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Position: Product Development Manager - online games service
Employer: WayForward
Category: Product/Brand Managers
Location: UK - London
Salary: £competitive
Reference: pdm
Date posted: Wednesday, May 17th 2017


This major entertainment service is looking for a Product Development Manager to plan, scope and implement new product plans for their online services. 

The role will involve:

  • Leading the product development for new services and product features across European services.
  • Owning product roadmaps, feature information, insight and actions to support business goals and KPIs
  • Managing the process of conceptualisation of new service feature ideas and presentation of these to the wider business
  • Developing the route to market for new service features across Europe
  • Production of new feature documentation and roadmaps
  • Evangelising feature changes to stakeholders and broader business
  • Champion service planning methodologies, service economics and best practice within the team
  • Shaping future product development practise in a world where platform, content and service are increasingly interdependent

You will need:

  • Product development or service development experience ideally with a consumer technology or service planning background.
  • A passion for online entertainment and games.
  • Experience in creating, shaping and delivering service features and changes 
  • Ability to lead service feature planning process from concept to delivery through to launch of world class service features
  • Strong and demonstrable decision making skills and prioritisation across relevant service sectors
  • Ability to create, explain and evangelise product concepts 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills at senior level.
  • Ability to generate discussion and deliver product decisions and recommendations 
  • Future oriented with creative focus on developing emergent consumer, network and technology trends
  • Analytical skill set capable of leveraging data to inform business decisions 
  • Ability to be fast, accurate and effective in a highly dynamic environment.

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