Career Hub Product Manager

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Location: Sheffield HQ/ remote or hybrid

Salary: £30,000

Contract: 12 Months fixed term

Hiring Manager: Rebecca Stott

Hours: 37.5 hours per week 

Role Overview: 

Are you passionate about helping educators realise their career ambitions?

As the Careers Hub Product Manager, you will play a pivotal role in the strategy, design and development of tools and resources designed to support educators at each stage of progression in their career. From tools that support CV writing, job applications, and cover letters, to resources and articles providing careers and CPD advice you will grow and lead a cross-functional team to create innovative solutions that empower educators to achieve their career goals. 

A successful candidate doesn’t need to have technical expertise, but you will be passionate about digital learning and hungry to explore how digital technology can be used in education.This role requires a blend of product management expertise, a deep understanding of the UK education system, and a passion for leveraging technology to support educators achieving career success.

From newly qualified teachers to aspiring trust CEO’s,  this exciting role offers the opportunity to redefine how thousands of educators are supported in their career development. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive product strategy that aligns with the overall goals of the careers hub
  • Conduct thorough user research to understand the pain points affecting educators at each stage of their career development, and identifying ways of addressing these
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to prioritise features and enhancements based on user feedback, market trends, and business goals. Maintain a product roadmap that reflects these priorities and ensures timely delivery of updates.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams including production, engineering, Digest and marketing to drive product development from concept to launch.
  • Communicating with the product development team to share product vision and priorities
  • Oversee quality assurance for a bug-free, user-friendly product

Requirements

Experience: Teacher with UK primary school experience

Education Sector Knowledge: Deep understanding of the UK education system, including familiarity with career progression paths and challenges faced by educators.

Digital Learning Passion: Enthusiasm for digital learning technologies and a keen interest in exploring their potential applications in education.

Strategic Thinking: Ability to develop and execute comprehensive product strategies aligned with organisational objectives.

User-Centric Approach: Experience conducting user research to understand user needs and preferences, with a focus on delivering user-centric solutions.

Stakeholder Management: Excellent stakeholder management skills, including the ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders to prioritise features and enhancements.

Communication Skills: Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively communicate product vision and priorities to internal teams and stakeholders.

Analytical Skills: Proficiency in data analysis to derive insights and drive data-driven product improvements.

Partnership Development: Experience in cultivating and managing partnerships to support product development and growth initiatives.

Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, with the flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and requirements.

Benefits

In return for everything you can bring, we can offer you an exciting role in a fast-growing and dynamic business, with plenty of career opportunities.

Here are a couple of the things that make Twinkl a great place to be:

  • A friendly, welcoming and supportive culture. We believe work should be fun and always put people before the process
  • Diversity, inclusion and belonging – our Employee Network Program includes working groups for LGBTQ+, People of Colour, Disabilities (visible and invisible), Women in Tech and Working Parents.
  • From day 1 – Westfield Health, 29 annual leave days per year plus up to four additional days that may be awarded each year by the company, flexible working policy with opportunities to work from home and Twinkl subscription
  • After probation – company sick pay and cycle to work scheme
  • Long term service reward – Life insurance, enhanced pension contribution, enhanced maternity pay, enhanced adoption pay and enhanced paternity pay.