HEAD OF PRODUCT

A senior opportunity at Noetic Marketing Technologies, reporting directly to the CTO and acting as an interface between the business, customers, suppliers and the development team.

 

The Head of Product is the technical project management leader within the business, owning the entire process and assisted by a Technical Business Analyst in London and a team of skilled and motivated technical production specialists in Sri Lanka. This is also a client-facing role requiring excellent communication skills and the ability to address concerns and queries with calm assurance. It is expected that candidates will have a technical background to understand client requirements at a granular level and deliver instruction intelligently to production teams.

 

Key responsibilities will include;

 

  • Producing clearly defined project plans, including critical path, dependencies, piloting and key milestones
  • Ensuring external / internal project participants take ownership of their responsibilities
  • Identifying and communicating project status to key stakeholders and key project resources
  • Producing high level reports and updating status regularly
  • Creating and maintaining a log and action list of tasks to deal with issues
  • Ensuring security is reviewed when necessary to avoid project impact, plan alternative solutions when appropriate
  • Ensuring relevant teams are engaged and equipped with necessary information and skills to support project initiatives
  • Tracking project expenditure against budget
  • Maintaining solution documentation and resources
  • Translating client requirements to development tasks for the benefit of the development team

 

Experience required;

 

  • Successfully managed a range of projects from requirement definition through to project closure
  • Commercial experience in a project management role or a software development role with project leadership responsibilities
  • Good understanding of project management principles planning, tracking, risk management and issue management reporting
  • Analytical and problem solving capability
  • Excellent academic record, preferably in a technical / numerate discipline
  • Previous experience of working in an Agile/Scrum environment

 

Technical environment;

 

It is preferred that candidates have experience of the following technical skills, however, consideration will also be given to candidates with project management expertise hoping to progress their careers within a more technical arena.

 

  • In-House tools include Jira, Confluence , Swagger and Slack
  • Tech stack includes Java, React JS, Json, REST, JavaScript, MySQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, Hibernate, Spring, JPA, Spring Security, Jenkins, Docker.

 

The role will suit a robust character with passion for technology and the motivation to deliver for clients in an efficient and timely manner.

 

Package includes a competitive salary with profit related bonus and benefits.

 

Reach out to Ash direct who is leading the recruitment process, or send a CV / LinkedIn profile address to our dedicated Noetic email address here.

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