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Company and role overview

Our client is currently in the market for a Product Manager to come and join their busy team! The successful candidate will be responsible to lead the development of the Framework from concept to launch, creating models, delivering new systems whist ensuring the team is up to date and aware with set requirements.

Main responsibilities

  • To conduct research to better understand the landscape and the support requirements
  • To set a product vision and strategy which is communicated to key stakeholders
  • To create and maintain a product road map, managing dependencies, resources and deliverables to agreed deadlines.
  • To establish a Framework working group and ensure members are aware of dependencies and milestones in the project plan and update the project manager and team on their progress
  • To establish a pilot model with the support of a small number of providers in the sector
  • To co-ordinate and (where appropriate) manage the tendering process for new contractors and suppliers for systems and projects in relation to the Career Framework
  • To project manage, co-ordinate and deliver new systems, processes and projects linked to the Framework
  • To identify future or current blockages and urgent project issues, to find and implement solutions in order to keep the project within time and budget requirements
  • To take a proactive approach to risk management and mitigation and ensure a solution-focussed approach to problem solving
  • To manage and update the risk register and action log on a regular basis
  • To manage the transition of the projects to live and operational of new systems, embedding them into daily working processes and troubleshooting problems.
  • Provide cover during absence as may be requested by the Line Manager or other delegated personnel


  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
  • Substantial experience as a product manager and able to prioritise and plan effectively
  • Experience working with a membership body
  • Experience working in the education and training environment

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