Without a product, a company doesn't have much. Catena Media UK is on the hunt for a Head of Product (Sports) who will be entirely responsible for the growth and development of the products within a number of specific markets together with the management and development teams. If you are in for the win, we can't wait to see your application!

SCOPE OF THE JOB:

As the Head of Product (Sports), you will be the key stakeholder of projects and act responsible for being an interpreter between business users and technical teams. You will be accountable to oversee planning, staffing, implementation, controlling and evaluation of both existing and new products within Catena Media. In this position, it’s essential to have a solid understanding of users, the marketplace, competition and future trends for the area/product being developed and maintained, to create the best product possible. You will manage a small UX team as well as supporting development teams across our group entities. 

YOUR CHALLENGE:

  • Overall responsibility for all of Catena Medias UK products and their development, including all associated Landing Pages
  • Be a key member of the UK Management Team to aid in our continual rapid growth
  • Work very closely with the Publishers who hold the P/L for our product sets
  • Report directly to the General Manager UK, and work closely with Marketing, Commercial and Development teams including our Group Product team in Malta
  • Manage a small UX team and work alongside a growing Development team in the UK, to ensure timely delivery of projects
  • Working to increase revenue, traffic and user interaction, reporting findings to the General Manager UK
  • Taking full responsibility for the Conversion Funnel and to show continual improvements in performance, and insight on user behaviour
  • Taking full responsibility for A/B testing across the UK portfolio, to increase revenue
  • Work with the Tech Lead to develop detailed stories and ensure sprints run to schedule
  • Translating business requirements to technical solutions
  • Creating product roadmap, specifications, and defining deliverables
  • Prioritising the backlog of work for the relevant development teams, with the right balance between "technical" and "business" user stories
  • Carrying out release and resource planning
  • Joining product demos with relevant stakeholder, as well as participating in all relevant Scrum meetings
  • Motivating and inspiring delivery teams
  • Carrying out analysis of results by using appropriate tools, and generate a weekly and monthly report
  • Carrying out strategy and market research, assessing market competition
  • Maintaining professional and technical knowledge

TO DO IT, YOU WILL NEED:

  • 5+ years of Product Management experience
  • University Degree in a relevant subject
  • Great industry knowledge with experience in a Performance environment is very desirable
  • A love for sports is essential
  • Strong understanding of website/web app development process, including UX design, CMS and mobile
  • Experience of managing Developers and Designers would be an advantage
  • Good understanding of IT infrastructure, including API-based back-end services
  • Experience and ability to manage multiple projects in a cross-functional environment
  • Experience with software development and database systems
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Strong ability to understand and document business requirements, and translate them into a collection of tasks
  • Excellent communication skills; you know how to communicate a message in the right context
  • Highly ambitious and motivated attitude with a (great) sense of humour
  • Ideally, a good understanding of SCRUM/Agile development practices
  • Good knowledge of Jira and Confluence would be considered an asset 
  • Experience with QA/Testing is a plus
  • Mobile experienced highly valued
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