IT & Internet
£80,000 to £85,000 Per Annum
Snr Product Manager – (Data products and A/B testing) – London
£80 to 85k + flexi/home working
My client, an award-winning News Publisher based in London, is looking to recruit a passionate, specialist and experienced Snr Product Manager for their Data Products team which is responsible for building products using their vast amounts user and content data. A/B and multivariate testing experience is essential.
This is a wide-ranging role covering products that are end user facing as well as products with stakeholders internal to the business.
The Data Products team is comprised of Data Scientists and Data Engineers who work with data from their hundreds of millions of users, their billions of page views and their millions of pieces of content. Their goal is to centralize, organize and expose information through products that make their journalists more aware, their commercial teams more effective and their readers more engaged.
The product manager will set out an integrated strategy for delivering impactful data products for consumption by other teams as well as products that their readers can engage with to increase retention and loyalty. You will understand the intricacies of having multiple stakeholders and are passionate about delivering value.
You will prioritise data scientists and data engineering resources with their technical lead and is the interface for the Data Products team to other digital teams as well as to editorial and commercial teams where necessary.
The Ideal Candidate
Degree-level education or equivalent experience
3-5 years in product management, ideally including roles in media companies or technology companies
Experience with user-centered and hypothesis-driven lean working practices
Track record of taking products or product features from concept to user-facing launch.
Experience managing complex, mature products in multi-stakeholder environments
Experience working with data teams
Solid knowledge of data stacks are a strong plus ie. (Data Lakes, Data Warehouse Products)
Business acumen and leadership, including ability to make decisions or recommend a course of action to senior managers and stakeholders
Can gather qualitative and quantitative input from end users through focus groups, surveys, A/B and multivariate testing, and analysis of customer actions and feedback
Excellent analytical skills and keen to experiment and make use of agile and lean methodology in a self-organising team
List of core skills
Strong Productisation experience
Data management experience
Strong stakeholder management
Strong leadership and communication skills working with the Technical backend team.
Technical background so that they can ask the right questions to drill down and challenge the team when reviewing product progression.
String drive and personal character.
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