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Product Owner

£DOE

Leeds, West Yorkshire

Pharmacy2U is the UK's first and largest online pharmacy, we're a market leader in the pharmacy world, helping over 600,000 patients in England manage their NHS repeat prescriptions from request through to delivery.

For over 20 years, we have used cutting-edge technology alongside our UK-based pharmacists, dispensing specialists, and customer care advisers to help improve the lives of patients.

Our Leeds and Leicester -based dispensing facilities is distributing medication to patients across the UK at a rate of over £1m+ items per month.

The Financial Times has ranked us as the fastest growing health business in the Pharmacy sector, marking a phenomenal year of growth and we wish to continue this growth trajectory with the confidence and trust of our patients.

Chemist Direct is part of the Pharmacy2U family. Chemist Direct serves the health and beauty needs of our customers delivering over 600,000 orders per year from over 5000 sku’s at our state of the art new fulfilment centre in Leicestershire. Chemist Direct is witnessing significant growth of +70% year on year as customers change their buying habits and we wish to continue on this growth trajectory with the confidence and trust of our customers

Private Online Doctor is also part of the Pharmacy2U family. It offers our patients access to relevant prescription medicines via a private online GP consultation. Its aim is to assist those patients with specific needs across a broad range conditions.

We're an ambitious company with big plans and we're looking for high calibre individuals to join our team and help us.

Our aim is to further disrupt the industry for the benefit of patients with leadership that is passionate about building the skills and expertise of our teams- “come and join the rocket ship”- CEO Mark Livingstone.

Role Purpose

At Pharmacy2U we’re proud to offer innovative products that meet the needs and wants of our patients. As a TechTrack 100 company and Amazon Growing Business Award winner we are recognised for healthcare innovation by the world’s leading innovator, Amazon.

To help us continue to grow, we’re in search of an experienced, exciting Product Professional / Owner to lead our multi-disciplinary product team.

As an ideal candidate, you will have a keen eye for gaps in consumer product offerings and the innovative mindset to fill them. You’re a highly skilled product owner with a proven ability to strategize the full lifecycle of product production — from conception through release. You may already be a confident leader who has experience guiding cross-functional growth teams in the successful creation of products that improve consumer experience and grow market share.

Essence of Role – Key Accountabilities

Key accountabilities

  • Analyse consumer needs, current market trends from an ROI perspective
  • Assess current competitor offerings, seeking opportunities for differentiation
  • Analyse product requirements and develop appropriate programmes to ensure they’re successful achieved
  • Develop, implement, and maintain production timelines across multiple departments
  • Appraise new product ideas and strategize appropriate take-to-market plans
  • Drive the execution of all product lifecycle processes for products, including product research, market research, competitive analysis, planning, positioning, roadmap development, requirements development, and product launch
  • Translate product strategy into detailed requirements for prototype construction and final product development by engineering teams
  • Create product strategy documents that describe business cases, high-level use cases, technical requirements, revenue, and ROI
  • Analyse market data to help define product objectives for effective marketing communications plans
  • Collaborate closely with engineering, production, marketing teams on the development, QA, and release of products and balance of resources to ensure success for the entire organisation
  • Develop product positioning and messaging that differentiates Pharmacy2U and its features in the healthcare segment

Knowledge, skills and experience required for role

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Highly effective cross-functional team management
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills
  • Strong presentation and public speaking skills
  • Demonstrate drive, initiative and proactivity in role
  • Proven ability to work both as part of a bigger team and individually
  • Ability to prioritise and organise tasks and workload
  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Display high level of accuracy

EXPERIENCE

Essential

  • Strong experience in a dynamic product ownership role
  • Proven experience overseeing all elements of the product development lifecycle
  • Previous experience delivering finely tuned product deliveries
  • Proven experience working within a product owner role

Preferred Experience

  • Previous software and web development experience
  • Demonstrable knowledge in Healthcare technology

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES AND BEHAVIOUR

  • Be a good team player and proactively help fellow team members (and those in other teams) when they are busier
  • Ambitious to learn and develop their career
  • Tenacity and will to win
  • Demonstrate professional conduct and respect for others at all times, both Pharmacy2U colleagues and our suppliers and partners
  • Demonstrate a patient first approach at all times and strives to exceed patient expectations

OUR CORE VALUES

  • Passionate - The only way to do great work is to love what we do
  • Ambitious -Healthy ambition fires us up without burning others
  • Trusted - Trust grows from our endless pursuit of the very highest clinical standards
  • Innovative - If there’s a way to do it better. We find it
  • Excellent - Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better
  • Nurturing - Be a brain to pick, an ear to listen, a push in the right direction
  • Team-focused - It is amazing what we can accomplish if we do not care who gets the credit