Head of Product Operations

Could you be our Head of Product Operations?

"I've not been working for accessplanit very long, but I can safely say that I am very fortunate to be a part of this company. Everyone who works here is very dedicated not only to their work, but also to making the office space a friendly and supportive working environment."

The Role

The Head of Product Operations is the driver of product priorities; using data, industry trends feedback and analysis to ensure that the business is focusing on the most important things.

The Head of Product Operations is responsible for the planning and execution throughout the product
lifecycle including gathering, prioritising and analysing product and customer requirements and accountability for approving product changes. The role doesn’t stop once a feature is launched; the Head of Product Operations ensures that the product continues to meet customer needs and is adopted effectively in order to drive ROI and provide service excellence.

The Head of Product Operations directly manages the Product team and works in close collaboration with Head of DevOps to deliver the product strategy. This is a cross-functional role that works with the majority of teams to deliver the product priorities, ensure product adoption, generate revenue, and improve our customer’s experience. The Head of Product Operations works closely with the Managing Director to ensure that product goals are aligned with the direction of the company.

Reporting To

Managing Director

Specific Duties Include:

Strategic

  • Working with key stakeholders to define the product strategy to support achievement of the
    overall business objectives
  • Communicate the vision with the team and empower them to deliver against it
  • Actively seek to understand industry trends and best-practice, highlighting business
    opportunities
  • Contribute to the discussions and decisions of the Leadership Team in all aspects of the
    business as well as holding other members of the Leadership Team accountable for results
  • Provide timely reports and feedback on product changes
  • Alert the leadership team to any concerns you have that may prevent the Company achieving
    its goals
  • Keep the business up to date with product changes and revenue opportunities

People

  • Provide feedback on individual performance on a regular basis (individual targets/ rocks)
  • Provide one to one coaching and training of the team leaders to achieve goals
  • Ensure team and individual motivation through Level 10 Meetings and quarterly reviews
  • Recruit, select and induct Product roles
  • Undertake performance management of employees if required
  • Ensure the team have accurate and up to date information required to perform their role (The
    Vault)

Core Specialism

  • Identify the product priorities using data, feedback, analysis and market research to create and
    maintain a product roadmap
  • Work closely with the wider Product Development team to deliver the product roadmap in line
    with accessplanit’s vision, business priorities and delivering an ROI
  • Understand customer experience, fill product gaps and make UX improvements that reduce
    support intervention, improve customer experience and drive feature-adoption
  • Ensure that the product continues to meet customer and business needs including identifying
    when features and integrations are no longer adding value or are causing friction
  • Develop systems for product feedback including usage data, product suggestions, user groups
    and support trends in order to identify product changes and enhancements
  • Facilitate the release and documentation of new product features and enhancements, ensuring
    goals are met in terms of usage, revenue generated and product-adoption
  • To act as the bridge between the product and the rest of the business providing alignment
    between product and go-to-market teams such as Sales and Marketing and Customer

Operations

  • Act as the escalation point for Product issues and provide support for resolution
  • Ensure that the Product team has the processes, tools and systems to work effectively
  • Manage third-party product relationships including monitoring and managing required product
    changes and identifying opportunities
  • To oversee the customer request process, approve or decline custom requirements and provide
    systems and support to allow customers and customer-facing teams to define requirements
    ahead of submission
  • Deliver the Product strategy to increase customer knowledge and staff onboarding
  • To keep abreast of industry knowledge by attending conferences/events
  • Work within the company’s procedures as stated on the Vault to meet the company objectives.
  • Participate in accessplanit user groups, exhibitions and training events as required
  • Initiate and deliver quarterly rocks

Benefits Package

We offer a great working environment in a new, purpose-built office situated in Lancaster City centre.

We are passionate about providing opportunities to learn and develop, including guaranteed learning hours per month.

In addition, we offer:

  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Flexible working
  • Healthcare Cashback Scheme
  • Company profit bonus share 
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Company sick, maternity and paternity pay
  • Access to industry events and learning and development opportunities 
  • Informal office spaces including pool table, dart board and beer fridge
  • Pension
  • Charity initiatives 
  • Paid for social events 

Does this sound like you? To apply simply send an email to talent@accessplanit.com with your details and a copy of your CV!

Benefits Package

 

  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Flexible working
  • Healthcare Cashback Scheme
  • Company profit bonus share 
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Company sick, maternity and paternity pay
  • Access to industry events and learning and development opportunities 
  • Informal office spaces including pool table, dart board and beer fridge
  • Pension
  • Charity initiatives 
  • Paid for social events 

Benefits Package

 

  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Flexible working
  • Healthcare Cashback Scheme
  • Company profit bonus share 
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Company sick, maternity and paternity pay
  • Access to industry events and learning and development opportunities 
  • Informal office spaces including pool table, dart board and beer fridge
  • Pension
  • Charity initiatives 
  • Paid for social events 

Why work with us?

We want you to succeed

At accessplanit, each member of the team is empowered to learn and develop themselves from formal qualifications, lunch and learn sessions, book clubs and internal coaching

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A range of benefits

We offer a range of benefits including 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays), pension scheme, an annual profit sharing bonus, healthcare cash plan & frequent social events.

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We provide market leading solutions

Our software is used by over 1 million training professionals worldwide. We don't just come to work to get paid, we're excited to be part of a product that we can be proud of.

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We believe in transparency and support

Our culture allows the freedom of creativity, autonomy and responsibility. If you're looking for a place where your opinion matters with the support to reach your goals, accessplanit is the place for you.

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