Product Manager

null, England, gb
Company: Advanced
Category: Management Occupations
Published on 2021-06-15 06:03:56

An exciting opportunity in our BKSB team. This role is influential, shaping the product vision and delivery of Advanced's functional skills, literacy and numeracy solutions. Core to the role, you should be able to formulate a fact-based, compelling, innovative and forward-looking vision and roadmap. You will have a background in the education domain and will share your experience with colleagues and others.

  • You will be the 'product champion' for BKSB, relating the detail of products and their positioning as part of the Advanced Education offering
  • You will work closely with other product managers and colleagues within the wider business and education community to create and support solution strategies, roadmaps and pricing models that meet medium to long term requirements in terms of product direction, marketing and revenue
  • Developing and maintaining a thorough understanding of customer needs within the target market segments and key market dynamics, in terms of market size and segmentation, the competitive and legislative environments, technology trends and other influences
  • You’ll have the responsibility to create and document, with stakeholder buy-in, the vision and strategy of the product set. Building and developing the business case, justifying the return associated with any product investment
  • Inform and support the vision through quantitative and qualitative analysis covering market size, growth rate, distribution channels, market trends, market segmentation, competitor information and key success factors. Share with the wider business and key stakeholders
  • Customer focus with strong commercial acumen
  • Expertise in the Further Education sector
  • Strong motivation, bringing the drive to improve the business along with the ability to motivate others to embrace new strategies and challenging delivery schedules
  • Strong decision making abilities, able to engage in robust debate and negotiate strategic requirements against short term business pressures. Alongside this you will need an inclusive and growth-oriented mindset when considering alternative approaches and solutions to problems. You will be data and customer led
  • Effective, clear and concise presentation skills

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