Interim Product Manager

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Interim Product Manager
Interim Position

CLU RQ609173

Posted: 16th June 2022 18:01
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  • Pay Rate:

    £23.65 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36.25 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months


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What's involved with this role:

Interim Product Manager 

Job Ref: RQ609173 

To operationalise the University’s marketing strategy for web, and lead the planning, delivery, marketing and maintenance of the public facing web site estate and our virtual experience platform   

Key Responsibilities: 


  • Co-ordinate the delivery and on-going management of the web product strategy, collaborating with the Head of Marketing and other key stakeholders as appropriate. 
  • Manage and maintain the UCLan’s web development and platform roadmap in line with the web product strategy, converting product vision into operational outputs. 
  • Oversee, manage and maintain the roadmap for UCLan’s virtual always on platform in conjunction with our 3rd party supplier. 
  • Manage the overall data strategy for the UCLan website estate with a view to improvement and enhancement. 
  • Host stakeholder meetings and conduct user research and feasibility studies to feed the development/ 3rd parties backlog with ideas, concepts, business opportunities and efficiencies benefitting web site users, conversion and the commercial goals of the University. 
  • Monitor, evaluate and analyse the performance of the UCLan’s website estate. Working with analysts and developers to seek continual improvements and resolve issues internally and externally.  
  • Undertake technical analysis and feedback of the Univerisities microsites in conjunction with multiple teams to mitigate risks.  
  • Construct high-level requirements, as stories, for functionality and assist in writing business cases for investment. 
  • Undertake market and competitor research, commissioning external and internal resources where relevant to support this activity.  
  • To support members of the web team to spot opportunities which advance the UCLan web estate (i.e. UX, SEO) 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria: 

  • Good honours degree or relevant post-graduate qualification or equivalent professional experience 
  • Technical understanding of web development, and ability to effectively communication web developments to non-technical members of the team 
  • Significant experience in a web product development or technical management role on large web projects 
  • Experience of conducting business analysis 
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written 
  • Ability to find creative and effective solutions to problems 
  • Ability to prioritise, work flexibly and use your own initiative to drive forward business decisions 


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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


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