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Lead Product Manager -Data Platform

Job reference: 003570

Closing date: 07/12/2020

Salary: up to £55,000 per annum, depending on experience

Department: IT

Hours per week: 36.17 hours per week

Here at N Brown we are looking for Lead Data Product Manager to join our Digital Product Team.  N Brown have an incredibly exciting role for a smart, energetic and curious Lead Product Manager for our Data Platform.  We are on a journey to transform our business and the successful candidate will be right at the heart of that transformation, defining the data platform from the ground up.  As a digital first business, we collect a huge amount of customer, product and transaction data, and you would enable us to rebuild the way we store and surface that data to help the business thrive in a data-rich world. 


Our new data platform will be a key enabler of every decision we make as a business, and we are looking for a Product Manager with the right technical skills and emotional intelligence to keep this project moving forward. You will be accountable for the vision, strategy and long-term roadmap working alongside business stakeholders.


Your role as Lead Product Manager:


  • Oversee the full lifecycle for the data platform within the N Brown Group, from raw data collection to transformed business facing data
  • Play a key role in the development of the roadmap for the data platform and the data within it with key prioritisation for the many key projects in flight
  • Act as a data evangelist within the organisation, by building relationships across the business with stakeholders and SMEs and demonstrating what data can do
  • Balance the strategy, governance and implementation of data-related initiatives
  • Set goals for the data platform which align with organisational vision
  • Translate the requirements of large data initiatives into smaller, actionable workstreams, allocating resources for each initiative
  • Act as a key curator of data within the business, responsible for the processes of collection, governance, storage, security and accessibility of all of our data, from raw data through to transformed business-facing data
  • Be responsible for facilitating prioritisation of initiatives, ensuring clear communication of priorities
  • Ensure that data is a primary consideration in all IT initiatives, representing data in the design and implementation of new projects
  • Set clear goals and KPIs for team members and periodically review all the KPIs owned by the team spanning across multiple products and provide feedback/ suggestions on improving those
  • Handle conflicting priorities well and communicate clearly
  • Identify and remove impediments faced by the team by working with the wider Product team and other stakeholders and proactively manage any risks/ delays in the commitments
  • Carry out line management responsibilities as required.
  • Collaborate with Head of Product to understand future demand and direction of the Data Platform

What are we looking for?

  • Have multi-year experience of building roadmaps across the data spectrum, encompassing architecture, management information, data engineering and data science
  • Be very skilful in prioritisation of requirements
  • Have experience of data modelling tools and techniques
  • Be familiar with data architectures and design patterns
  • Have excellent communication and relationship development skills
  • Be passionate about data and its ability to transform businesses
  • Experience of cloud data infrastructure, ideally AWS


What’s in it for you?

As Lead Product Manager here at N Brown you will receive a competitive salary of up to £55,000 per annum (DOE) plus pension scheme, life assurance, 24 days holiday plus bank holidays, in addition to taking advantage of a holiday purchase scheme! You will benefit from our flexible working hours and fantastic location based in the heart of the northern quarter, Manchester. You will receive fantastic employee discount on our products, a discounted share purchase scheme and access to our Employee Assistance Programme and much more!


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