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Product Manager - Technical

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Product Manager - Technical

Posted 22 days ago

Product Manager - Technical

Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality! Our core value of ‘Love work, Love life’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day, to help us become a UK top 10 Software company. Are you ready for the challenge?

What are we all about?
At Access we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this obsession that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from professional services to manufacturing to not for profits and more. We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business. That's why over 2 million users and over 45,000 organisations rely on Access software to help their organisation thrive. 

About you:
You are an experienced Product Manager who will join our dynamic Product Management team. Reporting to the Senior Product Manager, you will play a highly strategic and vital role working with the core platform product team. You will have a good technical understanding and an ability to engage with a technical audience, as well as product knowledge and experience.

Day-to-day, you will:
  • Be the primary liaison person working with the Central Workspace team to determine what changes/initiative needs to be rolled out in Recruitment division
  • Have a sound appreciation and understanding of SaaS software engineering principles
  • Assess and address technical risks
  • Answer incoming questions about the technical products and their capabilities
  • Serve as a product evangelist and subject matter expert on Workspace for Recruitment division, engaging with a range of audiences, including key stakeholders and central product and technology teams
  • Work closely with Recruitment Product Managers and development teams to ensure the correct functionality is prioritised
  • Initiate and support engagement with clients through Special Interest Groups, User Groups and other events
  • Pro-actively engage in agile development activities: scrums, planning and estimating sessions, workshops, and stakeholder development demonstrations where required
  • Maintain effective communication between customers, business and technical stakeholders in the project so and ensure risks and issues are managed effectively
  • Ensure that all changes to requirements are well-thought through, implications considered, discussed with all relevant stakeholders, sized appropriately, implemented and tested
As a well-rounded Technical Product Owner your Skills and Experiences likely include: 
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Excellent communicator able to communicate at all levels and adopt a flexible & consultative approach
  • Previous experience of working on SaaS software essential
  • Strong technical appreciation and natural curiosity/understanding of how software works at the macro level
  • Understand different methods of software integration and their application to different use case scenarios
  • Experience of working with third parties for software integration and partnerships 
  • Able to work with remote teams where necessary
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with high attention to detail
  • Ability to think strategically whilst achieving results in immediate area of responsibility
  • Have strong technical knowledge. A technical background is essential
  • Ability to think creatively and exploit opportunities
  • Able to grasp technical concepts and new product functionality quickly
  • Thorough knowledge of agile development methods, processes and best practices
  • Good organisational skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work on own and within a team
  • Ability to work to tight timescales
  • A commitment to quality
  • Be able to adapt to a fast-paced environment where priorities can change
  • Commercially aware with an understanding of drivers of commercial performance
  • Sound team development skills, able to manage a high performing team
What does Access offer you?
We are a growing software company and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously! We will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference.

In addition to our standard benefits of 25 days holiday, a match contributory pension and healthcare you will get:  
  • A Competitive Salary
  • Giving Back/Charity days
  • Quarterly Socials
  • 6 weeks Sabbaticals (after 6 years of service)
  • The Access Group Big Break: our all-expenses paid holiday to Spain
Become part of our amazing Access family!

At Access we're all about helping everyone Love Work and Love Life because we believe people can only be at their best when they can be themselves, love what they do and do what they love.

We love the fact that we’re all different. Having more diverse perspectives at work improves how we run our business, helps us support our customers, and when you think about it, it's just more fun. So, no matter what makes you individual, as long as you’re qualified, we can’t wait for your application.