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Head of Product

Salary: £Up to £80,000 - £Plus Excellent Benefits

Head of Product needed for one of the UK's leading leisure experience providers

Company Name Confidential
South Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Category Retail
Job Type Full-time
Area/s Home Counties, London, South East
Consultant Lauren Milner
Reference Number 11/15288/7


Our client is the UK’s leading leisure experience provider. Their core focus is to deliver outstanding experiences to their customers, suppliers, staff and retail partners. They aim to do this by providing high-quality, industry-leading products.

About the role

Your main focus will be to understand our customers' experiences and translate them into a clearly defined and prioritised product roadmap. Managing a team of two, but working with stakeholders across the whole business, you will then ensure the optimisation of the user journey through our website, to maximise revenue.

You will be responsible for the creation, delivery and success of online functionality improvements, the optimisation of existing user journeys and introduction of new innovative concepts, with a focus on improving website conversion rates, hence meeting sales targets.

The nature of the role means it varies from supporting live issues on current technologies, developing roadmaps, and supporting product creation from conception to live.

Necessary Experience

  • Must have a minimum of 5 years strategic Website Development experience - with a focus on front end user improvements
  • Proven commercial experience in a similar role for an eCommerce based business / transactional website, with a focus on template and customer journey optimisation, or introduction of new initiatives
  • Able to demonstrate exposure to and experience of being a key project stakeholder in web-based projects
  • Exceptional web analytics knowledge (either Adobe Analytics/Omniture, Google Analytics, Coremetrics)
  • Experience of working with UX/development teams
  • Experience from a retail or commercial background
  • Experience of managing a proactive and independent team
  • Previous experience of using Endeca will be an advantage.

About You

  • High attention to detail with an ability to demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills to all levels of seniority and disciplines within the organisation
  • Natural planner, looking ahead, anticipating and escalating issues before they arise, providing solutions, and meeting deadlines
  • Quick learner with ability to think pro-actively and build solid working relationships with wider members of the business
  • This role does not require any skills related to project management, scrum or development. Please do not apply for this role if you are from one of these backgrounds and keen to pursue similar roles.


This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career in a leading organisation, in an environment and culture that supports your personal development you will be rewarded for your hard work with a competitive salary of £80,000 and a generous rewards package


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