New Proposition Manager – United Kingdom

 United Kingdom
  •  Full Time
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nChain believes the world should be able to trust in the data upon which it relies.

The New Propositions Manager will report to the Head of Product & Design having the following responsibilities:

  • Helping to identify R&D project with high commercial and product feasibility.
  • Bring Product Sprint ideas into business readiness delivering PoCs and MVPs.
  • Documents and present MVP results to determine full product feasibility and market potential.
  • Work with UX Researchers to assess the needs of users and develop personas and user journeys
  • Work closely with engineering team to leverage algorithmic classifiers to ensure legal liabilities and content policy commitments at scale.
  • Iterate on product process based on user feedback, tech constraints, etc.
  • Help to drive product development process across a broad set of stakeholders.
  • Research the current market for similar products and compare results to determine USP and product potential.
  • Have the ability to quickly grasp and distil highly complex matters into clean, understandable solutions.
  • Leading on user experience research capability
  • Lead the strategic research vision for design team
  • Champion UX research at every level of the company
  • Drive research processes, focussing on what the organisation needs, leading to meaningful user-centred actions


Outcome of the job

  • We like to judge success against outcomes. We would expect you to achieve the following headline outcomes after one year.
  • Establish a user research process for validating commercial opportunities and external client projects
  • Establish good working relationships with the commercial and strategy, design, and business development teams.
  • Create a vision and tangible plan of expanding your capability across the organisation


Experience and requirements

Required Competencies

  • Strong experiences managing and leading multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Technical expertise for Blockchain technologies and software.
  • Ability to take the initiative to drive projects forward.
  • Capability to articulate positions and advocate strategies/designs.
  • Have an unrelenting passion for Bitcoin and product development.
  • Ability to work with researchers to understand their technical work.
  • Experience in developing MVP’s from PoC’s.
  • Aptitude for identifying the commercial promise of a technical development.
  • Ability to assess potential markets for product feasibility and USP.
  • Demonstrable ability to assess, document and present product strengths and weaknesses.
  • Ability to deliver quality work on a tight schedule.


Skills and experience

  • Excellent collaborative skills.
  • Capable of working in a loosely structured organization.
  • Extraordinary written and verbal communication.
  • Capable of interfacing with both R&D and product teams