Product Manager

Product Manager

  • Employer - Tombola
  • Reference number -
  • Sector - Private
  • Department - Gaming
  • Location - Sunderland
  • Salary - Competitive
  • Duration - Permanent
  • Hours - Full time
  • Closing date - Friday, 06 July 2018

Description

tombola is one of the leading online gaming companies in Europe.  We are passionate about our players, our people and our products. We believe that our unique products and approach of responsible gambling being at the heart of everything we do, differentiates us from our competitors.

What will you do?

tombola is one of the leading online gaming companies in Europe.  We are passionate about our players, our people and our products. We believe that our unique products and approach of responsible gambling being at the heart of everything we do differentiates us from our competitors.

We are looking for a bright, innovative and enthusiastic person who is passionate about providing an exceptional player experience to join the team as a Product Manager.

This is a key role taking responsibility for communicating and delivering the product strategy, creating product requirements and working, as part of a cross-functional team to meet the strategic and operational needs of the business.

This position will work closely with marketing, customer service, technology teams and the wider business in order to support expansion plans ensuring business requirements are consistently met during development.

To be a success in this role you will:

  • Have prior experience in a Product Manager role
  • Be a self-starter, comfortable working independently as well as part of a matrix structure
  • Have a collaborative style, accustomed to brainstorming, measuring, testing, and iterating in search of optimal ROI and entertainment value 
  • Be a strong communicator comfortable collaborating with both technical and player focused colleagues
  • Be a creative strategic thinker – always considering new features that can deliver customer value and add value to tombola
  • Be a graduate in business or technology (desirable)
  • Have experience working in a consumer focused or technical business (desirable)
  • Be experience working in sprints with an understanding of Agile methodologies (desirable)
  • Have an understanding of the online gaming industry (desirable)
  • Be experience using Atlassian software (desirable)

You’ll use the above to:

  • Understand player behaviour, gaming trends and competitor activity/products
  • Drive the delivery and success of new and existing products on tombola
  • Manage the product backlog, detailing requirements and working with the development teams to create the most value for the players
  • Along with the Product Management Lead, own and deliver a product development roadmap in line with business objectives and focus on providing the best possible player experience
  • Work hand in hand with Marketing to communicate products as effectively as possible
  • Deliver market leading products using techniques such as A/B testing, heat mapping, session cam, player panel to inform customer insight
  • Work with the Head of Product to deliver new game content
  • Focus on user experience and be a champion for the player at all times
  • Product launch planning and communication with all stakeholders, including the home team
  • Perform regular product reviews and competitor analysis to drive improvements
  • Working with Promotions to create a strategic promotional plan for games within your product range
  • Write detailed specification documents for development teams

About you

Employees at tombola are passionate about their chosen career paths and if successful, you'll be working with people that love what they do – therefore, you should too.

We look for the following from our people: 

  • Passionate and performance-driven with a keen eye for detail
  • Self-starter and able to work in a fast-paced environment offering ideas and insights
  • Analytical and commercially aware with a flare for creative problem solving
  • Well organised with a systematic approach to work and close attention to detail
  • Have a flexible approach and adaptable to learn new skills / work with new tools
  • Energetic team player with a positive attitude who thrives in a matrix organisational structure

How to apply

Please see the contact information section above for details about how to apply for this job.

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