Product Manager

Oak National Academy

  • Team: Product
  • Grade: D4
  • Salary: £61,080
  • Location: Fully Remote (United Kingdom)
  • Closing: 12:00pm, 5th Dec 2022 GMT

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Retirement benefits
Employee Assistance Programme
Additional parental leave
Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
Paid emergency leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Payroll giving
Team social events
Equipment allowance

Candidate happiness

8.79 (1400)

Job Description

Join our team to help us support teachers to change children’s lives.


  • Support and input into the development of Oak's product strategy

  • Translate product strategy into detailed initiatives, requirements and prototypes

  • Evanglise for and deliver products through lean and agile methodologies

  • Ensure teams continuously tighten feedback loops between users, across teams and Oak’s products

  • Manage and effectively prioritise the work of teams and squads to deliver impactful products quickly and meeting deadlines and release schedules

  • Drive product and feature launches working with school support team, senior team, and other product and education team members

  • Gain a deep understanding of user experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow usage, improve user experience and drive growth

  • Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding of Oak's features internally

  • As a member of the Oak Team, contribute to the success and culture of the organisation

  • Work in cross-functional and product oriented squads with colleagues from across the organisation, as required

  • Deputise for the Head of Product Strategy and take on other general responsibilities as required

  • Manage a Product budget

Knowledge, skills, and experience

  • Confident and experienced in working in a lean and agile environment

  • Demonstrated success defining initiatives, building features and launching impactful education technology products

  • Experience working with technical engineering teams

  • Technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies

  • Specific understanding of web accessibility requirements

  • Can demonstrate being able to find sophisticated solutions to complicated problems

Next steps

All you need to do is start the process by clicking on the button on the top right.

You’ll answer some questions that are related to your day-to-day job. After the job closes, your answers will go through our sift process: all answers will be anonymised, randomised and then reviewed by a panel of reviewers.

If you are shortlisted, we’ll invite you to the next step, which includes a interview carried out remotely over zoom. Also, we love giving feedback, so at the end of the application process we'll share how well you performed.

We are aiming to hold interviews in the week commencing 12 December and this is likely to take 45mins. 

We are experiencing really good responses to our job adverts. This may lead us to closing the role early and so if you are considering applying then please get your application in early to avoid missing out.

We are an equal opportunities employer

We are committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race, or is disadvantaged by conditions or requirements which cannot be shown to be justifiable.

Removing bias from the hiring process

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You won't need a CV to apply to this job

Start your de-biased application