Product Manager

Cancer Research UK

We encourage a flexible working culture, including options such as a 4 day work week (80% salary), flexi-hours, job shares, job-splits, part-time, compressed and core hours.

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Product Manager (Master Data)

£37,000 - £47,000

Reports to: Head of Product Portfolio

Department: Chief Operating Office

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time 35 hours per week

We're open to a variety of ways of working, including full time, part time, job share and compressed hours.

Location: Stratford, London. Office-based with high flexibility (1-2 days per week in the office)

Closing date: 30 January 2023 23:55 This vacancy may close earlier if a high volume of applications are received or once a suitable candidate is found

Recruitment process: Two competency-based interviews

Interview date: From the week commencing 23 January 2023

Application method: We operate an anonymised shortlisting process in our commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion. CVs are required for all applications ; we won’t be able to view them until the interview stage so they will not be reviewed in the shortlisting process. To be considered fairly for this role, you must fill out the employment history application questions.

At Cancer Research UK, we exist to beat cancer.

We are professionals with purpose, beating cancer every day. But we need to go much further and much faster. That’s why we’re looking for someone talented, someone who wants to develop their skills, someone like you.

It’s an exciting time to join the Technology team at Cancer Research UK. Our teams are now aligned to product portfolios ensuring we can deliver the best digital products and solutions to enable our lifesaving work.

As a Product Manager, you will take our Supporter Master Data Management products to the next level by overlapping business objectives, customer needs, and technology development. You will also deliver road mapping and product transformation to meet Cancer Research UK's strategic objectives.

This is an opportunity to own the product throughout its lifecycle whilst continuously striving to improve customer experience, increase efficiency, and reduce costs. You will get exposure partnering with strategists, researchers, designers, technologists, and business teams to develop new innovative product ideas with the aim of bringing them to market.

What will I be doing?

  • Managing our Supporter Master Data Management product end-to-end throughout its life cycle (this product is essential in supporting our personalised supporter journeys across all our channels and is critical to the broader strategy).
  • Defining and owning the vision for the product.
  • Tracking and managing product performance, costs, supplier contracts, and suppliers.
  • Prioritising and owning the roadmap for your product.
  • Ensuring product meets agreed performance and quality targets.
  • Partnering with stakeholder teams to understand strategic objectives and requirements for the product.
  • Defining and agreeing on OKRs for the product based on user and business needs.
  • Leading the product team, ensuring they understand and are bought into the product vision and strategy.
  • Ensure equality and diversity is celebrated and considered as part of all decisions taken
  • Supporting definition and delivery of Cancer Research UK’s product vision.

What skills are you looking for?

  • Proven experience in product management
  • Experience in leading data or technical products with knowledge of API and data structures. This includes:
    • Understanding the importance of performance and quality
    • Building platform products that can be leveraged by other products to deliver value
    • Managing the trade-offs between short-term requirements and longer-term vision
    • Product modelling and Minimum Viable Product definition
    • Product analytics and KPI definition
    • Quality assurance
  • Working knowledge of Agile and Lean ways of working.
  • History of building strong stakeholder relationships with ability to communicate to non-technical stakeholders.

What will I gain?

Each and every one of our employees contributes to our progress and is supporting our work to beat cancer. We think that’s impressive.

In return, we make sure you are supported by a generous benefits package, a wide range of career and personal development opportunities and high-quality tools, policies and processes to enable you to do your job well.

Our benefits package includes a substantial retirement plan, a generous and flexible leave allowance, discounts on anything from travel to technology, gym membership, and much more.

We don’t forget people have lives outside of work too and so we actively encourage a flexible working culture.

Our work – from funding cutting-edge research to developing public policy – will change the world. It’s exciting to be part of our team.

For the full job description and more information about working with us view our candidate pack.

Additional Information

Cancer Research UK’s Technology team is proud to be part of the Tech Talent Charter (TTC) for our efforts in driving equality, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace. Our vision is a digital world accessible to all, and we have always sought to draw from a diverse pool of talent and maintain an inclusive working environment.

For more information on this career opportunity please visit our website or contact us at [email protected].

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There’s a place for everyone at Cancer Research UK. Our vision is to create a charity where everyone feels like they belong, benefits from and participates in, the work we do. We're committed to creating an inclusive culture where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential.

We actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures, in particular those from ethnic minority backgrounds who are currently under-represented, and believe that a diverse workforce will help us to beat cancer sooner.

If you’re interested in applying and excited about working with us but are unsure if you have the right skills and experience we’d still love to hear from you. We don’t expect everyone to meet all of the criteria listed.

We want to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the job application process, interview process and whilst at work. We therefore ask you to inform us of any concerns you have or any adjustments you might need to enable this to happen by emailing us at [email protected].

Unfortunately, we are unable to recruit anyone below the age of 18, so that we can protect young people from health & safety and safeguarding risks.

Unfortunately, this role is now closed
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Our Working Week

We encourage a flexible working culture, including options such as a 4 day work week (80% salary), flexi-hours, job shares, job-splits, part-time, compressed and core hours.

Our 4 day week = any day off

Our Vacation Policy

The majority of our roles offer 25 days holiday (for a 5 day week) plus bank holidays, and an extra day for Christmas Eve. You can choose to use the religious bank holidays flexibly. On top of this you can chose to buy up to 1 week’s additional holiday each year.

  • 30 days PTO
  • 52 unpaid days
  • 82 days off per year

Our Remote Working Policy

We offer remote working opportunities. Some of our team members work 100% remotely within the UK, while other roles require some on-site presence (e.g. 1-2 days per week)

Our Employee Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Equipment allowance

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