Product Manager – Library Software

Our client, a library software company, requires a new Product Manager to define and deliver new enhancements to the company's core products.

You will be the product expert for the business and you will work towards achieving the business goals and KPIs set out for the product, collaborating closely with stakeholders of all levels across the business.

We need an experienced product manager that has a deep curiosity in all aspects of the product and the market, building a strong knowledge of the key users and customers, acting as an advocate for their needs and views.

You promote and execute product management best practices within the team and to continually strive to improve as well as contribute towards moving in the strategic direction of the product.

Skills & Experience:

  • Experience working in Product Management
  • Awareness of the Academic Publishing Industry
  • Awareness & Experience (preferable) of Library Systems, such as Link Resolvers, Discovery Tools and Integrated Library Systems
  • Strong attention to detail skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective stress management skills
  • Strong working knowledge of the full suite and administration of Office 365 Microsoft solutions
  • Strong knowledge of product management best practices
  • Good understanding of the latest tech trends.
  • Good understanding of webdevelopment practices and it’s technical aspects
  • Working knowledge of Google Analytics and/or other data analytics / data management tools
  • To be able to demonstrate the ability to work independently and in a fast-changing environment.

Senior Product Manager

Our client, a leading scientific publisher based in London, requires a new Senior Product Manager. You will lead product management activities for an individual product or a suite of products and ensures the efforts attributed create a better user experience and increase the profitability of already existent products as well as the development of new products for the business.

Also, the role is the product expert within the business and does not only act as the advocate for the business but also ensures that Product Management is in line with best practices and continually strives to drive efficiencies.

You will lead assigned product enhancement projects, collaborating with relevant stakeholders, UX & design teams and the technology vendor for the product(s), along with initiating, defining and carrying out user testing, to meet the business goals and KPIs set out for the product

To contribute towards moving in the strategic direction of the product(s). May manage others in the team.

Skills & Experience:

  • Significant experience working in Product Management
  • Awareness of the Academic Publishing Industry
  • Strong attention to detail skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Strong working knowledge of the full suite and administration of Office 365 Microsoft solutions
  • Strong knowledge of product management best practices
  • Good understanding of the latest tech trends.
  • Working knowledge of Google Analytics and/or other data analytics/data management tools
  • To be able to demonstrate the ability to work independently and in a fast-changing environment.