• Office Location: Dragon Court, 27-29 Macklin Street, London WC2B 5LX
  • Office Name: Reed Online
  • Sector: Product (Tech)
  • Salary: £Neg - £Neg
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 442485

Senior Product Manager

REED Online are looking for a Senior Product Manager specialising in Search to join their team based in Holborn, Central London. 

Here at reed.co.uk, we believe the world should Love Mondays.

Finding the right job can be life-changing, and we’re looking for great people to help deliver, customer-centric, market-leading innovative product experiences. As the UK’s most recognisable recruitment brand, our Product Management team is working at scale to enhance recruitment for millions of job seekers.

We’re searching for an experienced Senior Product Manager to be part of our growing Search team and help change recruitment for the better.

As Senior Product Manager you’ll have responsibility for leading a cross-functional team focused on optimising our search user journeys to improve relevancy to customers and to achieve desired business results.

What you’ll do

  • Own the Search & Recommendations User Journey and associated KPIs.
  • Define and set ambitious goals for the product team, that inspire and motivate to deliver significant impact for customers.
  • Build a backlog of epics and user stories to give your team and the business visibility of your direction and priorities.
  • Have a deep understanding how your product creates value for customers and track daily data to keep track of success drivers.
  • Propose new ideas for the product roadmap based on insight from user data and market research.
  • Credibly and confidently manage stakeholders and cross-functional teams to aid efficient delivery & communication.
  • Work collaboratively with UX, data science & engineering to deliver exciting new features.
  • Be involved in product discovery and delivery workstreams taking us closer to that vision.

Your skills

  • You have a minimum of 7 years experience in search product management, partnering with engineers and designers, and leading product prioritisation and delivery of user-facing functionality.
  • You have shipped 2 or more complex and high impact search powered products in a world-class product-led company, working with cross-functional teams.
  • You have strong B2C Product Management experience and domain expertise from working at a marketplace or ecommerce company.
  • You have proven experience running A/B tests end-to-end.
  • You have experience working with high-performing Data Science teams.
  • You are technically minded and have statistical hypothesis testing experience.
  • You have ideally worked on an algorithm-driven product.
  • You have built search products on the ElasticSearch platform.
  • You have high attention to detail and won’t compromise on precise and effective user-centric design to solve customer problems.
  • You are comfortable challenging (or being challenged) on a numerical basis to ensure all decisions are defensible.
  • You have a proven track record for leading through influence, guiding multiple teams with your product vision, and generating excitement for your work.

Your responsibilities

  • Research and learn to gain a deep understanding of the customer, competitive landscape & products, legislation, and future industry technological developments.
  • Work with the Product Management team to devise innovative product ideas & plans to create a commercially valuable product that is ahead of the competition.
  • Champion both customer and business feedback, using both sources to drive continuous innovation.
  • Continually hypothesise and test to increase performance and maximise customer value.
  • Own your part of the roadmap and backlog, ensuring your team is focused on the highest priorities.
  • Gather, interpret KPIs and customer feedback to provide input and challenge to plans.
  • Accurately assesses the impact of your product and communicates customer value to stakeholders at all levels.

What we can offer you

  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Flexible holiday scheme to buy, sell and carry over holiday
  • 10% personal development time
  • Financial benefits including a pension scheme and a health cash plan
  • Discount scheme including gyms and popular retailers
  • Regular hackdays with rewards for prize winners

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  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2019 & 2020
  • Glassdoor Top CEOs 2019
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies For Graduates To Work For 2018/19

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All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. REED is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a MINDFUL EMPLOYER and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

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