Group Product Manager

London, United Kingdom

Job Description

The Role:

You are passionate about technology and using it to solve complex problems. You understand how to leverage people, process and tools to build and launch products because you’ve done it before. You are an expert at managing client expectations, navigating difficult conversations and influencing others. You have demonstrated expertise in the people, process and tools required to build custom software. You have a strong agile product management background, proven experience navigating the software development lifecycle, and know how to leverage a multitude of techniques. You have survived and overcome a number of challenges related to building, launching and maintaining digital products, and are comfortable talking about what you’ve learned. You are not afraid to take charge, make quick decisions and communicate your ideas confidently. You are a doer, and you also enable other doers to be successful. You are a natural leader.

You Will:

  • Build, lead, and oversee a team of Product Managers responsible for software delivery

  • Drive revenue, both directly in client engagements, and by building an effective team that can see around corners and proactively address issues

  • Manage team allocation, maintain production metrics, and delivery process, at the highest level of quality

  • Collaborate and maintain alignment with the Devbridge Group team globally and contribute ideas on services improvement

Requirements

You Have:

  • Demonstrable success in a technical product management role in the software industry

  • High standards of quality and stellar communication and problem-solving skills

  • Exceptional understanding of web and mobile technologies as well as agile methodologies

  • Experience directly managing a team of 5+ individuals

  • Excellent organizational, time management, and people management skills

  • Proven history of taking initiative – doing, not just talking

  • BS or BA degree, MBA preferred (or equivalent)

Bonus Points:

  • Software development experience

  • Lean requirements gathering and story mapping experience

  • Experience using JIRA

Benefits

Benefits of working at Devbridge:

  • A development focused international company with variety of challenging and compelling projects

  • Opportunity to grow in informal style of communication and management environment that is constantly looking for great leaders and team players

  • Competitive salary and performance based bonuses

  • Private medical cover including dental and vision

  • 25 days annual leave plus UK Bank Holidays

  • Matched contribution company pension

  • Gym membership reimbursement

  • Team building events, Friday lunches and stocked kitchen

  • Employee referral program

  • A chance to work with the top talent professionals and award winning teams

  • Participation in professional improvement seminars

About Us:

Devbridge is a full stack research, design and bespoke software development consultancy for global institutions in the financial services, forensics, healthcare, hospitality, industrial supply, and transportation sectors. We have been in business for over twelve years, growing at 40% a year and operating across five global offices with more than 450 full time employees.

The London office is based near Liverpool Street Station in a WeWork office building, we are looking to grow our presence in the region and therefore this is the ideal time to join us and be part of our growth story. It’s fun, fast and lean and we look to keep it that way!

Devbridge is an equal opportunities employer, if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.