CANCER RESEARCH UK: Product & Programme Manager – Prize Led Giving


Salary: £35,000 – £40,000 per annum + benefits

Contract length: 12 months

Location: Stratford w/ high-flex

Application Deadline: Wednesday 26th January 2022, 23:55

Are you a self-motivated and sharp minded individual with strong strategic and relationship management experience that can help us beat cancer?

Why we need you

We have an exciting opportunity to join us as a Product & Programme Manager – Prize Led Giving. You would be leading on our weekly lottery, and prize draws strategy, be responsible for setting and monitoring income and expenditure, and working closely with many teams across Cancer Research UK to deliver this activity to raise essential funds for our research.

What will I be doing?

Make an impact every day by…

  • Working with key stakeholders including Head of product, you would be responsible for the setting targets and reporting on the profit of our weekly lottery programme and other prize led giving activity such as super-draw, and lottery in our shops

  • Working with our Product Development team and our partners to managing the pipeline of product development activities to deliver opportunities for growth or product improvements

  • Setting up and managing teams across the organisation to deliver our product plans to meet or exceed our targets

  • Briefing, leading & facilitating group activity (e.g. requirements-gathering, prioritisation and planning sessions)

  • Defining and proactively managing projects & plans, identifying dependencies, flagging risks & issues and co-creating mitigation plans

  • Relationship managing key suppliers, external third parties and key stakeholder for the product area

What skills are you looking for?

You’ll be able to bring to the role…

  • Excellent stakeholder engagement and management skills, with the ability to quickly get buy in and work collaboratively

  • Experience of budget management, profit & loss management and developing business cases

  • Experience of translating consumer and market insight into product strategy

  • Experience of managing complex projects involving multiple partners / suppliers

  • Proven ability to work well under pressure, with demonstrable strategic / innovative thinking skills

  • Problem solving skills. Ability to overcome issues, propose solutions and make sound commercial decisions

  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills, creating connections to make great things happen.

What will I gain?

Without you we wouldn’t be able to achieve our aim of seeing 3 in 4 people survive cancer by 2034. So we want to reward you in as many ways as possible. Our benefits package includes discounts on anything from travel to technology, generous holiday allowance, gym membership, childcare vouchers and much more. You’ll also be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. And ultimately, you’ll know that you’ll be changing lives through your work.

If you’re as ambitious as we are, join our collective force and enjoy an excellent career, as we save lives and add years.

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