Just Eat (LON:JE)

Consumer Electronics Product Manager

Position Purpose

The Role

Just Eat is looking to hire a Product Manager who has a passion for creating world class consumer products. This is a high profile role with the opportunity to make a significant impact and influence the takeaway consumption habits of millions of consumers around the world. This role will sit within our Product team developing new innovative consumer focused product for our restaurants.

You will be responsible for understanding the needs of Just Eats’ restaurant hardware systems and identifying product improvements that are both valuable and usable. You will work collaboratively with business stakeholders, user experience designers and product analysts to identify opportunities, come up with creative solutions and test your ideas with real users.

You’ll work with a talented team of engineers to translate your requirements into real working products, and then measure the impact of your changes to ensure that the business benefits have been achieved.

Responsibilities

Working with key business stakeholders to identify and analyse opportunities to improve Just Eats’ business to business products in ways that will deliver significant business value

Owning and maintaining a prioritised roadmap of product improvements in line with the broader strategic objectives of the business

Deliver to an existing roadmap of hardware products

Working with User Experience (UX) designers to develop and prototype new ideas and test them with users in order to refine the requirements and user experience

Defining the functional requirements for new projects and understanding all the potential impacts on the operational areas of the business

Communicating with key stakeholders at a detailed level before, during and after the product development process to manage expectations and ensure that requirements are clearly understood and meet the business need

Working closely with Engineering to ensure that the scope and cost of the project is well understood, and that the changes are built in accordance with the original requirements

Helping to ensure smooth and easy adoption of new features within the operational areas of the business as they are rolled out, for example by preparing communication plans and/or simple training

Measuring and monitoring the performance of product enhancements to ensure that the anticipated business benefits have been achieved



Minimum Requirements

Several years’ experience of Product Management for hardware products, specifically Consumer Electronics related hardware

Experience of the full product lifecycle from concept to implementation and post-launch analysis

In-depth experience of identifying and understanding user needs and behaviour in a business to business and business to consumer product environment

An analytical mind and the ability to understand commercial business drivers

Experience of analysing the performance of existing products, managing KPIs, and identifying opportunities based on cost-benefit analysis

Exceptional collaboration skills and a proven ability to work with UX Designers, Product Analysts and Engineers to understand problems and define solutions

Proven experience of building strong relationships, identifying stakeholder requirements and managing their expectations

Proven experience of working closely with a team of engineers (preferably in an agile development environment) to deliver new business functionality

Ability to take ownership, creatively solve problems, and pro-actively secure the objectives of the business

Strong attention to detail

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Bachelor’s degree or higher from a top academic institution



Why work for Just Eat?

Just Eat is the world leader in online takeaway ordering. We are headquartered in London with established operations in 13 countries, and growing. This role will be based in our City of London office.

With sales accelerating rapidly year over year and a proven and highly profitable business model, Just Eat is a fast-paced, international, and exciting place to work. Following a $64m investment last year our growth is continuing to accelerate.

We are looking for ambitious candidates that have real talent, a can-do attitude and a desire to make a difference. Candidates who enjoy a challenge and like to solve problems in a collaborative team environment will thrive in this role. This is an ideal opportunity for someone who wants to make a real impact and contribute directly to creating a huge success story.

Applicants must possess a valid UK work permit. Just Eat is an equal opportunities employer and is fully compliant with UK employment legislature.

Please send your CV with a covering letter, by close of business on Friday 30th May 2014 to Tim Matthews

- See more at: http://www.just-eat.com/job/consumer-electronics-product-manager/#sthash.Fdssygle.dpuf

Job Summary

Location:
  • London, GB
Date Posted:
03 Jul 2014
Function:
Product Management
Sector:
Retail