Product Manager at GoDaddy

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Remote (UK) • Full-Time • Posted 76 weeks ago

Help us build out the new eCommerce Platform powering some of the biggest names in domains and hosting in EMEA. Our Brands serve everyone from brick-and-mortar entrepreneurs to online SMEs, and our Product Owners/Managers play a key role in delivering value to our customers and our internal teams.

Responsible for key parts of the platform, you’ll understand the “why” of our strategic roadmap and deliver on the “how” by writing granular, empathetic user stories and the kind of detailed acceptance criteria QAs dream about, seeing them through design and development to go-live.

You’re the teams’ secret sauce. Blockers cower before you. You drive, measure, share and optimise team performance. You know your backlog like the back of your hand. You always get to the bottom of a stakeholder’s request to understand what they really need. You know that building a platform means building it once, for all of your users, and you’re effective at negotiating the compromises needed to keep it that way.

Our product people and technical leads meet fairly regularly to brainstorm and workshop, although we’ve hit pause on in-person meetings for now. Your teams and stakeholders are distributed across EMEA. You’re comfortable leading remote development teams and can travel across the UK and EMEA once we ease our travel restrictions.

Job Description

  • Responsible for business value delivered by our Scrum Teams
  • Responsible for aligning and delivering against our strategic roadmap
  • Develop intuitive understanding of what customers of our platform need
  • Understand business value (the ‘why’ of projects) that scrum teams deliver
  • Prioritise feature requests and demands from stakeholders
  • Create epics and break down into user stories granular enough to build quickly
  • Write clear user stories with detailed acceptance criteria
  • Build and manage product backlogs and contribute to the roadmap
  • Drive scrum teams to incrementally build and deliver business value
  • Ensure scrum team deliverables meet story acceptance criteria
  • Ensure Jira stories and tasks are up to date through lifecycle
  • Wear your customer and business hats in sprint planning and retrospectives
  • Identify, chase and resolve blockers to team progress
  • Organise scrum team demos for stakeholders
  • Work with the Program Management team to launch your initiatives on our brands
  • Continuously improve our ways of working

Your experience should include…

  • At least 2 years of product management related experience, be it as a product manager, product owner, business analyst or similar in a technology-focused organisation
  • Ideally has a working knowledge of the Scrum development process
  • Ideally has experience of working on digital/subscription eCommerce
  • Ideally has worked in a team building a platform (vs direct to consumer products)
  • Can occasionally travel to our UK offices (when travel is permitted)
  • Able to travel in UK and Europe (when travel is permitted)