Product Executive, Nottingham, UK

Business Unit: Technology

Location: Nottingham

Contract Type: Permanent/Full Time

Closing Date: 01 January 2019

Product Executive, Nottingham, UK

The Team...

The product team is responsible for the building and then delivery of the roadmap having a huge impact on the strategic direction of the business.  We are regularly speaking at industry leading events and have won many industry awards for our product innovation.


The Role...

You will support the Product Managers to define and deliver the product roadmap by working closely with key stakeholders including Product Marketing, technology, business unit leaders and the Head of Product. You will also ensure that the products are seamlessly integrated into GBG making the customer experience the best it can be.


What you will do...

You will:

  • Support the Product Manager to deliver the roadmap in line with the product strategy using agile delivery methodologies.
  • Write and maintain stories for the technology team to work with, communicating regularly to ensure that requirements are understood and delivered.
  • Work closely with our QA team to ensure requirements are understood and tested appropriately.
  • Liaise with the Product Marketing team to understand the business case and market analysis for planned work.
  • Support consistent product delivery methodologies across teams to maintain and improve GBG’s release process across all product and services.
  • Support the Product Managers in development prioritisation using Backlog Management.
  • Improve the customer/user journey within our products and ultimately reduce the number of issues coming to out helpdesk.
  • Be a subject matter expert: a focal point for product-related questions/queries in relation to both proposition and technical capability.
  • Work with relevant teams to ensure our products are compliant and meet industry standards.


To enable you to be successful, we are looking for…


  • Hands-on experience with writing user requirements ideally using Agile and Scrum methodologies
  • Understanding of business and customer use requirements and the ability to translate them into user stories
  • Project management skills including great organising skills, attention to detail, team skills that attract others to work with you


  • Supporting and Co-operating: Supports others and shows respect and positive regard for them in social situations. Puts people first, working effectively with individuals and teams, clients and staff. Behaves consistently with clear personal values that complement those of the organisation.
  • Interacting and Presenting: Communicates and networks effectively. Successfully persuades and influences others. Relates to others in a confident and relaxed manner.
  • Analysing and Interpreting: Shows evidence of clear analytical thinking. Gets to the heart of complex problems and issues. Applies own expertise effectively. Quickly learns new technology. Communicates well in writing.
  • Creating and Conceptualising: Open to new ideas and experiences. Seeks out learning opportunities. Handles situations and problems with innovation and creativity. Thinks broadly and strategically. Supports and drives organisational change.
  • Organising and Executing: Plans ahead and works in a systematic and organised way. Follows directions and procedures. Focuses on customer satisfaction and delivers a quality service or product to the agreed standards.
  • Adapting and Coping: Adapts and responds well to change. Manages pressure effectively and copes with setbacks.
  • Enterprising and Performing: Focuses on results and achieving personal work objectives. Works best when work is related closely to results and the impact of personal efforts is obvious. Shows an understanding of business, commerce and finance. Seeks opportunities for self-development and career advancement



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