Product Manager – DDI Skills Gateway (Data Education for Work)

The Data Lab is inviting applications from a talented and experienced person to design and deliver a pilot skills programme as part of the ~£1.2M Data Education for Work initiative, a stream of the ~£8m Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal Data Driven Innovation Skills Gateway programme led by the University of Edinburgh. The post-holder will lead the design and delivery of a one-year pilot which will inform the development of a new training provision and will include defining a new skills framework, identifying potential users and their requirements, identifying existing training providers and courses and reviewing these to determine their suitability to be benchmarked against the framework.

The ideal candidate will have 4 years minimum demonstrable experience and understanding of; 
• Product management, to include the development of a new product from inception to delivery at scale. 
• Effective communication and presentation with the ability to interact with colleagues, internal and external stakeholders, providing high level strategic consultation with strong influencing skills. 
• The changing world of work in relation to the adoption of data and artificial intelligence technologies.

This is a fixed term, full-time position starting asap and available for 1 year.

Closing Date: 26 July 2019 at 5pm (GMT).

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