Product Director opportunity to join a leading digital agency.
Join an employee owned business.
Work with their government clients on large scale projects.
We’re working with an established digital agency that, due to growth are now searching for a Senior Product Owner to work within their public sector client base, owning the product vision and leading on projects.
What you’ll be doing
As Product Director, you will come in take a step back and be responsible for designing, developing and owning the product roadmap and prioritising development efforts to enable the businesses to drive proactive and very targeted growth within your client base. You’ll be translating features and developments in the product roadmap into details technical specifications and will oversee the delivery of this through guiding the activity of the development functions with the support of Delivery Managers. This is an end to end role, you will be doing everything you’d expect from Agile rituals, through to creating user stories and test cases, through to managing and reporting on the backlog and progress against the roadmap.
This role is strategic, you will set the vision for your clients on product and digital strategies in collaboration with your clients and the wider team and you will be responsible for the quality of the products, the go to person for any strategic product advice, able to help your colleagues and support them by being the point of escalation driving positive outcomes.
What experience you’ll need
You will currently be working as a Product Manager/ Senior Product Manager/ Product Director/ Head of Product within the public sector or in a similar role crossing over into product such as a UX Designer, UX Lead, Developer, Tech Director or even Delivery Manager/ Senior Digital Project Manager.
Understanding of GDS framework and have delivered projects encompassing GDS (Government Digital Service) assessments and tollgates within that. You will understand the complexities, challenges and solutions that have worked for you.
Strong technical understanding, experience working on projects across user experience, integrations, content management and content strategy.
A natural leader, that can mentor, coach and lead on projects, coming up with solutions and being the go to person for all product related questions from strategy through to delivery.
Analytical mind and passionate about customers and building the best possible user experience, monitoring your metrics and see whether you’re delivering.
Strong communication skills as this role is client-facing and involves a lot of stakeholder management.
Experience in strategic product development as you’ll own the direction of your clients digital products.
What you’ll get in return for your talents
A competitive salary is on offer in the range of £45k - £70k, which will entirely come down to experience. In addition to this you’ll receive a company bonus, pension, healthcare and the opportunity to join an employee owned business where you have autonomy and contribute to the direction of the business.
If you have public sector experience and meet the above criteria then click apply or email an updated CV through to firstname.lastname@example.org for immediate consideration.