Product Manager

What’s the challenge?

Tassomai’s vision of being an indispensable education tool for everyone is an ambitious one. As a Product Manager, your responsibility is understanding who everyone is, and what indispensable means to them.

As an early product management hire you’ll be instrumental in the entire product development process. You’ll work closely with the leadership team to shape and communicate the vision for the company and its products.

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You’ll start off working on our mature core product, which has almost 80000 daily active users, but if you have the appetite you’ll also be able to work on developing new products as we expand our portfolio. We’re planning to undergo a period of intensive growth and new product development; this is a great opportunity to really make your mark in an exciting, young company with a strong social mission.
 

Duties and Tasks

  • Work with the leadership team to make our product vision of providing indispensable education tools a reality.

  • Envision new and existing products which will support the progress of the education ecosystem.

  • Be the expert on the product(s) that you manage.

  • Be an expert on teachers, teaching, students, parents and schools (you don’t need to be one already).

  • Prioritise, evangelise, and negotiate product roadmaps at different timescales and resolutions.

  • Work with engineering and design throughout the discovery, definition, design and delivery of products.

  • Be prepared to plug skill and throughput gaps in the team, at any stage of the product development process.

  • Lead product development efforts and be ultimately responsible for the delivery of products.

 
 

Skills and Experience

  • Knowledge of lean product development practices (working knowledge of UCD, agile software development, lean UX)

  • Creative and resourceful approach to answering questions with limited data and resources using various tools

  • Strong technical knowledge

  • Leadership experience highly desirable (management experience not required)

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills

  • Good negotiator and facilitator

  • Product management experience highly preferred but similar experience accepted

  • Experience of doing (or being involved in) user research and usability testing

  • Experience of the education industry highly preferred

  • Experience of SaaS products useful

  “A relaxed and friendly workplace. I find it rewarding as we’re tackling the challenge of educating students with innovative and interesting techniques."   Dan, Content Manager

“A relaxed and friendly workplace. I find it rewarding as we’re tackling the challenge of educating students with innovative and interesting techniques."
Dan, Content Manager

 

Where would you be working?

We’re based on the 5th floor of an old pharmaceutical warehouse in Bethnal Green.  It’s a co-working space and we’ve bagged the best office which is light and airy with a lovely balcony - we love it.

There’s a great cafe, a gym offering bargain membership and we’re a stone’s throw from Bethnal Green tube and Bethnal Green overground stations.

  • EMI share scheme

  • Flexible working

  • 22 days holiday plus your birthday off

  • Time off between Christmas and New Year

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Travel card loan scheme

  • More coffee-making apparatus than the rest of East London put together

Salary:

Competitive, dependent on experience.

How do you apply?

Please send all applications to careers@tassomai.com

As well as an up to date CV and portfolio, please also send your answers to the following questions:

  1. What do you most value in a job?

  2. What is the most important quality for a product manager to have?

  3. Where have you seen and developed unrealised potential in others?