Product Manager

North West UK remote capable

Company Overview

Overview: POWWR is a leading provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions designed to improve efficiency and increase productivity for the B2B energy market in the US and the UK. POWWR helps energy suppliers and brokers sell and manage energy more efficiently by providing advanced platforms and simple solutions for both suppliers and brokers.  In fact, we provide the only end-to-end connected journey for energy sales.

 

Background to Requirement

POWWR is at an incredibly exciting time in its evolution and although the company is small, we are incredibly ambitious.   The continued growth and appetite to add value means the business is seeking to add to the existing US based Product team by appointing a UK based Product Manager to handle geographically specific product roadmaps.

 

Summary of Requirements

Reporting into the SVP of Product in the US,  this role will work closely with our teams to assist with marketing strategies for all products – bringing the POWWR products to life through the development of a product roadmap.

As Product Manager you own the product vision and roadmap from ideation through delivery to market launch supporting the overall Product and Business Strategy.

As the Subject Matter Expert and voice of the customer you prioritise work for the development team and provide the required detail to deliver valuable and useable solutions to the energy market.

 

Role & Responsibilities

  • Defining and socialising your product vision both internally and externally by engaging with buyers, users and internal stakeholders
  • Maintaining a deep understanding of the energy market, competitive threats and new market opportunities – using this to influence and modify the product vision and roadmap
  • Customer, market, sales and support data analysis to feed into the product roadmap
  • Prioritising, assigning and solving market problems with your agile development team; define user stories and scenarios, answer queries, review and sign off the functionality, engage with the team processes
  • Representing the customer during the development cycle to ensure the software produced is valuable and useable
  • Gaining customer feedback and feeding this into the product strategy and planning process – ensuring useful feedback is obtained, recorded and actioned
  • Working closely with customers to define implementation requirements for product configuration, implementation and delivery
  • Collaborating with our scrum masters to define release plans.
  • Clearly articulate the product vision and roadmap for customers, the market and the company
  • Understand how to prioritise product ideas and then build a business case to demonstrate potential return on investment for the top ideas
  • Manage and prioritise a product backlog with a clear understanding of defects, compliance and regulatory issues, technical debt and enhancements
  • Alongside the marketing team, run the Go-To-Market process for your products ensuring internal alignment and successful external market product releases

 

Key Competencies

  • Knowledge of product management techniques and experience of working in a B2B product management role
  • Knowledge of the energy market
  • A strong interest in understanding users and solving their business challenges
  • Knowledge of agile working and previous experience working as a product owner on an agile team
  • Some tech literacy to enable discussions with developers
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Strong stakeholder engagement
  • A high attention to detail and excellent organisation skills
  • Positive attitude and good problem-solving skills
  • Confident yet demonstrates humility
  • An interest in keeping up with product management thinking
  • Strong Presentation skills

 

Skills & Experiences

The role requires strong product management fundamentals, excellent cross functional collaboration and engagement and an understanding of agile working.  The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years product management experience coupled with exceptional planning skills and determination to execute product strategy.

 

Location and package 

This role will be based is UK based with a preference for a North West location.  Remote working is in place with occasional travel to the Manchester office or other locations as required.

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