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Head of Product

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Recruiter: Sky
Listed on: 4th January
Location: Leeds
Salary Notes: Competitive
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
  1. Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 countries, make your mark at Europe's leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

Sky is looking for a highly motivated and hardworking Head of Product to own our News Experience and Common Capability products and be responsible for developing a coherent product vision, aligning all markets on a common global product and ensuring we drive customer engagement with our world class product set. You will bring our North Star of "The Habitual home of engaged news consumers in Sky territories and beyond" to life." - Stephen Featham, Group Director of Product Management

What you'll do:

* Build, coach and lead a team of four Group Product Managers and further coach product managers who in-turn, lead empowered multi-functional teams, defining the News product strategy, removing complexity and executing innovative product ideas. You will build a product team obsessed with great experiences. * You'll act as a coach to other senior members of the product team and take an active role in developing the ways of working across the Product Hub. * You will be recognised as the specialist in News digital experiences and you will evangelise the News product vision and your product strategy throughout the organisation. * Carefully lead demanding partners as we pivot from a roadmap/feature driven organisation to a prioritisation/outcome driven organisation with a focus on dedicated prioritisation. * Work closely with Product Hub peers across design, development and delivery to identify and solve complex problems to deliver key business outcomes. * Accountable for all aspects of how Sky Sports News manifests and is experienced by our customers on our own and operated products. * Rationalise the existing sports products set to focus on fewer, better products in Sky territories and across the globe.

What you'll bring:

* A highly visible, forward-thinking people leader. You will be credible in gaining trust and building relationships with partners at all levels with ability to influence, empower, guide and lead groups. * Demonstrable experience of defining and delivering complex digital products across multiple territories. Leading product management teams to deliver and run a portfolio of sophisticated digital advertising products. * Passionate about connecting partners and customers with the right information at the right time. Instilling a proactive, forward-thinking, innovative standard of excellence. * Proven experience and desire to deliver with ability to be flexible and bring calmness in a fast-paced, changing environment. Will look to maintain focus on product vision whilst moving at pace and not compromising quality. * Foster data-driven environments with strong qualitative and quantitative skills and a validated ability to use insight and data to inform decision-making and build strong forward-looking business cases.

Department overview:

We're the Product Hub. We're the team behind your favorite Sky products, and the platforms that power them. We make every moment magical, everywhere. Our team is made up of self-motivated, big thinkers who have a knack for solving problems and find new ways to captivate millions of customers by putting them at the heart of everything we do. From Sky Glass, Sky Q, Peacock and NOW to news and sports apps, we make entertainment even better and we can't wait to get started on what's next.

Product Management

Our Product Management team works closely with colleagues from across the business to create an unforgettable experience for our customers. From streaming products like NOW, to providing smart entertainment products like Sky Glass and Sky Go, we're the problem solvers who find smarter and simpler ways to connect customers to more of what they love.

The rewards:

There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:

* Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place * A generous pension package * Private healthcare * Discounted mobile and broadband * Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences

Where you'll work:


Our spacious tech hub is under a mile away from Leeds train station, with free water taxis available from Granary Wharf. There's also plenty of parking in the surrounding streets and at the nearby Citi Park.

You can also blow off steam over a game of pool or table tennis and stay fit at our subsidised gym.


We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we've been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we've committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We've also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.

At Sky we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and your potential. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working.

And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.

Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

Contact Name: Daniel hassall
Reference: TJ/8480/61163_1641285115
Job ID: 3024682

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