What it’s about:
Are you an experienced product manager with a background in education or digital solutions?
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Global Product Manager to work on a flagship learning and assessment product for Cambridge Assessment English.
Reporting to the Head of Higher Education & Adult, you will be leading on the management of a high-profile global assessment product, developing and implementing product strategies to drive sales growth in the higher education and adult sector.
What you’ll be doing:
Working closely with our overseas offices, business and marketing, as well as product owners, you will have responsibility for the management of your product across the product lifecycle.
Build product strategies, review performance and make decisions to maximise products and opportunities
Identify and explore new market and product opportunities and lead on the development of market-leading propositions
Assess commercial viability, develop business cases and manage product P&L
With the product owner, manage development roadmaps focusing on customer needs
Ensure business and operational management to successfully grow products
Define global go-to-market strategies and oversee their implementation, including leading on global pricing and channel development for specified products
Drive sales to meet agreed global targets
What we’re looking for:
B2B education / digital business or marketing background
Experience in product management role or similar with proven track record of delivering growth (5+ years)
Able to demonstrate experience across full product lifecycle
Commercial acumen; ability to manage P&L, prepare business cases and use data to make strategic decisions to grow revenue
Highly collaborative, able to work across a matrix organisation and influence
Driven to succeed and uses initiative and problem solving to make progress
Educated to degree level or equivalent, with a marketing or business-related qualification
Who we are:
Cambridge Assessment English is a part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge. We are the global leader in English language assessment. We help people learn English and prove their skills to the world. We provide exams in English for speakers of other languages taken by over 5 million candidates worldwide each year, as well as the leading range of qualifications for language teachers.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a market leader and be rewarded with valuable learning opportunities, a competitive salary and benefits.
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits to help with your life both inside and outside of work:
Generous contributory pension
28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary)
Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers
Season Ticket Loan
Subsidised staff restaurants
Support for professional qualifications
Discounted access to the University of Cambridge Sport Centre, along with various other local gyms.
We know that diversity of thinking, backgrounds and approaches lead to innovation and create an atmosphere where everyone’s contribution is valued. As well as wanting to create diverse teams, we also value diversity in the way our people approach their work. Work/life balance is important to us at Cambridge Assessment and we offer our colleagues a range of flexible working options according to the needs of the business and the individual, so please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 16 April 2019 and interviews will be held on 30th April and 2nd May.
If you’re successful at interview stage we will ask you to undergo background screening (carried out by Credence Background Screening Ltd), to ensure that all information provided to us is accurate. We wish you all the very best with your application.
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