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Head of Product Management

Location:
Central London
Salary:
Excellent salary and benefits (details available on request)
Date Posted:
07 Nov 2018
Advertising End Date:
11 Dec 2018
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Reference:
7317
Job Description
This Head of Product vacancy, with an academic publisher based in central London, is a newly created opportunity to use your strong product development and leadership experience to support the growth and innovative development of digital products for the academic and libraries market.  This is a chance to join the newest team at an established global publisher and make an important contribution to the changing landscape of research and learning methodology.

Key duties:

  • Take on a leadership role in a cross-functional team delivering innovative commercial products to support the evolving needs of students and researchers in a digital age
  • Responsible for leading a Product Management team to support growth and change
  • Encourage a culture of innovation and enable team members to engage with emerging technologies
  • Work with the Editorial Directors and the Global Library Committee to shape the strategy for allocated product portfolio
  • Ensure delivery is in line with strategic objectives and lead on a project to evolve long-term product strategy and delivery plans
  • Responsible for the Discovery and Engagement group to ensure our products across the Learning and Research Pillars are optimally discoverable and accessible
  • Drive procedural efficiency where possible, introducing new methodologies and practices as appropriate

Experience / skills required:

  • Established digital Product Management and team leadership experience in publishing
  • Proven management experience within an online development environment
  • Experience and in-depth knowledge of the academic publishing market would be an advantage
  • Proven ability to present and influence at a senior level
  • Experience of managing strategy, roadmaps and budgets and a strong understanding of user-centred design
  • Experience using Agile and Lean methodologies would be advantageous
  • Excellent communication and relationship management skills

For further information, please apply online or email a CV and salary expectations to helenspeedy@atwoodtate.co.uk

Contact:             Helen Speedy
Tel:                    020 3574 4425

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