The Senior Product Manager is responsible for defining and implementing a compelling product strategy and vision for one or part of one of the BBC's products or services.
The post holder has three key responsibilities: assessing product opportunities, defining the product to be built, and communicating to stakeholders.
You will work with key editorial, commercial and technical stakeholders to design and deliver the required product, measure its success, leading the prioritisation process and the creation and maintenance of the roadmap.
Define and develop a single proposition product strategy for product(s), services or feature areas - based on the strategic vision for the division and wider BBC
Use analytics and audience research to uncover and investigate user behaviour; to establish insight into product performance and to use this data to drive ideas, features and product improvements.
Monitor, summarise and report analytics and feedback from the user base or audience to measure performance of the product
Continuous improvement of the product, identifying and prioritising enhancements, communicating them to the business as required
Work with the stakeholders, key members of technical staff and within governance groups to understand business needs and drivers and confirm objectives and priorities
Lead requirements gathering sessions with stakeholders and manage change in relation to specified requirements, looking to uncover deeper, strategic needs and opportunities
Build and maintain a product roadmap and backlog consistent with the BBC's wider digital strategy and product portfolio
Are you the right candidate?
Excellent understanding and ability to apply industry knowledge, market awareness, audience research and analytics insights to product strategy and planning
Demonstrable experience of making product decisions based on research, usage data, or predictions of either
Understands and prioritises the needs of the product's users either audience members or production teams
Excellent product development skills and product life-cycle management including an understanding of agile methodology
Ability to plan and forecast product budget and deliver within that budget
Good understanding of the relevant technologies and practices (e.g. client and server-side technologies, new media technologies and platforms, project management (especially Scrum) and software engineering processes and practices Experience managing commercial and contractual relationships with third party suppliers and partners
Contract type: Permanent
Location: London, Broadcast Centre
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