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Lead Product Manager

Chester, Cheshire
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Role - Lead Product Owner

Location Hybrid Chester/North Wales - (Anywhere in UK for up to 3 days each month depending on customer needs, and to work from North Wales/Chester for two days)

Salary - £60, 000 + Excellent Benefits

Our client based in in Chester/North Wales is looking to hire a Lead Product Owner comfortable hosting stakeholder workshop as well as translating customer needs into technology solutions and maintaining consistent sprint protocols.

Our client is a well-funded early-stage start-up developing technology to enable the packaging circular economy. We are building a platform business based around a rich data registry that will enable a range of stakeholders across the circular economy to describe, tag and trace packaging through the supply chain: working with tagging partners who specialise in various printing formats on high-speed label-lines; robotics experts developing hardware to sort packaging in recycling centres; with GS1 web technology to provide consumers access to rich dynamic content.

The team is committed to building products using agile practices and modern scalable technology, guided by customer feedback. You will work in a trusting, thought-provoking environment that encourages collaborative problem-solving in order to implement creative solutions that are designed to save the Planet. Quite literally.

This is a really exciting opportunity to develop disruptive technology that will revolutionise the way the recycling economy operates and help brands and retailers step-change their sustainability credentials.

We are looking for a Lead Produce Owner to guide and shape the design of scalable, intuitive solutions. You ll be part of a cross-functional team that s responsible for the full development life cycle, from conception to deployment - covering hardware and software design and integration, programme management, customer engagement and revenue considerations.

As the Lead Product Owner, you should be comfortable hosting stakeholder workshops, translating customer needs into technology solutions, maintaining consistent sprint protocols. You should also be a team player with a knack for visual design and data displays.

This is a hybrid working role. Candidates should show a willingness to anywhere within the UK for up to 3 days each month depending on customer needs, and to work from North Wales/ Chester for two days each week with the immediate team.

Key Responsibilities

Participation in the Software Lifecycle including sprint reviews, stand-ups, testing, and deployment using Agile development practices.

Continuously seek to incrementally improve the tools, features and processes of our clients product through user testing, insight workshops and leveraging networks within FMCG and Retail

Establish strong collaborative partnership with teams and individuals within the business, and with partners.

Coach and mentor other members of the team.

Be hands-on, take ownership for the product design keeping customer needs at the forefront of your mind and learning every detail of the product

Recruit and manage a team full of terrific PMs

Innovate and build new products, taking advantage of new opportunities to extend ourclients solution, capture new target market opportunities and improve recycling rates

Become an effective member of the executive team in this exciting early-stage start-up
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  • Job Reference: 662478642-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Vertex IT Recruitment
    Vertex IT Recruitment
  • Location: Chester, Cheshire
  • Salary: £60,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Excellent Benefits
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent