Product Owner

Product

London

Full-time

Company Background

The main thing that differentiates Blossom, is the combination of a tech start-up atmosphere while providing something that has true value to people in the childcare industry, as evident by our many happy customer reviews:

 

https://blossomeducational.com/testimonials/

 

We spend our days focusing on making lives easier for owners, administrators, teachers and parents in early education. Our platform is used daily by hundreds of nurseries, kindergartens and pre-school in a few countries, but our main priority is the UK. We have seen significant traction over the past year and are now expanding heavily to solidify our position as the number #1 solution. We are looking for a young ambitious candidate to join our sales team for the UK market, located in North West London.

 

You could say that the main job of the Product Owner/Manager is planning, specifically, planning the next release of software and bringing together all of the elements to make sure it is well built and successful in the marketplace.  

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the engineering build-out of the product, and sales efforts for the product.
  • Overseeing and contributing to user documentation and training; outbound marketing; product support, and handling support escalations; including quality assurance and release management.
  • A traditional Product Manager doesn’t usually have design program skills, but they know how to bring in the right people and manage the project such that the app will be designed to appeal to the target customer.  It’s very important that the Product Manager has enough time to do this job and is available to the other team members.
  • Responsible or the ongoing strategy development of new and existing capabilities of digital products from inception to launch and lifecycle. Primary duties to include, but are not limited to:
  • Oversee and interpret market research and competitive intelligence to determine ways to competitively enhance product capabilities.
  • Keeping feelers on customers, competitors, and the market to see where the product should be going.
  • Writing requirements documents for the next release and socializing them with the organization.
  • Partners with business stakeholders and IT to determine the best solutions to enhance functionality and increase user satisfaction.
  • Participate in Agile Scrum process to ensure product solutions are fulfilled.
  • Work with design team to organize and evaluate results from usability studies.
  • Evaluate how variations in the product design can impact its overall effectiveness.
  • Oversee development and maintenance of products as needed.

Requirements:

  • Requires a BA/BSc degree;
  • 5 years of experience in digital product management; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Prior direct to consumer and/or education industry digital experience preferred.
  • Scaled agile experience

To apply for this role, please send your CV to hello@blossomeducational.com