Senior Product Owner / Manager

The job in a nutshell

As a trusted consumer champion, our mission at GoCompare is centred around making our services better, easier and faster so that our customers can save time on saving money.

Over the last 18 months we have been on a digital evolution; we’re embracing our tech values of simplicity, intelligence and beauty and we are embedding Agile methodologies across all areas. We’ve rolled out many exciting new products and as part of our mission have acquired MyVoucherCodes (MVC); a national online platform for savings for our consumers.

Our Product Management team plays a pivotal role in our continues success. As part of the team, you will bridge technical and business worlds as you design technologies with our creative and talented engineers and then zoom out to lead cross-functional, Agile teams, consisting of Engineering, Design, Marketing, Performance and Finance.

This role, in the heart is Soho, will see you responsible for leading product delivery for MVC and our innovative white label model, delivered in partnership with several large publications. With ownership of the full product lifecycle you will be confident making key implementation decisions; taking user features and convert them into workable pieces and then take them across the finish line.

If you thrive on building best in class digital products, providing the slickest user experience and you confidently monitor metrics to ensure you’re delivering then this role is for you!

Skills and experience you’ll need to have

  • Experience working in a high performance eCommerce/retail business
  • Experience managing a leading consumer-facing product (desktop).
  • Track record managing significant growth of consumer products.
  • Knowledge and working experience of Agile methodologies.
  • Experience in product management, mobile and desktop design and user testing.
  • Full software development lifecycle experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with A/B and multi-variate testing and customer research.
  • Strong experience with analytics (especially Google Analytics) including conversion and engagement rates.

What you’ll be responsible for

  • Helps to create and drive the vision, roadmap and goals for the managed product.
  • Contributes to the overall prioritisation of products, taking feedback from the squad, priorities from Marketing and Commercial teams and being conscious of the roadmap.
  • Develops product strategy, go-to-market plans, positioning, messaging and all elements related to the business case.
  • Works closely with design and tech colleagues to ensure the highest quality products are built that customers love.
  • Focuses on creating product specifications, delivering projects, wireframes, UI/UX, A/B test and defining product rollout strategies.
  • Processes, reviews and interprets large bodies of qualitative and quantitative data on customer usage patterns to uncover new insights to drive new product improvements.
  • Leads the vision and roadmap, manages priorisation and delivers products for the MyVoucherCodes.com business.

Who you’ll be working with

  • Designers and engineers – to lead products from conception to launch.
  • GoCompare Product team, Commercial, eCommerce and Marketing group teams working for MyVoucherCodes to synthesise their input into high-impact product roadmap, communication progress and changes

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
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Salary:

Up to £72,000 pa plus extensive benefits

Location:

London

Job Reference:

gocompare/TP/2632/189

Closing date:

19th April 2019

Contract type:

Full time

Contract details:

Permanent

Working hours:

up to 37.5 hours per week

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