Digital Product Executive

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Posted Date 2 months ago(21/3/2022 12:28 PM)
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Mercia Group

Company Outline


Mercia logo Nov 2020


Job Role: Digital Product Executive

Location: Hybrid - Home/Leicester

Salary: £55,000


Why do we want you?

You are an innovative expert in digital platforms, who has ideally worked within Accountancy and you are looking for a role in which you can support the innovation of digital solutions to help us remain at the forefront of the professional services industry.


In this role you will be using your digital platform expertise to support our Product Managers in the delivery of their product roadmaps and the overall product strategy.  


A bit about us.

Wilmington plc is a company with a difference. Our core purpose is helping our customers to do the right business in the right way.  Over the years we’ve grown by acquisition developing a portfolio of businesses who provide governance, risk and compliance solutions to enterprise customers and professionals across the globe.  Mercia Group is one of them!


Mercia Group is one of the leading providers of training and support services to the UK accountancy profession, working with over 8000 firms nationwide. 

Main Purpose of Role

As our Digital Product Executive, you will be our go to expert when it comes to digital platforms, using your extensive knowledge to advise our Product Managers and the Product Director in developing and maintaining product roadmaps which encompass digital solutions.
You will work collaboratively with the product team to maximise the revenue potential of all of Mercia's products and services, ensuring a joined up digital strategy across the differing product areas, conducting competitor analysis in the digital space and feeding this into the Product Managers for consideration in their roadmaps.
You will also have the autonomy to identify resource (both internal and external) requirements for digital implementation and manage this as well as the cost of any digital platform implementation and maintenance.  You will project manage any digital platform implementation, supporting relationships with software partners and vendors including our website partner and our internal technology team.
If this sounds like the kind of digital product support role you would enjoy, why not submit an application and we will be in touch as soon as we can.

Skills and Experience Required

We always support colleagues to develop their skills but to be successful in this job you really do need to already be able to tick most of these boxes...


We know it’s not a skill, but the successful candidate must have permission to work in the role’s location by the start of their employment.


You will also need: 

  • Technical experience working with digital platforms, covering video (on-demand/live), content sharing, online training, online meetings
  • Solution driven. Experience in taking ideas from inception, through to launch on new platforms
  • Project management with the ability to research, discuss and prioritise relevant developments and/or changes in requirement.
  • Good understanding of UX & experience in organising and hosting client advisory groups (or equivalent)
  • Requirements gathering - ability to translate requirements to a solution.
  • Full training will be provided in the discipline of product management but any previous experience within this sphere would be beneficial.
  • Strong stakeholder management: the role will involve working collaboratively with Product Managers and other key internal stakeholders such as IT and Sales

You need to be the kind of person who…


  • Is passionate about innovation and full of ideas.  Is also hands-on and action biased
  • Is comfortable with a high level of autonomy whilst working towards clear metric-based targets
  • Is a team player and motivated by working with our Technical Team to gather technical developments and client needs
  • Has excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Has strong and collaborative influencing skills and can drive impact across diverse teams
  • Is highly data-driven and able to understand the full product lifecycle
  • Has the desire and capability to truly understand our business, our clients, our products and the market, to introduce transformational change across the teams in line with Mercia’s overall strategy

Before you go....

Thanks for reading our job advert. We’ve tried to bring to life what it’s like working as part of Wilmington plc but we do so much that it’s tough to distil into a single page. We also recognise that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job unless they think they match every requirement. Don’t let that hold you back. If you are excited about the role and think you can do much of what we have described but aren’t sure if you are quite who we’re looking for… give it a try. Nothing ventured nothing gained!


Come join us!

We offer a great benefits package which includes standard things like performance related bonus, pension with life assurance etc., but also Wilmington Choices which allows you to tailor your benefits package with offerings like holiday purchase, discount vouchers, heavily subsidised gym membership, cycle to work schemes and dining cards.


We offer variety, development and an opportunity to be part of a committed group of colleagues. We operate an open environment where you’ll be encouraged to make an impact. At Wilmington, our collaborative approach means your great ideas will be welcomed and your great work recognised. 


We are focused on ensuring that Wilmington remains a great place to work. We value our people and we continue to invest in their career development. We encourage learning, and career opportunities are possible across all Wilmington companies.


As a portfolio Company, we are all different at Wilmington.  We understand the power of bringing difference together and we celebrate the innovation and creativity it brings through diverse experience, knowledge, and perspectives. 


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The Legal Bit!

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this role. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.


*Please note that this role may remain advertised until an offer of employment has been made.


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