and Commercial and being conscious of the roadmap, you will contribute to the overall prioritisation of products
  • You will have the technical background to work closely with our engineering team
  • You will be best friends with Designers and build beautiful products that users love

About us

We’re on a mission to help people everywhere save time and money – whether that’s on essential outgoings or on the things that they enjoy.

If someone is looking for an insurance policy for the first time, wants to beat their renewal quote, is searching for the right financial product, or is after a great utility deal, our comparison website – GoCompare – is there to help. We work with trusted insurance providers, financial services organisations and partners to provide a real breadth of coverage across the market.

Through MyVoucherCodes we bring savings from thousands of fashion, retail, restaurant, entertainment, travel and tech brands to millions of people.

Energylinx, our Ofgem-accredited energy comparison and switching service, brings great energy deals from more suppliers than any other UK switching site to UK households and businesses.

And weflip, an automatic switching service that helps people save time and money by flipping them onto better energy tariffs, uses technology to bring a new, hands-off approach to staying on great deals, forever.

GoCompare embraces diversity and truly believe in equal opportunities for all. We believe that inclusion and diversity increases creativity, delivers innovation, improves performance and better serves our customers.

We truly believe in the ethos that companies with greater diversity perform better than those without. It is for these reasons that all qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, race, religion, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, parental status, disability, educational background or any other characteristic for that matter that doesn’t relate to your ability to perform the role.

Benefits

GoCompare offer a competitive benefits package including:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Bonus
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • Death in service
  • Matched pension (up to 6%)
  • Private medical cover
  • Buy and sell holiday options
  • Extra holidays for length of service
  • Share save scheme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity policies
Go for it
Salary:

Negotiable depending on experience plus extensive benefits

Location:

Newport

Job Reference:

gocompare/TP/2632/181

Closing date:

6th March 2019

Contract type:

Full time

Contract details:

Permanent

Working hours:

37.5 per week

Go for it