Product 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 have acquired MyVoucherCodes; we have plenty of exciting plans and products in the pipeline meaning no two days are the same!

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.

You will be responsible for leading product delivery from conception through to launch, with ownership of the full life cycle and be confident making key implementation decisions. Simplistically, you will be able to take 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 performing eCommerce business.
  • Demonstrated record in taking leading eCommerce products to market
  • Experience in managing full software product development lifecycles, to challenging timescales
  • Track record in managing significant growth of launched consumer products
  • Knowledge and working experience of Agile methodologies
  • Experience with A/B and multi-variate testing and customer research
  • Experience with analytics, including conversion and engagement rates
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to tech and non-tech individuals is essential

What you’ll be responsible for

  • Creating and driving the vision, roadmap and goals for the managed product, all of which support the overall product strategy.
  • Contributes to the overall prioritisation of products, taking feedback from the squad, priorities from Marketing and Commercial teams and being conscious of the overarching 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 prioritisation and delivers products for the GoCompare business.

Who you’ll be working with

  • Reporting to a Product Director, you will work with a cross-functional team including designers and engineers to lead products from conception to launch.
  • You will play a pivotal part of the GoCompare Product team whose stakeholders include Commercial, eCommerce and Marketing teams.

About us

GoCompare are a technology business operating in the price comparison market. Based in Newport, we currently employ over 200 staff and have recently listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:GOCO).

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

We firmly believe in the ethos that companies with greater diversity perform better than those without. It is for these reasons that all qualified candidates 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.

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
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Salary:

Up to £45,000 plus extensive benefits

Location:

Newport

Job Reference:

gocompare/TP/41/97

Closing date:

14th September 2018

Contract type:

Full time

Contract details:

Permanent

Working hours:

37.5 per week

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