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Senior Product Manager - Data Science

London, England, United KingdomProduct

Hi from the Instapro Group 👋🏼

We're the technology company behind a home services revolution. Our mission is to help tradespeople get the work they want and homeowners hire the tradespeople they need.

At Instapro, every team member’s perspective and experience advances our mission. We are committed to creating a workplace that reflects the communities we serve. We work hard to mitigate biases in our recruitment process and foster a welcoming and inclusive environment.

Job description

As a Senior Product Manager for our Data Products team you will join an agile organisation of 20 teams who work together on a common mission to build a reliable marketplace where tradespeople find quality jobs and homeowners hire quality tradespeople. At Instapro we have been applying data science and machine learning to improve our core experience for our customers for many years. We are further investing and improving our data science driven product development and are seeking a highly motivated Senior Product Manager with extensive experience in Data Science.


This role will work together with a cross functional team of Data Scientists and Full Stack Engineers that will investigate, develop and maintain data science driven product features across our entire product including, acquisition, vetting, matching/recommending, and retention.


Your role includes the following:

  • Own the vision and roadmap for a portfolio of data science products tied to business goals

  • Conduct in-depth market research and competitive analysis to identify opportunities, customer pain points, and differentiation using Data Science & AI

  • Be accountable for defining and achieving specific product outcomes

  • Working together with other teams on opportunities, evangalizing for data product solutions within other teams, and experimenting on data product solutions to drive strategic outcomes

  • Lead the ideation, definition, and develop detailed product requirements & translate into user stories for implementation by data science and engineering

  • Build business cases for new features and feature enhancements by collaborating with product leadership, engineering, sales, data science, and operations groups

  • Champion user-centric design principles to deliver an intuitive and delightful user experience, working closely with product designers to create wireframes, prototypes, and UI/UX improvements

  • Define and track key product performance metrics. Analyze data to gain insights into user behaviour and product usage, using this information to guide future product improvements

  • Manage escalations, investigate issues and prioritise fixes

Job requirements

  • 2+ years of experience as a data scientist, and 3-5 years of experience in product management with a focus in data science

  • Experience leading and managing multiple data science product initiatives across different parts of the user journey

  • Deep interest in user experience, creating, and analysing products.

  • Effective communication skills with the ability to work well in a team environment.

  • Strong organisation and management skills to manage multiple concurrent activities

  • Experience using Python, and cloud computing platforms (preferably AWS)

  • Experience with marketplaces would be very beneficial


Why you’ll enjoy working at the Instapro Group

You can make an Impact. Joining Instapro Group is an opportunity to help crack the code in one of the last big industries to become digital-first. We’re leaders in our markets, yet small enough for everyone to make a real difference.
We care. We don’t believe in one size fits all. Whether it’s flexibility in your working hours, your location, or opportunities to advance and grow, you’ll find a supportive and open culture designed to help our team members thrive.

These are the benefits you'll enjoy:

  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) + 1 annual bonus leave day after 5, 8, 10, 15 and 20 work anniversaries (capped at 5 bonus leave days)

  • 5% employer pension contribution

  • Eligibility to receive stock appreciation rights

  • Comprehensive private medical insurance with AXA

  • Routine treatments health cash plan

  • Enhanced parental leave

  • Hybrid work environment

  • Training support

  • Generous hybrid allowance

  • Commuting allowance for office days


These are the values that guide everything we do:

  • We put integrity first. We are authentic, transparent and respectful.
  • We are all stewards. We are stewards of the company on behalf of all stakeholders.
  • We follow the evidence. We are objective, evidence-based and pragmatic in our decision-making.
  • We never stop learning. We are open-minded and curious.
  • We win together. We collaborate and earn trust with our colleagues.
  • We are inclusive. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive company.

Read our values in full here

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Good to know...

Do you offer remote work?

You need to already be based in one of our office locations or be willing to relocate to one of them.

We have a hybrid-work policy, which means that it’s up to you whether you prefer to work onsite or feel more comfortable working from home. However, in some roles, we might be looking for people living in the same region. You can have a look at what locations we are active in via the button below.

Do you offer a relocation package and visa sponsorship?

Yes.

For applicants relocating to our German or Dutch offices, we provide relocation support to help you in your relocation journey.

How should I prepare for an interview?

Please go through the job description once again and be ready to ask your questions to help yourself better understand if our environment matches your expectations.

You can visit Instapro Group's other web spaces, such as our LinkedIn page, to get a feel for our vibe.

What does an interviewing process generally look like?

Our interviewing processes can slightly differ depending on the department. The three things that are consistent across every process are a talk with the hiring manager in the early phase of the process, a team interview in the middle, and a culture interview at a later phase of the process. To find out more about our cultural values, you can click here.