Head of Product / Product Owner / Product Manager

Posted: 11/04/2022

Location: Exeter – Some Remote Working Possible

Reports to: CEO

Salary: Full Time, Competitive

Job Overview:

DeGould is looking for an outstanding Head of Product to work with the Software, Computer Vision, Machine  Learning and AI teams to translate customer needs into development objectives and work packages. DeGould is an exciting, multi-award-winning company in the software and AI sector with a range of blue-chip corporate clients,  implementing innovative vision and damage detection systems. As the company embarks on an exciting growth phase, the company plans to expand its team, further develop existing products, and explore opportunities for new ones.  

As Head of Product, you will oversee the development of products from start to finish to ensure they meet the clients’ needs and preferences using Agile project management. The successful candidate will work across the business to agree on the overall vision and product roadmap, own the backlog and delivery of features across multiple technical teams and work closely with clients to decide which features each product will have.  

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with prospective users and clients to understand and anticipate their needs and translate  them into product requirements. 
  • Work across the company to define and agree the vision for the team’s product. 
  • Creating a product roadmap based on this vision. 
  • Managing the product backlog and prioritising tasks based on changing requirements.
  • Overseeing all stages of product creation including design and development. 
  • Developing user stories and disseminating customer needs, desires and feedback. 
  • Monitoring and evaluating product progress at each stage of the process. 
  • Liaising with the product team and end-users to deliver updates. 
  • Reporting on progress and tracking KPIs.  
  • Organising Product Sprints and participating in Scrum meetings.  
  • Working with UI/UX developer(s) to build the vision and future of the product.

Essential Skills:

  • Clear and accurate communication skills. 
  • In-depth knowledge of Scrum/ Kanban and Agile Software Development Methodology.
  • Working knowledge of product development architecture. 
  • Proficiency in the use of analytic tools. 
  • Ability to prioritise effectively. 
  • Excellent knowledge of user-centred design principles. 
  • Ability to work with multidisciplinary, small and large teams. 
  • Understanding of quality assurance and design quality standards. 

Desirable Skills:

  • High-level understanding of Machine Learning. 
  • Previous experience with SaaS application development. 
  • Track record working alongside UI/UX developers.  
  • Knowledge of design thinking and the ability to articulate how to put it into practice. 


As an employee of DeGould Ltd, you are required to meet a number of common standards of behaviour,  accountabilities and outcomes. In addition, and in relation to this role it is expected that the successful candidate  will exhibit these behaviours: 

  • Empathy – able to put themselves in the shoes of others.  
  • Creative – open to new ideas and demonstrates good design skills in their work. 
  • Analytical – capable of working through the detail when required.  
  • Flexible – thriving in a fast-paced, changing and opportunity-rich environment. 
  • Collaborative – enthusiastically works with colleagues and customers alike. 
  • Dependable – deliver on stakeholder commitments in a timely manner.


Competitive salary and benefits including: 

  • 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday (flexible on early/late start).  
  • 25 days holiday per annum (excluding bank holidays). 
  • Life assurance/death in service of 4 times basic salary  
  • Additional days holiday for birthday. 
  • Company sick pay scheme. 
  • Cycle to work scheme. 
  • Electric Vehicle salary sacrifice scheme. 
  • Pension auto-enrolment after 3 months of service.

Please apply to with a cover letter and CV. No recruitment agents thank you.

DeGould have embraced our partnership in the UK and have a continuous improvement ethos that reflects in their can-do approach and innovative solutions.

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