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Product Manager

We’re looking for a creative thinker who loves collaborating across the company with engineering, analytics, marketing and design, continually conducting back and forth negotiations between the team, the Client and the Client Partner to deliver the best product solutions within the available budget.

Working alongside the Client Partner and the clients you will be responsible for successful delivery of product releases. You will need to understand and document the product specifications, project requirements, define the key project milestones and ensure those deadlines are met in the most efficient way possible.

Day to day tasks:

  • Work closely across teams including engineering and design to scope, create and launch successful digital products
  • Support the Client Partner with the ideation, technical development and launch of products and support with client communications 
  • Take full responsibility for documenting and tracking the evolving product requirements, including all decisions made and outstanding to remove blockers and move the product development forward successfully
  • Work with the Client Partner and Scrum Master to guide the development team, create and manage the product backlog and the longer term product roadmap
  • Create and manage the product backlog to keep the correct priorities and capture all specifics needed to facilitate agile delivery of product functionality
  • Review proposals with the Client Partner and Solutions Architect to understand client goals and requirements for the product, to feed into the Product backlog
  • Undertake functional testing and work with the Testing team to ensure that the functionality delivered matches Client requirements
  • Communicate directly with the Client when the Client Partner is unable to be present
  • Request, book, manage resource based on Client requirements
  • Create and report burndown on all projects
  • Taking part with the daily standups and scrum ceremonies (sometimes as lead)

Key areas of responsibility

  • Ensure alignment between the Client, Client Partner and the development team
  • Remove blockers during project delivery to protect the Development team and make sure they are able to be as efficient as possible
  • Working with the Scrum Master to continuously improve production processes to work as efficiently as possible in delivering the highest quality product to the client

Competencies:

  • The ability to build positive relationships with the client and the wider team
  • The ability to plan out and track the product roadmap
  • Excellent communication skills, written and spoken
  • Attention to detail and budget management
  • Full awareness of digital product delivery process
  • The willingness to learn, note and develop expertise in a client's sector
  • The ability to prioritise multiple workflows alongside and together with the needs of the wider agency
  • The ability to remain positive and calm in times of pressure

Experience

  • 5+ years of experience in digital agencies
  • Technically savvy
  • Experience working in an Agile environment across multiple digital applications (web / mobile / app)
  • Ideally have experience with Jira & Confluence

Salary

Dependent on experience.

Benefits

  • Flexible working hours
  • Pension contributions
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • 20 days holiday (including your birthday and we close over Christmas)
  • + additional days holiday based on number of years of service
  • We'll pay to send you to various conferences, events, and training days
  • Regular company social events
  • Cycle to work scheme

No recruitment agencies please.

How to apply

Send us your CV (no more than two pages) and a cover note to work@kyan.com

Interested in this role? Please get in touch via email, including your CV and any relevant material to support your application.

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