Senior Product Manager

The job in a nutshell

Our mission at The GoCo Group 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 more recently we acquired Energylinx, a market-leading (B2B2C) energy comparison service that provides switching capability services to over 200 affiliates, including some of the UK's best-known organisations such as Which? and the Citizens Advice Bureau alongside several our own brands such as WeFlip & GoCompare. Our Product Management team plays a pivotal role in our continued success in this area and will be instrumental in the creation and implementation of the product roadmap.

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

The role will require some travel to our Newport Offices.

Skills and experience you’ll need to have

  • Demonstrated record in taking B2B2C and service products to leading market positions, in an Agile environment, and challenging timescales
  • Strong Experience in API powered product management and solutions architecture
  • Experience in managing software development lifecycles (innovation, and mature growth)
  • Experience in working with the energy or comparable utilities sector
  • Experience with A/B and multi-variate testing and customer research/segmentation
  • Experience with analytics, including conversion and engagement rates
  • Relevant degree and/or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

What you’ll be responsible for

  • Commits to excellence in delivery, ensuring the quality of all products by following and improving standards, being innovative and adopting best practices
  • Enjoys iteratively delivering products and is accountable for their performance throughout their life
  • Supports the growth of the product team, actively working with other Product Managers to develop a world-class product team focused on design and outstanding customer experience
  • Drives the team’s development with testing, utilising A/B testing resources and customer research to create product theories and test them quickly
  • Establishes and continuously improves the culture of your team, is an open communicator, collaborative and proactive in team discussions
  • Focuses on creating Product Specs, Delivering Projects, Wireframes, UI/UX, A/B tests and defining Product Rollout Strategies

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
  • Reporting to a Product Director, you will work with a cross-functional team including designers and engineers to lead products from conception to launch
  • Collaborate with ELX leadership, and the wider GoCo group product team, to forge an innovate roadmap for ELX energy services, an enable new revenue streams for the business
  • You will have the technical background to work closely with our engineering team

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:

up to £72,000 plus benefits and bonus

Location:

London

Job Reference:

gocompare/TP/7540/243

Closing date:

25th October 2019

Contract type:

Full time

Working hours:

up to 37.5 per week

Go for it