Who are we?
Nova is a Liverpool-based venture builder. We partner with entrepreneurs to turn ideas into successful, scalable tech startups, in sectors including healthtech, fintech and edtech.
What we do?
With no personal capital investment required, Nova provides entrepreneurs with mentorship, guidance and funding. We invest in startups at the ideas stage’.
Our team of over 100 people includes Startup Mentors, Designers, Software Engineers, Product Managers and Marketers globally.
Our business takes a startup from idea, to product, to market and the startup success rate is six times higher than the industry average.
What We Are Passionate About
Working with talented people
Solving real world problems
Creating disruptive digital businesses
Providing great user experience
Using lean innovation management
Agile delivery practices
What’s the job role?
Due to our continued growth we are looking to increase our Product Management team. As a Product Manager you will :
Work closely with founder, business stakeholders and users to understand needs and create solutions which facilitate the startups’ business objectives
Use quantitative and qualitative user testing mechanisms, and monitor / engage with all user feedback channels to help inform decisions
Be comfortable with business strategy and go-to-market approach
Support the startup in developing pricing strategies and tracking key performance indicators and financial metrics
Ability to understand market trends, partner ecosystems and competitive strategies
Understand the value of the user experience and technical feasibility when developing requirements for products.
Lead cross-functional teams in an agile environment to successfully bring products to market
Work closely with product design to ensure the user experience is considered as a priority
Make product decisions based on evidence that provides a clear rationale why features should, and should not, be prioritised.
Identifying both immediate, tactical improvements and longer term growth opportunities
Substantially contribute and own the development of the product roadmap by owning and driving meaningful initiatives through the software development lifecycle
Create and maintain key product metrics and business metrics and suggest optimisation strategies to increase them appropriately
Conduct competitive analysis and identify areas for product differentiation and enhancement
Help coordinate with internal stakeholders and external partners on upcoming product releases
Build positive relationships with other teams in the business through communication and collaboration
What we are looking for?
Ideally you are currently working in a Product Ownership, Business Analyst or Product Manager role and have;
Strong teamwork and leadership skills
Proven ability to use data insights, research and testing methodologies to inform business decisions
A drive for product innovation, quality and excellence with a passion for creating new experiences
Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle
Product development experience creating features on b2b or b2c products
Proven ability to develop product strategies and effectively communicate these to executive management
Strong project management skills; process oriented, organised and detailed
Demonstrated problem-solving skills, including assessing situations, evaluating options and coming up with recommendations
An ability to multitask and manage priorities based on opportunity, risk and impact to business
Flexible and pragmatic working styles to adapt to various personalities in cross-functional teams
Commercial understanding is strongly desired
The ability to communicate effectively across all levels in the organisation and founder who may not have English as their first language
Our aim is to provide an amazing place for great people to work. We do this in a number of ways;
Gifted shares in Nova after 12 months service
Work from anywhere and at anytime
Unlimited paid time off
Private Health insurance
Personal development allowance
Monthly fitness allowance to use how you wish
Access to our Liverpool Hub
Weekly yoga (post restrictions)
Weekly social events (post restrictions)