WELLCOME TRUST: Funding Product Lines Mgr. – Salesforce Product Manager
Closing date: Tuesday, 21 November 2023
Contract type: Permanent
The Wellcome Trust is a global charitable foundation. We improve health for everyone by funding science, leading policy, and advocacy campaigns, and building partnerships.
We plan to spend £16bn over the next ten years, funding new discoveries in life, health, and wellbeing, and taking on three global health challenges: mental health, infectious disease and climate and health.
These challenges need the bold science we support, but they won’t be solved by science alone.
We are looking for a Funding & Relationships Product Lines Manager to join our team.
Where in Wellcome will I be working?
You will be leading a matrix product team within our Research Funding team and working closely with other Product Lines managers within the Digital and Technology department reporting to the Senior Manager of Product Lines.
What will I be doing?
Salesforce is a key technology for Wellcome which we use for three different functions, CRM, contract management and most importantly our Funding/Grant-giving operations. This role will lead the multi-disciplinary matrix team that will iteratively develop the platform to serve our key internal and external users.
As a Funding & Relationships Product Lines Manager, you will:
Identify opportunities and provide input on product vision, strategy, roadmap, and features for the Funding & Relationships Platform and its component applications
Engage with colleagues across Wellcome to identify needs, opportunities, gaps and solve problems
Collaborate on the product functional design and UX design process based on an intimate knowledge of the customer and technology
Play a leading role in effectively resolving major incidents and problems affecting the technologies and products provided by the function.
Apply agile methodologies in a DevOps environment, and lead the work’s planning, prioritisation and delivery to drive positive change continuously
Contribute to a diverse and inclusive culture across the organisation, collaborating across departments.
Is this job for me?
This is the job for you if you want to work as a product manager, understand Salesforce and are enthused by the problems Wellcome is aiming to solve.
We are looking for someone who:
Has experience and understanding of the Salesforce platform
Has a background in supporting software or services in partnership with engineering teams, iterative development, and understanding of Agile principles.
Has excellent communication skills with the ability to engage, influence, and inspire partners and stakeholders to drive collaboration and alignment.
Has demonstrable experience in Product Management and Product Development.
Has significant experience in supplier relationship management.
To apply please upload your current CV and complete our short application.
Interview dates: Late November – Early December
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Our Hybrid Way of Working
We understand that our colleagues have commitments and personal interests outside of work and we strive to build a flexible working environment, in which people can perform at their best. We are currently working 2 days per week (Tuesdays and Wednesdays) from our Euston Road offices (as part of our hybrid Ways of Working) with the remaining 3 days from home.
Diversity and Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do
Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at Wellcome. We are committed to cultivating a fair and inclusive environment, where everyone can be themselves and thrive. We are happy to discuss flexible working options for all roles. We work to ensure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. Please visit our website for more information on adjustments and accessibility, or contact us at .