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Role: Product Manager – Data products
: Hybrid - 2 days in office, Near Watford
Salary: £60,000 to £65,000 plus bonus and benefits.

With the cost of living crisis, many retailers are wondering what direction to take in order to remain relevant to the consumer and meet the challenges of a fast evolving landscape.

That’s where this business comes in. For over a century they’ve been a source of insight, information, reform and support for the industry.

One of their revenue streams is a data and insight platform. It’s this platform you’ll be responsible for shaping the roadmap of development for.

Sitting behind the platform is an analytics and insight engine. One which can provide automated reporting, insights, industry benchmarking and forecasting solutions at both a customer and market level.

You will be responsible for defining, prioritising and managing the feature backlog of the platform’s development.

You will be client facing, often meeting with big retail clients and their leadership teams, understanding their challenges and how needs might be evolving for insight and data resource. Working in partnership with the data and analytics team to scope out what’s achievable and creating the business case for their development.

Overseeing the development phases, working with project teams to take it through development and testing phases into the live environment.

You will also be responsible for updating user journey support. So this can be delivered to clients and users in the form of training or guidance documents. So they understand how to access and get the best out of the product and the data insights it provides to their businesses.

About the company

The business you’ll be joining has been around for over a hundred years. They’re very well established with a great deal of heritage and positive reputation for their services to the retail industry.

The offices themselves have had something of a major update and make-over. Bringing them right up to date and into the future of what office environments should be like. With all the mod-cons and post pandemic working environment changes to reflect a really modern style of work place.


  • Product Management/Product Ownership experience of a data related product/platform
  • Would be ideal if you’ve had experience of doing this in a retail or related industry before – as to be up to speed not only on the challenges retailers face, but understand industry lingo
  • Ability to consult with clients, understand their needs, challenges and requirements. Relating them back to commercial opportunities to evolve a product
  • Good knowledge and experience of managing a product roadmap, assessing commercial opportunity, prioritising feature development
  • Experience of establishing business cases, as well as delivering to them


Want to Apply? Here’s how:

You can share your Linkedin profile or email me a CV – it doesn’t have to be up to date, we can work on that once you decide you want to take this forward.

Or, for a chat and more information please contact me on:

Colin Doree
Head of Recruitment, Data
Blue Pelican
01892 507122

To learn more about this role, please apply or contact Colin directly on

How to apply

If this position is of interest please send us your CV here, or you can call Colin Doree direct on to discuss this and other vacancies that may suit.

Colin Doree