Product Manager / Senior Product Manager

On the Beach sends over 1.5 million people on their perfect beach holiday every year, and while the Covid-19 pandemic has caused disruption for the travel industry, we have not paused our ambition to become Europe’s leading online retailer of beach holidays. We’re completely focused on making it easy for people to find, book and enjoy their perfect beach holiday. To reach our goals, we work as a team to a clearly defined set of values; these are what make On the Beach a great place to work for our colleagues and help us deliver the best experience possible for our customers. We’re bold. We’re open. We’re dynamic.

The Opportunity

We’re looking for an experienced PM / Snr PM to help us scale our flights booking platform. We want a passionate, data driven person who has commercial and/or technical experience in the UK/European flights industry; ideally both in both long haul as well as low cost carriers – GDS experience is a huge plus.

As well as being the subject matter expert in flights, you’ll be an innovator who revels in solving difficult problems – and is able to do so collaboratively as part of a team. Setting product/platform strategy, you’ll work with some of the smartest engineers in the business and will ultimately be accountable for delivering innovative, scalable solutions that add value to the business and our customers alike. 

We are a multi-brand, scaling product and tech company (yes, even during COVID!), so the right person will be passionate about using platforms and data to power robust, elegant and effortless solutions & experiences

Responsibilities

  • Collaborating across key functions and disciplines to set and deliver a clear, cohesive product strategy for your area. You will define the product vision supported by internal and external analysis
  • Support your team to set clear goals and key results, regularly check in on progress, learn and adjust course when needed
  • You will own and prioritise your roadmap - managing trade-offs between impact, cost, time to market and business strategy
  • Combine your product management and industry experience with insight to set hypotheses, test assumptions and breakdown complex problems into small steps
  • You will also mentor Jnr/Product Managers where applicable to help build an awesome product management profession.

About you

We’re looking for someone who loves data and has a background in travel/flights.You will have directly led products from concept to adoption, with experience in all stages of the product life cycle and preferably during rapid growth. You know when to employ different approaches to product management, and can balance lean-style MVP experimental work with focused iteration.

You have enough technical data knowledge to quickly understand your team’s software products. You’ll have worked with engineers to set requirements for data products in the past and you are able to collaborate and work with Data architects, engineers, scientists and the business in order to create the best product vision. You champion servant leadership style with the ability to build strong, effective relationships and influence senior stakeholders and teams.

Benefits

  • Generous discount on holidays
  • Flexible working hours
  • Simplyhealth Optimise Health Plan and eye care contribution
  • Travel to work scheme - interest free tram and train loans and cycle to work scheme
  • Onsite subsidised coffee shop - barista-style coffee and snacks
  • Food and drink discounts across a number of venues in Manchester City Centre
  • Gym discount
  • Share incentive plan
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption pay
  • The Sandbox - free bar every Friday PM
  • Charity contribution - we match any funds raised by an employer for charity, doubling the total funds raised.

Remote Working

Currently we are working remotely. In the future our primary place of work will be our Aeroworks office in the centre of Manchester. However, after a successful switch to remote working due to the covid crisis, flexible remote working opportunities are available; please discuss with the hiring manager during your application.

Equal opportunities

As an equal opportunities employer we value diversity and welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, and sexual orientation. 

You will be kindly asked to provide your equality information as part of your application process to On the Beach. Any personal equality information given to On the Beach will be handled with the utmost confidentiality and will only be used for monitoring and identifying improvement areas. All the information disclosed by applicants is stored on our ATS, in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and can only be accessed by selected Human Resources team members.