Senior Product Manager

Closing Date: 31/05/2024
  • Remote
  • Findmypast

Job Description

About Findmypast

At Findmypast there are real opportunities for ambitious people to gain new experiences, solve interesting problems, take responsibility for new products and initiatives, and advance their careers Family history is a multi £BN high-growth market that is changing quickly, with the introduction of new products and technologies. We’ve come a long way from our early days digitising historical records to now: a fast-growing, consumer subscription tech company with a talented team, engaging products, millions of users around the globe, and billions of online historical records. Our mission is to connect people to their family stories.

We work in collaborative, cross-functional teams. We value our diverse and welcoming culture. We stay connected and celebrate success together in our weekly tech demos and social activities. Our values – Honour History, Stay Curious, Create Magic and Be Human – provide the compass for how we innovate and work together.


As a Product Manager at Findmypast your mission will be to deliver a delightful customer-centric family history experience that attracts and retains both new and existing customers. You’ll have experience working on hobby, lifestyle, or education products, ideally in the subscription space. Working in a cross-functional team, you’ll help to create an evidence-based product roadmap and work collaboratively to set a culture that values great ideas backed by data, customer insight, commercial acumen, good design, high quality technology platforms and efficient, repeatable processes.

As a Product Manager you will work in close collaboration a part of a cross-functional team with engineering, data science and marketing colleagues to create simple solutions, to complex customer problems. Your focus will be ensuring that we ship easy-to-use and effective family history experiences, time after time.

We work in a remote-first way, combining the benefits of working from home with dynamic work hubs in London and Dundee.


What We’re Looking For:

  • You have experience working on products within subscription, ecomm or loyalty-based environments.
  • You have experience with both qualitative and quantitative experimentation techniques. You’ll adopt data driven objective measurements of product performance (and design metrics as needed).
  • You have strong commercial acumen especially in the subscription market and clear understanding on demonstrating returned profit from new product features.
  • You possess strong written, verbal, and presentation skills. An excellent communicator at all levels, capable of producing summary and detailed product documentation, adapting to the needs of different stakeholders.
  • You are passionate about building strong, transparent, collaborative relationships with other product managers and with your cross-functional leaders in technology, data science and marketing.
  • You are a hands-on problem-solver: you spend your time working out possible solutions to customer problems/support asks rather than explaining why it can’t be done. You’ll show a bias for action, releasing customer facing product frequently and getting things done.

To apply for this role, please follow our online application process and submit a CV and cover letter.

Findmypast is a remote-first organisation with office hubs in London and Dundee. This role is permanent remote-first position, working 37.5 hours per week, with regular team days in our London Fleet Street office. We offer a generous package including 26 Days Holidays + 8 Bank Holidays, health cash plan, corporate gym discounts, excellent pension, a competitive salary, and many more staff discounts and benefits.

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from everyone and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or any other protected characteristics.

If you have any issues with your application, please email

Please note that we reserve the right to close the vacancy early once we have received suitable applications. Therefore, please ensure you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.