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383 Project
Product Manager
Birmingham HQ or, London (Hybrid)
Full Time


Birmingham HQ or, London (Hybrid)




2 months ago

383 Group is a collection of digital product specialists, uniting the skills, knowledge and experience of 383 Project, a digital product studio, Canvas, an award-winning digital product conference and community, and IRIS, a product talent acquisition consultancy.

Together, we empower digital communities. We work with the bold and the brave to create high-performing, inclusive digital platforms and experiences, elevate product design standards and thinking, and support and develop product leaders at every stage of their careers.

We aim for our work to have a positive impact on people’s lives, even if that’s in the smallest of ways.

The team

383’s Product team takes ownership of all digital platforms, with a focus on increasing the user base, driving engagement & interaction, reducing friction and ultimately driving revenue on behalf of our clients. They work in tandem with our client stakeholders, Strategy, Design and Engineering teams to help create high performing digital experiences for our clients and enable brands to find the right answers to questions and challenges through the delivery process, steering projects towards a long-term vision.

The role

As a Product Manager, you are responsible for guiding the success of a product and leading on the requirements within a cross-functional team, who are ultimately responsible for improving it against set project goals and KPI’s.  Working with 383’s Product team, you will be the glue that binds together client requests, working to define the why, when, what and how of each product, helping to define the fidelity and priority of each feature and how this supports the overall strategy and purpose.

You will work closely with the rest of the product, design and engineering teams to test, validate and iterate your assumptions and product decisions, alongside planning resources and release schedules with our Project Management team to continuously ship and release features that provide real value to our clients.

If you’re highly ambitious and would like to play a leading role in helping our clients get fit for the future with game-changing products and services, this is the role for you.


In this role, you’ll find yourself:

  • Helping to define the long term purpose and direction of the product with the Product team
  • Determining customer and client needs and desires by interrogating client requests and working to uncover trends and opportunities
  • Providing hypotheses and then working to validate how effective these will be for the product
  • Defining the scope of present and future features by reviewing product specifications and requirements, and highlighting the commercial opportunities to our Client Services Team
  • Prioritising each feature ensuring that we’re delivering the most value at the right time, in the right order
  • Working with our Design and Engineering teams to define the detail, functional and technical requirements for each feature
  • Working to report on the performance of the product and the effectiveness of the product decisions you have made


There’s a few things we’re looking for in our next Product Manager;

Your Experience:

  • 2+ Years in a Digital Product Management role
  • Experience in planning and delivering on a product vision
  • Full comprehension of the product life cycle and how ideas get translated into physical code and delivered to users
  • Successfully launched and maintained several live products
  • Led on product demonstrations for internal and external stakeholders
  • Worked in close proximity to commercial stakeholders and teams to proactively sell in roadmap features

Your Skills:

  • Recognises tactical opportunities to build new features and drive commercial and physical return for brands and customers
  • Able to use a full suite of digital tools and platforms to plan and communicate the work that you do
  • Strong analytical mindset, you prove your hunches through a blend of quantitative and qualitative research
  • Consistent management of product backlog to bring the most valuable features to the foreground
  • Able to succinctly and accurately articulate each feature with user stories and feature requests to internal and external stakeholders

You’ll probably be:
Inquisitive – You love change and assessing the impact
Thinker – You approach opportunities logically and with a scalable approach.
Compassion – You sit in the shoes of customers and their joy is your motivator
Energy – you bring bags of it every day, the only way is forward!

In terms of experience, you’ll have ideally worked in Product Management as a Associate Product Manager, however you may have worked as a Business Analyst, in Marketing, Product QA, Customer Success, UX / Product Design what we are really looking for is whether you can understand customer pain points, analyse data and turn them into things we can build and test.

Over time, you’ll progress to Senior Product Manager, taking on more responsibility for larger more complex projects or longer term customers. To achieve this we will be looking at your development plan and how we can help you develop into a Senior member of the team.

About us

We’re pretty laid back, but there’s a few things you should know about what’s important to us.

Humility, not modesty. We know that we’re good and we trust in our people, our skills, and our capabilities. But we also know that nobody is above making mistakes, and there is always more for us to learn. We talk with confidence, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously.

Bravery, not bravado. We push each other to be better, take calculated risks, and admit when we’re in the wrong. We put our money where our mouth is, and hold the same high standards of ourselves as we do of our clients.

Compassion, not indifference. We care about each other, we care about the work we do, and we care about the world we live in. We understand that we all have lives outside of the office, and that our impact goes beyond the products we build.

Honesty, not lip service. We believe in straight talking and telling it like it is, without pushing an agenda. We strive to have open conversations that focus on the right thing to do.


The salary band for this role is £37,500,000-£50,000, and we offer lots of extra perks to sweeten the deal:

  • Tech – Swanky Macbook to work on
  • Flexible Hours – We know people have kids, dogs, lives, it’s all good!
  • Your Birthday Off! – Not to mention 20 days holiday to start & Christmas off on top! (That’s about 38 days holiday inc B/H’s, way better than the normal 28!)
  • Family Planning – We offer an enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave package
  • Healthcare – We’ve a healthcare cash plan for UK residents (Non-UK options coming soon)
  • Training & Development – We’ve a quarterly book budget, we run regular Breakfast Sessions + Lunch & Learn sessions to spread the knowledge and more!
  • Canvas community – Another learning opportunity, we run the a community for product people, with on and off line events and learning opportunities throughout the year that you are welcome to attend.
  • A Bit Of Fun – A voucher every quarter to spend on whatever you like, just for turning up!
  • Socials – We’re a pretty sociable bunch so we run lots of events online, as well as IRL to catch up with your colleagues! (Not to mention we’ve a Bookclub aka Cheese & Wine club!  )
  • Something A Bit Different – Beyond The Lab is an entrepreneurial venture in our business, ask us about it!
  • Pension – 3% Employer to match 5% Employee contributions

How to apply

We don’t believe in seven stage interviews, psychometric testing, or mass committees deliberating if you’re ‘worthy’ of being a part of our team. At the same time, we won’t just have a chinwag over a coffee and offer you a job on the spot either. What’s really important is you feel we’re a fit for you, and vice versa, so we will spend time getting to know each other.

Generally speaking, the application process will include:

  • A 30-min video chat to talk through your CV and experience
  • An interview with one of our Senior Leadership Team. You’ll be given a couple of things to prepare in advance, including a brief to respond to. Don’t worry – we’ll give you plenty of time for this bit.
  • Finally, you’ll meet with our founder and the line manager for this role, Sukhi.

Just to let you know…

We’re looking for people who share our values of; passion, humility, bravery and honesty, in addition to compassion, talent and hard work. Oh, and a decent sense of humour will help, too.

You may not meet all of the requirements in this job description, but you should still apply, especially if you have an interesting story to tell. Your skills and passion will stand out—and set you apart—especially if your path into product has been unconventional. We welcome diverse perspectives and people who think rigorously and aren’t afraid to challenge the status-quo.

We’re thrilled with the applications we receive for our roles, and love taking the time to review them, but unfortunately we’re not able to reach out to everyone individually. If we’d like to move forward with your application we’ll definitely be in contact with you!

383 has a policy of non-solicitation of employees from either active or prospective clients. We apologise to any applicants this impacts, but it is a necessary policy to protect our ongoing commercial interests.

We are not looking to work with 3rd parties, direct applicants only.