Product Manager

Location
Greenwich, London (Greater)
Salary
£44,628 - £51,146
Posted
19 May 2022
Closes
19 Jun 2022
Job role
Manager
Contract Type
Full time

We will review applications every two weeks until this role is filled.

As part of our Product team in Digital and Customer Services, you’ll lead multidisciplinary teams working on new and existing products and services for residents and staff.

You’ll work closely with other council teams who want to improve their services, listening to their needs and balancing them with business and technical constraints.

You’ll speak up for our users, whether they are residents or staff, and use data and research to make sure our products and services meet their needs.

At all stages of the product lifecycle, you’ll confidently lead your team in setting a vision and fulfilling it, solving our users’ problems with products we can be proud of.

You’ll report to a lead or senior product manager and play an active role in the development of our product management community of practice.

For the full job responsibilities, please refer to the attached Job Description.

Who we’re looking for 

You’ll have experience in product management or project leadership. You’ll be a kind and curious person whose focus is always on the user and who is impact-driven.

You’ll be a good leader and listener who works well with people from different disciplines. You'll also be curious about technology and not afraid to try new things.

You’ll be passionate about developing your skills and supporting others in the team.

We’re building a team where everyone feels safe to be who they are. We value empathy, open mindedness and a real passion for our mission.

Why join Royal Greenwich

Royal Greenwich is a vibrant borough, with a rich history and diverse community. We’re proud of the work we do to serve our residents.

We have a vision of a happier, healthier and more connected borough. To achieve this, we’re investing heavily in our digital services and we've published our first ever digital strategy. It's what shapes what we're working on for the next four years and beyond.

It’s an exciting time to join us. We're searching for people-focused digital experts to join our new team. We’re focused on improving services for our residents and making our borough truly digital. There's plenty of opportunity for you to have your say and help shape our work.

Read our blog to find out more about who we are and what we're working on.

We work in self-organising teams with colleagues from across the digital team and across the council, including:

·       service designers

·       user researchers

·       content designers

·       business analysts

·       developers   

Who we are

 Our values are at the heart of all the work we do:

·       improving residents’ lives and opportunities 

·       demonstrating respect and fairness 

·       taking ownership 

·       doing things better 

·       working together across the council

These values are incredibly important to us, so you’ll be in an environment that promotes knowledge, empathy, equality and skill sharing.

What we offer

·       25 days’ annual leave

·       Flexible and partly remote working arrangements

·       Mental health support, including an external counselling service

·       Pension scheme

·       Long service awards

·       Learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeships

·       Staff networks for mental health, LGBTQ+ support, racial equality and more

·       Vouchers for free eye tests

·       Annual season ticket loans 

·       Childcare voucher scheme 

·       Reduced-rate gym membership 

·       Cycle to work scheme 

·       Greenwich One Card which entitles you to discounts at local businesses 

Apply for this role

To apply for this role you must:

·       complete an online application form

·       upload a CV

·       write and upload a supporting statement in the form of a cover letter

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Lingjing Yin;    Lingjing.Yin@royalgreenwich.gov.uk     .  

If you require any assistance in viewing or accessing this opportunity, please contact recruitment@royalgreenwich.gov.uk or call 020-8921-8977

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.