Product Manager - B2B SaaS

Job Title: Product Manager - B2B SaaS
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, City of London
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Reference: 15633520
Job Published: May 17, 2018 01:00

Job Description

Product Manager - SaaS

£55k - £65k per annum

City of London

My client is a vibrant and rewarding business in the area of online employee benefits and employee engagement software. Their award-winning team are looking for a successful Product Manager to join their innovative software business.

The culture of this business is fun and energetic and they are a closely-knit team with the prestige of a global market leader.

About the role:

  • Leading projects and initiatives to reach desired goals/outcomes across engineering, wider business, partners and clients.
  • Drawing up and executing against plans with key stakeholders.
  • Driving cross-functional teams to implement and execute plans whilst maintaining timely communication with all stakeholders.
  • Identifying and managing risk, noticing early signs of failure and responding appropriately.
  • Identifying new product and market opportunities, including but not limited to opportunities with third party providers.
  • Leading on significant product change projects across the business, partners and clients.
  • Understanding internal and client requirements for all products and services through working effectively with sales, marketing, client services, client projects and technology.
  • Establishing a product road map and aligning direction with company priorities.
  • Using agile software methodologies to define prioritisation of product requirements.
  • Owning the commercial relationship with third party providers, as appropriate.
  • Ensuring that products meet quality, cost, feature and delivery requirements at introduction and throughout the product life-cycle, constantly evaluating and adapting the offering.
  • Working with the engineering team through agile software development methodologies for planning, requirements discussions and product development meetings.
  • Regular interfacing with operations team and external partners to define and deliver service enhancements to drive increased client satisfaction and profitability.
  • Engaging directly with clients and partners to manage input to and output of product changes
  • Owning the product launch strategy across the organisation, including working with marketing and sales providers as needed.
  • Being the most reliable source of product knowledge, providing a one stop shop for users in both an internal and an external facing capacity.
  • Overseeing the creation of collateral, pre-sales, material, product documentation, marketing initiatives and training activities.
  • Increasing product take-up, client loyalty and revenue as a result of product success.

About you:

  • You are an experienced product manager, with exposure to working within a B2B SaaS, IaaS or enterprise solutions business (3+ years' experience).
  • You have solid experience in engaging with and presenting to clients on a regular basis.
  • You have strong analytical skills and excellent attention to detail, with well-developed business acumen.
  • You are experienced in working within an agile software environment and with software engineering teams.
  • You have proven experience in planning, organising and managing both short and long term projects.
  • You are an excellent communicator with a desire to work across a number of cross-functional teams, plus clients and partners.
  • A good understanding of all disciplines in the wider technology team and a sufficient understanding of technical language.
  • You have a commercial outlook and understanding of what makes profitable propositions.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent - MA/MBA/MSc
  • Knowledge of flexible benefits of HCM software platforms is desirable.