Open position   |  8 Dec, 2021Permanent

Technical Product Manager

About the role

We are looking for an experienced and ambitious Technical Product Manager to join Positive at a pivotal moment of acceleration.

The need for psychological skills has never been greater, and with a new vision and three-year plan we are chomping at the bit to get going. Reporting into Sinéad (our CPO) you’ll take responsibility for the development of the next generation of Positive products and supporting technology platform. Your goal is to deliver a brilliant and seamless development journey for our clients. This is a high-growth role with significant opportunity for the right person.

The role includes:

  • Reviewing the current customer blended learning experience and identifying opportunities for improvement
  • Working with the CPO to identify new product development opportunities, in line with Positive’s vision and strategy
  • Leading the discovery process to develop new product solutions, using appropriate techniques (wireframing, prototyping, user testing)
  • Gathering and documenting product requirements through user stories, with acceptance criteria
  • Working closely with lead developers to understand and document technical requirements
  • Supporting the senior team to make important ‘build vs buy’ decisions around Positive’s technology-stack
  • Working with internal and external development teams to deliver solutions to agreed scope, timeframes and budgets
  • Using analytics to measure impact and inform product development
  • Keeping the team informed on Positive’s product development roadmap and progress updates
  • Managing Positive’s blended learning content (e.g. Storyline, Articulate 360)
  • Acting as our Technical Security Officer in the maintenance of Positive’s ISO certification

About you

Experience

This is a critical role for the business and we’re looking for a very special person for it. You’ll need:

  • A relevant degree and / or product / technology qualification
  • 4+ years’ experience in product management, developing and delivering blended learning products
  • Experience in product management tools and techniques (e.g. story mapping, wireframing, clickable prototypes, interviewing, user story writing, agile delivery)
  • Experience of developing EdTech learning experiences, and working with learning content management platforms
  • A solid understanding of modern web and mobile technologies (e.g. front-end, back-end, native apps, cross-platform apps, RESTful APIs)
  • Experience integrating third party platforms to create a high-quality user experience
  • A portfolio of product development experience you can share with us to show us what you’ve done
  • Experience working in B2B2C SaaS start-up/scale-up environments
  • ISO experience

Qualities

  • A big-picture strategic thinker, as well as meticulous project manager
  • Someone who steps-up and takes ownership
  • Enthusiastic and can-do attitude
  • Highly structured and organised
  • Flexible – able to reprioritise as new data emerges
  • An excellent spoken and written communicator – for both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Motivated and passionate about our mission

Important things to know

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Flexible and remote working
  • Beautiful co-working space in London
  • Supportive and inclusive team culture
  • Start date ASAP

About Positive

Positive empowers leaders and their teams with the psychological skills to adapt and thrive.

Psychological skills bring the mind into focus. They help people understand their brains and proactively improve their mental health and performance – for themselves and others, for the long term. We work with organisations across sectors, including corporates and schools.

We have a fun, supportive and hard-working culture. We’re passionate about our mission and proud of the team environment we’ve created. Our two most important phrases are: together we can and enjoy the journey. We make sure that work is fun and meaningful. We take huge care in who we hire. If you’re passionate, talented and kind, you’ll fit right in.

At Positive, we wholeheartedly believe that everyone deserves to be heard, respected and valued. Diversity and inclusion are foundational to what we do, and we’re committed to creating a culture where everybody can thrive. Whatever your background and however you identify, we welcome you to apply to Positive.

Interested?

To apply for this role, please fill in the form, making sure you include a CV and a covering letter outlining your interest in Positive and your suitability for the role. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to get in touch.

We are very keen to be as inclusive as possible and we highly encourage applicants from BAME and LGBTQ+ communities. As long as you have the necessary experience for the role, we want to hear from you!

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