• Office Location: Dragon Court, 27-29 Macklin Street, London WC2B 5LX
  • Office Name: Reed Online
  • Sector: Product (Tech)
  • Salary: £130000 - £130000
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Role Type: Full-time
  • Job Ref: 446028

Director of Product

Here at Reed.co.uk our vision is simple: we aim to connect people to a world of opportunities online. 

Reed.co.uk is the UK’s leading online destination for careers, and connects millions of people to new opportunities every day. As well as thousands of jobs, Reed.co.uk also offers a variety of courses to support people looking to take the next step in their career. We’re looking for people who want to make a difference and are passionate about helping people in their career journey. 

 

We’re looking for a talented, enthusiastic and motivated Director of Product to drive the next generation of B2B and B2C products at Reed. The successful person will be design focused and have a balance of commercial and customer focused experience, along with an impressive track record of creating amazing multi-platform product experiences for their users.  

This role is tasked with working across business units to create a vision and lead the team in the delivery of both our future product ecosystem and market proposition.   

reed.co.uk is an Agile business with a good level of maturity. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of Agile product delivery and the successful implementation of harmonious product/engineering interactions in their previous experience.  

Our mission is to help people achieve their ambitions by matching them to a job they’ll love and we put our customers at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for a talented Director of Product who will guide our product teams to ideate market leading products for some of the UK’s most popular household names. Our products are the key to our success and are used by millions of people every day to support them in the next step of their career. 

 

As Director of Product, you will be part of our Senior Leadership Team and will be responsible for building, managing and mentoring our Product and Design teams. You will work with the wider business to create, own and deliver an ambitious vision and strategy for reed.co.uk’s future product portfolio. 

 

Who we are looking for

  • You have exceptional leadership skills and experience of managing successful, high performing teams

  • You will have proven experience of bringing multi platform digital products to market that deliver excellent customer experience

  • You quickly acquire an in-depth knowledge and understanding of our customers and base your decisions on data 

  • You will have worked closely with Design teams and have a thorough understanding of UX and UI based on customer needs

  • You will be able to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of Agile product delivery and the successful implementation of harmonious product/engineering interactions  

  • You have a commercial and strategic mindset that allows you to navigate a crowded but exciting multi-competitor landscape

  • You are a relationship builder and will have worked collaboratively with Engineering and Marketing departments

  • A great attitude. You’ve really got to have a great attitude. We’re looking for someone who wants to make our customers’ lives better and be a great member of our team. We want to be exceptional – you’ve got to want that too

What we offer 

Alongside an inclusive and fun working environment we also offer flexible working as standard, including the option to work 3 days a week from home when we return to our offices later in the year. 

  • Flexible working as standard (including remote working options and flexible working hours)

  • 10% weekly personal development time

  • Regular hack days with rewards for winners

  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays)

  • Flexible holiday scheme (buy, sell and carry over your holiday) 

  • Paid time off to move home

  • Contributory pension scheme 

  • Enhanced family leave benefits 

  • Insurance benefits including life assurance

  • Love Mondays events 

  • Discount scheme including gyms and popular retailers 

  • Range of wellbeing and mental health support 

  • Newly refurbished office in an amazing location, with countless bars, restaurants and theatres right on the doorstep

 

Join Reed and help us achieve our purpose of improving lives through work.

Proud winners of:

  • #1 Recruitment Agency – Glassdoor Best Places To Work 2020
  • Glassdoor Top CEOs 2019
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Graduates to Work For 2021
  • The JobCrowd Top Companies for Apprentices to Work For 2021

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All job offers are subject to satisfactory references and compliance with vetting requirements applicable to the job role. Reed is an equal opportunities employer.  We aim to ensure that no candidate or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity.  We are a MINDFUL EMPLOYER and offer a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria.

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