Job details

Digital Product Manager / Owner

Job reference: NRD---002018

Closing date: 30/09/2018

Salary: up to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits

Department: Marketing

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

New digital technology has disrupted the world of retail. We say bring it on. We’re embracing the potential of new technology to reshape the customer experience and our operations, from end to end. We believe the future will be faster, smarter, more agile, more personal. If you’d like to help us build it, we’d love to hear from you!

As Digital Product Manager you will balance exceptional product delivery for customers whilst engaging with your team and colleagues, with the needs of the business. In this role you will have ownership of a large product / product component that involves multiple internal and external stakeholders, driving the product strategy and execution

We are looking for a methodical and analytical Product Manager with great problem-solving skills who can provide logical answers to complex problems. You will have used good prioritisation techniques to refine and groom your feature backlog regularly in addition to an aptitude to learn new product areas/domains quickly.


Your role as Digital Product Manager:


  • Contribute to the vision, strategy and long-term roadmap for my product / Product Component and execute it well by constantly managing my stakeholder’s expectations, working through dependencies across multiple products / teams
  • Understand key user personas, customers & stakeholders for my product / Product Component and their pain points well
  • Understand and demonstrate all the features of my product / Product Component to different audiences within and outside of my immediate product team
  • Effectively document and explain new requirements to the I.T team using user stories, personas, and acceptance tests and help the team in breaking down a complex piece of work/ epic into smaller, deliverable chunks of value that can be delivered faster
  • Steer sprint/ release planning sessions by working with my I.T counterparts to plan sprints/ releases that deliver maximum business value in least effort
  • Am accountable for the performance/ adoption of my product / Product Component and work towards increasing it
  • Lead discovery work around minimum viable product (MVP) for any new product/feature, collaborating with user experience (UX) and I.T teams to prototype and validate the MVP
  • Monitor competitor activity and overseas market trends
  • Drive the acceptance and adoption of ideas and improvements with product and I.T stakeholders
  • Present to other Product areas on my Product / Product Component and its functional / I.T capabilities
  • Effectively presented the vision, roadmap, key KPIs and execution plans (release/ sprint plans) for my product / Product Component
  • Prioritise coordinate and communicate the resolution of live product issues independently


What are we looking for?

  • Knowledge and experience of product management best practice and methodologies.
  • Proven success of having managed a complex product that led to the delivery of significant value to your stakeholders
  • Understand User Research/ Design Thinking concepts and applied those for your product work.
  • Good knowledge in the use of Tools & Techniques for Backlog prioritisation, managing dependencies and for gaining insights using available data points.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the technologies relevant to product management.
  • Knowledge and experience of software development methodologies and processes


You may have heard of our power brands: simplybe, Jacamo and JD Williams? N Brown is established, international, digitally focused and colleague and customer focused! Our ambition is to become the globally loved experts in fashion that fits!

Employees in our business may have access to our customers’ personal data therefore for a number of our roles, offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory criminal record check. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an individual from obtaining a position with N Brown Group.



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