Lead Product Manager

London /
Product – Product Management /
About Adaptavist
Adaptavist is a global software innovator, enabling organisations to digitally transform how they collaborate and get work done.  Founded in 2005 and with a growing global reach, our customers cut across every major industry and include more than half of all Fortune 500 companies.

Today, Adaptavist leverages its deep technical understanding of Atlassian and innovative partnership with Slack to help organisations embrace new ways of working to achieve competitive advantage. 

Through trusted consultancy, app development, training, hosting, and licensing solutions, Adaptavist has established itself as the go-to partner of choice within the Atlassian Ecosystem.

You will hire, lead, develop and coordinate a team of Product Managers and play a key role in ensuring the success of a number of apps in our product portfolio. These apps cover both Cloud and On-premise (Server/Data Centre) deployments.

As well as leading a team of Product Managers, you'll work closely with other key functions such as Marketing, UX, Engineering and stakeholders to build and oversee a successful set of cross functional teams. You'll be managing the balance of your individual contributions and supporting your team in delivery. As the most senior Product Manager in this line of apps, you'll be responsible for the success of our existing and future products, by gaining an in-depth knowledge of the industry, customers, and competitors, and then turning that knowledge into creative full app lifecycle strategies. 

You will be tasked with developing and leading process improvements to encourage a discovery mindset focused on customer value and build measure learn type approaches. You'll empower teams towards autonomy and decision making without the need to seek approval from senior management. 

Some of the things you'll:

    • Leadership
    • Build, lead and nurture a growing team of high performing Product Managers who deliver undeniable business impact and breed a high standard of strategic, creative and executional excellence through coaching and development.
      Assist with priority setting for the product family.
      Deliver updates and report on success to key stakeholders.
      Orchestrate complex initiatives and tasks, ensuring members of the team have a clearly defined path to success.
      Orchestrate and coordinate cross-departmental product discussions.
    • People Management
    • Mentoring, coaching and developing a team of Product Managers, varying from Associate to Senior.
      Work with direct reports to set objectives and to create and execute development plans.
      Hiring and onboarding new team members.
      Facilitate and enable collaboration and communication including conflict resolution.
      Align the team with product and business priorities.
    • Product Management
    • Setting goals (on a product level), measuring and iterating on the output.
      Deep understanding of the customer through a range of inputs - such as customer interviews and analytics.
      Driving strategic product decisions via evaluation of market trends, user feedback, and analysis of product performance.
      Defining the vision for apps in the portfolio.

What we're looking for:

    • Extensive experience within a Product Management role.
    • Experience of line managing Product Management teams. 
    • Collaborative approach to leading and inspiring a team.
    • Driven to set and accomplish complex goals. Experience in taking an idea, making a plan, and executing.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and verbal, enabling you to work across a range of functions, teams and seniority.
    • Experience in defining measures of success in a product, and interpreting complex data.

A nice to have:

    • Experience within the Atlassian ecosystem

Please check out our website to review our global benefits!

At Adaptavist, we are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community, and believe this positively impacts both the creation of our innovative products and our delivery of bespoke solutions to our global customers and our own unique culture. We encourage all qualified applicants, regardless of age, disability, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief, sex, gender identity, pregnancy and maternity, marriage, and civil partnership status. From our family-friendly policies to our flexible work environment we offer a range of benefits and policies in order to support staff from all different backgrounds. If you have any questions, please do ask us. We look forward to your application!