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Product Manager

Newcastle upon Tyne



Who we are:Grid Smarter Cities are at the forefront of the drive towards smarter cities. Based in the

  • centre of Newcastle, and proudly so, we've been running for 6 years and are at a very
  • exciting stage in our company's growth as we look to bring a new developer into our core
  • product delivery team.
  • At Grid we work on interesting, meaningful products in a lean, fast moving fashion. We
  • ranked top 10 for IP, now we need to get our products out to the world!
  • Who we'd like you to be:
  • We want to collaborate with interesting people. It could be you, especially if you have some
  • of the skills and interests below:
  • Commercially aware and a natural strategic thinker.
  • Organised and pro-active, with impeccable attention to detail.
  • A natural team player, who enjoys working collaboratively with colleagues and
  • clients alike.
  • Flexible and adaptable, with a 'can-do' approach and solid problem-solving skills.
  • Focused on delivery, with a passion for quality and innovation.
  • Someone who thrives in a dynamic environment and will contribute to ongoing
  • organisational improvements.
  • Whether you've got 12 years or 12 months of experience, if you're good, you're
  • good.
  • You care about the users of your product.
  • You love the agile principles but are cautious of the Agile industry.
  • You are a professional who cares about your craft.
  • You like working as part of a team.
  • You spend a little time thinking before doing.
  • You don't think something is done if you've not tested it.
  • You're a nice person - we've got a small team which we're looking to grow, and we
  • all get on splendidly, so we'd like you to help us grow our team and maintain our
  • culture.
  • You're a contributor - someone who wants to be involved in defining our core
  • products as well as building them.
  • What we'd like you to have:
  • A proven track record of delivering high profile, user-oriented solutions in a fast-
  • paced environment.
  • Superlative client facing skills, with the ability to build trusted relationships with
  • stakeholders of all levels, from van drivers to global CEOs.
  • The ability to clearly articulate a product vision or strategy to others, and to ensure
  • that everyone retains their focus on this vision throughout the product lifecycle.
  • A strong level of commercial awareness and a strategic mind with the ability to
  • identify business opportunities and contribute to delivering against them for clients.
  • Great organisational skills with the ability to thrive in a demanding environment
  • whilst juggling multiple priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels and in all mediums, from emails to formal
  • documents and both written and oral presentations.
  • An appreciation of what makes a good user experience, and the ability to balance
  • this against other competing priorities.
  • Boundless initiative and a can-do attitude.
  • Passion for growing your skills, tackling interesting work and challenging problems.
  • What you'll get:
  • Flexible and remote working.
  • The wage you deserve.
  • A defined contribution pension.
  • 25 days holiday a year.
  • A shiny new Macbook.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Cycle to Work scheme.
  • The company high street discounts scheme.While we don't yet have some of the perks which are in fashion at the moment, like a beer fridge, unlimited holidays or regular social nights out, what we can offer is a superb working environment which will allow you to do your best work, and a wage which will represent that work. You'll build products that really make a difference and your contribution to the whole product development lifecycle is invaluable to us, we don't just want you to sit
  • behind a keyboard all day.
  • We also LOVE Agile. We don't just cherry pick the parts that look sexy, we don't just do
  • standups and tell the world we're Agile, we follow the Agile Manifesto to the letter.
  • If you want to be part of something from the ground up, to help shape a company as well as
  • the products we build, please get in touch. 

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