Technical Product Manager (Search)

Portsmouth or London
Product Management
About The Role

 Technical Product Manager (Search Product)

Checkatrade – Where Reputation Matters

Looking for a career in a business going places? Join us at Checkatrade!

At Checkatrade our product teams are pivotal to our growth. We are focused in delivering easy to use product solutions that build deep connections and delight our  consumers and trades alike. Our Search Product team is at the heart of connecting both sides of our digital marketplace, making it simple for consumers to find trades, and trades to get leads.  As a Technical Product Manager owning our Search product roadmap, you’ll work on new and existing products delivering innovation and enhanced features along the way. We’re a growing multidisciplinary team yet we strive to never lose sight of the user experience. If you are a seasoned Technical Product Manager passionate about building digital products that will impact millions of people every day, we’d love to hear from you!  

Location: Portsmouth or London, hybrid working of 2 days in the office, 3 at home applies.

Where do you fit in?

Working within our impressive inhouse product function you’ll  join a team of experienced Product Managers / Product Owners working specifically on designated Checkatrade product propositions for Members and Consumers.  Every year we help 13 million consumers to find quality trades through our platform. Continuous development of our search functionality will ensure we are the first point of call for any homeowner looking for a trade while making it as easy as possible, no matter the job they have in mind. Managing the Search Product delivery, your day to day will involve managing the product roadmap and backlog. You’ll set and measure key metrics (search response time, up time, lead time etc.) and liaise with internal stakeholders across development as well as operations to ensure alignment across the proposition and search algorithm. 

What’s in it for you?

  • An opportunity to play a pivotal role in product delivery in a business focused on continuous development and truly agile mindset.  
  • A chance to discover, iterate, test, and develop your ideas, owning the product roadmap and direction.
  • A collaborative business with impressive inhouse tech and product function, all focused on supporting our growth plans of quadrupling the size of business over the coming years.
  • An excellent salary and benefits package that includes a bonus, electrical vehicle scheme and much more!

What do you need to succeed?

  • Technical Product Management background preferably gained in a digital marketplace environment.
  • Experienced in Agile & Scrum
  • Experience on Search related products would be highly desirable although not essential.
  • Ability to wear multiple hats. You’ll have a good overall understanding of all things product/ BA/ UX and tech and your route to product was likely through the hands on tech route. Today, you’ll be the one with the vision, the idea, the concept, and the collaborative skills to bring this alive through the expert teams around.  

About Us

Checkatrade is the consumer choice for finding a local reputable and reliable tradesperson. For over 20 years, we've been the place where reputation matters most - and if you join us, you’ll ensure that our trade members continue to uphold these high standards. With 44,000  trades available to help with your home improvement project, we’re here to help no matter how big or small the project you are undertaking is. We're currently going through a period of significant investment and growth and we're looking for exceptional people to join us on our journey to help us achieve our ambitious goals. This is a really exciting time to join our team.

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