Product Manager Reporting Into:
Linda Maruta, Head of Product Management Based:
Shoreditch, London – UK About us:
Pulsar is an audience intelligence SaaS platform and digital strategy consultancy. We help companies track, visualize, and understand what is being said on the web, on social media, search, and their own websites in order to help them generate insights for marketing and product. Our clients include Facebook, Twitter, The Guardian, Paramount, Mazda, Netflix, Spotify and Heineken. Why we’re different:
We are the only audience intelligence platform bringing together Social, Search and Web analytics data to give users a truly holistic view of their audience. We were born out of an audience research agency which means we can offer advanced consultancy to support global programs for our enterprise clients and we are ourselves customers of our own SaaS products, and the most demanding ones! Why join us:
We work in a friendly, supportive and inclusive environment, where people operate with a high degree of autonomy, over four different time zones across Europe and the United States. We value excellence, creative courage, bright ideas, and the ability to have fun. PACKAGESalary:
Depending on experience Pension:
Automatic enrolment into PULSAR pension scheme Benefits:
Pulsar benefits scheme Leave:
25 days per annum
WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR
Pulsar is looking for a talented Product Manager with an innovative and entrepreneurial drive to join our Product team in our London office.
It’s an exciting time to join the Product team as we continue to expand: this is a chance for a budding Product Manager who wants to own one of our products, shape its direction and drive the next phase of our product strategy.
The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of the competitive landscape within the social, audience and ads space and understand current issues facing the martech industry as well as the innovation opportunities for Pulsar.
If that’s you, you’ll be working closely with our clients to gain an in-depth understanding of their needs and anticipated problems, and you’ll be someone who is a true innovator and problem solver with a continuous curiosity and imagination for new ways of understanding audiences and human behaviour at scale. ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This will be a hybrid role, so requires an individual who has experience in UX design as well as project management experience, as you will be overseeing multiple projects at the same time from conception to launch.
You will create and manage the product backlog and define the overall Product Roadmap as well as work closely with the Head of Product to build a clear Product Strategy.
Responsible for managing the delivery of all features and or products, which are planned for development.
Generate product requirements and user experience specifications, working closely with the design and engineering teams.
Define tasks and responsibilities with the engineering team and decide how to execute your vision.
This means you’ll be able to clearly define the development scope, discuss requirements with the development team and provide business context, as well as be comfortable with making feature and design trade-offs
Carry quality assurance and escalate issues where necessary.
Support the engineering team, ensuring they have what they need at each stage of the development life cycle.
Put together launch plans and schedule Production deploys or Beta trials of new features or products, liaising with Marketing, Commercial and Product Support.
Provide regular status updates to stakeholders, ensuring that communication and training is given to all appropriate functions of the business.
Carry out product research and competitor analysis to assess market competition.
Collect client feedback, assess usage analytics, and prioritise customer requirements based on real data.
Define and analyse metrics that inform the success of our products. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
The role requires someone with at least 3 years Product Management experience in delivering highly successful and innovative products.
Ideally the candidate would have worked within the Ad Tech industry, Market Research or Audience Insights space.
Must have a strong technical background plus some knowledge & understanding of different frontend and backend technologies.
Experience of working within an Agile or Waterfall environment, plus an understanding of process improvement methodologies.
Must be passionate about all things related to product development, in particular user experience and user interface design.
Radical thinker, who is able to execute and envision the future of the product with the ability to articulate a clear path on how to get there.
Strong organisational skills as you’ll be working and delivering multiple projects.
Have the ability to maintain focus on specific goals and product initiatives.
Must be bold and pragmatic, knows when it’s necessary to kill a feature or turn down requests from commercial, and is able to make tough decisions on client feedback.
Be able to work with and manage an offshore engineering team.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Good interpersonal skills and must be able to deal with difficult stakeholders.
Ability to work well under pressure and multi-task.
Involved, passionate, connected and possess a collaborative spirit.
Must understand API technologies and integrations, and have some knowledge of SaaS hosting and infrastructure requirements.
Some knowledge of graph databases, machine learning technologies or a data science background will be a bonus.