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Associate Product Manager

Date: 06-Aug-2022

Location: Oxford/ Hybrid, GB

Company: Nominet

We’re Nominet – a world-leading domain name registry. For over 25 years, we’ve been operating at the heart of internet infrastructure. While we're best known for running .UK domains, we also help protect public services from Cyber threat.  

Our aim is to create a world which is more connected, inclusive and secure. We know that technology has the power to transform lives by creating opportunities and providing support where it’s needed most. 

As a public benefit company, our work funds the ability to make a positive impact on society.  We’ve donated millions to projects that use technology to improve peoples’ lives, and have committed to delivering £60m worth of support over the next three donating £60m+ over the next three years.  


Any profits from our work are returned into making a positive impact on society. We’ve committed to donating £60m over the next three years into technology projects that improve people’s lives. 

We understand the impact the Internet has on the environment, and are committed to helping the UK reach Net Zero by 2050. We’re already a Carbon Neutral company through offsetting our emissions and will continue to work on reducing our footprint. 


About the role:  
Are you looking to develop your career in product management and take your experience to the next level? Then come join the team who manage our .UK product portfolio. We are looking for an Associate Product Manager who thrives in a dynamic environment and can work in a team to confidently steer the direction of our products based on both current and future business challenges our customers face - ensuring we continue to offer best in class products.  

Our critical national infrastructure supports the UK’s online economy, and this is an opportunity to work in a team that’s passionate about products at the heart of the internet which millions of people rely on every day.

The essential bits:  

You will work with the Product Managers and collaborate with designers, developers, QA testers and subject matter experts to ensure requirements are scoped, designed, tested and launched successfully. 

This is a really varied role, giving you great exposure and development across all aspects of product management. Your role will include backlog management, planning and writing technical documentation, market research, coordinating delivery, and documenting product requirements.

About you and your experience:  

A technical mindset is key, as is a curious and inquisitive nature. You will have some experience working within a Product team, or in a technical team that works closely with product. A thirst to experience different facets of working within a Product Team whilst learning about Internet related technologies  

You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to manage a range of stakeholders. Demonstrable experience of producing clean and easy-to-follow documentation, as well as working knowledge of SQL are also essential.

Experience of interrogating databases or working with API based products is a plus, but not essential. Ideally you will already have strong multi-tasking experience with the ability to manage multiple projects and work independently within deadlines, but we will offer support and development around this.
What’s in it for you?  
The Nominet way of working empowers our people to flex between home and the office. We operate on a hybrid basis. This empowers everyone to take ownership day to day, balancing the needs of our people and business. You will be required to come into the Oxford office for key times across the year to ensure we have a collaborative and connected working environment.  
Pension match to 7%, performance related bonus scheme, private medical insurance, 30 days annual leave, reward portal, support to buy tech equipment tax free, holiday buy scheme, discounted shopping, on-site gym studio and shower facilities, medi-cash (claiming cash back on things like optical, dental, inoculations and prescriptions), Employee Assistance Programme, dental insurance, health assessments, Cycle2Work scheme, free- on site car parking, broad range of tools and resources to support your personal and professional development, Nominet Give Hub.  
We also have an active Social Committee.  

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Equal opportunities: 

We’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and we’d encourage you to join us whatever your background.  

We consider everyone equally: your race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, ability, marital status, nationality, or any other protected characteristic won’t affect your application. 

We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know. 

Security checks:  

All roles working for Nominet will be subject to a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check. Some roles due to the nature of their work, will require additional security clearance.  

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with us.  

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