Business Area: Product Development
Location: Basingstoke or Bristol or Home Based

Are you looking for a role where you can make a real difference? 

We're seeking a Product Manager who can work with stakeholders across the business to develop our product strategy, lead product design and deliver product to take our recruitment product offerings to the next level.

If this is you, we have a fantastic opportunity to enhance your career with a growing software company. 

You’ll be joining Hirserve at an exciting time in its growth, Hireserve recently joined the XCD Group pf companies.  XCD is a SaaS company delivering a single HR and Payroll solution on the Salesforce platform.  Hireserve provides the e-recruitment solution, providing an end-to-end recruitment process for its customers. 

Hireserve develops innovative recruitment technology which is used by a diverse range of customers across the globe to manage their hiring processes. The e-recruitment space is a thriving and exciting place to be and you can define what it looks like!


This role is integral to the success or Hireserve's core product development, reporting to the Chief Product Officer you'll be key to future proofing Hireserve's product offerings;. 

Core Role Responsibilities:

  • Work with key stakeholders to define the product strategy and roadmap
  • Lead product design and maintain the product development roadmap
  • Review potential developments; develop business cases to assess and prioritise actions
  • Coordinate, review and prioritise development activities
  • Support marketing, sales, professional services and support in implementing and supporting the product
  • Lead development and maintenance release notes, user and consultant guides




  • Work with customers, executives and all operational departments to understand business objectives and product requirements
  • Lead monthly Product Board sessions to formulate product strategy and prioritisation
  • Create and maintain product roadmap
  • Assess enhancements/features and fixes.  Produce specifications including use cases and user stories, seeking acceptance from stakeholders.  Provide change specifications for development team
  • Work with development and QA; provide guidance to ensure these are understood and delivered
  • Support Head of Development and other developers to provide technical solution designs
  • Hold regular meetings with support, customer success and professional services teams understand product challenges from a customer perspective.
  • Produce regular Release Notes
  • Manage cross-department reviews and acceptance of new features ahead of release
  • Consider information security management issues for all new developments


 Skills and Experience


  • In depth understanding of Recruitment business processes and software
  • Internal and external requirements capture and documentation
  • Design and specification of software features of varying sizes
  • Experience designing user experience and journey e.g., with wireframes/mockups
  • Managing software projects through full lifecycle
  • Experience working closely with developers with sprint-based approach
  • Providing accurate estimations of design, development and QA effort and duration
  • Managing relationships with integration partners and clients


Beneficial Technical Experience


  • Oracle databases
  • PL/SQL or other procedural languages
  • Basic HTML and CSS troubleshooting
  • React JS or similar
  • Professional software for creating diagrams and mockups


We are flexible as to you where your work location is, you can be based from our Basingstoke or Bristol office, or if you prefer work from your home with occasional office attendances.


What next?

If you are interested in the role, we'd love to hear from you using the apply button send us your CV along with a covering letter explaining why the role is right for you and your salary expectations.

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