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Articles Product Manager

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

Platform API is the team within BBC Digital that builds & operates the content APIs that power the BBC Online. Our mission is to craft a simple & coherent BBC API that allows internal and external developers to build innovative and high scale websites and apps, rich with BBC content.

Salary range: £37,350 to £55,000 per annum

Role Responsibility

The aim of the Articles Product Manager in Platform API is to ensure that the Articles Products have features that are useful for a multiple stakeholders, and to ensure their users are successful in using them. You will also need to communicate the Platform API vision, and ensure that the products implement this departmental vision.

You will be responsible for the following areas:

Analysis and delivery

Maintanence

Relationship management and communication 

Are you the right candidate?

  • Demonstrable experience of product development and product life-cycle management
  • Significant experience of analysing requirements (both functional and non-functional) and writing requirements specifications as user stories
  • A broad understanding of web fundamentals like HTTP, REST, HTML, XML, JSON
  • A Conceptual understanding of software technologies and architectures, including databases, servers, and queues
  • Good understanding of software engineering processes and practices
  • Experience communicating concepts and ideas to stakeholders at all levels within organisations, including oral and written presentations, proposals, specifications, and reports
  • Proven ability to influence decision-making at all levels within an organisation, and in a variety of contexts, including Director / Board level
  • Knowledge of commercial and contractual relationships with third party suppliers and partners
  • Ability to simplify complex problems into component parts and evaluate systematically

About the BBC

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