Product Manager (End User Experience) at Anaplan
York, GB

At Anaplan, we are looking for a self-motivated, passionate Product Manager based in YORK to help drive the development of our next generation platform and products. You will work in our End User Experience team and will be instrumental in the execution of our product strategy, with data driven and customer oriented focus. This is a stellar opportunity to get involved early in a highly visible, large-scale Cloud company, located in our beautiful York office - a Grade II listed converted warehouse, right on the river.

Ideally you will come from a Product Management background OR have extensive domain experience in the Planning and Analytics space with in-depth product knowledge and implementation experience.

Product Mangement applicants would bring experience working with Engineering teams to deliver products and solutions to the market, they would have to demonstrate that they will be able to learn a new market and understand the needs of our customers related to all things planning, modelling and analytics. Relevant experience in budgeting, planning or analytics would be beneficial.

Domain experts would bring a vast amount of experience and insight into the Market, they would have to demonstrate from past projects that they have a passion for building technical solutions to solve problems, and be committed to learning the Product Management process.

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Understand the market and our customers. Be the voice of the customer while having an ear to the market at all times. Be able to define and segment users of Anaplan platform and products qualitatively and quantitatively.
  • Work with the Product, UX, Engineering, Tech Ops and other cross-functional teams on roadmap planning that also includes capacity planning and/or future technology changes.
  • Drive end-to-end feature delivery: writing user stories with clear acceptance criteria, working with UX to create prototypes for usability testing and research, working with engineering, documentation, support, and marketing to deliver quality product.
  • Work closely with development teams to execute on day to day product development.
  • Effectively collaborate across global teams to create alignment between engineering teams and other product stakeholders.
  • Train sales, customer success and support on new features and messaging.
  • Partner with Marketing and CS to develop go to market strategy for new feature launches.
  • Meet with customers, users, prospects and partners to communicate Anaplan’s product vision, product roadmap, and competitive differentiation. 

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • Product Knowledge 
    • 3+ years product management experience
    • 3+ years experience working in an Agile development environment
    • Domain knowledge of established SaaS & Cloud products
  • Ideally have knowledge of
    • Excel modelling / VBA skills
    • Implementation experience with Planning and modelling tools
    • Reporting/BI expertise using Tableau, Power Bi, Qlik or similar
  • General Requirements
    • Excellent presentation and written communication skills
    • Experience with creating requirements and business analysis
    • Highly analytical and able to troubleshoot issues quickly – you should be able to go from high level to low level very easily
    • Able and willing to work in a fast paced, quickly changing environment
    • Project and Stakeholder management
    • Experience using agile tools like Jira or Confluence

 

What we offer:

  • A rewarding, progressive career with a company that values diversity and understands the need for a good work/life balance.
  • Regular Agile meet-ups, events and hackathons (both attending and hosting!)
  • Flexible working, a fully stocked kitchen, and plenty of parties & events
  • 3 days of paid leave every year to help support the charity or cause of your choice.
  • The chance to contribute and evolve a company with a valuation over $1.8 billion
  • Huge problems to solve – you will constantly be learning and pushing boundaries, working with some of the smartest people around!

 

Do you align with Anaplan’s Values?

Collaborative: We go out of our way to help others succeed

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About Anaplan

We’re building a truly unique technology. From our calculation engine and in-memory data store, to apps and predictive analytics; amazing technology is being developed every day.

We’re addressing a $100B/year problem that all global businesses face. Our mission is to break the traditional business planning mould, currently performed through spreadsheets or legacy systems. Anaplan’s Connected Planning platform is enabling customers to improve decision-making by turning response time into real time.

With 950+ customers and 175+ partners globally, Anaplan’s platform is solving some of the most complex challenges in business. CEOs, analysts, and the press agree—Anaplan is changing the way the world does business.

Learn about our history, see our recognitions and achievements, and take a look at what it’s like to work at Anaplan.

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