Product Manager


Cambridge, GB

Category:  Education, Educational Projects and Contract Management

Job Title: Product Manager

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £39,702 - £55,481

Location: Triangle, Cambridge


What it’s about

Are you a product manager with a background in education or digital solutions?

An exciting opportunity is available for a Product Manager to work with an agile product development team responsible for early stage digital learning and assessment products.

Reporting to the Head of Portfolio Management, you will be managing specific digital products globally, developing and implementing global product strategies and initiatives to meet customer and business objectives.


What you’ll be doing

Working closely with our overseas offices, business and marketing teams and agile product owners, you will have responsibility for the management of specified digital products across the product lifecycle.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement product strategies, review performance and make recommendations to maximise products and opportunities
  • Identify and explore new market and product opportunities, commissioning research and using data to define focus and priorities
  • Work with development teams on defining the requirements and roadmap to develop customer focused solutions
  • Prepare business and operational readiness to successfully launch and grow new product types
  • Define global go-to-market strategies and oversee their implementation
  • Drive sales to meet agreed global targets


What we’re looking for

  • Business or marketing background in an international role
  • Experience in product management role or similar (2+ years) preferably in an education setting or working with digital solutions
  • Able to demonstrate experience and strategic thinking at different points in the product lifecycle through development and in life management
  • Data driven; ability to monitor product performance, prepare business cases and use data to make decisions
  • Highly collaborative, able to work across a matrix organisation and influence stakeholders
  • Action oriented and uses initiative and problem solving to make progress
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably with a marketing or business related qualification


Who we are


Cambridge Assessment English is a part of Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge. We are the global leader in English language assessment. We help people learn English and prove their skills to the world. We provide exams in English for speakers of other languages taken by over 5 million candidates worldwide each year, as well as the leading range of qualifications for language teachers.





In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits to help with your life both inside and outside of work:


  • Generous contributory pension
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Annual salary review and discretionary company bonus
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
  • Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers
  • Cycle scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Subsidised staff restaurants
  • Support for professional qualifications
  • Discounted access to the University of Cambridge Sport Centre, along with various other local gyms.


The closing date for receipt of applications is 24 January 2021 and interviews will be held on week commencing 1 February 2021.


As part of your recruitment process you will be required to undergo a background screening. This will be carried out by our selected supplier, Credence Background Screening Limited.


To apply please upload your covering letter and CV.



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