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Product Manager in United Kingdom

Instil is a product focussed software engineering consultancy that believes in building the right thing, the right way. We care deeply about what we do and how we do it. We are looking for Product Managers to play leading roles in shaping the next generation of digital products and solutions. We can offer varied, challenging work in a supportive environment - one where you have opportunity to grow as a product manager through professional development and regular attendance at conferences.

Job description

Key Responsibilities

  • Understand markets, competition and customer/user requirements in depth to identify the product strategy. Providing vision and direction to the development team and stakeholders throughout the project and create the requirements

  • Able to translate client feedback into actionable work for further developing the product

  • Maintains high level technical knowledge of existing and emerging technologies

  • Work closely with Product Management to create and maintain a product backlog according to business value or ROI; this means being able to write clear and detailed requirements, typically as user stories and epics

  • Understanding and prioritising backlog items so that the team is always working on the highest customer value tasks

  • Be a clear communicator of product decisions and the rationale behind them. Be comfortable in making decisions without consensus

  • Participate in daily scrum meetings, planning, reviews and retrospectives

  • Analyse the impact of product features, decide how to measure whether something is a success or a failure then provide insight so we can continue to improve the product in the right direction

  • Lead product demos to customers and gather client feedback

  • Support the development team with any questions they may have

  • Able to take on the responsibilities of a Scrum Master

  • Competent with JIRA and other necessary tools.

Need to have

  • Track record in building high value products

  • Minimum two years working as part of an agile team in a client facing role such as a business analyst, product owner or engineer

  • Experience in presenting to customers and stakeholders

  • High level knowledge of emerging technologies and practices

  • Experience writing user stories

  • Experience researching solutions and ideas

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Must be meticulous and organised

  • Eligible to live and work in the UK

Good to have

  • Experience as a Product Manager or Product Owner

  • Experience building backlogs and developing product roadmaps

  • Experience in agile development tools, such as Jira and Confluence

  • Awareness of non-functional requirements such as security, performance and deployment strategies

We Offer

  • Competitive salary + bonus

  • 35 days annual leave

  • 8% contributory pension

  • Flexible working

  • Hardware budget, renewed after 3 years

  • Health insurance + complimentary life assurance

  • Annual personal learning and training

  • Learn more about working at Instil and our employee benefits


* Please note that this position will be based in our Belfast, Northern Ireland office. This is not a remote role.

Extra information

Education Level
United Kingdom
Type of Contract
Full Time Jobs
Type of Job
Project Management
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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