BBC Digital is the division responsible for all of the BBC’s digital media services and provides innovative leadership in the fields of digital, technology and media management. Our key strategic role is to be the pathfinder for the BBC, ensuring that new technologies are used to extend the reach and accessibility of BBC content on any device, anytime, anywhere.
As Senior Product Manager for BBC Sport’s Get Inspired, you will play a key role in determining the digital strategy for the initiative in the run-up to the 2016 Rio Olympics.
Work with the Executive Product Manager and Get Inspired Project Lead, making a substantial contribution to the development of the Get Inspired digital strategy, line managing and mentoring other team members as appropriate.
Define and develop a specific product strategy for one or more parts of the proposition, based on the strategic vision for Get Inspired and relevant industry insight and audience research
Propose, agree and work within a product budget. Develop and maintain business case and other relevant documentation in support of product(s).
The Ideal Candidate
In-depth understanding of specific audience needs in this area;
Demonstrable ability to deliver outstanding results and shape a digital strategy to grow a product’s reach and engagement
Significant experience working in agile/lean delivery teams
Excellent communication skills & stakeholder management to a wide range of audiences;
Extensive experience of product development lifecycle and experience shipping software products;
Strong understanding of the market and the strengths and weaknesses of competitor propositions;
Industry credibility and reputation;
An understanding of BBC public purposes and how these relate to bbc.co.uk services (desirable)
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