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IT Product Manager

  1. Hove
  2. Full-time
  3. IT & Change

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Company Description

Legal & General is a leading UK financial services group and major global investor. We’ve been safeguarding people’s financial futures since 1836, aiming to build a better society for the long term by investing our customers’ money in things that make life better for everyone and create value for our shareholders.

Our Group Functions provide the services that all areas of the business need. This requires a talented and diverse team behind the scenes, who enable everyone at L&G to do what they do best. 

Joining us means helping to improve the lives of our customers and contributing to the success of the business every day.


Job Description

We’ve looking for an IT Product Manager to join us in either London, Hove or Cardiff!

Acting as a conduit between the business, change and technical teams you’ll ensure the need for IT change is understood and delivered proactively to reduce overall costs and risk.

    What you'll be doing:

    • Working closely with the Technical Capability Leads and Vendors to understand the key technology aspects relating to the various product lines and anticipating business need through collaboration with the Business Product Owner. Using effective communication, deep market knowledge and technical understanding, to ensure all products are fit for purpose and cost effective whilst constantly pushing the technology boundaries.
    • Developing and maintaining a Product Plans outlining the essential updates and maintenance requirements whilst aligned to strategic architectural vision and direction for the applications over time in line with the company plans, including managing a backlog of change items related to the applications with relative prioritisation
    • Acting as liaison between Business Product Owner/s and relevant teams to provide technical vision, direction and support to the Application Services Team and associated stakeholders to ensure requirements are understood and IT applications and solutions developed demonstrate value
    • Ensuring that technical solutions and delivery are in alignment with product plans, roadmaps and business priorities, meeting the requirements specified at outset with a focus on the delivery of continual improvement and value outcomes.
    • Working with the Capability Leads to continuously assess details of change plans, industry best practice and application knowledge aligned to business needs, ensuring visibility of product enhancements to support decision making and sharing this information with stakeholders
    • Communicating at an expert level to ensure engagement and buy-in from stakeholders on all major decisions and strategy, as well as giving clear directions and deliverables for Application services and change teams

    Qualifications

    Who we're looking for:

    • Experience of working closely with and influencing project sponsors and project teams to understand the implications of options in relations to developing solutions
    • Experience of waterfall and agile delivery paradigms
    • Knowledge of Oracle HCM would be a huge plus!
    • Ability to develop and project a positive image of the IT function through interpersonal, written and verbal communications to a wide range of audiences
    • Experience of working in a regulated industry would also be great

    Whatever your role, we reward performance and behaviour with a package that looks after all the things that are important to you. Here are some of the benefits we offer: 

    • The opportunity to participate in our annual, performance-related bonus plan and valuable share schemes  
    • Generous pension contribution  
    • Life assurance   
    • Private medical insurance (permanent employees only) 
    • At least 25 days holiday, plus public holidays, 26 days after 2 years’ service. There’s also the option to buy and sell holiday 
    • Competitive family leave 
    • Participate in our electric car scheme, which offers employees the option to hire a brand-new electric car through tax efficient salary sacrifice 
    • There are the many discounts we offer – both for our own products and at a range of high street stores and online   
    • In 2023, some of our workspaces were redesigned. Our offices are great spaces to connect and collaborate and have your wellbeing at the heart

    Additional Information

    Legal & General is a leading financial services group and major global investor, named Britain’s Most Admired Company in 2023, for the second year running. Rated top in our sector and top for inspirational leadership, we have a strong heritage and an exciting future.

    We aim to build a better society for the long term by investing our customers’ money in things that make life better for everyone.

    If you join us, you’ll be part of a welcoming culture, with opportunities to collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds, views and experiences. Guided by leaders with integrity who care about your future and wellbeing. Empowered through initiatives which support people to develop their careers and excel.

    We strive to be open, mindful and inclusive, so are always willing to discussing flexible working arrangements and reasonable accommodations for candidates with specific needs.

    If you’re open to find out more, we'd love to hear from you.

    Great news! We will let you know when a new job like this has been added!

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